Vendors and Contractors

The University is pleased to have you as a partner. Please familiarize yourself with our options and guidelines for vendors. Please remember your cooperation and compliance with all of these guidelines is an important element in maintaining the vendor relationship. Please click on Parking Policies and Procedures (rev. June 2017) to view all the rules for parking on campus.

All vendors and contractors must display a valid parking pass or permit while parked on campus. Depending on your need, there are several options for parking.


Service and Delivery  Supplier - Guidelines

The following information is important because it establishes responsible practices that comply with the University’s guidelines and the ordinances of the City of Coral Gables. You will find specific details regarding the ingress & egress campus access roads to use, approved loading & unloading areas and governing policies. Follow this link to familiarize yourself with the governing policies.


Short-Term Parking

Pay by-space parking may be purchased from any Luke multi-space parking meter located near the Ashe Building, the Wellness Center or on the first floor of the Pavia Garage.  See our parking map for exact locations.

Short-term permits are available in one-day to five-day increments, and are valid in the Yellow and Gray lots and may be purchased by following this link.

Additionally, you may purchase short-term visitor passes from one of the Luke machines located at the Pavia Garage, The Merrick Garage or Wellness Center.


Long-Term Parking

Annual vendor and contractor permits are available for our long-term visitors.  For applications and information on this permit type, please contact the Parking and Transportation Services Department at 305-284-3096 or visit us at 5807 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, Florida.  We are located on the first floor of the McKnight Building across from the baseball field. Long-term parking is not intended for storage.


Other Transportation Options

If you chose not to drive, you can take advantage of the discount fares and programs offered by Miami Dade Transit. Some discount categories include Golden Passport, Patriot Passport (Military Veterans), Commuter Reduced Fares, and People with Disabilities. To learn more visit Miami-Dade Transit.

In addition to public transit you can also get to campus by carpooling with a co-worker, friend, or family member. Carpool is an on-demand transportation alternative to driving without the expense of owning a car. To learn more about this and other alternative, upi can use to get to campus visit Get2UM.


Hourly visitors

Hourly visitors may park at any coin meter on campus and pay the appropriate fee. Please note that parking meters located along Stanford Drive, Dickinson Drive, San Amaro Drive (Hurricane Drive), Pavia Street, and Levante Avenue are under the jurisdiction of the City of Coral Gables.  See Parking Map for exact locations.


Please call 305-284-3096 if you have any questions or need further clarification.