Alaris Village Shuttle Operation Announcement

Beginning May 10, 2024, Alaris Village Wake Line Shuttle Service will be discontinued. Please make necessary adjustments to transportation plans.




Summer 2024: Leaving Your Vehicle Unattended on University Property

If you are leaving your vehicle during the interim time between the end of the spring semester and your return for summer school, you must follow these instructions:

  • If you have a first-year, sophomore, or resident permit, you must park in Lot Q. Parking in other areas on campus is not permitted, as they are needed for Commencement.
  • If you live off-campus, then you cannot leave your vehicle on campus. You must park at your residence.
  • If you plan to leave your vehicle before the last day of exams contact the office for instructions.

If you are not attending summer school and need to leave your vehicle on campus while you are home for the summer:

  • Your car must be registered. The cost of a permit is $210.
  • If you have the annual permit that expires August 5, 2024, then you do not need to purchase a summer permit – park in the designated location listed below.
  • If your permit expires May 20, 2024, you need to register with Transportation and Parking Services before you leave campus and park only in the designated location.

Designated Parking Location For Summer:

You must park ONLY in the gravel lot in Lot Q. If you do not follow this requirement, please know that if your vehicle needs to be towed to the gravel lot, it will be at your expense.

Please make sure your contact information (Cell Phone #) is current on your Parking account. 

Liability Limitations: Wake Forest University assumes no responsibility for damage to vehicles parked on or while being operated on campus property or for the personal contents within the vehicle. Vehicle operators should refrain from leaving valuables in their vehicle, and they should lock all windows and doors.

Summer Vehicle Registration and Parking Information 2024

All vehicles operating on Wake Forest University’s Reynolda campus must be registered with Transportation and Parking Services within 24-business hours of arriving on campus. Enforcement of the Parking Rules and Regulations are in effect 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, whether class is in session or not. All permits will now be virtual. You will no longer be required to have a physical permit. For more information regarding virtual permits please visit our License Plate Recognition website.

Summer School Parking and Registration: 

  • All permits with an expiration date of August 5, 2024, and Summer permits can park on campus in general lots for the summer beginning May 10th after 4:00 p.m. 
  • All spring-only parking permits with the expiration date of May 20, 2024, must re-register if enrolled in summer classes.
  • Permit prices are $105 to park on campus, per summer session
  • Permit prices are $15/month to park off campus at the First Assembly Church. There is no shuttle service from this location during the summer.
  • Summer parking permits will be available for purchase online only. Visit the WFU Parking Portal to purchase.
  • Summer Session 1 and Full Summer permits will go on sale Monday, May 6th at 9:00 a.m.
  • Summer Session 2 permits will go on sale Monday, June 24th at 9:00 a.m.

The parking rules are in effect during summer school. Please park in general parking lots Monday – Friday between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Parking is authorized in non-reserved 24/7 faculty/staff parking lots after 4:00 p.m. on weekdays and on weekends. 

To reference parking locations, please refer to the WFU Parking Map

Summer Employment/Internships: If you are not in class, but will be working on campus during the summer, your vehicle must be registered to park on campus. 

  • If you do not have a permit for the academic year or have a spring only permit that expires May 20, 2024, you will need to contact Transportation and Parking Services to register your vehicle for the appropriate parking permit.
  • Students that are not volunteering, but rather working for the university during the summer, are required to pay $15/month to park on campus
  • Please provide written verification on letterhead from the department you will be working for to verify either employment, internship, or volunteer status for the summer. The document should have a beginning and ending date of employment.
  • You are required to contact Transportation and Parking Services to register your vehicle, as permits for summer employment are not available online. 

Spring 2024 Year-End and Final Exam Parking Information

Transportation and Parking Services is pleased to announce that we are extending courteous parking options to students to ease the move-out process of loading vehicles the week of May 6-10, 2024.

Loading and Packing your Vehicle to Move Out: 

  • To expedite the move-out process, packing your items before bringing your vehicle to your Resident Hall to load will save time.
  • Parking in all general, faculty/staff, and visitor parking lots is permitted temporarily to provide up-close, convenient parking to your Resident Hall for move-out only.
  • Using headlights and emergency flashers while parked will indicate you are actively loading your vehicle.
  • Two hours of parking to load your vehicle is being allocated. This two-hour limit is only for loading your vehicle.
  • Parking rules and regulations are in effect during the last week of school and exams. Beyond the 2-hour limit for loading, vehicles must park in their designated parking lot per the permit type.
  • Special-use parking spaces, such as fire lanes, and handicapped or reserved spaces should be avoided to ensure they are available for their designated purpose.

Shuttles will continue their normal routes through Sunday, May 12, 2024. You can continue to park where your permit allows until this date.

Summer Parking and Vehicle Registration Information

If you have questions, please email Transportation and Parking Services at

Summer 2024 Transportation Schedule

Monday, May 13 – Friday, August 23, 2024

Student On-Call Service:

7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Servicing the apartment complexes on the Black Line, Gold Line, and Deacon Station.

Please Call 336-283-1091 to request a ride

Wake Downtown Shuttle Service:


7:25 a.m.- 7:25 p.m.

Departures from Campus at 00:25/:55 past the hour

        • May 13-May 26 | Due to construction on campus, the Shuttle Stop has been moved to the front of ZSR Library. Monday, May 27 departures will return to the shuttle hub.

Departures from WD/IQ at 00:10/:40 past the hour

First departure from downtown to campus is 7:40 a.m. Last departure to campus is at 7:10 p.m.