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Vendor Parking Policy


Policy Details

Vendors have the following parking options at WKU:

  • Annual Commercial Permit ($245/year)
    • 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM valid in all zones, expect gated lots
    • 4:30 PM – 7:30 AM valid in all zones 
    • Valid 30 minute maximum in University Service Vehicle Spaces (WS)
    • Firms are eligible for two (2) annual permits.
    • Annual permits are issued to the company for use by any employee of the company. 
  • Monthly or Daily Dash Permit ($2/day)
    • Parking and Transportation Services will designate parking according to availability.
    • PTS will limit the number of monthly or daily permits available to maintain adequate parking for faculty, staff, and students.
    • Valid 30 minute maximum in University Service Vehicle Spaces (WS)
  • Visitors may purchase a $2/day Visitor Parking Permit at Parking and Transportation Services office located on Campbell Lane.  Visitor permits are non-refundable.
  • Public Parking
    • Parking meters are available throughout campus for a fee of $0.50/15 minutes. Parking length and enforcement hours vary by location. Check the sticker on the meter for details. If no sticker is present, assume the meter is being enforced. 
    • The Diddle South Public Parking Lot, located on the Avenue of Champions, is available for a fee of $2/hour with $1 for each additional hour ($10/day maximum).  A multi-space payment machine serves entire lot.  Parking fees are assessed between 7:30AM to 4:30PM Monday - Friday.
    • Chestnut Street North Lot has a multi-space payment machine that services 16 spaces in the front corner of the lot.  Rates are $2/hour with $1 for each additional hour ($10/day maximum).  Parking fees are assessed between 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday.
    • Regents Pay Lot provides visitor parking.  Rates are $2/hour with $1 for each additional hour ($10/day maximum).  Parking fees are assessed between 7:30 AM to 10:30 PM daily.
    • Pearce Ford Loop Pay Lot. Rates are $2/hour with a $10/day maximum. Fees assessed 7:30AM to 10:30PM daily.
    • Alumni Square Garage offers "pay as you go parking" with credit card validations, one day permit parking, and event parking.  Daily parking fees are $2/hour with $10 daily maximum.

Vendors are expected to adhere to all University parking policies and regulations.  Vendors found in violation of University parking policy may be fined or towed at owner’s expense. 

Vendor is responsible for any citation issued against the vendor permit. 


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 Last Modified 12/8/20