Frequently Asked Questions


When will the Science & Technology Building be open?

        • The Science & Technology Building is scheduled to open for classes in fall 2018.

How many spaces are impacted by the construction?

        • 245 spaces will be permanently impacted in the construction of the new building.

How many parking spots will be created in the temporary lot?

        • The temporary lot offers 239 parking spaces

Where should I park?

        • All permitted students, faculty and staff can park in the appropriately marked areas. Staff and faculty can still park in Lot #1 (near Patriots’ Casa) and are encouraged to first park in the temporary lot near Lot #2 with a current parking permit.

If I park on the street, is a police escort available?

        • Yes, you may call (210) 784-1900. This is a call for service and it will be answered in the order received.

Are ADA parking spaces being impacted?

        • 24 ADA parking spaces are being removed for the new building and 30 temporary ADA parking spaces are being installed west of the Central Academic Building.

What’s the long-term parking solution?  

        • We are working with a consultant to determine the path forward in alignment with the University Master Plan.

Will permit parking prices change?

        • No, the prices remain the same for this semester and your current permit remains valid.

Will the temporary lot be lit at night?

        • Yes, the temporary parking lot will be lit at night and a blue light phone will also be installed.

What can I expect during construction?

        • You will see construction personnel at the entrance of the construction area directing traffic with flags.

What should I do if I believe my vehicle was damaged due to construction?

        • Contact the A&M-SA Police Department who will complete a police report you can use to file with your insurance.

Who can I contact with additional questions?

        • For additional questions about parking, contact the A&M-SA Police Department by phone at (210) 784-1900 (24/7) or email police@tamusa.edu.


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