On-campus parking for all eclipse events is free and open to the public on Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Aug. 19-21. No permits are required. There are about 6,000 spaces available on a first-come, first-served basis. No RVs or camping will be allowed. Smoking is prohibited throughout the OSU campus, including all parking areas. Alcohol is only permitted in designated areas such as LaSells Stewart Center and the Sunday night concert.
Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19-20
All activities and entertainment over the weekend (except stargazing) will be held at Memorial Union and LaSells Stewart Center. The largest convenient parking areas are Levels 1-4 of the OSU Parking Garage at Washington Way and 26th St. (enter from 26th St) and the Reser football stadium lot (at Western and 26th St. with multiple entrances).
You may also park in any space not blocked off or designated for special use, such as handicapped parking, media, OSU service vehicles or employees.
For a campus map showing all available parking areas, go to http://transportation.oregonstate.edu/parking/maps
The Beaver Bus shuttle will be operating on campus Saturday and Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. for those who prefer not to walk from parking lots to the event venues.
Monday, Aug. 21
The Eclipse Viewing Party will be held at Student Legacy Park, at the corner of Washington Way and 26th St., across from Gill Coliseum. The OSU Parking Garage is located across the street from Gill, and the first 4 floors will be open for public parking. The Reser football stadium lot (at Western and 26th St. with multiple entrances) is also nearby. For a campus map showing all available parking areas, go to http://transportation.oregonstate.edu/parking/maps. Several lots have been designated for employee parking only (see list below)
For your safety, the top level of the Parking Garage will not be open for eclipse viewing.
Oregon State University will be closed Monday for students and most employees. Those coming to campus for the viewing party can park in any open space not blocked off or designated for special use such as handicapped parking or OSU service vehicles.
Several parking areas have been reserved only for employees who need to work on campus that day for the event (must show OSU ID):
- Fifth floor of the Parking Garage
- Lot adjacent to Cascade Hall
- Lot adjacent to Oldfield Animal Teaching Facility
- Lot at Washington Ave and 11th St
- Lot at N 27th and Arnold Way
Tuesday, Aug. 22
OSU parking permits will be required on Tuesday, Aug. 22, beginning at 7 a.m.