Department of Public Safety

690 South Church Street
West Chester, Pennsylvania 19383

Parking Services

On Campus Permit Sales

Locations and Hours:

Peoples Building

690 South Church Street

West Chester, PA


Summer Parking Information:

Summer Parking Dates - May 11th, 2015 to August 14th, 2015

  • Parking permits are required in employee areas, visitor areas, and other specially designated spaces. These areas are enforced 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Parking Permits are not required in student designated parking spaces.

2015-2016 Parking Permit Sales Information:

Complete Parking Permit and Semester Pass Sales information can be found at:


Student Parking Permits will be available for sale beginning on Friday, June 5th, 2015.

  • All permits will be sold for $30.00
  • All outstanding tickets must be paid prior to new permit purchases.
  • Pay parking tickets in person at the Bursar, by phone at 610-436-2552 or online:
  • All parking permits must be picked up in person Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Parking Services Office

Mass Permit Sales

Parking permit sales hours are extended around the first two weeks of the academic year. For the 2015-2016 academic year, mass permit sales will be on Wednesday, 8/19/15 through Tuesday, 9/1/15 from 8am to 4pm. Saturday sales hours: 10am to 2pm. No Sunday sales.

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.

Detailed visitor parking information can be found here: Visitor 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 and go to the parking services link or call


Motorist Assistance

Overflow parking available in Lower Q lot

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