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Public Parking Options

Public Parking Options

Welcome To WKU

There are many parking options available for WKU visitors and guests.  Please direct any questions to 270-745-2361 or email us at 


  • Parking meters are available throughout campus.  Fees are $0.25/15 minutes.  Meters are available throughout campus for a fee of $0.25/15 minutes. Parking length and enforcement hours vary by location.
  • Check the sticker on the meter for details. If no sticker is present, assume the meter is being enforced.  See the SHORT-TERM METERED PARKING MAP.

 Temporary Visitor Permit

  • Visitors may purchase a $2/day Visitor Parking Permit at Parking and Transportation Services office located on Campbell Lane. Visitor permits are non-refundable. See the VISITOR PARKING MAP.

Diddle South Lot

  • Located on Avenue of Champions. 
  • Payment machine serves entire parking lot.
  • Rates are $2/hour with $1 each additional half-hour.
  • Fees assessed weekdays 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Mon - Fri only.

Chestnut Street North Lot

  • Payment machine serves 16 spaces in the front corner of the lot.
  • Rates are $2/hour with a $10/day maximum.
  • Fees assessed weekdays 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM, Mon – Fri.

Regents Lot

  • Rates are $2/hour with a $10/day maximum.
  • Fees assessed 7:30AM – 10:00PM daily, Mon – Sat.

Alumni Square Garage

  • Rates are $2/hour with a $10/day maximum. 
  • Event parking varies.

South Campus

  • Visitors may park FREE at the South Campus Park and Ride Lots and use the Topper Transit White Line to travel to the Main Campus.  
    • White Line service frequency is every 6 minutes during peak service.
    •  See the Transit section on our website for more details. 
  • The South Campus Park and Ride Lots include Campbell Lane Lot and South Campus Lot.
  • Please check in at the Parking and Transportation Services office. 

Departments or coordinators planning conferences, short courses, workshops, or meetings may request visitor parking passes for their guests in advance of planned visits.  See Departmental Service Request for information on how to submit a request. 



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 Last Modified 11/22/16