Parking and Transportation: Frequently Asked Questions
Below are a few of the most frequently asked questions about Parking and Transportation.
Who needs a parking permit?
Everyone who brings a car to campus needs to purchase a permit. All Wright State University parking lots require a parking permit.
How to I purchase a parking permit?
Once you are registered, you are eligible to purchase your permit. Parking permits may be purchased online through the Parking Services feature on WINGS.
Online transactions may be paid with Visa, MasterCard or Discover, bank account checks, or by adding you parking permit fee to your Bursar Student Tuition Account. Parking permits are not sold at our office
Permits should be displayed in your vehicle on the first day of the semester.
How much is a parking permit?
The Fall 2013 fees for Commuter and Resident student permits are: annual, $115; fall/spring semesters, $95; single semester, $50. Commuter students are eligible to purchase commuter student (C) parking permits or Nutter Center Lot 8 (N). Park and Ride permits are fall/spring, $16; single semester, $8. Permit fees are subject to change for Fall semester.
Where can I park?
Commuter students should park in spaces between two white lines to be legally parked. After 4:00 pm, you may also use the non-reserved yellow lined spaces.
Freshmen resident students may purchase a Residential permit to park in their Resident Communities or purchase a Park and Ride (R) permit to park in the Raider Park and Ride Lot 20 and use the free shuttle service. Shuttle service runs from 6:42 am until 6:51 pm in Resident Communities and behind Millett from 7:30am and ends at 10:25pm. After the shuttle service ends the Wright State University Police Department operates a Safety Escort service that ends at 2:50am Monday through Thursday and from 7pm to 2:50am on Sunday. Schedules are available on line, on the shuttles, and are posted at the shuttle stops.
Also, to help you familiarize yourself with campus, please download a copy of our campus map, which includes parking lot numbers and locations.
Where can my parents or friends park?
Visitor Lot 2, in front of the Student Union, or if staying overnight you may pick up a temporary parking permit to park in lots 4 or 6 from the attendant.
Ticket fines are expensive, so plan ahead. If you lose your permit, you may purchase a replacement permit for $5. If you forget your permit, we can issue a temporary at no charge.
You may be towed from areas that are restricted use spaces; handicap, fire lanes, by dumpsters, signs designating the space for a special purpose, reserved, university vehicle, and AM Management in resident communities.The owner of the car must be present for release of a car from impound. The towing fee usually ranges from $105 to $185 plus a daily storage fee.