July 24th, 2014
The following information has been provided for first-year (freshman) students and parents from the Office of Parking Management.
Welcome First Year Students!
Anyone student who wishes to park a vehicle on a university parking lot at any time of day or night, including after 5:00 p.m. weekdays, on weekends, during regular business hours of 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. weekdays, and during breaks must register that vehicle with the Parking and Transportation office.
Vehicle Registration for freshman/first year students will begin August 1, 2014. Go online at http://facilities.wfu.edu/transport/parking-and-transportation/ to register your vehicle. This website is also a great place to find information about parking during certain events like Thanksgiving, Winter Break or Spring Break.
Freshman Student Permit - $315
Permit Distribution Information:
If you ordered parking permits on or before August 20, 2014:
When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 during Campus Services Day, between 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Where: Benson University Center, Room 344. Look for the “Parking and Transportation” sign. Additional information will be available on alternative transportation (shuttles, Zipzar, etc.) during this time.
If you ordered permits after August 20, 2014:
When: Monday, August 25 @ 8:30 a.m.
Where: The Parking and Transportation Office in Alumni Hall. Lobby hours are 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday. Expect long lines and delays for distribution at this location. Your Wake Forest ID is required to pick up your permit.
Action: Place both permits (Gate Pass and rear Parking Permit) on your vehicle immediately after picking them up. After moving into your dorm, all freshman/first year cars are required to relocate to the University Corporate Center (UCC) freshman parking lot adjacent to Bridger Field House. The exact location and directions are as follows:
Freshman Student Parking
Turn right onto University Parkway. Proceed on University Parkway to Reynolds Blvd. Turn left onto Reynolds Blvd. Turn right at the second stop light, just past the University Corporate Center.
The freshman parking lot is equipped with a security guard from 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m., is well lite and is equipped with security cameras. Shuttle service is provided on a regular fixed schedule and the schedule can be found at http://facilities.wfu.edu/transport/parking-and-transportation.
Occasionally freshman vehicles will need to be relocated to allow for event parking at Bridger Field House. These events are:
- Home football games
- The Dixie Classic Fair
- Davis Cup Tennis Tournament
- Other Miscellaneous athletic events, as announced
Parking and Transportation
Parking@wfu.edu (Don’t forget to mark Parking and Transportation email as “safe” so you can get all email announcements from the Parking and Transportation office!)
Location: Alumni Hall, Suite 138.
Lobby hours: 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday.
NOTE: Because of the large volume of calls we expect in August, if you cannot speak to someone, leave a detailed message with your question/concern, name, WFUID number and a contact number to call you back. We will return your call as soon as possible!