Western Kentucky University

Faculty & Staff Parking

Faculty and Staff Parking

Faculty and Staff may choose from several parking options.  Please note, there is a waiting list for some permits.

South Campus Park and Ride Permit - $50

Faculty and Staff may purchase the South Campus Park and Ride Permit which allows parking at South Campus all day. In addition, the permit is also honored on the main campus after 2:00 PM in Commuter Lots (except PS2) and lots zoned "All Permits" (AP).

The WHITE LINE is the only route serving South Campus. During peak service, a bus will be leaving South Campus every 6 minutes. The South Campus Park and Ride Permit is recommended for Faculty and Staff members who are seeking a low cost parking option, who come to campus occasionally, or who come to campus late in the day.

Non-Premium Permit - $95

The Non-Premium Permit is available to all Faculty and Staff members. This permit allows parking in all Non-Premium parking lots, as well as in Commuter Lots (except PS2) and lots zoned "All Permits" (AP).

Premium Permit - $185

Premium Permits are sold as a renewal to current Premium Permit holders. Additional permits are sold from a waiting list as space allows. To be placed on the Premium waiting list, use the Permit Waitlist option on your WKU Parking Account. Your name will be added in the order it is received. Waiting lists are maintained from year to year. Premium Permits allow parking in Premium and Non-Premium lots, as well as in Commuter lots (except PS2) and lots zoned "All Permits" (AP).

Gated Permits - $400

Gated Regents and Gated Hilltop Permits are sold as a renewal to current gated permit holders.  Additional permits are sold from a waiting list as space allows.  To be placed on either the Gated Regents or Gated Hilltop Waiting List, use the Permit wait list option on your WKU Parking Account.  Your name will be added in the order it is received.  Waiting lists are maintained from year to year.  Gated permits allow parking in their specific gated lots as well as in Non-Premium and Commuter lots (except PS2) and lots zoned "All Permits" (AP). 

Alumni Square Garage Permit - $200 Year

Faculty and Staff are eligible to buy the Alumni Square Garage Permit which guarantees parking within the facility.  The Alumni Square Garage Permit is also honored in lots zoned "All Permits" (AP).  This option is best suited for Faculty and Staff with offices on the north end of campus.

Transit service provides direct access to major academic buildings on State Street and Normal Street The RED LINE pick ups passengers on Center Street next to the Augenstein Alumni Center on its way to campus.


Disability Parking - $95

A WKU Disability Permit is required to park in disability parking spaces on campus.  WKU Disability permits are issued in person at the PTS office.  For more information regarding disability parking requirements, click HERE.

Evening Parking

(4:30 PM - 10:00 PM; Sunday - Friday)

In the evening, a current WKU parking permit is required to park in the Gated Regents, Gated Hilltop, and Mimosa lots. The low cost South Campus Permit is recommended if you will only be visiting campus after 4:30 PM.

All other Premium and Non-Premium faculty and staff lots, as well as Commuter lots (including PS2), are open in the evenings. Permits are not required in open lots.

Special events may disrupt evening parking, particularly around Diddle Arena.

For more information, read the EVENING PARKING POLICY.

Weekend Parking

(Saturday and Sunday)

All campus parking lots are open Saturdays and Sundays. Permits are not required in open lots.

 



 Last Modified 7/7/14