After-Hours Permit (Night Permit)

If you are a faculty member, staff or student and do not own an annual parking permit, you are eliglble for an after-hours ("Night") permit at no charge.

Note: Night permits valid Aug. 16 2017 to Aug. 15 2018 (available summer 2017) will be issued as PDFs only. No physical hangtag permit will be available.

Valid hours

The permit is valid:

  • Monday through Friday from 5 p.m. to 6:59 a.m.
  • All day Saturday and Sunday

Valid locations

The permit provides access to all gated facilities except:

  • Fuqua lot
  • IM lot
  • Law lot
  • Nursing School (NS) lot
  • Public Policy lot
  • Research Dr. Garage reserved and visitors sections
  • Science Dr. Garage visitor section
  • Science lot (beside Physics Bldg)
  • Yearby Valet lot

The permit cannot be used for:

  • Metered parking spaces
  • Free parking at Duke events
  • Special events where facilities have been reserved for those events. Prior to such an event, signs will be posted. 

Obtaining the permit

To get an after-hours permit, do the following:

  1. Log in to your parking account with your Duke NetID and password. Have your vehicle make, year, and license plate number available. 
  2. From the Permit menu, select Get Permits. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. On the Select Permit screen, select Afterhours 20XX Permit/NGT 201X.
  4. Complete the check-out process.
  5. A link to the permit is provided; click to display the permit in your web browser.
  6. Download and print the permit.

You'll also receive an email confirmation with a link to the permit.

Using the permit

To use the permit, do one of the folowing at the in-lane reader:

  • Scan the permit barcode
  • Swipe your DukeCard

Always display the permit on your dashboard when parked.

If you need help in the lane, press the intercom (“i").