Public Parking

All visitors including prospective students, vendors, and the general public, who have not been specifically invited will need to pay to park at the Harvard Garage (1609 Harvard Ave.) or in one of the private parking lots. At times, the garage may be full so plan for off–campus parking.

There are several private parking lots located near the front entrance at 1701 Broadway Ave. or on Harvard Avenue, which parallels Broadway behind the school. There also is metered two–hour street parking.

The Harvard Garage is located at 1609 Harvard Ave. 

Day Hours Rate (per day)
Mon.–Fri. 7 a.m.–12 noon $15 (space permitting)
Mon.–Thurs. 12 noon–7 a.m. $15 (space permitting)
Fri.–Sun. All Day $15 (space permitting)

Prices subject to change for special events. Special weekend rates for longer durations may be available. Ask the attendant. We reserve the right to adjust prices at any time.

When there is not an attendant, pay via credit card at the paystation across from the booth. The paystation rate is $15 to park until 7 a.m. Display your receipt face up on your dashboard.

Visitor Parking

Invited guests, such as event speakers, guest lecturers, and employer representatives should present the completed visitor parking form (docx) to the parking attendant at the Harvard Garage.

Visitors from Seattle College Campuses

Employees with Annual Permits: All Annual (employee) parking permits from North and South campuses are valid for use in Seattle Central Harvard Garage at anytime. Due to limited parking availability, however, North and South employees with "reserved" permits may not use reserved space at Seattle Central campus.

Parking is frequently unavailable for the public to purchase until after 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday during the Fall through Spring academic terms. Check out other transportation options to Seattle Central.