Parking Permits

Purchase a permit

A permit is required to park on campus except in metered stalls. This means that all faculty, staff, and students that wish to park on campus during enforcement hours must have a valid University parking permit or pay at a parking meter. Explore permit options below.

Students

2019-20 Academic Year Parking for Returning Students

For returning students living in on-campus housing, residence ‘R’ permit sign up will be April 15 through May 3, 2019. Check your university email account the week of April 15 for a link to sign up. Permit sales start August 5, 2019 at 8am.

Students living in Aspenson Mogensen can choose to purchase an underground permit or surface lot ‘W’ permit valid from June 2019-May 2020. Permit sales start May 6, 2019 at 8am and will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out.

Students living in Haymarket Landing can choose to purchase an underground permit or a city ramp permit valid from September 2019-May 2020. Permits sales start August 5, 2019 at 8am and will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out.

Students living in Haymarket Landing this summer (June-August) will receive summer parking information through their university email account the week of May 13

Commuter students (returning, incoming first year or transfer) can purchase ‘S’ permits starting August 5, 2019 at 8am and will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out.

2019-20 Academic Year Parking for Incoming Freshmen and Transfer Students

Incoming first-year and transfer students living in on-campus housing, will participate in a lottery for residence ‘R’ permits. The lottery will be held from June 10 through July 12, 2019.

Details regarding the lottery and sign up process will be sent from Blugold Central to your university email account the week of June 10 and will be discussed at orientation. Sales for Residence (R) and Bollinger (B) permits will start August 5, 2019 at 8am.

What if I Don't Win the 2019-20 Lottery or Don't Sign Up?

Bollinger permits will be available to purchase on a first come, first serve basis to all students who were not able to purchase a residence ‘R’ permit. Bollinger permits sales will start August 5, 2019 at 8am.

Any R permits not purchased during the lottery process will be sold (based on availability) to on-campus residence hall students starting August 21, 2019 at 8am.

2019-20 Academic Year Parking

Students living in Aspenson Mogensen can choose to purchase an underground permit or surface lot ‘W’ permit valid from June 2019-May 2020. Permit sales start May 6, 2019 at 8am and will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out.

2018-19 Academic Year Parking permits are sold out.

2019-20 Academic year parking permits will go on sale on August 5, 2019.

The Bollinger Lot is located six blocks from campus and is on the University bus route (Route 9). These spaces are for students who live in the residence halls.

NOTE: A Blugold ID is required to purchase the permit and permits will not be sold until all outstanding parking tickets are paid.

2019-20 Academic Year Parking

Off-campus students who intend to drive and park at the university must purchase an S permit. The S permit may be purchased with a credit card online or in person with check or cash at Blugold Central.

Commuter students (returning, incoming first year or transfer) can purchase ‘S’ permits starting August 5, 2019 at 8am and will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out.

With an S permit, students can park in all S stalls, located in Phillips, Water Street, Haas, Human Sciences & Services (HSS) and McPhee lots. S permits are also valid in the upper campus "R" spaces Monday-Friday from 6am to 9pm.

NOTE: A Blugold ID is required to purchase the permit and permits will not be sold until all outstanding parking tickets are paid.

2019-20 Academic Year Parking

Students living in Haymarket Landing can choose to purchase an underground permit or a city ramp permit valid from September 2019-May 2020. Permits sales start August 5, 2019 at 8am and will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out.

Students living in Haymarket Landing this summer (June-August) will receive summer parking information through their university email account the week of May 13.

Medical Need Parking Permits are available for students who have a documented medical need.

2019-20 Academic Year Parking

Students living in the Priory are eligible for an RS permit. An RS permit allows students to park at The Priory and in any F/S stall in the Water Street parking lot only.

NOTE: A Blugold ID is required to purchase the permit and permits will not be sold until all outstanding parking tickets are paid.

2019-20 Academic Year Parking

For returning students living in on-campus housing, residence ‘R’ permit sign up will be April 15 through May 3, 2019. Check your university email account the week of April 15 for a link to sign up. Permit sales start August 5, 2019 at 8am.

Incoming first-year and transfer students living in on-campus housing, will participate in a lottery for residence ‘R’ permits. The lottery will be held from June 10 through July 12, 2019.

With an R permit you can park by Towers, Bridgman, Chancellor’s, and Oakridge residence halls.

Since residence hall lots are for long-term parking, residence hall lot permits are enforced 24-hours a day during the school week, beginning at 6 a.m. on Mondays until 3 p.m. on Fridays. Open parking is available on weekends beginning at 3 p.m. on Friday until 6 a.m. on Monday.

NOTE: A Blugold ID is required to purchase the permit and permits will not be sold until all outstanding parking tickets are paid.

Students who are living in the residence halls that are not applying for or have a permit of any type may purchase up to five "R" parking permits per semester for parking in R stalls. 

Students who are commuting to campus can purchase up to five "S" parking permits per semester for parking in S stalls.

The daily permits are intended for short term use of a vehicle and availability is limited. 

Faculty + Staff

2019-20 Academic Year Parking

Information regarding Guaranteed (G) parking permits will be emailed to university email accounts the week of April 22.

Information regarding Faculty/Staff (F) parking permits will be emailed to university email accounts the week of August 5.

 

A "G" permit guarantees a parking stalls within one assigned parking lot. There are a limited number of guaranteed stalls within the following parking lots: Phillips, Hibbard, Nursing and Olson lots.

G permits are valid in "R" stalls Monday-Friday from 6am to 9pm. T

Any questions regarding G permits should be directed to blugoldcentral@uwec.edu.

Enforcement
Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

These permits are valid in designated spaces in the Hibbard, Phillips, Haas FineArts, Human Sciences and Services, Water Street, McPhee, Murray, Governors, Olson and Towers lots. If F spaces in these lots are full, parking is allowed in "R" spaces on upper campus Monday-Friday from 6 a.m.-9 p.m.

If you forget your parking permit at home or in another vehicle, stop into Blugold Central to get one complimentary temporary daily parking permit.

Retired faculty and staff may be eligible for an Emeriti permit.  These permits are issued through the Chancellors office. For more information please contact langda@uwec.edu. 

Payroll Deduction is no longer available for the 2018-19 academic year. Information regarding Faculty/Staff (F) and Guaranteed (G) parking permits will be emailed to university email accounts the week of August 5.

 

Other Types of Permits

Visit Blugold Central during regular business hours and tell the front desk you’d like to purchase a 30-day parking permit. 

Please make sure you have your photo ID (Blugold Card or driver’s license, for example), your vehicle’s license plate number, and a method of payment (credit card, check, cash) with you.

Permits are required and available for purchase all year long. Mopeds must be walked on sidewalks and parked in the designated moped pads located in the following areas.

Sutherland Hall, East end of Chancellors Hall, Southeast end of Phillips Hall, North side of Putnam Hall, Southeast end of Governors, Towers South, McPhee (by main entrance), Schofield (by library), Haas Fine Arts (north of building), and HSS (Human Sciences and Services) lot (northwest corner of lot).

Permits are required and available for purchase all year long. Designated parking spaces are provided within the following campus lots. Governors, Haas Fine Arts, Hibbard Handicap, McPhee, Phillips, Putnam, Schneider, and Towers.

All vendors and contractors must display a permit to park on campus.  Please contact Blugold Central to obtain a permit; phone 715-836-3000; email blugoldcentral@uwec.edu.  Contractors working on a long term project should obtain a permit through Facilities.

Faculty, staff, and students with state issued disabled permits or license plates must purchase a UWEC parking permit to display, in addition to the permit/plate issued by the state.

With a valid UWEC parking permit, those with disabled permits or plates can park in the following spaces:

  • Reserved disabled spaces
  • Two or three hour meters
  • F spaces
  • S spaces
  • R spaces

Those with disabled permits cannot park in the following spaces:

  • G spaces
  • 20 minute meters
    NOTE: You can park in 20 minute meters if you pay.

 

If your vehicle is disabled on campus:

Contact Blugold Central at 715-836-3000 and let us know that your vehicle is disabled. The parking enforcement attendant will put a disabled vehicle notice on your vehicle, which is valid for up to 24 hours (the vehicle must be removed from campus during that time period). Without a valid disabled vehicle notice, disabled vehicles on campus will be cited. 

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