MIT parking rates (effective 9/1/21)
|Parking account type||Cost||Annual Fee||Cap|
|Employee Daily Rate
(gated and ungated lots)
(leased lots, limited)
(paid and unpaid)
|Campus Resident||$174/month||$0||No cap|
(Groups of two or more
daily-rate employee and/or student commuters)
|$88/month divided by # people in carpool||$0||No cap|
(Consultants, contractors, volunteers, DAPER members)
|Department Vehicles||$2509/year||$0||No cap|
|Visitor passes and scratch cards**||$34/day||$0||No cap|
Students, faculty, and staff no longer pay an annual fee for parking.
Motorcycles do not require an additional permit; account holders simply add the motorcycle as one of the vehicles on their account.
MIT parking account holders may park for no additional charge in any lot on campus after 2:30 PM, Monday through Friday, and all day on weekends and MIT holidays. Note that evening and weekend parking is allowed only in spots that are not otherwise reserved.
* To request a parking account, affiliates must be sponsored and have a Kerberos account; visit the Affiliate parking page for more info. Note that DAPER is not currently sponsoring any additional accounts.
** Employees and students may purchase scratch cards for visitors in person at the Atlas Service Center; Parking Coordinators and designated employees with the ability to commit funds may purchase them online through the parking application — Learn more.