Purchase Prepaid SmartChips or Value Passes and Save on Parking Fees
Prepaid SmartChips and Value Passes offer discounted rates and unlimited in-and-out privileges. If you plan to park for several days or make repeated trips to Texas Medical Center, consider one of the Prepaid options below.
$52 Prepaid Value Pass: Loaded with $60 in parking value
$100 Prepaid Value Pass: Loaded with $115 in parking value
Additional Benefits of Purchasing Prepaid Value Pass:
- Unlimited in and out privileges
- No expiration date
- Active on first entry after purchase
- Use at the entry and exit, no need to stop at a Pay Station
- The remaining value is displayed when used at entry and exit
- A maximum of $12 is deducted from the SmartChip each calendar day (midnight to midnight)
Where to Purchase Texas Medical Center Pre-paid Value Pass
Texas Medical Center Pre-paid Value Pass are available for purchase at these pay stations across the Texas Medical Center campus:
- Garage 1 – 6519 Fannin St. South Pay Station Enclosure and North Pay Station Enclosure
- Garage 2 – 1151 E. Holcombe Blvd. Level 2 Skybridge to St. Luke’s Episcopal Hospital and Level 1 Lobby East End
- Garage 4 – 1406 Cambridge St. Level 2 Skybridge to Memorial Hermann Hospital
- Garage 6 – 1329 Morsund St., Ground level near the Northwest pedestrian walkway
- Garage 7 – 1120 John Freeman Blvd. Level 3 Skybridge to The Methodist Hospital
- Garage 8 – 2151 W. Holcombe Blvd., Ground level next to the main garage entrance
- Garage 10 – 6700 MD Anderson Blvd. Level 1 Elevator Lobby
- Garage 15 – 6550 Bertner Ave., 1st Floor next to the elevator lobby
- AU Lot – 2050 Pressler St., Pay Station enclosure
$52 Prepaid SmartChip: Loaded with $60 in parking value
$100 Prepaid SmartChip: Loaded with $115 in parking value
Additional Benefits of Purchasing Prepaid SmartChip:
Please note that when you purchase a Prepaid SmartChip for the first time you will still need to pay separately for that visit using the yellow SmartChip you received at entry. The Prepaid SmartChip can then be used upon your next visit.
*SmartChips will soon be transitioned to Value Passes
Where to purchase Pre-paid SmartChips at Texas Children’s Hospital
- Garage 12* – 6621 Fannin St. B2 Elevator Lobby
- Garage 16* – 6701 Fannin St. B2 Elevator Lobby
- Garage 21* – 6651 Main St. B1 North Elevator Lobby and B2 South Elevator Lobby
- TCH Main St. Lot – 6650 Main St., Pay station enclosure
Pre-paid SmartChips are good only in Garage 12, Garage 16 and Garage 21 and Texas Children’s Main Street Lot.
Pre-paid Smartchip Color Codes
Red – Texas Children’s Hospital $52 Pre-paid SmartChips are available for use in Garage 12, Garage 16, and Garage 21 and Texas Children’s Main Street Lot.
Purple – Texas Children’s Hospital $100 Pre-paid SmartChips are available for use in Garage 12, Garage 16, and Garage 21 and Texas Children’s Main Street Lot.
*Please note: No refunds for unused parking and no refunds or replacements for lost SmartChips.