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Faculty & Staff Parking

Faculty and Staff Parking

2016-2017 Faculty/Staff Map

How do parking permit sales work?

Faculty/staff permits are available to employees who are not students.

  • Reserved Parking may be requested by full-time, benefits-eligible employees.
  • Gated Regents (GR) and Gated Hilltop (GH) permits are sold as a renewal to current gated permit holders.  Additional permits are sold from a waiting list as space allows. 
  • Alumni Square Garage (AS) permits are sold on a first come, first served basis.  Additional permits are sold from a waiting list as space allows.
  • Premium Permits (FS1 & FS2) are sold as a renewal to current Premium Permit holders. Additional permits are sold from a waiting list as space allows.
  • Non-Premium (FS3) and South Campus (C2) permits are available to all employees.

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?

  • GH – Gated Hilltop: Employees who work on the Hill seeking a guaranteed parking option.
  • GR – Gated Regents: Employees working in the central part of campus seeking a guaranteed parking option.
  • AS – Alumni Square Garage: Employees working on the Hill or Alumni Square seeking a guaranteed parking option.
  • FS1 – Premium Parking: Employees working on the Hill or near Ransdell Hall who prefer to park close to their workplace.
  • FS2 – Premium Parking: Employees working near Diddle Arena who prefer to park close to their workplace.
  • FS3 – Non-Premium Parking: Employees seeking a low-cost parking option on the perimeter of campus.
  • C2 – South Campus Parking: Employees who work at South Campus, who work after 2:00 PM weekdays, or who are seeking a low-cost park and ride option.

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

R: Reserved Permit - $655/Year

R permits allow parking in:
  • Your designated space from 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM weekdays.
    • If an unauthorized vehicle is parked in your space during business hours, call PTS to have vehicle cited or towed. 
    • If spaces are used for events/maintenance during business hours, alternate parking will be provided.
    • Any non-reserved space in all zones, including Gated Regents and Gated Hilltop Lots.

To request a Reserved Permit, email PTS at transportation@wku.edu with request for reserved parking.  Please name the lot in which you are interested.  Requests will be reviewed and assigned as space allows in the requested area.  Wait lists will be maintained for high demand areas. 

GH and GR: Gated Permits - $400/Year

Gated permits allow parking in:
  • Your designated zone only:
    • GH = Gated Hilltop
    • GR = Gated Regents
    • Non-Premium (FS3) lots
    • Main Campus Commuter (C1) Lots (except PS2)
    • Lots zoned AP – “All Permits”
    • 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

AS: Alumni Square Garage Permit - $240/Year

AS permits allow parking in:
  • Alumni Square Garage
  • Lots zoned AP - "All Permits"
  • 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 provided by:
  • RED LINE from 7:15 AM – 8:00 PM, Mon-Fri.  10 min peak service.

FS1 & FS2: Premium Parking - $220/Year

Premium permits allow parking in:
  • Your designated zone only:
    • FS1 = The Hill and faculty/staff lots off Normal Street.
    • FS2 = Athletics Area and South Lawn
    • Non-Premium (FS3) lots
    • Main Campus Commuter (C1) Lots (except PS2)
    • Lots zoned AP – “All Permits”
    • 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

FS3: Non-Premium Parking - $100/Year

FS3 permits allow parking in:
  • Non-Premium (FS3) lots
  • Main Campus Commuter (C1) Lots (except PS2)
  • Lots zoned AP – “All Permits”
  • 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

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

C2 permits allow parking in:
  • South Campus Commuter Lots (C2) 
  • Main Campus C1 and AP 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.

D1: 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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 Last Modified 11/22/16