Parking Guide for University of Akron


Hourly Parking: Introducing Sphere

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Parking News A Solution for Event & Other Transient Parking Needs at UAkron UAkronPark is excited to bring Sphere to the University of Akron campus, offering a convenient solution for those who require transient parking. This innovative system simplifies parking payments, providing a flexible option for those who come to campus occasionally. Sphere is ideal […]

Demolition of Exchange Street Parking Deck to begin on February 5th

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Parking News UAkronPark is excited to announce that the scheduled demolition of the Exchange Street Parking Deck is set for Monday, February 5th. While efforts will be made to maintain two-way traffic along the adjacent access road throughout the project, please note the related announcement regarding the City of Akron’s temporary closure of the portion […]

Exchange Street Construction to Impact Access Road Entrance to South Campus Parking Deck

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Parking News Due to ongoing construction activities related to the City of Akron’s construction project on E Exchange Street, a portion of the access road off of E Exchange Street leading to the South Campus Parking Deck will be temporarily closed. However, the parking deck remains fully operational and accessible through alternative routes. The South […]

Temporary Detour for Roo Express Starting January 29

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Parking News Starting Monday, January 29, 2024, the Roo Express will be undergoing a temporary route change due to construction on the north side of the intersection of Exchange Street and Sumner Street. The City of Akron has indicated that the detour is expected to last for approximately two weeks. Route detours for the Roo […]

Demolition of Exchange Street Parking Deck Begins Thursday, January 11

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Parking News As part of an ongoing commitment to enhance the University of Akron campus environment, UAkronPark is excited to announce the commencement of the Shrank Hall South/Exchange Street Parking Deck demolition project. The deck, which has been closed since August 1, 2023, will be repurposed into a vibrant green space for the campus community. […]

No Shared Permits – Fair Parking Practices with Multiple Vehicles

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Parking News With LPR technology on the way, students who are sharing parking permits will soon find that both the permit holder and the vehicle owner they share their permit with will each be subject to a $35 violation each time the cars are on campus within three hours of each other. Please note that […]

Join Our Team: Opportunities Await at UAkronPark!

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Parking News UAkronPark is urgently hiring! Pay is extremely competitive; Maintenance Porters and Customer Service Representatives will receive a starting rate of $17 per hour. Nervous to start in the middle of term? UAkronPark is very flexible working with student schedules. Why Work at UAkronPark? Competitive pay ($17/hr) Flexible scheduling Employee perks Full and part […]

Important Update: Changes in Payment Methods for Lots 18 and 57

Parking News Effectively immediately, all parking in Lot 18 (Student Union Visitors Lot) and Lot 57 (Rhodes Arena Circle Lot) will require payment be made via Sphere On-Demand. Paying for parking via Sphere is easy: simply locate the Sphere sign in the lot, scan the QR code (or choose to text or call), and follow […]

Game Day Parking for UAkron Men’s Soccer

Parking News At UAkronPark, we’re dedicated to enhancing the game-day experience for fans of UAkron Men’s soccer. As part of our ongoing efforts to improve and maintain parking facilities, we have an important announcement regarding game-day parking for the upcoming UAkron Men’s soccer game against Seton Hall on Sep 29 (Fri) at 7:00 PM. Paid […]

Ensuring Your Car’s Security: Essential Anti-Theft & Safety Tips

Parking News In an age where vehicle thefts are on the rise, safeguarding your car has never been more critical. Whether you’re a seasoned driver or a newbie on the road, here are some indispensable car safety tips to keep in mind when planning your next parking job: Lock Your Vehicle: Always lock your car […]