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.  This garage is semester/annual pass parking only.
  • 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**

**Any type of theft of service from the parking garage will immediately be reported to the West Chester University Police Department.  The report will be fully investigated and proper action will be taken**

Parking Garage Pass Information

Summer 2022 

Employee & Student cost for summer garage passes: $150.00 (includes all summer sessions).  Access will begin on May 27th, 2022 and expire on August 20, 2022.

To purchase a Summer 2022 parking garage pass, please CLICK HERE.

Fall 2022

Employees: Parking Garage Passes are on sale NOW for this academic school year.  Please review the email sent from Public Safety on May 25th for details.  To purchase a semester or annual parking garage pass, please CLICK HERE.

Students: Parking Garage Passes will be on sale on AUGUST 3rd, 2022 at 10AM!  First come, first serve.  For more details, please review the email sent from Public Safety on July 29th and August 2nd.  

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.  

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.  

Parking Garage Pass Details

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 pass that includes both academic semesters and summer sessions
  • 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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