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Commuter Parking


Commuter Parking

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How do parking permit sales work?

Commuter permit sales are available to students living off campus.

  • Main Campus permits are sold on a first come, first served basis while supplies last. 
  • Wait lists are maintained for Main Campus Commuter zones. Permits are released as space allows.

To be placed on a Waiting List, use the Permit Wait list option on your WKU PARKING ACCOUNT.

Please note: parking lots may be reserved at any time for events or maintenance.  Monitor WKU e-mail or PTS Facebook / Twitter pages for service announcements.

Which permit is right for me?

  • AC – Alumni Square Garage: Offers guaranteed, gated parking on the main campus.  AC permits are recommended for students taking classes on the north end of campus (The Hill, Ogden).
  • C1 – Main Campus Commuter Parking: provides parking on the main campus, including park and ride service from the Russellville Rd corridor.  C1 permits are recommended for students with early classes or who need immediate access to their vehicles throughout the day.
  • C2 – South Campus Park and Ride: provides low cost parking on the South Campus with frequent transit service to main campus.  The C2 South Campus Park and Ride Permit is recommended for Commuter students who are seeking a low cost parking option, who come to campus occasionally, who have classes after 9:30AM or who have evening classes.
  • HS - Health Sciences; provides gated parking access to the downtown Medical Center parking lot.  Available only to students enrolled in the Nursing School or DPT.  
  • HSA - Health Sciences Access Fee; adds gated parking access to the downtown Medical Center parking lot to a Main Campus C1 or AC permit.  Available only to students enrolled in the Nursing School or DPT. 
  • FREE Parking at the Downtown Parking Garage next to the Hot Rods Stadium.  Park and Ride service provided by the Red Line every 10 minutes during peak service. 

Evening Parking (4:30 PM – 10:00 PM, weekdays):  Mimosa, Gated Regents and Gated Hilltop Lots become AP – All Permit zones.  A current WKU permit is required for these lots.  Remaining faculty/staff (FS1, FS2, FS3) and Commuter (C1 & C2) lots become open lots, no permit required.

Saturday and Sunday Parking:  All parking lots are open; permits are not enforced.  Enforcement of Housing permits begins at 4:30 PM on Sunday afternoons.

PERMIT DESCRIPTIONS

AC: Alumni Square Garage Permit - $200/Year

AC permits allow parking in:
  • Alumni Square Garage, 6:00 AM – 6:00 PM weekdays.
  • Lots zoned "OZ" (Overflow Zones)
  • South Campus Commuter Lots (C2) 
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in Faculty/Staff (GR, GH, FS1, FS2, FS3) and Commuter (C1) lots.
Transit service from Alumni Square Garage provided by:
  • RED LINE from 7:15 AM – 8:00 PM, Mon-Fri.  10 min peak service.

C1: Main Campus Commuter Permit - $100/Year

C1 permits allow parking in:
  • Main Campus C1 Parking Lots
  • Lots zoned "OZ" (Overflow Zones)
  • South Campus Commuter Lots (C2) 
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in Faculty/Staff (GR, GH, FS1, FS2, FS3) and Commuter (C1) lots.
Transit Service from Russellville Road West Lot provided by: 
  • RED LINE provides service from Russellville Rd West Lot from 7:15 AM – 8:00 PM, Mon-Fri. with 10 min peak service.

C2: South Campus Commuter Park and Ride Permit - $50/Year

C2 permits allow parking in:
  • South Campus Commuter Lots (C2) 
  • Main Campus C1 and OZ Lots after 2:00 PM weekdays.
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in Faculty/Staff (GR, GH, FS1, FS2, FS3) and Commuter (C1) lots.
Transit service to the main campus:
  • WHITE LINE  from 7:15 AM – 6:00 PM, Mon-Fri.  6 min peak service.
  • GREEN LINE from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Mon – Fri. every 30 minutes.

HS:  Health Sciences- $130/Year

 HS permits allow parking in:

  • Downtown Medical Center gated and overflow lot.   
  • South Campus (SC) lot at all times. 
  • Main Campus Commuter (C1) and Overflow Zones (OZ) after 2PM weekdays.
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in Faculty/Staff (GR, GH, FS1, FS2, FS3).

D2: Disability Parking - $100/Year

A WKU Disability Permit is required to park in disability parking spaces on campus.  WKU Disability permits are issued in person at the PTS office.  For more information regarding disability parking requirements, click HERE.

 

 









 
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Carpooling is a great way to commute to campus.

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