Event rate parking for the ceremony will be available at the College of Charleston’s St. Philip garage (located at 81 St. Philip St., next to the AT&T building) and the Wentworth Garage (located on the corner of St. Philip and Wentworth streets).
The cost for parking at these two locations will be $5 per vehicle. Graduates and guests should show their ceremony programs to the cashier upon exiting the garage in order to receive the $5 event rate.
Given the busy holiday shopping season, these are the only locations where we will be able to provide event-rate parking. There are three other public parking locations that are somewhat closer to the TD Arena than the two garages listed above; however, they are City of Charleston locations and are not affiliated with the College of Charleston. Graduates and guests are welcome to park in any City-owned public parking area, but will be charged the normal hourly rate for these locations. The City-owned parking areas that are close to TD Arena are as follows:
· Surface lot parking at 31 George Street ($1 per half-hour or portion thereof; cash only)
· Garage parking at 34 St. Philip Street ($1 per half-hour or portion thereof; cash or credit cards)
· Garage parking at Gaillard Auditorium ($1 per half-hour or portion thereof; cash or credit cards)
Please refer to the College of Charleston parking map for the exact locations of the above-listed garages.
Handicap accessible parking is available in all of the garages listed above. A valid state-issued handicap-accessible placard is required to park in these locations.
Hourly parking is available for the normal hourly fee in the following locations (fee may vary by location):
The municipal surface lot on George Street (across from the F. Mitchell Johnson Physical Education Center)
The Majestic Square parking garage (behind Forever 21 near the corner of King and Market Streets)
The Francis Marion garage (located on King Street across from Marion Square)
The Renaissance garage (located on Wentworth Street across from the Renaissance Hotel)
The Charleston Place garage (located behind the Charleston Place Hotel; accessed from Hasell Street)
Please note that the locations listed directly above are listed as a courtesy and will not be available at a special rate. Please check the individual locations to inquire about their hourly rates.
Public Safety will be on duty to offer assistance and directions.