Parking Garages

Parking Garage Pass General Information 

  • West Chester University owns and operates four parking garages on campus.
  • Sharpless Street Garage is located at 25 Sharpless Street.  Daily, hourly and semester passes are available.  Passes are limited and are sold on a first served basis.
    • Hourly/Daily Parking: $1.50 per hours/$6.00 max daily rate
  • New Street Garage is located at 300 West Nields Street.  Daily, hourly and semester passes are available.  Passes are limited and are sold on a first served basis.
    • Hourly/Daily Parking: $1.50 per hours/$6.00 max daily rate  
  • Student Recreation Center Parking Garage is located at 275 North Campus Drive.  This garage is a daily and hourly parking garage only.
    • Hourly/Daily Parking: $1.50 per hours/$6.00 max daily rate
  • Matlack Garage is located at 100 East Campus Drive and requires a valid University parking permit.  Those who hold a Commuter, Employee or North Resident parking permit are permitted to park here.

**The Parking Garage Pass is to be used by the Owner ONLY.  If this policy is found to be abused, parking access will automatically be deactivated and parking privileges may be suspended or revoked**

Parking Garage Pass Information Spring 2021

THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BELOW REFERS TO THE UPCOMING SPRING 2021 SEMESTER ONLY!   

Parking Garage Passes are now on sale for the Spring 2021 semester.  Passes are available for the Sharpless Street Garage and New Street Garage.  We will no longer sell parking garage passes for the Student Recreation Center Garage. The SRC Garage will be a daily parking garage only.  You may pay to park in any 3 garages (Sharpless, New Street and SRC) as often as you need ($1.50 per hour / $6.00 max daily rate). Please note, all garages accept CREDIT CARD, DEBIT CARD AND RAM BUCKS.  You will not be able to use cash to pay for daily parking.

Access to all garages will be through your WCU ID Ram Card once you are approved for the parking garage pass.  A separate proxy card will not be issued.  

  • EMPLOYEES:
    • Parking Garage Passes have been temporarily reduced to 50% for the spring 2021 semester ONLY!
    • Cost for the spring 2021 semester: $130.00
    • Payment must be made online with a credit card or you may opt for pre-tax payroll deduction
    • Please refer to the email sent on Monday, December 14th for additional information regarding parking garage passes
  • STUDENTS:
    • Parking Garage Passes have been temporarily reduced to 50% for the spring 2021 semester ONLY!
    • Cost for the spring 2021 semester: $100.00
    • Payment must be made online with a credit card 
    • Please refer to the email sent on Monday, January 4th for additional information regarding parking garage passes

If you would like to purchase a Parking Garage Pass, please click HERE.  Be sure to select the correct garage permit type.

Parking Garage Pass Cost 

The cost for Parking Garage Passes varies by group (see below).  Payment must be paid by Credit / Debit card only!  Employees may also opt for a pre-tax payroll deduction for the purchase of their pass.

  • Employees:
    • Fall & Spring Semester - $260.00 each semester or $670.00 for an annual that includes both academic semester and the summer sessions
  • Students:
    • Fall & Spring Semester - $200.00 each semester
  • Employees/Students:
    • Summer (includes all summer sessions) - $150.00

In order to pick up your garage pass, the following documentation is required:

  • Proof of purchase 
  • University ID Card
  • Valid vehicle registration

Refunds: Refund requests are reviewed on a case by case basis.  Please contact Parking Services to inquire about a refund.                                                       

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