Parking & Directions


Library Parking:

  • Non-resident students may park on University Road, by the Health Center, in the parking spaces on the roadway, as well as Lot 2. If no spaces are available, you may park in Lot 1 or Lot 23 across the street or in one of the other commuter lots.

  • Resident students must park in their assigned lot.

  • The Lot 4 gate arm is lifted after 5 p.m. for students and library patrons, and after 7:30 p.m., Lot 20, in front of the library, is open as well. 

If you have any questions or concerns regarding these changes, do not hesitate to contact the Monmouth University Police Department, 732-571-3467. 

Please Note: Vehicles remaining in these lots after 1:00 am will be towed. At other times, library visitors must obtain a visitors permit and park on the South Campus or display a current University decal and park in the lot they are assigned. Special Parking Permits One-Day Permit: This permit authorizes parking for guests or visitors for one day and is available at Police Headquarters, the Greeter’s Booth off of Cedar Avenue, and from the traffic attendant off of Larchwood Avenue. Handicapped Permit: In compliance with the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Services laws and regulations, applications for a temporary New Jersey Motor Vehicle Services permit and a set of instructions for its completion can be picked up at the University police department, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Directions:

1. From the Garden State Parkway: Take Exit 105. The Parkway offramp leads directly onto Route 36 East. Continue on Route 36 East approximately three miles to Route 71 South. Go approximately one mile and Route 71 will fork left and become Cedar Avenue. Follow Route 71/Cedar Avenue for approximately one half mile. Turn left at the Norwood Avenue light. Library is the large, white building on the right.

2. From the NJ Turnpike: From the South, take Turnpike North to Exit 7A. After the toll plaza, take I-195 East to Shore Points. Approaching Belmar, I-195 becomes NJ Route 138. After crossing the Garden State Parkway, exit right to NJ Route 18 North, marked Eatontown. Take the Deal Road exit and drive east to the intersection at Monmouth Road. Turn left and proceed to the third traffic light, which is Cedar Avenue. Turn right onto Cedar (also labeled NJ Route 71 South). Follow Route 71/Cedar Avenue for approximately one half mile. Turn left at the Norwood Avenue light. Library is the large, white building on the right.

3. From the NJ Turnpike: From the North, take Turnpike South to Exit 11 (Garden State Parkway South). Take Exit 105 as outlined in #1 above.

4. From Trenton and Points West: Take I-195 East, and follow directions outlined in #2 above. 5. From the Freehold Area: Take US Route 9 South to I-195 East. Follow directions outlined in #2 above. 6. From Coastal New England and Boston: Take I-195 South to I-287 West to the Tappan Zee Bridge. Follow I-287 to the Garden State Parkway South. Follow directions outlined in #1 above.