Friday, July 17, 2020

Permits and rates: Parking permits are required Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to  9 p.m., and Saturdays from 7 a.m. until noon at all UW parking lots and garages, including the Central Plaza Garage and the UW Tower. E01 and E18 parking lots remain free for staff parking, but all other parking lots and garages are again charged at their regular rates. If you have not been on campus recently, please be aware that some parking rates changed with the start of the fiscal year on July 1.

If you require accessibility assistance from E01 and E18, please call the Dial-A-Ride shuttle (206-685-3146) to schedule an appointment to receive transport from E01 or E18 to your destination on campus. Please note that an appointment must be made beforehand to utilize the Dial-A-Ride shuttle service.

Gatehouses:  All campus gatehouses are now operating from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday-Friday. The Central Plaza Garage gatehouse and the South gatehouse are additionally open until 9 p.m. Please be aware that due to staffing needs, gatehouses may close for short break periods during the day, and the South gatehouse may occasionally shut early at 2 p.m. When gatehouses are not open, please use one of the self-serve parking options.

Street parking: The City of Seattle has reinstated hourly time limited parking and paid parking enforcement as of July 13. More information here.

Faculty and staff: If you have previously canceled your parking permit and now need to purchase a new one, please email

Visitors: To obtain a parking permit, please stop at a campus gatehouse or take advantage of one of our self-serve parking options, including pay-by-phone