Campus Rec does not manage the parking lots and/or meters near our facilities. Questions about parking should be directed to the Parking Department.

General Information

Pay-by-license plate pay stations are used in parking lot E-24 (next to the ARC). Visitors can use the pay stations or the Mobile Meter App to pay for parking in these locations. Put in your license plate number at the pay stations (located at the NE and SE corners heading towards the ARC). The stations will accept cards or coins.

Parking at Campus Rec Facilities

Activities & Recreation Center (ARC)

Metered spaces:

  • Lot E-24 (west of the ARC)
  • Along Peabody Drive (in front of the ARC)
  • Along Fourth Street
  • Lots near Krannert Art Museum, and the Art & Design and Law School buildings

You may be cited and/or towed unless you have the appropriate hangtag to park in the parking lot directly across the street from the ARC entrance (Lot E-38).

Campus Recreation Center East (CRCE)

Metered spaces:

  • Dorner Drive
  • Peabody Drive
  • Lots F-28 and F-6 (south of the parking garage)

You may be cited and/or towed unless you have the appropriate permit to park in the Allen Hall parking lot.

Ice Arena

Metered spaces:

  • Fourth Street
  • Fifth Street

Illini Grove

Metered spaces:

  • Pennsylvania Avenue
  • Dorner Drive
  • Virginia Drive
  • College Court

Complex Fields

  • Metered spaces along Lincoln Avenue
  • Permit parking is available in Lot F-23. 

You may be cited and/or towed if you park on the gravel drive at the Veterinary Medicine Building or along St. Mary’s Road.

Outdoor Center Playfields

Metered spaces:

  • Stadium Drive
  • Gregory Drive
  • Oak Street
  • Lot E-24