Student Parking Information

VEHICLE REGISTRATION

Registration information & the online registration process.

FIRST & SECOND YEAR PERMITS

Permit Information, Permit fees, Parking locations, & Permit types.

THIRD & FOURTH YEAR PERMITS

Permit Information, Permit fees, Parking locations, & Permit types.

GRADUATE STUDENT PERMITS

Graduate Students, Teaching Assistants & Graduate Hall Directors information.

WFU PARKING PORTAL

Register Your Vehicle, Pay or Appeal Citations, & Manage Your Account.


Vehicle Registration

General Information

Anyone enrolled in any class or program at Wake Forest University, including study-abroad programs who wish to park a vehicle in a university parking lot at any time of day or night, including after 4:00 p.m. on weekdays, on weekends, and during academic breaks, must register that vehicle with WFU Transportation and Parking Services.

 The online registration process requires the vehicle license plate number and state, make, model, color, year, and fuel type of the vehicle. If your vehicle has a temporary license plate number, please use that to register the vehicle. Parking permits are not transferable from vehicle to vehicle or person to person. A vehicle is not considered registered until permits have been ordered, picked up, and placed on the vehicle as instructed on the permits. Graduate, undergraduate, and transfer students may request parking permits.  Eligibility will be based on student classification and resident or commuter status.

Register your vehicle or manage your account:

Student Parking

First & Second Year Student Parking

First & second-year students will only be issued permits that reflect their class and will not have an on-campus permit option. These permits cannot be changed/upgraded midyear due to earned credits changing their student classification.

  • Permit Information

    FIRST-YEAR (FR) & SECOND-YEAR (SO)PERMITS

    Students with off-campus permit prefixes of FR & SO may bring their vehicles on campus after 4:00 p.m. and all day on weekends and park in General, Faculty/Staff, or Visitor lots that are not designated “24-Hour Reserved”. Lots C and D are unauthorized 24/7.

    Vehicles with an off-campus permit cannot park on campus between the hours of 8:00 am and 4:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Parking in a time-limited space is allowed between 8:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. on weekdays. Parking for longer than the allotted time for that space can result in being cited.

  • Permit Fees & Locations

    First Year/Resident

    • Fee: $330
    • Parking Location & Map: First Assembly Christian School (3730 University Parkway) is located on the North side of the church.

    Second Year

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    example of a Freshman parking permit sticker 2022-2023

Third & Fourth Year Student Parking

Resident & Commuter third & fourth-year students may request to park on campus in specified lots.

  • Permit Information

    RESIDENT (RS) & COMMUTER (CS) PERMITS

    In addition to General lots, vehicles with a permit prefix of RS and CS may park in Faculty/Staff and Visitor lots between 4:00 pm -8:00 am that are not designated “24-Hour Reserved.” Lots C and D are designated “24-Hour Reserved.” Resident (RS) permits are not authorized to park in Lot W1 between 8:00 a.m. –4:00 p.m. on weekdays.

  • Permit Fees & Locations

    Resident & On-Campus Commuter

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Graduate Student Parking

All first-year graduate students only have the option of off-campus permits.  Students employed by the University as graduate teaching assistants or graduate hall directors (GHDs) are required to purchase a student permit and do not qualify for the faculty/staff parking fee structure.

  • Permit Information

    OFF-CAMPUS (OC) & COMMUTER (CS) PERMITS

    Students with off-campus permit prefixes OC & EV may bring their vehicles on campus and park in general lots after 4 pm. In addition to General lots, vehicles with a permit prefix of CS, OC, or EV may park in Faculty/Staff and Visitor lots between 4:00 pm -8:00 am that are not designated “24-Hour Reserved.” Lots C and D are designated “24-Hour Reserved.” on weekdays.

  • Permit Fees & Locations

    On-Campus Commuter

    • Fee: $550 
    • Parking Location & Map: On-campus

    Commuter Student Off-Campus Permits 

    • Fee: $330
    • Location: First Assembly of God Church parking lots (Z3 and Z4) and designated area of  Reynolda Village

    Evening Permit to park on campus after 4 pm on weekdays

    • Fee: $79
    • Location: park on campus after 4 pm on weekdays
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