Cain Garage Info & Frequently Asked Questions

Students walk in and out of Cain Garage at night

Texas A&M’s Transportation Services opened the doors to the newly constructed Cain Garage parking facility on campus October 10.

The garage includes five parking levels and 1,434 parking spots available for use by students, faculty, staff and visitors to campus.

Whether you're a student swinging by the MSC Bookstore or in town to visit the Kyle Field, the Hall of Champions or Kyle Field Zone Club, Cain Garage is the perfect place to begin your journey on campus.

Upon entering the facility, electronic way-finding and level counting signage guides customers to available parking. This technology operates in real-time and with 99 percent accuracy.

The space indicators provide customers with information about open parking spots through programmable LED lighting that indicates whether a parking spot is open and available or designated for special use.

Cain Garage Receives Prestigious Designation

Cain Garage designated an Accredited Parking Organization Premier Facility

In 2017, Texas A&M Transportation Services earned status as an Accredited Parking Organization (APO) by the International Parking Institute. In addition to receiving the designation, the organization was awarded “Premier Facility” status for Cain Garage.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where is Cain Garage located?

A: Cain Garage is located on Gene Stallings Boulevard, just north of Kyle Field and adjacent to the Memorial Student Center. The entrance is off of Lamar Street by Albritton Tower.

Q: Who can park in Cain Garage?

A: Parking in Cain Garage is available for the following:

  • Hourly parking is available for students and visitors
  • Football game days
  • Annual permit holders
  • Business/Campus permits holders
  • Maintenance/Service/Retiree permit holders

Q: How much does parking in Cain Garage cost?

A: Parking is available for visitors, permit holders and game days.

  • Pay-by-the-hour parking is available at the same rate as all garages.
  • The annual permit price is $471, which is prorated weekly. The annual permit price will be $423 on the day of opening (see prorated permit prices).
  • Game day parking is $55 or $75, depending on the game.

Q: What are the ways I can pay as a visitor to Cain Garage?

A: Visitors may pay at the automated pay stations or cashiers via cash, American Express, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover–No checks. Credit card payments can be made in the lane by inserting your credit card upon entry and again upon exiting.

Automated pay stations are located on site and cashiers are available during normal business hours (8 am to 6 pm–Monday thru Friday) to accept payment or validate tickets in Cain Garage.

Q: Why are on-campus resident students not allowed to purchase parking permits in Cain Garage?

A: One hundred percent of Cain Garage is designated game day parking, and all vehicles must be cleared prior to football game days. This would result in the displacement or relocation of resident vehicles on these days. As a result, Cain Garage was not designated as resident parking.

 Purchase game day parking

Q: Is electric vehicle charging available at Cain Garage?

A: Yes. Electric vehicle charging is provided by the ChargePoint and nrg network. Charging stations require a membership with the respective network to activate the charger. This membership and associated usage fees are independent of Texas A&M University and Transportation Services and are in addition for fees charged for parking (visitor and contract).

To sign up for a charging station network please go to the respective website:


Q: What is the Cain Garage clearance level?

A: 8' 2"