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

New students to the University and current students transferring within residence halls for the Spring semester, will be contacted through your University email the week of January 6, 2020 with details about the parking options available to you.

Current students living in the same on campus residence hall for Spring semester remain able to put themselves on a Residence “R” or Bollinger “B” permit waitlist.

Permit Waitlist

2019-20 academic year parking permit sales started May 6. Permits will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out. 

Students living in Aspenson Mogensen can choose to purchase an underground permit or surface lot ‘W’ permit valid from June 2019-May 2020.

1. Surface "W" parking: Park in either the Water Street or Human Sciences and Services lot, located within a block of the residence hall.
2. Underground parking: Located below AM Hall, more limited availability than surface parking. SOLD OUT

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

Purchase Permit

2019-20 academic year parking permit sales started August 5. Permits will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out. Permits are SOLD OUT. Add yourself to the waitlist here. Should a permit become available, Blugold Central will communicate through university email accounts with those on the waitlist.

The Bollinger Lot is located six blocks from campus and is on the University bus route (Route 19). 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.

Permit Waitlist

2019-20 academic year parking permit sales started August 5. Permits are SOLD OUT. Add yourself to the waitlist here. Should a permit become available, Blugold Central will communicate through university email accounts with those on the waitlist.

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.

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.

Permit Waitlist

2019-20 academic year parking permit sales started August 5. Permits 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 city contract permit.

1. Haymarket - City Contract: City of Eau Claire parking ramp located on the corner of Barstow and Galloway Street
2. Haymarket - Underground: Located below Haymarket Landing, availability is more limited than the parking ramp. SOLD OUT

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

Purchase Permit

Medical Need Parking Permits are available for students who have a documented medical need. Contact Blugold Central for details. 

2019-20 academic year parking permit sales started August 5. Permits will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out.

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.

Purchase Permit

Residence ‘R’ permit sales started August 5, 2019 at 8am. Permits were assigned through a lottery process. Permits will be available on a first come, first serve basis until they are sold out. Permits are SOLD OUT. Add yourself to the waitlist here. Should a permit become available, Blugold Central will communicate through university email accounts with those on the waitlist.

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.

Permit Waitlist

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 permits can be purchased in Blugold Central.

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.

 

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 "F" stalls Monday-Friday from 6am-3pm and "R" stalls Monday-Friday from 7am to 9pm.

"G permits are currently SOLD OUT. To be added to a waitlist or for any questions regarding G permits contact blugoldcentral@uwec.edu.

 

A “F” permit is valid in the "F" designated stalls in the Governors, Haas, Hibbard, Human Sciences & Services, McPhee, Murray, Phillips, Priory, Towers and Water Street Parking lots. If F spaces in these lots are full, parking is allowed in "R" spaces on upper campus Monday-Friday from 6 am-9pm.

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

Academic year permits can be purchased in Blugold Central. 

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.

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. 

As a service to faculty and staff, we offer payroll deduction as a way to pay for your annual parking permit. To be eligible for payroll deduction, you must purchase your permit by September 9, 2019. This option will not be available after this date unless you are a new hire.

For University Staff, Human Resources will take seventeen (17) equal, consecutive deductions. These deductions MUST begin with the first paycheck in October.

For Faculty, Academic Staff and Limited Staff, academic year and 12 month, Human Resources will take nine (9) equal, consecutive deductions. These deductions MUST begin with the October 1 paycheck.

If the payroll option is not available to you during the purchase process please contact Human Resources. If you do not see payroll deductions on your paycheck stub starting in October, please contact Blugold Central.

 

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.

Note: Due to the demand for 2019-20 academic year commuter "S" permits, 30-day "S" permits are not available for sale.

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).

2019-20 academic year parking permits can be purchased in Blugold Central.

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.

Designated parking spaces are provided within the following campus lots. Governors, Haas Fine Arts, Hibbard, McPhee, Phillips, Putnam, Schneider, and Towers.

2019-20 academic year parking permits can be purchased in Blugold Central.

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.

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, 715-836-3411.

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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