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Car Parking at DCU

Parking details for each DCU Campus can be viewed using the tabs below.

DCU Glasnevin Campus

There are four main car parks available on the DCU Glasnevin Campus (CP1 - 4 as shown in the map below). CP1, the multi storey car park, is for Staff, Students and Visitors to the University including patrons of the Helix.  CP1 is a paid parking facility.  Pay stations are located within the entrance block to the multi storey car park.  Patrons must pay for parking before returning to their car.

There will be no refunds or tickets exchanged when tickets expire, or where tickets are lost or damaged.

CP2,3 & 4, the surface car parks, are for Staff and Students only.  Access to the surface car parks is achieved by presenting your Staff or Student identification card at the entrance barrier.

 

Glasnevin Car Park Details

Overnight parking is not permitted.  Parking enforcement is in operation throughout all campuses.  In all situations, vehicle must be parked in a designated parking space.  Vehicles not parked within a designated parking space or illegally parked on paths, roadways, lay-bys, set down areas, delivery areas, grass verges or causing obstruction or illegally within disabled accessible parking spaces, at any time of the day, will be subject to enforcement (including clamping).

DCU has appointed an external service provider, APCOA Parking Ireland (APCOA), to carry out enforcement of the DCU Campus Parking Regulations.  In the event that a car is parked in a location other than a designated car park space, the external service provider may place a clamp on the offending vehicle.  This will also apply to vehicles illegally parked, within a designated disabled accessible car parking space.

The University is not responsible for clamping of vehicles.  Violations of the University Car Parking Regulations will result in a vehicle being clamped.  The release fee for clamped vehicles is €80.00 payable directly to APCOA.  APCOA may be contacted via telephone on 0818 462 899 to bring about the removal of a clamp.  APCOA is a private company operating independently of the University.

 

Clamped vehicle owners have the right of appeal to APCOA.  Appeals may be made online via APCOA website at the following link https://APCOA.zatappeal.com/ For further information, please see the following link https://www.apcoa.ie/services/faq/frequently-asked-questions/

Where a person feels aggrieved by the outcome of their appeal process with the external service provider, they have recourse to the National Transport Authority via their website

https://www.nationaltransport.ie/vehicle-clamping/

 

The surface car park to the rear of Campus Residence is accessible to approved residents only, for which a lottery is run each year and an annual fee applies.  Enforcement may be expected should unapproved residents, staff or students park here, even when it is in a designated car parking space.

The surface car park to the rear of DCU Sport, is accessible to DCU Sport members only.

Parking outside Albert College is reserved and requires a 'Reserved Permit', from the President's Office.  Clamping is in operation in this area 24/7.

Parking in the Main Restaurant service yard, is restricted to service vehicles only.

An overview of the Glasnevin Campus Car Parks and enforcement is set out as follows:

Glasnevin Campus Car Parks and Enforcement

The University does not accept liablity for any loss from, or damage to vehicles using the campus, however arising.  Vehicles parked on campus do so entirely at their own risk.  It is the responsiblity of the car park user to be fully aware of the parking rules and regulations, as indicated on the signs.

DCU St Patrick's Campus 

Car parking is available on St Patrick's Campus for Student's, Staff and Visitors.  There are numerous areas for Staff and Student parking, dotted about the perimeter road within the Campus, which can be used where a valid DCU Parking Permit is appropriately displayed.  CP6 is a designated Pay-by-Text car park, which is the only location where non permit holders can park, at the fee identified on the signage locally.

 

St Patrick's Car Parks map

A valid DCU Parking Permit must be displayed on your car's front windscreen to park in the Student and Staff car parks between the hourse of 8am and 3:30pm Monday to Friday.  This permit is valid on both the St. Patrick's Campus and the All Hallows Campus.  Staff and Students can apply for a DCU Parking Permit for the St. Patrick's campus at: https://www.dcu.ie/estates/parking-st-pats-and-all-hallows

DCU Parking Permits issued in 2016/17 and 2017/18, are no longer valid and must be renewed using the above link, if you wish to continue to use the car park.  Older parking permits issued for 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21 are currently still valid.  Only one permit will be issued per applicant and a current, valid Staff or Student identification card will be required when applying.

Overnight parking is not permitted.  Parking enforcement is in operation throughout all campuses.  In all situations, vehicles must be parked in a designated parking space.  Vehicles not parked within a designated parking space or illegally parked on paths, roadways, lay-bys, set down areas, delivery areas, grass verges or causing obstruction or illegally within disabled accessible parking spaces, at any time of the day, will be subject to enforcement (including clamping).

DCU has appointed an external service provider, APCOA Parking Ireland (APCOA), to carry out enforcement of the DCU Campus Parking Regulations.  In the event that a car parked in a location other than a designated car park space, the external service provider may place a clamp on the offending vehicle.  This will also apply to vehicles illegally parked, within a designated disabled accessible car parking space.

The University is not responsible for clamping of vehicles.  Violations of the University Car Parking Regulations will result in a vehicle being clamped.  The release fee for clamped vehicles is €80.00 payable directly to APCOA.  APCOA may be contacted via telephone on 0818 462 899 to bring about the removal of a clamp.  APCOA is a private company operating independently of the University.  Clamped vehicle owners have the right of appeal to APCOA.  Appeals may be made online via APCOA website at the following link 

https://APCOA.zatappeal.com/  For further information, please see the following link

https://www.apcoa.ie/services/faq/frequently-asked-questions/

Where a person feels aggrieved by the outcome of their appeal process with the external service provider, they have recourse to the National Transport Authority via their website 

https://www.nationaltransport.ie/vehicle-clamping/

Parking outside Belvedere House is reserved and requires a 'Reserved Permit' from the President's Office.  Clamping is in operation in this area 24/7.

Parking in the Main Restaurant service yard, is restricted to service vehicles only.

Visitors should be advised to use the Pay-by-Text facility (located at CP6, on the left hand side after entering the main campus gates).  DCU Parking Permits are not valid in Pay-by-Text spaces (This is similar on all Campuses).

An overview of the St Patrick's Campus Car Parks and enforcement, is set out as follows:

St Patrick's Campus Car Parks and enforcement

The University does not accept liabilty for any loss from, or damage to vehicles using the campus, however arising.  Vehicles parked on campus do so entirely at their own risk.  It is the responsibility of the car park user to be fully aware of the parking rules and regulations, as indicated on the signs throughout the campus.

 DCU All Hallows Campus

Car parking is available on All Hallows Campus for Student's, Staff and Visitors.  There are two area for Staff and Student parking just South of Purcell House and North of O'Donnell House, which can be used where a valid DCU Parking Permit is appropriately displayed.  CP1 has some designated Pay-by-Text car parking spaces, which are the only locations where non permit holders can park at the fee identifed on the signage locally.

Map AHC

 

A valid DCU Parking Permit must be displayed on your car's front windscreen, to park in the Student and Staff car parks between the hours of 8am and 3:30pm, Monday to Friday.  This permit is valid on both the All Hallows Campus and the St. Patrick's Campus.  Staff and Students can apply for a DCU Parking Permit for the All Hallows Campus at: https://www.dcu.ie/estates/parking-st-pats-and-all-hallows

DCU Parking Permits issued in 2016/17 and 2017/18 are no longer valid and must be renewed using the above the link, if you wish to continue to use the car park.  Older parking permits issued for 2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21 are currently still valid.  Only one permit will be issued per applicant and a current, valid Staff or Student identification card, will be required when applying.
 

Overnight parking is not permitted. Parking enforcement is in operation throughtout all campuses.  In all situations, vehicles must be parked in a designated parking space.  Vehicles not parked within a designated parking space or illegally parked on paths, roadways, lay-bys, set down areas, delivery areas, grass verges or causing obstruction, or illegally within disabled accessible parking spaces, at any time of the day, will be subject to enforcement (including clamping).

DCU has appointed an external service provider, APCOA Parking Ireland (APCOA), to carry out enforcement of the DCU Campus Parking Regulations.  In the event that a car is parked in a location other that a designated car park space, the external service provider may place a clamp on the offending vehicle.  This will also apply to vehicles illegally parked, within a designated disabled accessible car parking space.

The University is not responsible for clamping of vehicles.  Violations for the University Car Parking Regulations will result in a vehicle being clamped.  The release fee for clamped vehicles is €80.00, payable directly to APCOA.  APCOA may be contacted via telephone on 0818 462 899, to bring about the removal of a clamp.  APCOA is a private company operating independently of the University.  Clamped vehicle owners have the right of appeal to APCOA.  Appeals may be made online via APCOA website, at the following link 

https://APCOA.zatappeal.com/  For further information, please see the following link

https://www.apcoa.ie/services/faq/frequently-asked-questions/

Where a person feels aggrieved by the outcome of their appeal process, with the external service provider, they have recourse to the National Transport Authority via their website.

https://www.nationaltransport.ie/vehicle-clamping/

Parking in the Main Restaurant service yard, is restricted to service vehicles only.

Visitors should be advised to use the Pay-by-Text facility (located to the South of Purcell House).  DCU Parking Permits are not valid in Pay-by-Text spaces (This is similar on all Campuses).

An overview of the All Hallows Campus Car Parks and enforcement is set out as follows:

All Hallows Campus Car Parks and enforcement

The University does not accept liability for any loss from, or damage to vehicles using the campus, however arising.  Vehicles parked on campus do so entirely at their own risk.  It is the responsibility of the car park user to be fully aware of the parking rules and regulations, as indicated on the signs throughout the campus.