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Changes to Commuter Parking

Changes for Commuter Students

Parking and Transit changes for the 2015-2016 academic year.

2015-2016 COMMUTER PARKING MAP

Alumni Square Garage (AC)

  • AC - Alumni Square Garage Commuter permit will be $200/year.
  • Provides guaranteed parking in the Alumni Square Garage from 6 AM - 6 PM weekdays. Also allows parking in AP – “All Permit” zones.
  • A new waiting list will be created and maintained for the 2015-16 academic year.
  • Extended hours: The Alumni Square Garage will be served by the Topper Transit RED LINE from 7:30 AM – 8:30 PM weekdays.

Main Campus Commuter Parking (C1)

  • C1 – Main Campus Commuter Parking permit will be $100/year.
  • The C1 permit allows parking in C1, C2, and AP – “All Permits” zones before 4:30 PM Mon-Fri.  It allows parking in all lots except Housing (H1 – H5) after 4:30 PM Mon-Fri.
  • C1 permit sales will be limited and sold on a first come, first served basis. 
  • A new waiting list will be created and maintained for the 2015-16 academic year.

 South Campus Commuter Park and Ride (C2)

  • C2 - South Campus Commuter Parking permit will be $50/year.
  • The C2 permit allows parking on South Campus C2 lots at all times.  It is honored in lots zoned AP - "All Permit"  and in C1 lots on the main campus after 2 PM, Mon – Fri, and in all lots except Housing (H1 – H5) after 4:30 PM, Mon-Fri.
  • Park and Ride service to the main campus will be provided by the WHITE LINE transit route from 7:15 AM – 6 PM and the GREEN LINE from 6 PM – 10 PM, Mon – Fri.

Commuter Student Permit Options for the 2015-2016 Academic Year

PERMIT
 FEE / YEAR
ALLOWS PARKING IN:
Alumni Square Garage Commuter Permit (AC) $200/year

While supplies last                         

  • Guaranteed parking in Alumni Square Garage, 6AM – 6PM weekdays.
  • Lots zoned AP - "All Permits" on main campus
  • C2 - South Campus Park and Ride Lots
  • After 4:30 PM - all lots except Housing Lots
Main Campus Commuter Permit  (C1)

$100 / year

While supplies last

  • C1 - Commuter parking lots on main campus
  • Lots zoned AP - "All Permits" on main campus
  • C2 - South Campus Park and Ride Lots
  • After 4:30 PM - all lots except Housing Lots
South Campus Commuter Park and Ride Permit (C2) $50/year
  • C2 - South Campus Park and Ride Lots all day
  • After 2PM – All C1 Main Campus Commuter Lots and lots zoned AP - "All Permits"
  • After 4:30 PM - all lots except Housing Lots
Disability Parking Permit $100/year
  • A WKU disability permit is required to park in disability spaces on campus.  WKU Disability permits are issued in person at the PTS office.  For more information regarding disability parking requirements, click HERE

 

Additional Public Parking Options

  • North Chestnut Lot – This will operate similar to Diddle South Lot with a payment machine serving 16 spaces. 
  • Gated Regents Lot – As space allows, pay by the hour parking will be available in the Gated Regents Lot.  Pull a ticket to enter and pay on exit.  Public parking will be available 7:30AM – 10:00 PM Mon – Sat.
  • Fee for all public parking on campus is $2/hour with a $10/day maximum.
For more details, see the PUBLIC PARKING page.

Transit Service Changes

Transit Services are being adjusted to provide better service.


  • A new BLUE LINE PARK N' RIDE route will provide service from Commuter C1 parking on Russellville Road to the main campus.  Service will be provided on a 15 minute interval from 7:15 AM to 6:00 PM weekdays.
  • The RED LINE NORTH CAMPUS CIRCULATOR route will have extended service until 8:30 PM.  This will provide better connections between the top of the hill academic buildings and the bottom of the hill commuter parking lots for students taking evening classes.
  • The GREEN LINE EXPRESS will have express service off campus weekdays (2 PM to 6 PM) from Campbell Lane.  The Green Line full route schedule, including main campus destinations, resumes at 6 PM. 
For more details, see the CHANGES TO TRANSIT page.

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 Last Modified 7/10/15