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Faculty & Staff Parking

Faculty and Staff Parking

2018-2019 Faculty/Staff Map

How do parking permit sales work?

Faculty/staff permits are available to employees and affiliates. 

  • Reserved Parking may be requested by full-time, benefits-eligible employees.  Contact PTS for details. 
  • Gated Regents (GR) and Gated Hilltop (GH) permits are sold as a renewal to current gated permit holders.  Additional permits are sold from a waiting list as space allows. 
  • Alumni Square Garage (AS) permits are sold on a first come, first served basis.  Additional permits are sold from a waiting list as space allows.
  • Premium Permits (FS1 & FS2) are sold as a renewal to current Premium Permit holders. Additional permits are sold from a waiting list as space allows.
  • Non-Premium (FS3) and South Campus (C4) permits are available to all employees.

To be placed on a Waiting List, use the Permit Wait list option on your WKU PARKING ACCOUNT

Please note: parking lots may be reserved at any time for events or maintenance.  Monitor WKU e-mail or PTS Facebook / Twitter pages for service announcements.

Which permit is right for me?

  • GH – Gated Hilltop: Employees who work on the Hill seeking a guaranteed parking option.
  • GR – Gated Regents: Employees working in the central part of campus seeking a guaranteed parking option.
  • AS – Alumni Square Garage: Employees working on the Hill or Alumni Square seeking a guaranteed parking option.
  • FS1 – Premium Parking: Employees working on the Hill or near Ransdell Hall who prefer to park close to their workplace.
  • FS2 – Premium Parking: Employees working near Diddle Arena who prefer to park close to their workplace.
  • FS3 – Non-Premium Parking: New employees and employees seeking a low-cost parking option on the perimeter of campus.
  • C4 – South Campus Parking: Employees who work at South Campus, who work on Main Campus after 2PM weekdays, or who are seeking a low-cost park and ride option.
  • HS - Health Sciences: employees associated with Nursing School or DPT

Evening Parking (4:30 PM – 10:00 PM, weekdays): 

  • Mimosa, Gated Regents and Gated Hilltop Lots become AP – All Permit zones in the evening.  A current WKU permit is required for these lots. 
  • Remaining faculty/staff (FS1, FS2, FS3) and Commuter lots become open lots, no permit required.

Please note:  Housing zones are enforced for Housing permits at all times.

Saturday and Sunday Parking: 

  • All parking lots are open; permits are not enforced. 
  • Disability parking, safety violations, and meters near residence halls are enforced at all times.
  • Enforcement of Housing permits begins at 4:30 PM on Sunday afternoons.

PERMIT DESCRIPTIONS

R: Reserved Permit - $720/Year

R permits allow parking in:
  • Your designated space from 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM weekdays.
    • If an unauthorized vehicle is parked in your space during business hours, call PTS to have vehicle cited or towed. 
    • If spaces are used for events/maintenance during business hours, alternate parking will be provided.
  • Any non-reserved space in all zones, including Gated Regents and Gated Hilltop Lots.

To request a Reserved Permit, email PTS at transportation@wku.edu with request for reserved parking.  Please name the lot in which you are interested.  Requests will be reviewed and assigned as space allows in the requested area.  Wait lists will be maintained for high demand areas. 

GH and GR: Gated Permits - $440/Year

Gated permits allow parking in:
  • Your designated zone only:
    • GH = Gated Hilltop
    • GR = Gated Regents
  • Non-Premium (FS3) lots
  • Main Campus Commuter C1 and C2 Lots (except PS2)
  • Lots zoned "OZ" (Overflow Zone)
  • Russellville Road West Park and Ride Commuter Lot (C3)
  • South Campus Park and Ride Commuter Lots (C4)
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in all lots except Housing.

Please note:  Gated Permits are not honored in Premium FS1, FS2, or Housing zones.

AS: Alumni Square Garage Permit - $265/Year

AS permits allow parking in:
  • Alumni Square Garage
    • Located next to Augenstein Alumni Center
    • Served by the Topper Transit Red Line.
  • South Campus Park and Ride Commuter Lots (C4) 
    • Served by the Topper Transit White Line.
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in all lots except Housing.

Please note:  The Alumni Square Garage Permit is not honored in Housing zones.

FS1 & FS2: Premium Parking - $240/Year

Premium permits allow parking in:
  • Your designated zone only:
    • FS1 = The Hill and faculty/staff lots off Normal Street.
    • FS2 = Athletics Area and South Lawn
  • Non-Premium (FS3) lots
  • Main Campus Commuter C1 and C2 Lots (except PS2)
  • Lots zoned "OZ" (Overflow Zone)
  • Russellville Road West Park and Ride Commuter Lot (C3)
    • Served by the Topper Transit Red Line.
  • South Campus Park and Ride Commuter Lots (C4)
    • Served by the Topper Transit White Line. 
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in all lots except Housing.

Please note:  FS1 and FS2 Premium Permits are not honored in Housing zones.

FS3: Non-Premium Parking - $110/Year

FS3 permits allow parking in:
  • Non-Premium (FS3) lots
  • Main Campus Commuter C1 and C2 Lots (except PS2)
  • Lots zoned "OZ" (Overflow Zone)
  • Russellville Road West Park and Ride Commuter Lot (C3)
    • Served by the Topper Transit Red Line.
  • South Campus Park and Ride Commuter Lots (C4)
    • Served by the Topper Transit White Line. 
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in all lots except Housing.

Please note:  FS3 Non-Premium Permits are not honored in Housing zones.

C4: South Campus Park and Ride Permit - $50/Year

C4 permits allow parking in:
  • South Campus Commuter Lots (C4) 
    • Served by the Topper Transit White Line.
  • After 2PM weekdays, also honored in Commuter C1, C2, C3, and OZ lots. 
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in all lots except Housing.

HS:  Health Sciences - $130/Year 

HS permits allow parking in:
  • Downtown Medical Center gated and overflow lot.   
  • South Campus (SC) lot at all times. 
  • After 2PM weekdays, Main Campus Commuter C1, C2, and Overflow Zones (OZ).  
  • Between 4:30 PM and 7:30 AM, Mon-Fri., permit is also honored in all lots except Housing.

D1: Disability Parking - $110/Year

A WKU Disability Permit is required to park in disability parking spaces on campus.  For more information regarding disability parking requirements, click HERE.

 

 

 

 

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 Last Modified 4/23/18