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 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/$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 on S. Church Street and North Campus Drive.  This garage will be complete by the end of August 2021.  Once the necessary parking equipment is in place, we will open the garage for daily parking only during the fall 2021 semester.  We anticipate selling semester passes beginning spring 2022.
    • 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 Fall 2021

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.

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 are on sale NOW!  You have the option to pay via credit/debit card or you may opt for pre-tax payroll deduction.  Please click here if you would like to purchase a parking garage pass for Sharpless Street Garage or New Street Garage.
  • STUDENTS: Parking garage passes are SOLD OUT!  The waitlist is at it's max so we will not be adding additional students at this time.  Those who have been waitlisted will know in the next few weeks if they have been selected to purchase the garage they are waitlisted for.  If additional space becomes available, we will send an email with details.  

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

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

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