Western Kentucky University

Commuter Parking

Commuter Parking

Commuter Permit - $90 Year

(7:00 AM - 4:30 PM; Monday - Friday)

The Commuter Permit allows parking in any of the designated Commuter or "All Permit" lots on the main campus and South Campus. 

Commuter Permits are recommended for students with early or late classes, or who need immediate access to their vehicles throughout the day.

South Campus Permit - $50 Year

The South Campus Permit is also available to Commuter students.  It allows parking in the Campbell Lane Lot and the South Campus Lot.  In addition, this permit is honored in the Commuter Lots (except PS2) and "All Permit" lots after 2:00 PM weekdays, and in the Gated Regents, Gated Hilltop, and Mimosa lots after 4:30 PM.

FREE Topper Transit service is available to and from the Campbell Lane Lot and the South Campus Lot Monday - Friday, 7:20 AM - 9:30 PM.

South Campus Permits are recommended for students arriving on campus after 9:30 AM or for students taking late afternoon or evening classes.

Alumni Square Garage Permit - $200 Year

Commuter students are eligible to buy the Alumni Square Garage Permit which guarantees parking within the facility.  The Alumni Square Garage Permit is also honored in "All Permit" lots.  This option is best suited for Commuters who have classes on the north end of campus.

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.

Housing permits are required in Housing lots beginning Sunday evening.

Disability Parking

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.

 

Girls commuting
Carpooling is a great way to commute to campus.
 Last Modified 3/24/14