Departmental Permits

Parking spaces reserved for department guests.

Departmental permits

Elm Drive access

In order to maintain safety for all and livable space for Princeton’s undergraduate residents, unauthorized vehicles are restricted from accessing Princeton’s historic core at all times.

If you require access via Elm Drive, authorization from Transportation and Parking Services is required at least two business days in advance. Please have your department administrator or manager complete the Elm Drive Access Form.

Department resources

Expand your department transportation options for University business:

  • Carshare: low-rate hourly car rentals right from campus.
  • Lyft: Arrange or subsidize rides for faculty, staff, students, or guests.

Learn more.


Planning an event?

The Event Planning Toolkit, managed by Conference and Event Services, is a constantly evolving resource to help guide you through the event planning process at Princeton University.


Are you planning to hold an event on campus?

If the answer is yes, be sure to coordinate with Transportation & Parking Services. Princeton University hosts hundreds of events each year and we help manage your event parking and transportation needs. 

Visit Conference and Event Services to Learn More