Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

Parking Services

On Campus Permit Sales

Locations and Hours:

Peoples Building

690 South Church Street

West Chester, PA


Parking Permit Sales:

Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Parking Services Office

2015-2016 EMPLOYEE PARKING PERMITS are on sale now!!

You have the option of registering your vehicle and making your payment online at: or completing the application in person at WCU Parking Services located in the Peoples Building.

You may purchase your parking permit online with a credit card. This payment option is only available online. Only cash or checks will be accepted at the WCU Parking Services window. If you choose to register online, please allow 2 business days for your parking application to be processed. Please be sure to bring your vehicle registration and photo I.D. to Parking Services when you pick up your permit.

All parking permits must be picked up in person.

Visitors to campus are required to obtain a visitor’s parking pass to park in any surface parking lot or in the Matlack Parking Structure.  Visitor’s parking passes may be obtained at University Parking Services, located at the address above.  In order to obtain a visitor’s parking pass, a valid operator’s license and vehicle registration must be presented.

Visitors are encouraged to consider parking in the Sharpless Parking Structure located on Sharpless Street between High and South Church Streets.  This parking structure is a pay to park facility, but  many visitor’s feel it is the most convenient parking.

Detailed visitor parking information can be found here: Visitor Parking

Refer to the Parking / Vehicle Regulations section to learn how to qualify for the purchase of a parking permit and other regulations regarding parking and traffic enforcement on campus.

Motorist Assistance

If you wish to appeal a parking ticket please click here to obtain an appeal form. Print the form and when completed, appeals can be mailed in, dropped off in person, or faxed to parking services.

Posted signs supercede printed materials in regard to enforcement of parking regulations on campus.

We apologize for any inconvenience in parking caused by campus construction. These projects are necessary to improve our community.

West Chester Borough - Off Campus Parking

For information about parking on the streets surrounding our campus or in the parking garages in West Chester, please refer to and go to the parking services link or call


Motorist Assistance

Overflow parking available in Lower Q lot

"Picture taken on 9/12/2011 at 10:30am"