Department Visitor Information
Visiting the Department of Urban and Regional Planning
or the Center for Urban and Environmental Solutions (CUES)?
We are located on the Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton Campus
in the Social Sciences Building, second floor (Building SO-44) in Suite 284.
Download this information: FAU Parking
Department of Urban & Regional Planning
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, SO 284
Boca Raton, FL 33431
Main office phone: 561-297-4279
Parking options and directions
On the map below the garage is marked in RED , and our building (SO-44) is marked in PINK . The Palm Beach Plaza to the northeast in BLACK.
If you stop a student for walking directions, tell them you are looking for the Social Sciences building or the “UFO” building. It is a diagonal walk NW from the parking garage or SW from the Palm Beach Plaza.
You may also find useful the FAU interactive map. Visitor parking is in YELLOW.
Visitors can park at meters around the Palm Beach Plaza or near Garage II. Meters cost $2.00 per hour and can be paid either by downloading the Parkmobile app https://parkmobile.io or they can pay with credit card, debit card, or exact paper currency (no change is given).
Please note, when parking at a meter, the temporary one-day parking pass will not work.
Driving directions – see map below
I-95 to Glades Road
Glades East > to SECOND FAU entrance (“East University Drive”)
Follow the Drive north to the four-way stop sign, then turn left.
You may also find useful FAU’s complete driving directions.
Parking Garage II will be very obvious. Park there (or any BLUE parking zone elsewhere on campus). The garage is also known as the “Parking Garage 2” or “The Arts Garage” and is located close to the University Theatre and The Living Room Theatre, our on-campus movie theater.