Emergency Garage Closures

Time to Plan

Know what to do in the event of an emergency garage closure BEFORE you come to campus.

During an emergency — such as winter weather, a hurricane, civil unrest, or a power outage — Penn Street Garage and all 24-hour campus garages will remain open. However, non-24-hour garages (Pearl Street and Saratoga Street) will close and parkers will need to park in garages as defined below.

24-Hour Garages

Open all days and times, even during emergencies, unless otherwise noted.

  • Baltimore Grand
  • Lexington
  • Plaza
  • Pratt

Non-24-Hour Garages

Not open during emergencies:

  • Pearl
  • Saratoga

Open during emergencies:

  • Penn

Emergency Garage Relocation Plan

  • Pearl parkers go to Baltimore Grand
  • Penn parkers may park in Pratt or Penn
  • Saratoga parkers go to Baltimore Grand

Important Details

  • UMB Alerts will notify registered users that Emergency Garage Plans are in effect. Sign up for alerts here. (FPI, please use code FPI; UMMC, please use code UMMC.)
  • If possible, signage will be located at garage entryways detailing where you should park when your garage is closed.
  • Use your regular access card when entering and exiting a 24-hour garage in an emergency situation ONLY.
  • Always consult the UMB Alerts page regarding any campus emergency situation to get current updates.