Parking and Transportation


Physical Address:

Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts
Lulu Vere Childers Hall
2455 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, DC 20059

Mailing Address:

Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts
2455 Sixth Street, NW
Suite 1004 - Office of the Dean
Washington, DC 20059


Lulu Vere Childers Hall is accessible through the front doors of the building facing the Main Yard. The accessible entrance to the building includes automatic doors and a ramp.


On-Campus Parking:

Parking on Howard University's campus parking lots is by PERMIT ONLY. Vehicles parked without a valid permit are subject to ticketing, towing, and or immobilization (at owner’s expense).

Off-Campus Metered Street Parking:

Metered street parking is available. Meters are enforced Monday–Saturday, 8am–6pm and accept credit cards in addition to coins.

Visitor Parking:

Visitor parking is available on the Howard Center Lot at a rate of $10/day and $200/month (Credit Card Only). The entrance to the Howard Center Lot is located on 8th Street, NW.

To purchase a daily or monthly parking permit please visit RunParking.

Student Parking:

Parking Registration for students takes place during allotted days during the Spring and Fall Semesters. Students are encouraged to register for parking during the allotted period.

For more information about parking on campus, please visit Campus Parking.

Shuttle Services

Parking and Transportation Services (OPTS) partners with mobility service providers to offer shuttle services to students, faculty, staff and visitors to the University. Shuttle service is provided to and from Shaw Metro. Alternatively, OPTS provides information for other travel options for traveling to, from and around Main Campus, West Campus, and Howard University Hospital. All riders must be prepared to show an ID. For more information and Shuttle Service schedules, please click here.

Public Transportation

The public transportation system in Washington, DC is run by Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). Everything you need to know about how to ride Metro can be found here. From detailed information about Metro bus stops and rail stations — to helpful tips about how to report a lost item. For more information, Click here:


Parking Lot Map: Click here to view parking lot map

Metro Map: Click here to view Metro System map


Please contact the Office of Parking and Transportation at (202) 806-2000 or