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Visitor Parking

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 transportation@wku.edu.


  • Parking meters are available throughout campus.  Fees are $0.50/15 minutes.  Meters are available throughout campus for a fee of $0.50/15 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. 

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. 

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 – 4:30 PM, Mon - Fri only.

Chestnut Street North Pay 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 – 4:30 PM, Mon – Fri.

Regents Pay Lot

  • Payment machine serves lot. 
  • Rates are $2/hour with a $10/day maximum.
  • Fees assessed 7:30AM – 10:30PM daily

Alumni Square Garage

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

Pearce Ford Loop Pay Lot

  • Rates are $2/hour with a $10/day maximum. 
  • Fees are assessed 7:30AM - 10:30PM daily.

South Campus

  • Visitors may park FREE  at the South Campus Park and Ride Lots and use the Topper Transit South Campus Route Map travels to the Main Campus. 
    • Service frequency is every 10 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. 

Park Mobile Reservations

  • Visitors may use Park Mobile which provides pay-as-you-go parking.
  • Parking fees are based on the lot you choose. 
  • To make a reservation, visit the Park Mobile reservation website  wku.pmreserve.com. 
  • For more information, visit the Park Mobile section on our website.

Departmental Visitors

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. 

See the complete Visitor Parking Policy.


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 Last Modified 9/30/21