Summer/Winter Break Parking Information

Summer/Winter Parking begins on the Monday after commencement, and ends on the Friday before the first day of fall/spring classes each year.

Parking permits are required in employee areas, visitor areas, and other specially designated spaces. These areas are enforced 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Parking Permits are not required in student designated parking spaces.


Employees: Please refrain from parking in student parking lots during break as students who are taking summer/winter classes utilize these parking lots. 

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Parking  Information


Please refer to the Parking Permits and Parking Garages page for information regarding Fall 2021 sales. 

  • All permits are sold for $30.00 and must be purchased online
  • All outstanding tickets must be paid prior to new permit purchases
  • Pay parking tickets online or by mail to the Bursar Office (25 University Ave.)
    • A reimbursement will not be issued for already paid parking ticket(s)

Additional Information

Off Campus Parking 
For information about parking on the streets surrounding our campus or in the parking garages in West Chester Borough, please refer to the Borough of West Chester's Parking Services page, or call 610-696-4521.

WCU Employees:
If you are hosting guests on campus, please use the Temporary Parking Pass Request Form 

All other Visitors to campus: 
Visitors are encouraged to park in Sharpless Street Garage, New Street Garage or Student Rec Center Garage.  Please visit our Parking Garage page for details. 

Visitors are required to obtain a visitor's parking pass to park in any surface parking lot or in the Matlack Parking Garage. Visitor parking passes may be obtained at Parking Services. Detailed visitor parking information can be found in Visitor Policies

Campus Construction 
We apologize for any inconvenience in parking caused by campus construction. These projects are necessary to improve our community. To contact Parking Services call 610-436-3345 Monday-Friday, 8am-4pm.

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