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University Bookstore INFO

Phone: 718-270-2486
Fax: 718-270-4598
MailStop: 109
eMail: bookstore@downstate.edu
Location: STUDENT CENTER, 394 Lenox Rd, Main Floor Rm 2-24.
Hours:

9:30am - 6pm Monday & Thursday

9:30am - 5pm Tues, Wed & Friday

Thurs 6/15: 7:30am Early Open Summer Special Parking.

Manager: Timothy Stockmar

Parkside Ave. / Winthrop St Parking Lot:

Car entrance: 324 Winthrop St. between New York Avenue and Nostrand Avenue

Pedestrians can access the lot from Winthrop Street or Parkside Avenue

Lot is Open Monday to Friday 5am to 10pm, except holidays

 

Monthly Parking Decals and Weekly Passes are sold at the University Bookstore (Student Center, 394 Lenox Rd, Room 2-24).

"Summer Special" 1 Month Parking Decals are sold on a "first come, first serve basis" on Thursday June 15th at 7:30 am at the Bookstore. See details below
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  • MONTHLY Parking decals: $30. for 1-month, and $90. 3-month. Decals are available to all Downstate students, faculty and staff who enter their names on the parking waiting list at the FSA Business Office. A person must be a DMC ID card holder and physically come to the office and show their ID card to add their name and contact information to the waiting list. When a monthly parking decal owner leaves DMC ( becomes vacant), the next person on the waiting list is notified. The waiting list time frame varies upon season, but typically is near 36 months. Decal renewals are sold 3 working days prior to the 15th of each month. Monthly decals expire on the 15th of each month.
  • WEEKLY booklets of 5 DAILY parking passes: $20. Each week, a total near 100 weekly booklets are sold on Wednesday's only from 8.30 AM on a first come, first served basis. Daily passes expire 1 month from date of purchase.
  • SUMMER SPECIAL (June 15 to September 15): When decals go on sale, the first 110 weekly parkers are permitted to purchase ONE monthly decal at $30/month (Cash, Check or Credit Card). Must have a copy of Downstate ID, Driver's license, and vehicle registration. Decals for each monthly period are sold 3 days prior on the 15th day (or next business day) of June, July and Aug. During these months, the total number of weekly booklets available for sale are reduced to 20 booklets.
  • Decals Sales Begin on                  For Decals Valid Between

    Thurs, June 15th                              June 15th to July 14th

    Wed, July 12th                                  July 15th to Aug 14th

    Thurs, Aug 10th                                Aug 15 to Sept 15th

  • No refunds are provided for unused parking decals or passes.
   

This lot is owned by the HSCB Foundation, Inc. (HSCBF) but some on campus still refer to it with it's former name - the "Beneficial Fund" Parking Lot. The DMC Parking Office oversees lot operations and FSA administers its financial related matters, including selling of parking decals.

Questions? Contact the FSA Business Office at Ext. 3187.

Other potential parking resources for you to explore, include:

ALL options below are independent from the above HSCBF Foundation lot. FSA and HSCBF have no responsibility for the following parking resources and provides this information only as a courtesy:

Webpage: http://www.downstate.edu/directions/parking.html

1. DMC University Police's Parking Office also oversees parking facilities at the State Garage at 135 E34th St which is very limited due to closure of several upper floors, as well as the 225 Clarkson Avenue lot, and the 323 Clarkson Avenue garage. Phone 718-270-3163. Webpage: http://www.downstate.edu/police/parking.html

2. A Valet Service is available 6am to 6pm at the main entrance of University Hospital at 445 Lenox Rd Brooklyn NY 11203 for $10.00 / day.

3. ESP Parking Lot (independent and privately owned) at 324 Clarkson Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11226. phone: 718-469-7672. Email: Esppark@aol.com and Website: http://esppark.com/

4. Kings County Hospital Parking Garage at 581 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203. Discounts for SUNY Downstate employees may be applicable - Identify yourself to the KCH personnel - Tel # 718-245-5337. webpage: http://www.kingscountyparking.org/

A special Night Time rate for SUNY Downstate employees at a flat rate $5.00 evening special for customers that enter after 9pm and exit by 8:30am. However, if entering prior to 9pm or leaving after 8:30am, even by a minute, the regular parking rates apply:
Up to 1 hour @ $5.00, Up to 2 hours@ $8.00, Up to 10 hours @ $10.00, Up to 12 hours @ $17.00, Up to 16 hours @ $24.00, and Up to 24 hours @ $28.00