Visitor parking

Daily parking permit machine

Welcome to WSU Vancouver!

There are a variety of short-term parking options on campus. Please keep in mind that payment for parking is required from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday ­through Friday year round.

Daily parking permits

  • Daily scratch permits: Valid in any nonmetered, nonrestricted parking space in any Orange, Green or Gray parking lot. Available for $4 at:
    • Parking Services office
    • Student Services Center
    • Cafeteria
  • Online permits: Purchase ($3.69 plus tax) and print before your visit. Available at at van-parking.vancouver.wsu.edu. Valid in any nonmetered, nonrestricted parking space in any Orange, Green or Gray lot.
  • Blue Daily Pay lot: Purchase a receipt (cash or credit card, $3; after 5 p.m., $1.50) at the automated station in the blue lot or the information kiosk at the top of the hill from the Salmon Creek entrance.

Meters

  • Free 30-minute parking: Near Dengerink Administration Building and Student Services Center.
  • Up to 2 hours: Available throughout campus; see locations designated “M” on campus map (PDF). Meters accept quarters, dimes and nickels; $1.50 per hour.

Evenings and weekends

Parking is free on campus after 7 p.m. weekdays and on weekends. However, please keep in mind that some spaces are restricted and lots are monitored 24 hours a day.

Permits and parking receipts must be displayed face up on the dashboard or hung from the rearview mirror to be valid.