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Winter Break 2017-2018 Parking Information

Parking and Vehicle Registration Information for
Students Returning from Studying Abroad and
Panhellenic Formal Recruitment (RUSH) ~ CLICK HERE!
View the Winter Shuttle Schedule here.

Tips for loading your vehicle to go home:

To expedite the loading process, packing your personal items prior to moving your vehicle to your Resident Hall to load will save time.

Using headlights and emergency flashers while parked will indicate you are actively loading your vehicle.

Special use parking spaces, such as fire lanes, handicapped or reserved spaces should be avoided to ensure they are available for their designated purpose.

You will be given 1- hour to load your vehicle. If there is no activity around the vehicle after 1-hour, the vehicle is subject to being cited.

Resident Students:

  • Resident upperclassmen that have a registered vehicle and are not driving home for the break should leave vehicles parked in Lots R1, R2 or Q.

Sophomore Students:

  • Sophomore students can relocate vehicles to campus after 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 15 and park in lots R1, R2 or Q. If a vehicle needs to be relocated to campus prior to 4:00 p.m. Friday, December 15, please email Transportation and Parking Services at Do not bring your vehicle on campus to park for break until you are physically leaving campus.
  • Shuttle service to the sophomore parking lot will continue to operate through Friday night, December 15 until midnight. Gray Line Night Shuttle service will resume Monday, January 15 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Vehicles must be relocated back to the sophomore student lot by Tuesday, January 16, at 8:00 a.m.

Freshman Students:

  • Freshman students leaving their vehicle during winter break can relocate vehicles from the UCC student parking lot to the Reynolda Campus and park in Lot J. Vehicles can begin to be relocated to campus on Friday, December 15 after 4:00 p.m. and all vehicles need to be relocated to campus by 10:00 p.m. Friday, December 15. Do not bring your vehicle on campus to park for break until you are physically leaving campus. If you need to relocate your vehicle to campus prior to Friday, December 15, please email Transportation and Parking Services at
  • Shuttle service to/from the UCC student parking lot and campus will operate on a regular schedule until Friday, December 15 at 10:00 p.m.
  • Shuttle service to/from campus and the UCC student lot will resume on Sunday, January 14 at 3:00 p.m.
  • Vehicles must be relocated back to the UCC student lot by Tuesday, January 16 at 8:00 a.m.

Off-Campus Students:

  • If you do not live in WFU off-campus housing and desire to leave your vehicle on campus during winter break, contact Transportation and Parking Services with the vehicle and your contact information at and only park in general parking lots.
  • Beginning Friday, December 15 at 4:00 p.m., all commuter students (including students who ride the Gold and Black Lines) that have a vehicle, registered or not registered with Transportation and Parking Services, that will be frequenting campus to work, study, exams, etc., during the winter break, can park their vehicle in general lots for the duration of time needed to do so. (Including Law and MBA students who are completing final exams) Do not park in Faculty/Staff lots, visitor or reserved spaces. This on-campus parking exception will be valid through Tuesday, January 16 at 8:00 a.m., at which time, vehicles must be parked in the correct parking location based on the permit type.
  • The Black and Gold Lines will operate through Friday, December 15 and resume normal schedules Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Students residing in apartment complexes that are served by the Gold and Black Line that need a ride to/from campus during the week of Dec. 18 -22 can request a ride between 7:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m. by using the Translocrider on-call App. This App can be downloaded to your smart phone from If you don’t have a smart phone, you can call 336-283-1091 for a ride.

Real-Time Shuttle Tracking and onCall Service

Transportation and Parking Services introduces improved technology that tracks shuttles in real-time and offers enhanced safe-ride on-call demand service.

Wake Forest Transportation and Parking Services adopted a new app this spring that it encourages all shuttle riders to download and begin using immediately.  The app is designed to make the shuttle service more convenient for all riders, including those who take advantage of the OnCall service launched last fall.

The TransLoc Rider app replaces the RidetheWake app that has been associated with Wake Forest’s shuttle system for years. Transportation and Parking Services  asks that shuttle riders drop use of the old app now in favor of using the new one.

One of the most significant advantages of the TransLoc rider app is that it provides riders with real-tracking of the shuttles in service.  Riders know where the shuttles are and when they are expected to arrive.

For those using the OnCall service, also known as Safe Ride, here are some advantages of the new app:

  • Replaces calling a cell phone for a ride
  • Use the TransLocRider app to schedule a safe ride from your smart phone

See your location and your vehicle’s location on a map in real-time:

More information on service areas, review our service area map:

The mission of Transportation and Parking Services at Wake Forest is to work in concert with the University’s Strategic Plan by implementing innovative and sustainable solutions to ensure efficient and secure parking and transportation options that exceed customer expectations.

Parking Registration Information Overview

Contact Us

Transportation and Parking Services
Alumni Hall, Building 26, Room 138
336.758.PARK (7275)

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 7244
Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Transportation and Parking Services Lobby Hours 
M-Th, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
F, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m.

Shuttle Schedules
View Shuttle Schedules

University Police Escort

Parking/Citation Inquiries
M-F, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
336.758.PARK (7275)

Booted, Towed or Malfunctioning Vehicles
M-F, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
336.758.PARK (7275)

After 5 p.m. and weekends: 336.758.4255 or 336.758.4747