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Parking Services

CWU Guest Parking Services

Welcome to CWU Guest Parking Services

Guest Parking provides visitors, faculty, staff and students with the following services:

CWU Parking permits are required year-round, Monday - Friday, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.


CWU Department Representatives are asked to acknowledge the following conditions prior to requesting a complimentary guest permit:

  • Guests will not be given complimentary parking without proper registration.
  • Guests must qualify for complimentary parking and be on official University business.
  • Central Washington University faculty, staff, and students, with the exception of University Center employees, are not eligible to receive a guest parking permit.
  • Guests that are being paid by CWU, their employer, or are receiving any other form of compensation, including class credit or honorarium, are not eligible for complimentary parking.
  • Once the CWU Department Representative successfully registers for the complimentary guest pass through the MyParking portal, the guest will be emailed further details to register for their complimentary pass.  
  • The pass will only be accessible to the guest through the Guest Parking System. Once the guest logs in they must register and print the complimentary pass prior to their arrival to CWU.
  • The guest may view parking lot maps located on the CWU Parking Services website.
  • It is the responsibility of the CWU contact person to request the pass and register at least 24 hours before the guests arrival, and can request the pass no more than 90 days prior to the guests arrival date.
  •  A max of one complimentary pass can be issued per guest per month.

Guests that typically receive complementary parking include:

  • Legislators
  • Prospective students
  • Staff/faculty interviewees
  • Court reporters
  • State auditors
  • News/media
  • Agents conducting background checks
  • Guests who have received an invitation from the President's Office or Vice President's Office

Please Note:  Other visitors to the University, including: vendors, parents, friends, tourists, conference/workshop attendees, students attending special sessions, contractors, and others are welcome to purchase a daily permit as needed at one of the permit dispensers available in several locations on campus.  Short-term, temporary parking passes may also be purchased at the Parking Office, in the O-5 parking lot on 1211 N Wildcat Way.

Please call the Parking Office if you have any questions or concerns at (509) 963-2667.


To request a complementary guest permit, please login to the MyParking Portal 

Please note you will be required to enter the guests full name and email address, and purpose that qualifies the guest to receive a complimentary parking pass. 

Complementary Parking Pass Request Process:

Once the CWU Department Representative successfully registers for the complimentary guest pass through the MyParking portal, the guest will be emailed further details to register for their complimentary pass.  The pass will only be accessible to the guest through the Guest Parking System. Once the guest logs in they must register and print the complimentary pass prior to their arrival to CWU.  The guest may view parking lot maps located on the CWU Parking Services website.  It is the responsibility of the CWU contact person to request the pass and register at least 24 hours before the guests arrival, and can request a pass no more than 90 days prior to the guests arrival date.  A max of one complimentary pass can be issued per guest per month.

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Contact Us

CWU Guest Parking Services

(509) 963-3480

GuestParking@cwu.edu

Guest Parking Services is available by email and phone Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm. Phone (509) 963-3480 or email Guest.Parking@cwu.edu.

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