UAMS UPark System Overview

UPark Parking Access Revenue Control System
The goal of U-Park PARCS is to better serve our customers with reliable access, convenience and assure the parking facilities intended use through improved infrastructure and equipment technology. The UAMS Parking Operations has grown significantly in size and scope over recent years to meet increased demands for patient, guest and staff parking. As UAMS and area agencies continue to grow, it's imperative that we manage our parking resources effectively and efficiently.

Patient/Guest Parking
Complimentary Parking Passes are issued to each patient upon admission to the hospital. The Complimentary Pass is good for 7 days and allows 1 vehicle to be parked in patient / guest parking area at any given time. If inpatient stay exceed 7 days, Hospital Admissions will issue an additional pass.
Patient Parking Passes are available to patients and their guests for periods of extended stay. The cost is $10.00 and is good for 7 days. The Patient Parking Pass is available for purchase at any Parking Pay Station on campus.
The majority of Ambulatory Clinics validate patient parking. Please check with the clinic regarding availability of validation.
Cash is accepted at the Pay Stations which are strategically located in and near patient parking facility. Only credit and debit payments are accepted in the exit lanes. Cash is not accepted in the exit lanes.
Parking Ambassadors are easily identifiable by their lime green shirts and can assist patient and guests with their parking needs. They also complete preventative maintenance on parking equipment and support parking compliance. Remote assistance is available at the push of a button from both the entrance and exit lanes on campus. IP Phones and IP Video are used to provide quality customer service.

Note: In an effort to reserve prime parking for patients and guests, UAMS employees and / or students are not allowed to park in patient / guest parking areas during peak hours which are Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. While employees and students can park in patient / guest parking area between 4:30 pm and 8:00 am Monday through Friday, 24 hours/day on weekends and UAMS observed holidays, hourly parking rates will apply.

Employee Parking
Multi-class readers allow for entrance via badge access. Remote assistance is available at the push of a button when needed. IP Phones and IP Video are tools used to provide quality customer service.