Students participating in the Early Fall Start program or who are in an academic program that starts more than 12 days before autumn quarter start may purchase an Early Start parking permit or U-PASS. 

To purchase, contact Transportation Services at ucommute@uw.edu or by phone at 206-221-3701 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Mon.-Fri. Due to COVID-19 precautions, paying with a Husky Debit account is the fastest way for you to receive your permit or U-PASS. Credit card payments will require an appointment with the Sales office as walk-ins are not allowed at this time. Transportation Services is no longer accepting cash payments. 

Early Start parking permit

Early Start parking permits are valid from date of purchase through the end of autumn quarter, December 18, 2020. The cost of the parking permit is based on when you purchase it and the length of the permit.

  • If you are participating in Early Move-In, the parking permit will be $553 and will be valid from August 22 to December 18, 2020.
  • If you are purchasing a parking permit for just autumn quarter, the parking permit will be $378 and will be valid from September 30 to December 18, 2020

For more information regarding the cost of the permit, please contact Transportation Services at ucommute@uw.edu or 206-221-3701.

Early Start U-PASS

Your U-PASS will be active and ready to use on transit two days after purchase. You cannot purchase a U-PASS if you are not registered for autumn quarter and/or do not have a valid Husky Card with photo. Early Start U-PASSes will be valid until October 5, 2020.

The Early Fall Start U-PASS costs $75 for the full period if purchased on Monday, August 18, 2020. The price will be prorated based on the day you purchase your pass. Please reference the table below for the prorated rates. If you have any questions regarding the price, please contact Transportation Services at ucommute@uw.edu or 206-221-3701.

Purchase date Cost
8/18/2020 $75.00
8/19/2020 $72.50
8/20/2020 $70.00
8/21/2020 $67.50
8/24/2020 $65.00
8/25/2020 $62.50
8/26/2020 $60.00
8/27/2020 $57.50
8/28/2020 $55.00
8/31/2020 $52.50
9/1/2020 $50.00
9/2/2020 $50.00
9/3/2020 $47.50
9/4/2020 $45.00
9/7/2020 $42.50
9/8/2020 $40.00
9/9/2020 $37.50
9/10/2020 $35.00