Visitor Information

Visiting the Department of Urban and Regional Planning
or the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES)?

We are located on the Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Campus
in the Social Sciences Building, second floor (Building SO-44) in Suite 284.
Download this information:  FAU Parking

Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, SO 284
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Main office phone: 561-297-4279

Parking options and directions

On the map below the garage is marked in  RED , and our building (SO-44) is marked in  PINK . The Palm Beach Plaza to the northeast in  BLACK.

If you stop a student for walking directions, tell them you are looking for the Social Sciences building or the “UFO” building. It is a diagonal walk NW from the parking garage or SW from the Palm Beach Plaza.

You may also find useful the  FAU interactive map.  Visitor parking is in YELLOW.

Self-pay parking

Visitors can park at meters around the Palm Beach Plaza or near Garage II. Meters cost $2.00 per hour and can be paid either by downloading the Parkmobile app  or they can pay with credit card, debit card, or exact paper currency (no change is given).

Please note, when parking at a meter, the temporary one-day parking pass will not work.

FAU-issued parking pass –
please contact us one business day in advance for this option

Visitors can park in Garage II. We can issue you an electronic parking permit with the following information. This pass is valid for the Garages or any BLUE zone. Contact  with the following information:

  • Name of driver
  • Email address
  • Make
  • Model
  • Color
  • Plate Number
  • Plate State
  • Date of visit

Driving directions – see map below

I-95 to Glades Road

Glades East > to SECOND FAU entrance (“East University Drive”)

Follow the Drive north to the four-way stop sign, then turn left.

You may also find useful  FAU’s complete driving directions.

Parking Garage II will be very obvious. Park there (or any BLUE parking zone elsewhere on campus). The garage is also known as the “Parking Garage 2” or “The Arts Garage” and is located close to the University Theatre and The Living Room Theatre, our on-campus movie theater.