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

Report Kiosk Machine problems to (718) 270-2900

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

A centerwide Parking Informational Meeting was held in Alumni Hall on 11/7/19: Meeting Presentation Slides 

Current Monthly Parking rates at each current location remain in effect through DECEMBER 31, 2019. The following                         New Monthly rates will be implemented on JANUARY 1, 2020:

  • Surface (uncovered) lots: $90./month
  • Garage (covered) locations: $160./month

 

  QuickLinks:

  • Parking Location Details: hours and detail process for using and paying at each specific parking location. Holiday Schedule
  • Front Door Valet Service Parking. Hospital Main Entrance 445 Lenox Rd. 
  • DAILY Parking: Scroll down page and click on "324 Winthrop St Parking Lot" section for DAILY details.
  • Payment Kiosks: for DAILY Parking & VALET Parking with Smartphone instructions too!
  • MONTHLY Parking: 324 Winthrop St, 225 Clarkson Ave & 355 Lenox Rd MONTHLY customers MUST establish / activate your online Customer Parking portal account. Invoices are posted to your portal account on 1st day of each month.

Have a Portal account and Need to pay an invoice on your account now? Login to your Customer Parking Portal (link) 

If you established automatic payments and wish to STOP automatic payments, send eMail to: Parking@downstate.edu

MONTHLY Parking Customer Online Portal Instructions.

 

 Click on the topic to expand details:

 

Parking Kiosks to Pay for DAILY and VALET parking. Smartphone instructions too!

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. Most frequent cause of Kiosk outages is pulling out your credit card too early... Please wait for the 'remove card' message to appear on the screen!

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 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.

 

Smartphone payment instructions: 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 Search your App Store and download any "QR BAR CODE READER App". Open that App and your phone’s camera will then recognize the QR bar code on your claim check ticket will open the payment portal where you enter your payment method.

 

MONTHLY Parking customers: Credit Card and eCheck payments use your online Monthly Parking Customer Portal (link)Cash MONTHLY payments are accepted at the University Bookstore.

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

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

Rate$20./day

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

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

Rate: Thru 12/31/19 $206./month; Implementing 1/1/19: $90/month

Payments: Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking Portal. Monthly parking customer cash payments will continue to be accepted at the University BookstoreThe Bookstore is only able to accept cash 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, and subject to daily capacity.

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 

MONTHLY Parking: Rate thru 12/31/19 is $30./month; Implementing 1/1/19 is $90./mo.  Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking Portal. Monthly parking customer cash payments will continue to be accepted at the University BookstoreThe Bookstore is only able to accept cash payments from persons that the Downstate Parking Office has authorized.

DAILY parking: Rate is $10. per day. Downstate ID Card required and subject to daily lot capacity. 

First 100 Downstate ID card holders, subject to lot capacity will receive 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 until 12/31//19.FSA begins operating on 1/1/20.

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

Rate: Implementing 1/1/20 @ $160./month

Payments: continue to made at the Downstate Bursar's Office until 12/31/19. Bursar's Office online payment option (link) is available only to those authorized for this lot.

After 1/1/20: Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking PortalMonthly parking customer cash payments will continue to be accepted at the University BookstoreThe Bookstore is only able to accept cash 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 DMC ID.

355 Lenox Rd Parking Lot for MONTHLY Parkers

 

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

Rate: Thru 12/31/19 $206. After 1/1/20 will be $90/month.

Payments: Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking Portal. Monthly parking customer cash payments will continue to be accepted at the University BookstoreThe Bookstore is only able to accept cash 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 until 12/31/19. FSA begins operating on 1/1/20. 

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

Rate: Implementing 1/1/20 @ $90./month

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.

After 1/1/20: Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking Portal. Monthly parking customer cash payments will continue to be accepted at the University BookstoreThe Bookstore is only able to accept cash 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.

581 Clarkson Ave Garage for MONTHLY Parkers

Effective 1/1/20

Kings County Parking Garage.  Downstate will be provided 50 Kings County Parking garage access cards that Downstate Parking Office will distribute to those authorized monthly parkers assigned to this location.

Hours: 24 hours.

Rate: $160./month

Payments: Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking Portal. Monthly parking customer cash payments will be accepted at the University Bookstore.

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.

600 Albany Ave Parking Lot for MONTHLY Parkers

Effective 1/1/20

Kings County Parking Lot - entrance is on Albany Ave at Hawthorne St. Downstate will be provided 50 Kings County Parking garage access cards that Downstate Parking Office will distribute to those authorized monthly parkers assigned to this location.

Hours: staffed Mon-Fri 6am-10pm; Card access 24hrs.

Rate: $90./month.

Payments: Due on 1st of each month via the online Customer Parking PortalMonthly parking customer cash payments will be accepted at the University Bookstore.

Late Vehicle Pick Ups after 10pm: If your vehicle is blocked by a valet customer vehicle, you need to call the Kings County Parking Garage Office 718-245-5337 to move the vehicle blocking your car. 


Downstate's UPolice Parking Office (location & hours link) authorizes ALL monthly parkers and assigns customers to a lot.  The Parking Office continues to operate the 329 Clarkson Ave garage and a very small 711 Parkside Ave lot until 12/31/19. 

The Faculty Student Association (FSA of DMC Inc.) administers parking daily operational and payment matters at 355 Lenox Rd, 324 Winthrop St and 225 Clarkson Ave parking lots including daily, valet, and monthly sales. Additional locations to be added effective 1/1/2020.

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 7 pm and must exit by 9 am. If entering prior to 7 pm 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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