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Parking

Questions? customer eMail parking@downstate.edu or call (718) 270-3030

Report Kiosk Machine problems to (718) 270-2900

Campus planning continues resulting from the E. 34th St State Garage closure on 5/27/19. Updated information is distributed via Centerwide Announcement eMails. Individual prior E.34 St State Garage parkers affected by this closure received direct eMails specific to your individual status. As changes occur, this webpage will be updated accordingly.

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AFTER an individual is authorized and assigned to a lot by the Downstate UPolice Parking Office (location & hours link) , the Faculty Student Association (FSA of DMC Inc.) then administers parking daily operational matters, including daily, valet, and monthly sales .The Parking Office continues to operate the 329 Clarkson Ave garage and a very small 711 Parkside Ave lot; These will eventually transistion to FSA as the phase-in transition proceeds. 

 

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Parking Kiosks to Pay for DAILY and VALET parking:

Kiosks for Paying DAILY PARKING and Front Door VALET PARKING are located at:

PHAB 450 Clarkson Lobby Alcove (find it).

Hospital 445 Lenox Lobby (find it)

How to use the Kiosk: Watch the video

Please Report any Kiosk Machine problem to 718-270-2900.

When dropping your vehicle off at hospital front door valet, or upon entering the 324 Winthrop lot, attendant will issue you a claim check ticket. Before retrieving your vehicle, you must make your DAILY parking payment. Kiosks accept major credit cards, and Cash ($1,$5, $10 and $20 bills). The QR bar code on the claim check ticket is used to activate the kiosk.If you have a smart phone, you can make your payment online:

iPhone cameras (IOS version 11 or above) will auto-recognize the QR bar code on your claim check and open the payment portal where you enter your payment method.

Android phone cameras some need to first download any "QR BAR CODE READER App". Your camera will then recognize the QR bar code on your claim check ticket and open the payment portal where you enter your payment method.

If you use the VALET service, when you make your kiosk payment, take your receipt to show valet attendant. When ready to pickup your vehicle, call 718-270-8800 to alert attendants to start vehicle retrieval process.

MONTHLY Parking customers: You must pay via the online Parking Customer Portal; Cash MONTHLY payments will continue to be accepted at the University Bookstore.

 

Front Door Valet: at 445 Lenox Rd. Hospital Main Entrance

Hours: Available Weekdays 6am to 6pm (except holidays), subject to daily capacity.

Payment: payment is made anytime prior to pickup at the Parking Kiosks

When leaving, call 15 mins in advance to ext 8800 (718-270-8800) to expedite your vehicle retrieval.

Late Vehicle Pick Ups: You must have your parking claim ticket and valid ID!

After 6pm and before 10pm, go directly to 355 Lenox Rd parking lot where you can retrieve your car and keys. The 355 Lenox Rd parking lot closes at 10pm.

After 10pm: Call Downstate University Police at 718-270-2626. UPolice will assist you with picking up your keys at the Kings County Parking Garage Office (inside the 581 Clarkson Ave Garage), then to the 355Lenox Rd parking lot to retrieve your vehicle.

225 Clarkson Ave Parking lot for MONTHLY Parkers

Prior E34th St State Garage non-union parkers in good standing received eMail notification from the Parking Office offering a new parking assignment at new rate of $206. Offer response must be received by parking office by 6/28/19.

Hours: Open 6am to 10pm Monday to Friday, except holidays. Parking is subject to daily lot capacity.

Payments: Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking Portal. Monthly parking customer will continue to be accepted at the University Bookstore (your only option for cash payments). The Bookstore is only able to accept payments from persons that the Downstate Parking Office has authorized.

Late Vehicle Pick Ups after 10pm: Call Downstate University Police at 718-270-2626. UPolice will assist you with retrieving your vehicle. You must have valid Downstate ID.

324 Winthrop St Parking Lot for  DAILY and MONTHLY Parkers

 

Hours: Open 5am to 10pm Monday to Friday, except holidays. Car entrance: 324 Winthrop St. between New York Avenue and Nostrand Avenue. Pedestrians can also access the lot from Winthrop Street or Parkside Avenue.

Payments for Monthly Parking are made via the new Online PArking at the University Bookstore in Student Ctr, 394 Lenox Rd, Rm 2-24.

MONTHLY Parking: ($30. for 1-month).  Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking Portal. Monthly parking customer will continue to be accepted at the University Bookstore (your only option for cash payments). FIRST you must receive DMC Parking Office authorization (access privileges) and lot assignment. Those previously assigned monthly parkers to this lot (prior to E34th St garage closure) are continued to be authorized to renew monthly, subject to its daily lot capacity.

DAILY parking: ($10. per day). Downstate ID Card required and subject to daily lot capacity. All prior weekly booklets of 5 daily coupons previously sold @ bookstore all expire on or before 7/31/19.

Effective 8/1/19 process changes toFirst 100 Downstate ID card holders, subject to lot capacity will receive a a Parking Claim Check ticket from the parking attendant upon entry. Your claim check is important since you need it to access payment options: Customers must to pay the daily fee online via smart phone or at one of the two Parking Kiosks (link for more detail).

Late Vehicle Pick Ups after 10pm: Call Downstate University Police at 718-270-2626. UPolice will assist you with retrieving your vehicle. You must have valid Downstate ID.

329 Clarkson Ave Garage for MONTHLY Parkers

 

Operated by Downstate UPolice Parking Office. Those previously assigned parkers to this lot (prior to the closure of the E35th St garage), can continue to park at the previous monthly rate. Parking is subject to daily lot capacity.

Hours: Open 6am to 10pm Monday to Friday, except holidays.

Payments: continue to made at the Downstate Bursar's Office until otherwise instructed. Bursar's Office online payment option (link) is available only to those authorized for this lot.

Late Vehicle Pick Ups after 10pm: Call Downstate University Police at 718-270-2626. UPolice will assist you with retrieving your vehicle. You must have valid DMC ID.

355 Lenox Rd Parking Lot for MONTHLY Parkers

 

Prior E34th St State Garage non-union parkers in good standing received eMail notification from the Parking Office offering a new parking assignment at new rate of $206. Offer response must be received by parking office by 6/28/19. Parking is subject to daily lot capacity.

Hours: Open 6am to 10pm Monday to Friday, except holidays.

Payments: Only these authorized parkers can make their $206. monthly payment at University Bookstore and will receive a parking sticker for the lot they have been assigned to. The Bookstore is only able to accept payments from persons that the Downstate Parking Office has authorized.

Late Vehicle Pick Ups after 10pm: Call Downstate University Police at 718-270-2626. UPolice will assist you with retrieving your vehicle. You must have valid Downstate ID.

711 Parkside Ave Parking Lot for MONTHLY parkers

This VERY small lot remains operated by Downstate UPolice Parking Office. Those previously assigned parkers to this lot (prior to the closure of the E35th St garage), can continue to park at the previous monthly rate. Parking is subject to daily lot capacity.

Hours: Open 6am to 10pm Monday to Friday, except holidays.

Payments: continue to made at the Downstate Bursar's Office until otherwise instructed. Bursar's Office online payment option (link) is available only to those authorized for this lot.

Late Vehicle Pick Ups after 10pm: Call Downstate University Police at 718-270-2626. UPolice will assist you with retrieving your vehicle. You must have valid Downstate ID.


Other potential parking resources for you to explore, include:

Options below are independent from Downstate; Downstate nor FSA have any responsibility for the following parking resources and provides this information only as a courtesy.

  1. Kings County Parking Garage at 581 Clarkson Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203. Tel # 718-245-5337. Special Night Time rate available to SUNY Downstate employees at a flat rate $7.00 evening special for customers that enter after 7pm and must exit by 9am. If entering prior to 7pm or leaving after 9am, even by a minute, regular parking rates apply. webpage: http://www.kingscountyparking.org/
  2. ESP Parking Lot (independent and privately owned) at 354 Clarkson Ave. Brooklyn, NY 11226. phone: 718-469-7672. Email: Esppark@aol.com and Website: http://esppark.com/

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