Washington, D.C. Map and Parking



The garage in the Washington Center is open from 7am until 7pm weekdays. While you cannot enter the garage after 7pm, you may access the garage through the building front doors and exit the garage until the building front doors lock at 9:30pm Mondays-Thursdays and 5:30pm on Fridays. Parking is a flat rate of $8 after 4:30 pm, otherwise, it is $12 per hour or $20 all day. A $14 early bird rate is available to those who enter the garage before 8:30am. Enter the garage from Massachusetts Avenue or 17th Street. Since it is sometimes difficult to enter this garage after 5pm, it is recommended that you arrive early or park at one of the garages listed below. Note that your car may be towed if you block another car in this garage without leaving your key with the parking attendant. If you leave your key with the attendant please make sure to retrieve it by 7pm.  You will be responsible for all fees incurred as a result of being towed. Contact 202-295-8220 for additional information. Garage rates and hours are subject to change without notice.

Federal Parking-1717 Massachusetts Avenue

The Federal parking garage at 1717 offers a $7 student rate from 4:00pm-11:00pm Monday-Friday as well as from 7:00am-6:00pm on Saturdays. A Jcard is required for this rate. This garage is only open to monthly parkers before 4:00pm Monday-Friday.  


Parking is also available at the 1616 P Street Garage. The lot is open from 7am until 11pm Monday-Thursday, 7am-12am on Fridays, 8am-12am on Saturdays, and 8am-11pm on Sundays.


Saturday parking is available at the Penn parking garage located at 1717 Rhode Island Avenue (under St. Matthews Cathedral). The garage is open from 8am until 5pm, and parking is a flat rate of $5.  Metered street parking is also available. You should read all street signs to ensure that parking is permitted.


Many Washington DC Center students travel to and from class on the Metro. The center is conveniently located near two Metro stops: Dupont Circle (south exit) on the red line (two blocks away) and Farragut West on the blue, orange, and silver lines (five blocks away).

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