Carnegie Mellon University

Visitor Parking

photo of east campus garage

East Campus Garage

Adjacent to the Cohon University Center, the pay-as-you-park East Campus Garage is conveniently located within a minute's walking distance to the center of campus.

GPS Address:
5040 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15213

rate information

Carnegie Mellon University is an urban campus and parking is very limited. If the East Campus Garage is full, please refer to the additional visitor parking options. On-street metered parking is also available along Frew Street, Tech Street, Margaret Morrison and Schenley Drive. Meter rates and times vary.

Additional Visitor Parking

CIC Garage
(5-min. walk to campus center)
GPS Address:
594-598 Boundary St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
At the entrance, take the ramp to the left

Gates Garage
(5-min. walk to campus center)
GPS Address:
409 S. Neville St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Continue right on access road past the CIC Garage
Dithridge Street Garage
(10-min. walk to campus center)
GPS Address:
252 S Dithridge St., Pittsburgh, PA 15213



Pittsburgh International Airport is serviced by 14 airlines and offers nonstop service to 68 U.S. cities. The airport is an approximate 45 minute drive to campus.

Tip: Pittsburgh has many tunnels and bridges, and construction that may slow travel to and from the airport. If you are visiting campus in the morning, you are encouraged to fly to Pittsburgh the day prior to your visit.


The Port Authority of Allegheny County maintains bus routes throughout the city and surrounding areas. Visit the Port Authority website for fares, schedules and route information.

Tip: If you are coming from the airport, the 28X Flyer has a stop at the CMU campus.


Uber, Lyft and taxi services are popular and easy to use in Pittsburgh. There are a variety options to accommodate your party size and specific transportation needs.

Tip: The most centrally located campus pick-up/drop-off spaces are in front of the Cohon University Center or Hamburg Hall, both on Forbes Avenue.