Parking Permits

Where and When Can I Buy a Permit?

Parking permits are sold online via credit card only!  There will be no in person sales.  Please refer to the below information regarding spring 2021 parking permit sales.

Parking Services is open Monday through Friday, 8AM to 2PM.  Please call or check our website for any closures. 

WCU Parking Permit Sales Spring 2021

Parking permits will be REQUIRED in all university parking lots during the spring 2021 semester.  Parking permits are $30.00.

Parking permits are on sale NOW!  Payment MUST be made online with a credit card.  We will not accept cash or check in person unless you do not have WCU credentials to log-in online.  You will be required to attach a copy of your vehicle registration and drivers license or WCU ID during registration. 

EMPLOYEES: If you purchase your parking permit via credit card PRIOR TO JANUARY 11TH, WE WILL MAIL THE PERMIT to the address you provide during registration.  If purchase is made ON OR AFTER JANUARY 11TH, you will be responsible for picking up your parking permit at Parking Services.  Please be sure to wear a mask!  Please review the email sent from Public Safety on 12/14/2020 should you have additional questions regarding permit sales.

STUDENTS: Due to current postal service restrictions and delays, we will not be mailing student parking permits this semester.  You will be responsible for picking up your parking permit at Parking Services.  Please review the email sent from Public Safety on 01/04/2021 should you have additional questions regarding permit sales.

Parking Services is open Monday through Friday, 8AM to 2PM.  Please call or check our website for any closures.

Summer/Winter Parking Information 

Summer/Winter Parking begins on the Monday after commencement, and ends on the Friday before the first day of Fall/Spring classes each year.  Parking permits are required in employee areas, visitor areas, and other specially designated spaces. These areas are enforced 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.  Parking Permits are not required in student designated parking spaces

Parking Permit Registration

  • Online Registration is currently AVAILABLE! 
    • All parking permits must be purchased online with a credit card unless you do not have WCU credentials to log-in online (USH or Aramark Employees)
      • Valid vehicle registration and photo ID will be a required attachment when registering
    • Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 2:00pm
      • Please call or check our website for any closures 

Parking Ticket Holds and Appeals

All outstanding parking tickets and holds must be cleared prior to purchasing an annual permit. You can view holds on your account in MyWCU. Parking tickets may be paid:

  • Online
    • Please note, you will notice a "new look" when you pay parking tickets online as Parking Services has implemented a new parking system
  • Mail
    • Bursar Office - 25 University Ave. West Chester, PA 19383

If you wish to to appeal a parking violation, please follow the procedure below:

  • Appeal in writing at the Public Safety Parking Services office within 10 calendar days from the date the violation was issued.  All appeals must be submitted on the official appeal form.  Appeal forms are available at the Public Safety Parking Services office and online.

The following reasons are not considered sufficient grounds for an appeal:

  • Forgetfulness
  • Short parking duration
  • Failure to display permit
  • Inability to see sign
  • Unavailability of parking spaces
  • Insufficient funding to pay ticket

Refunds

There are no refunds for parking permits. All Sales are Final.

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