There is no free parking on the Annandale Campus except during grace periods just prior to the beginning of the semester. All visitors may park for $1.00 per hour at our parking meters (limited to 1 hour only) on Lake Drive, or in the “Visitor’s” section of our new parking garage. This entrance is off of Center Drive, at the front of the “B” student lots in the back of the school.
The Annandale Parking Garage (operating hours 7:00 am - 11:00 pm) provides the campus 825 spaces for vehicle parking. Handicap accessible spaces are located on each of the parking levels.
The Garage is for Permit Parking
(Faculty, Staff and Students) and Pay Parking
(visitors and those without permits).
- Permit Parking is open to those with a valid NVCC Parking Permit and a valid NOVACard ID. Permit parking is available when the campus is open and the NOVACard ID must be used to open the gate to enter and exit.
- Pay Parking is open Monday through Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 pm each day. The cost is $1.00 per hour (or any portion of an hour). - CASH ONLY - entrance to Pay Parking is via machine issued ticket, push button, take ticket, gate opens – pay booth operator upon exit).
Along with the cost of operating and maintaining all Northern Virginia Community College parking facilities, the parking structure cost is paid by the hourly charges and the sale of permits.
There are two elevators and two corner stairwells within the garage – also pedestrian exits to paved walkways leading to the campus. Each level has Emergency ‘Blue Light’ Call Boxes
- push button – light flashes – call automatically goes to police. The garage is not open to motorcycles (for safety reasons).
If you are coming to campus to attend an event in the Cultural Center you should check with your sponsoring organization to see if arrangements have been made for pre-paid parking, You may call 323-3131 for further details. If parking fees have been prepaid you will be directed to the appropriate lot for free parking.