After-Hours Permit (Night Permit)

If you are a faculty member, staff, commuting student, alumni or visitor and do not own an annual parking permit, you are eligible for an after-hours ("Night") permit at no charge.  If you have an annual permit, it will grant access to the same lots as a NGT permit.

Night permits will be issued as PDFs only. No physical hangtag permits are available.

Valid Hours
Night on East Campus

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 almost all garages, gated and surface lots.

Restricted Locations

These locations are not available for the NGT permit.

  • Abele ("Main") Quadrangle 
  • 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
  • Chapel Drive lots (Lots requiring "CHD" permits, including Alumni House, Duke News Service, Nasher Museum, Wannamaker Drive, and various houses on Campus Drive)
  • Snyderman Building

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.  If you are a visitor and do not have a NetID, log in and create a Guest Login.
  2. From the Permit menu, select Get Permits. Follow the on-screen instructions.
  3. On the Select Permit screen, select Afterhours 202X Permit/NGT 202X.
  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 or store the QR code in your smart phone.

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

Using the Permit

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

  • Scan the permit QR code
  • Swipe your DukeCard

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