Parking Options for Riley at IU Health

Valet parking for Emergency Room patients and parents only is free of charge with validation from the ER. Valet parking is available at the Emergency Room entrance on Wilson Street. There are three garages near Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health:

Simon Family Tower Garage

We encourage parents with children who are patients at Riley at IU Health to park in the Simon Family Tower Garage. The parking facility is located on Riley Hospital Drive just South of 10th street and has its own easy access to our lobby. Validated discounted parking is available for parents or guardians of Riley at IU Health patients in the Simon Family Tower Parking Garage.

Riley Outpatient Center at IU Health Garage

Located on Riley Hospital Dr. next to the Riley Outpatient Center at IU Health. This garage has ample wheelchair/handicap spaces available. It has a clearance of 8ft on the first floor and 7ft 6in on the remaining floors, for oversized and handicapped vans. IUPUI parking rates apply.

Wilson Street Garage

Located north of Emergency Services at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health's entrance. This garage has ample wheelchair/handicap spaces available. Parking is not validated for anyone in this garage. Regular IUPUI rates apply.

Directions to these garages are available.

IUPUI Parking Information

Garage Hours Parking Rates

To see what the cost of parking in various IUPUI parking garages, please visit their site for hourly rates.

All Parking lots & garages are handicapped accessible.


Garage spaces marked “RESERVED” are for doctor staff only. Visitors parked in these spaces are subject to immediate towing.

The Riley Outpatient Center at IU Health garage and Wilson Street garage are now fully automated. All parking fees will be accepted through Automated Pay Stations (APS). The APS machines are located in the garages. Cash, credit card and IUPUI issued validations can be used for payment. For any issues or questions, call 317.274.4232. Please note, the Simon Family Tower garage is NOT included in this change.

Tips for using the APS system:
Take an entry ticket when entering the garage. Do not bend, damage or lose the ticket. When leaving the hospital, look for signs that point to APS machines. Insert the ticket into the APS machine. (The APS accepts cash, credit cards and IUPUI parking validation cards.) Pay the amount shown. The machine will validate and return your ticket. Use the ticket at the exit station to exit the garage.

In addition to paying at an APS station, payment can also be made at an “Exit Terminal” located at each exit. Credit cards and IUPUI parking validation cards are accepted at the exit terminals. Note: Cash is not accepted at the exit terminals.

Payment Methods

Cash, Debit, or Credit Card

You can be billed at home, the fee is $27.50 for this service.

ATM machines are located in the Hospital Atrium & ROC lobby

$5.00 Daily Valet Parking

IU Hospital Main Entrance: University Blvd & North Street
IU Simon Cancer Center Entrance: Barnhill Dr. & Michigan Street

$21.00 Monthly Inpatient Parking

Monthly Parking Permits are $21.00 for the calendar month. Inpatients may purchase them in Room 1960. Parking is permitted in surface lots marked ‘E’ from 8 am – 4 pm & Riley Hospital Garages after 4 pm.

Parking Options for Oversized Vehicles

View gargage clearances, if you have an oversized vehicle and are concerned about parking. If your vehicle is too big for our garages, please contact us at or call our office at 317.274.4232.

Social Work Program Parking

Families with an inpatient staying overnight at Riley Hospital need to contact the Social Work department in Room 3546 Social work’s contact phone is 317.944.8312.

Clergy Parking

All clergy or parish/congregational visitors who wish to receive free parking while visiting Riley at IU Health must:

  1. park in the Riley Simon Family Tower Garage and bring the ticket into the hospital
  2. obtain a clergy validation ticket from one of the Information Desks by
    • signing your name and the name of your parish/congregation on the sign in sheets at the Welcome Desks, and
    • by showing identification as a visitor from that parish/congregation (business card, pamphlet from church, clergy ID are all acceptable)
  3. present the clergy validation ticket with the parking ticket to a garage attendant at the Riley Simon Family Tower Garage at the time of departure

Motorcycle Parking

Barnhill Drive across from the Indiana Cancer Pavilion
Corner of Union Drive & Elmwood Drive


1004 West Vermont Street; Indianapolis, IN 46202
Phone: 317.274.4232
Office Hours:
Monday – Tuesday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday – Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Closed Saturday, Sunday, & Holidays