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3:45 p.m. Rule

Monday through Friday at 3:45 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday, most commuter and preferred parking permits become generic, making them valid in regular permit spaces in other commuter and proximity parking zones.

If you have parking permit: A, B, C, F, G, GR Fac/Staff, J, L, Lobo Village, M, P, Q, RIO, South, T, U, W, or Yale

You may park your vehicle at any regular, unmarked space in: A, B, C, F, G, J, L, M, P, Q, RIO, South, T, U, and W

The following restrictions apply:

  • The 3:45 p.m.. Rule does NOT apply to Reserved spaces, Handicapped spaces, Barricaded areas, Fire Lanes or Pay Station parking spaces. 
  • The 3:45 p.m.. Rule does NOT apply to parking structures, although structure permit holders are entitled to roam after 3:45 p.m..
  • The 3:45 p.m.. Rule does NOT apply to R or S resident zones or permits. R lot and S (Lomas structure) permits are only valid in their respective zones at all times and no other permits are allowed in those zones.
  • The 3:45 p.m.. Rule does NOT apply to the GR zone, although GR Faculty/Staff permit holders are entitled to roam after 3:45 p.m..
  • The 3:45 p.m.. Rule does NOT apply to South Lot on game days, since the facility is owned by Athletics who impose their own separate parking fees on these occasions.
  • The 3:45 p.m.. Rule does NOT apply to the following permits: AML, AIMS, CHTM, and new employee temporary permits.

PATS Business Office

2401 Redondo Drive NE
Albuquerque, NM 87106

Monday-Friday | 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (505) 277-1938

Summer Parking Enforcement Hours 

Monday-Thursday | 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. 
Friday | 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Parking garages, reserve spaces, and restricted areas are enforced 24/7.

When Parking & Transportation Services operates special event parking, special event parking rates apply.                                                                  

PATS Transportation Office

Monday-Friday | 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Phone: (505) 277-0850