Parking Garages

Parking Garage Pass General Information 

  • West Chester University owns and operates four parking garages on campus.
  • Sharpless Street Garage is located at 25 Sharpless Street.  Daily, hourly and semester passes are available.  Passes are limited and are sold on a first served basis.
    • Hourly/Daily Parking: $1.50 per hours/$9.00 max daily rate
  • New Street Garage is located at 704 S. New Street.  Daily, hourly and semester passes are available.  Passes are limited and are sold on a first served basis.
    • Hourly/Daily Parking: $1.50 per hours/$9.00 max daily rate  
  • Student Recreation Center Parking Garage is located at 275 North Campus Drive.  This garage is a daily and hourly parking garage only.
    • Hourly/Daily Parking: $1.50 per hours/$9.00 max daily rate
  • The Commons Parking Garage is located at 670 South Church Street.  Still under construction!
  • Matlack Garage is located at 100 East Campus Drive and requires a valid University parking permit.  Those who hold a Commuter, Employee or North Resident parking permit are permitted to park here.

**The Parking Garage Pass is to be used by the Owner ONLY.  If this policy is found to be abused, parking access will automatically be deactivated and parking privileges may be suspended or revoked**

**Any type of theft of service from the parking garage will immediately be reported to the West Chester University Police Department.  The report will be fully investigated and proper action will be taken**

Parking Garage Pass Information Summer 2022

Summer 2022 passes will be available for the Sharpless Street Garage and New Street Garage the week of May 2nd, 2022. 

Employee & Student cost for summer garage passes: $150.00 (includes all summer sessions).  Access will begin on May 27th, 2022 and expire on August 20, 2022.

You may pay to park in any 3 garages (Sharpless, New Street and SRC) as often as you need ($1.50 per hour / $9.00 max daily rate - subject to change). Please note, all garages accept CREDIT CARD, DEBIT CARD AND RAM BUCKS.  You will not be able to use cash to pay for daily parking. 

Access to all garages will be through your WCU ID Ram Card once you are approved for the parking garage pass.  A separate proxy card will not be issued.  

Parking Garage Pass Details

The cost for Parking Garage Passes varies by group (see below) and is by semester only - we do not sell annual parking garage passes.  Payment must be paid by Credit / Debit card only!  Employees may also opt for a pre-tax payroll deduction for the purchase of their pass.

  • Employees:
    • Fall & Spring Semester - $260.00 each semester 
  • Students:
    • Fall & Spring Semester - $200.00 each semester
  • Employees/Students
    • Summer (includes all summer sessions) - $150.00

Refunds: Refund requests are reviewed on a case by case basis.  Please contact Parking Services to inquire about a refund.                                                       

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