Parking Garages

Garage Parking Pass Information

 West Chester University owns and operates four parking garages on campus.  

  • Sharpless Street Garage is located at the intersections of Sharpless and Church Streets.  This garage is a semester pass only parking facility.  Passes are limited and are sold on a first come first served basis.
  • New Street Garage is located at the corner of South New Street and 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/$9.00 max daily rate  
  • Student Recreation Center Parking Garage is located at the corner of South New Street and North Campus Drive.  This garage is a semester pass only parking facility.  Passes are limited are are sold on a first come first served basis.
  • Matlack Garage is located on 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 the same parking garage pass is found being used by more than one person, that parking garage pass will automatically be deactivated and parking priveleges may be suspended or revoked**

Lost Your Parking Garage Pass?  

If you misplace or lose your parking garage pass, there is a non-refundable fee of $10.00.  Please visit Parking Services to complete payment (cash or check only) and to receive your replacement parking garage pass.

Parking Garage Pass Information 

  • Parking Garage Passes for Fall 2021 are not currently on sale.  We will send notification via email with the sale date and payment process.

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: There are no refunds for parking garage semester passes. All Sales are Final.


New Street Garage Parking Vouchers (WCU Department Use Only)

The Voucher Program is intended for Departments who regularly host guests on campus.  Departments can purchase vouchers which enable your guests to park in the New Street Parking Garage at no charge to your guest.  Employees and Students may not use the vouchers. 

Vouchers are good for one-time use and expire on 12/31/2020.  Cost per voucher: $9.00.

Please follow below instructions if you wish to obtain parking vouchers for New Street Garage:

  • Email Ashley Arroyo ( when you are ready to purchase X amount of vouchers.  Please provide your Cost Center to charge in order for Accounting to process an expense chargeback.  
  • Parking Services will provide you with the amount of vouchers you wish to purchase, exit instructions for your guest and a log sheet for your records

Visitor/Guest Responsibilities:

  • Guests must park in the New Street Garage and pull a ticket at the entrance gate
  • They must collect their voucher from you PRIOR to leaving campus
  • When guests leave the garage for the day, they will use the paystation located in the corridor of the New Street Garage
    • Guest inserts the ticket they received at the entrance gate 
    • Guest inserts the voucher when asked for payment 
      • Once the transaction is complete, the voucher will be released
    • Guests inserts the paid voucher at the exit gate and the gate will lift 
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