Parking Information

Nearby parking is available in lot 20, which is located across University Avenue from the Discovery Building and can be accessed from University Avenue. Visitor parking in this lot generally is free on weekends unless there is a home football game.

Parking also is available in lot 17, which is behind Engineering Hall and Camp Randall Stadium and can be accessed via North Randall Avenue, and in the Union South lot 80 underground parking garage, which can be accessed from Dayton Street.

From 7 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., visitor parking in lots 17, 20 and 80 costs $1 per 30 minutes for the first two hours and $1 per hour thereafter, up to a maximum of $12 per day. From 4:30 p.m. until midnight, visitor parking costs $1 per hour, up to a maximum of $5 per evening. Parking in lots 17 and 20 usually is free on weekends, unless there is a special event. Prices and availability are subject to change. For more information, please contact Transportation Services.

Visit the Transportation Services website to locate lots with currently available visitor parking stalls.

Disabled parking is available in lots 17, 20 and 80. For more information about campus accessibility, please visit

Individuals also can be dropped off at the main entrance to the building on Orchard Street.

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The Discovery Building is located at 330 N. Orchard St. More details >