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Faculty, Staff, and Student Parking Permits

All persons operating vehicles and bicycles on campus are responsible for complying with the Wright State University parking policy (University Policy 7410), and the vehicle laws of the State of Ohio, Greene County, and the City of Fairborn. Officers monitor campus parking lots at all times, year round. Purchasing a parking pass does not guarantee that parking will be available in your preferred lot.

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  • Order parking permits
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Commuter Student Permits

Park & Ride permits sales are suspended until Fall 2019.

Commuter students are eligible to purchase Commuter Student Parking Permits (C).

Commuter Student Parking Permit: C Permit

C Permits are valid in white-lined spaces in:

  • Lots 1, 1a, 4, 4a, 6, 7, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 18, and Raider Park & Ride Lots 20 and 20a.
  • Lot 4 contains approximately half of the student parking spaces (excluding Park & Ride lots), and is the most likely lot to have available parking from 10 a.m. to noon.
  • Unrestricted spaces in Wright State Nutter Center Lots 1–9, except during scheduled events.
  • Commuter students with a valid C Permit may park in the yellow-lined faculty/staff spaces, unless otherwise posted, after 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, all day Saturday, and all day Sunday.

Purchasing a parking pass does not guarantee that parking will be available in your preferred lot. C Permit holders are not permitted to park in restricted spaces, which may be painted with yellow or white lines (Visitor, Handicap, A spaces, Reserved, University Vehicle, etc.).

C Permit holders may not park in residential community lots at any time. Resident students are not permitted to purchase a C Permit.

Raider Lot 20 Park & Ride Parking Permit: N Permit

Park & Ride permits sales are suspended until Fall 2019.

Commuter students are eligible to purchase Raider Park & Ride (N) Permits.

N Permits are only valid in unrestricted areas of Park & Ride Lot 20 and 20a and Wright State Nutter Center Lots 1–9 (except during events). During Fall and Spring Semesters, Monday through Friday, the Raider Ride campus shuttle provides transportation to and from Millett Hall, Raider Lot 20, and the McLin Gym at the Wright State Nutter Center. Service is not available during university-observed holidays and breaks. No shuttle service is available during Summer Semester. Printed schedules are available both on the shuttles and at the Facilities Management and Services Customer Care Center. All transportation is wheelchair accessible. Schedules are available online.

2018–19 Commuter Student Parking Permit Fees
Term Cost for Commuter Permit, C Permit Cost for Park & Ride Permit, N Permit
Fall, Spring, Summer (3) Semesters $200 Not available
Two Semesters $160 $20
Single semester $95 $15

Residential Student Permits

Resident students are not permitted to purchase a commuter parking permit.

Honors, Woods, College Park, and University Park Resident Communities Parking: D Permit

D Permits are valid in your respective lots or any of the community lots at The Honors, Woods, College Park, and University Park. Purchasing a parking pass does not guarantee that parking will be available in your preferred lot. If space is not available in these lots, you may park in Raider Park & Ride Lot 20.

  • Residents must park in these lots prior to 4 p.m. Monday–Friday. You may park on campus in white-lined spaces only after 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, all day on Saturday, and all day on Sunday.
  • Residents may obtain a parking permit for visitors from Visitor Booth Lot 2 that is valid in commuter student Lots 4 or 6 (white-lined spaces). Visitor permits for overnight visitors may be obtained at the Visitor Booth in Lot 2, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday or from Facilities Management and Services Customer Care Center by email, visitorparking@wright.edu. Open parking is available for visitors in campus lots (including faculty/staff and commuter-student spaces) after 4 p.m. on Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Visitors may not park in the resident parking lots at any time.
  • Visitor parking permits are issued for up to two days at a time unless approved by Residence Services.

Forest Lane (L Permit) and Hamilton Hall (H Permit) Parking

  • L Permits are valid in Forest Lane Community lot. Overflow parking is located Lot 4, white-lined spaces.
  • H Permits are valid in Lot 4 in the white-lined spaces.
  • Purchasing a parking pass does not guarantee that parking will be available in your preferred lot.
  • L and H Permits are valid in commuter white-lined spaces on campus from 4 p.m. to 6 a.m. Monday through Friday, and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Residents may obtain a parking permit for visitors from Visitor Booth Lot 2 that is valid in Lots 4 or 6 (white-lined spaces). Visitor permits for overnight visitors may be obtained at the Visitor Booth in Lot 2 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday or from Facilities Management and Services Customer Care Center by email at visitorparking@wright.edu. Open parking is available for visitors in campus lots (including faculty/staff and commuter-student spaces) after 4 p.m. on Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Visitors may not park in the resident parking lots at any time.
  • Visitor parking permits are issued for up to two days at a time unless approved by Residence Services.

The Village Parking: V Permit

  • V Permit is valid in The Village lots either in the spaces next to the buildings or in the adjacent lot near the picnic shelter. 
  • V Permits are valid in commuter student white-lined parking spaces on campus and in unrestricted spaces in Wright State Nutter Center lots, except during scheduled events.
  • Purchasing a parking pass does not guarantee that parking will be available in your preferred lot.
  • Residents may obtain a parking permit for their visitor from Visitor Booth Lot 2 that is valid in the adjacent lot near the picnic shelter. Visitor permits for overnight visitors may be obtained at the Facilities Management and Services Customer Care Center by email at visitorparking@wright.edu or at the Visitor Booth in Lot 2 from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Friday. Open parking is available for visitors in campus lots (including faculty/staff and commuter-student spaces) after 4 p.m. on Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Visitor parking permits are issued for up to two days at a time unless approved by Residence Services.
  • Residential community permits are valid in unrestricted Wright State Nutter Center Lots 1–9 (no overnight parking).

Raider Park & Ride

Campus Shuttle

Park & Ride permits sales are suspended until Fall 2019.

During Fall and Spring Semesters, Monday through Friday, the Raider Ride provides transportation to and from Millett Hall, Raider Lot 20, and the McLin Gym at the Wright State Nutter Center. Service is not available during university-observed holidays and breaks. No shuttle service is available during Summer Semester. Schedules are available on the shuttles, online under Transportation Options, and at the Facilities Management and Services Customer Care Center. All transportation is wheelchair accessible.

2018–19 Parking Permit Fees for Resident Students
Term Cost for Resident D, L, H, or V Permit
Fall, Spring, Summer (3) Semesters $200
Two Semesters $160
Single semester $95

Faculty and Staff Parking Permits

Faculty and Staff Parking: B Permits

Faculty, staff, and contract staff are permitted to purchase B Permits. Graduate assistants, teaching assistants, and student employees are not eligible for B Permits.

B Permits are valid in:

  • Lots 1, 1a, 3, 4, 7, 8 (gated), 9, 10, 11, 13 (gated), 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, and Raider Park & Ride Lots 20 and 20a.
  • Purchasing a parking pass does not guarantee that parking will be available in your preferred lot.
  • Unrestricted spaces in Wright State Nutter Center Lots 1–9, except during scheduled events.
  • Reserved A Permit parking spaces after 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and all day on Saturday and Sunday.

Faculty/staff parking spaces are identified with yellow lines, and commuter student spaces are identified with white lines. In consideration of commuter students, B Permit holders should use white-lined spaces only when the yellow-lined spaces are unavailable. B Permits are not valid in resident parking lots. Faculty assigned to teach a class at the Honors Community may use the spaces provided next to the building.

B Permit holders are not permitted to park in other restricted spaces that may be painted with yellow lines (Handicap--unless a valid permit is registered to the user, Visitor, Reserved A, University Vehicle, or other designated spaces).

For access to gated Lot 8 and gated Lot 13, you need a valid permit with RFID or a Wright 1 Card to enter. Your RFID permit and Wright1 Card activate the day after you purchase your permit. Annual passes are gate-activated the week following December Commencement.

Faculty and Staff Reserved Parking: A Permits

New A Permits are no longer being issued. Only those faculty/staff who currently possess registered A Permits, are employed full time on campus, and have not previously retired are eligible to renew their A Permit.

A Permits are valid only for designated reserved spaces within the assigned lot.

For access to gated lot 8 and gated lot 13, you need a permit with RFID or a Wright1 Card to enter. Your RFID permit and Wright1 Card are activated the day after you purchase your permit. Annual passes are gate-activated the week following December Commencement.

A Permit holders may also park in faculty/staff, commuter student, and Raider Park & Ride Lots 20 and 20a. In addition, holders of A Permits may park in unrestricted Wright State Nutter Center Lots 1–9, except during scheduled events.

A Permit parking spots are restricted to reserved permit holders until 4 p.m. only, Monday through Friday. After 4 p.m. on weekdays and at any time on Saturday or Sunday, valid B Permit holders may park in A Permit parking spaces.

Parking Permit Fees for Faculty and Staff
Term Cost for B Permit Cost for A Permit
Annual $225 $500
Single semester $100 Not available

Replacement Permits

Replacement permits are available for $15 to an individual whose valid permit has been lost or stolen. Replacement permits may be purchased at the Facilities Management and Services Customer Care Center, 065 Allyn Hall.


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