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Parking at NOVA: Find Your Spot on Campus

Thank you for visiting NOVA's Parking website, where you can order a permit, pay/appeal a citation, and find more information about NOVA’s parking rules and regulations. If you need assistance or have any questions, please visit any of our six Campus Parking Services offices or chat below. Current students are required to purchase a parking permit before the enforcement period begins. NOVA uses a virtual permit system.

Parking Enforcement

No Enforcement Period
December 13, 2023 – February 1, 2024

No permit is required in student lots and hourly parking is free. Faculty/staff lots are still enforced.

Parking Enforcement Begins
February 2, 2024

Parking enforcement in student lots and hourly lots begins at 6:00 a.m. 

Visitor Parking

Visitors and non-permit holders must use NOVA hourly parking options. These include: Passport Mobile Pay or payments via Pay Stations in hourly lots. Parking in 'B' lots and hourly lots/garages is free after 3:45 p.m. Monday through Friday and all day on the weekends.

Electric Vehicle (EV) Parking

Learn about the Electric Vehicle charging spaces and how to setup the SemaConnect App.

Order Permit

Student permits are valid for one semesterAvoid lines by buying a permit online.

Pay Citation

NOVA provides a quick and easy solution using just your citation number or license plate to pay a ticket.

Appeal Citation

Received a parking citation in error? NOVA makes it easy for you to appeal parking citations.

Parking Support

NOVA Parking Customer Support
Phone: 703.323.3123

Alexandria Campus

Annandale Campus

Loudoun Campus

Manassas Campus

Medical Education Campus

Woodbridge Campus


Regular Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:30 a.m - 5:00 p.m.

MEC Hours
Monday and Thursday
8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Chat directly with a Parking Services Representative below.