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/$9.00 max daily rate
  • New Street Garage is located at 704 S. New 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/$9.00 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/$9.00 max daily rate
  • The Commons Parking Garage is located at 670 South Church Street.  Once the necessary parking equipment is in place, we will open the garage for daily parking only during the spring 2022 semester.  We will not sell semester or annual parking passes for this garage for the spring 2022 semester.
    • Hourly/Daily Parking: $1.50 per hours/$9.00 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 2022

Passes will be available for the Sharpless Street Garage and New Street Garage.  We 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 / $9.00 max daily rate - subject to change). 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.

**The Commons Garage: Once the necessary parking equipment is in place, we will open the garage for daily parking only during the spring 2022 semester.  we will not sell semester or annual parking pas for this garage for the spring 2022 semester. 

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: An email will be sent the week of December 6th, 2021 with payment details regarding spring 2022 passes for the parking garages.  

Students: An email will be sent the week of January 3rd, 2021 with garage details and a date that sales will begin for spring 2022 passes for the parking garages.  

Parking Garage Pass Details

The cost for Parking Garage Passes varies by group (see below) and is by semester only - we do not sell annual parking garage passes.  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 
  • Students:
    • Fall & Spring Semester - $200.00 each semester
  • Employees/Students
    • Summer (includes all summer sessions) - $150.00

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

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