Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383
610-436-3311


Parking Services

On Campus Permit Sales

Locations and Hours:

Peoples Building

690 South Church Street

West Chester, PA

610-436-3345

Parking Permit Sales:

Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Parking Services Office

Please note: The Parking Office will be closed beginning December 24th, 2014 until January 2, 2015. We will reopen on January 5th, 2015. Happy Holidays!

Spring 2015 Garage Semester Pass Sales:

Garage Semester Pass Application

Semester parking passes are available now at the Chestnut Street Garage.  Call 610-436-9689 to purchase.

Semester parking passes will be available at the Sharpless Garage office

  • Monday 12/8/2014 thru Friday 12/12/2014 between the hours of 8am and 5pm. 
  • Tuesday 1/20/2015 thru Saturday 1/24/2015 between the hours of 8am and 5pm. 
  • Please come to the Parking Services Office at the People’s Building to pick up an application for your semester pass, or fill it out onsite at the Garages.

New Street Parking Garage: This semester pass allows you to park in the New Street Garage.  It is not valid for University lots.   Hourly/daily parking during the 2014-15 academic year is also available.  Rates are $0 .75 per thirty minutes and $9.00 daily maximum.  For further information please contact the Borough Parking Facility Manager, at 610.436.9689.

Note: Semester passes are sold at $200 to students and $235 to employees. Semester passes will be sold on a first come basis. 

Sharpless Parking Structure:  This semester pass allows you to park in the Sharpless Street Garage. It is not valid for University lots.  A limited amount of Semester Passes will be issued for this Garage on a first-come, first-served basis. Hourly/daily parking during the 2014-15 academic year is also available.  Rates are $0 .75 per thirty minutes and $9.00 daily maximum.  For further information please contact the Borough Parking Facility Manager, at 610.436.9689.

Note: Semester passes are sold at $225 to students and $260 to employees. Semester passes will be sold on a first come basis. 

Student Recreation Center Garage:

The Student Recreation Center Garage is available to Employees only on a semester pass basis.  This semester pass is not valid for University lots.  There is no hourly parking in this garage.
Note: Semester passes are sold at $235 to employees only.

Matlack Parking Garage: C permit (commuter student) or E permit (employee) is required to park in the Matlack Parking Garage.  There is no additional fee for parking in Matlack Parking Garage.  University permits are on sale at the Parking Office in Peoples Building, Monday through Friday, 8am to 2pm.


Visitors to campus are required to obtain a visitor’s parking pass to park in any surface parking lot or in the Matlack Parking Structure.  Visitor’s parking passes may be obtained at University Parking Services, located at the address above.  In order to obtain a visitor’s parking pass, a valid operator’s license and vehicle registration must be presented.

Visitors are encouraged to consider parking in the Sharpless Parking Structure located on Sharpless Street between High and South Church Streets.  This parking structure is a pay to park facility, but  many visitor’s feel it is the most convenient parking.

Refer to the Parking / Vehicle Regulations section to learn how to qualify for the purchase of a parking permit and other regulations regarding parking and traffic enforcement on campus.

Motorist Assistance

If you wish to appeal a parking ticket please click here to obtain an appeal form. Print the form and when completed, appeals can be mailed in, dropped off in person, or faxed to parking services.

Posted signs supercede printed materials in regard to enforcement of parking regulations on campus.


We apologize for any inconvenience in parking caused by campus construction. These projects are necessary to improve our community.


West Chester Borough - Off Campus Parking

For information about parking on the streets surrounding our campus or in the parking garages in West Chester, please refer to www.west-chester.com and go to the parking services link or call

610-696-4521


Motorist Assistance

Overflow parking available in Lower Q lot

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