THE Crafts Center
Parking Permits

Crafts Center Parking

Parking Permits

Parking permits are required for all vehicles on the University campus between the hours of 7 AM –
5 PM, Monday – Friday.  The Coliseum Parking Deck is the closest lot to the Crafts Center and has a limited number of visitor spaces available daily in its pay lot - the pay lot is by credit card only. Parking in the deck after 5 PM weekdays and all day on weekends is free - no permit required.



Effective August 16, 2015, online visitor permits will cost $5 per day and daily visitor parking permits purchased in person will cost $10 per day. 


To Purchase Online

Effective August 16, 2015, a printable online pass is available for $5.  E-mail or call 919.515.2457 one day prior to your expected date of studio use.  A link will be sent to purchase the permit online and payment can be made by VISA or MasterCard. The permit along with a map and directions to the parking deck is then E-mailed to you; print the permit and place it on your car’s dashboard.


To Purchase In Person

Daily visitor parking permits may be purchased at a cost of $10 per day at the Crafts Center Info Desk.


Pay lot Parking

Visitors also have the option of using parking deck pay lots.  Rates are $2 for the first hour and $1 for each consecutive half-hour, with a $10 daily maximum.


The University Transportation website,, includes maps and directions to all current University visitor parking areas on campus.