Annual Permit Availability

Applying for parking in lots with lower demand can increase your chances to receive a parking permit offer for:

  • Annual base lot permits (including reduced cost)
  • Flex permits (Gated and Surface)
  • Park and ride permits

The chart below shows lower-demand lots which currently have no waitlists for base lot, Flex, and park and ride permits.

Other permits and passes, such as employee bus passes and afternoon, night, motorcycle, and moped permits, do not have waitlists. They are available for direct purchase in the eBusiness purchasing portal.

2023-24 Permit Availability Guide

Last updated May 13, 2024

Lots with availability through the end of the current parking year (August 31, 2024).

Lot Location Permits Without a Waitlist Campus Area
202 Wingra Park and Ride Park and Ride (Base) Off campus - N. Park St. and Wingra


2024-25 Parking Permit Applications

The 2024-25 parking year is Sept. 1, 2024 – Aug. 31, 2025.

Applications for 2024-25 annual permits opened May 8, 2024. There will be multiple opportunities to apply for parking before the next parking year begins in September 1. After September 1, parking applications will be accepted on rolling basis and processed every two weeks.

Click here for 2024-25 parking application instructions and a list of dates and deadlines.

There is no guarantee you will receive an offer for a parking permit. You will receive a parking permit offer when space becomes available. Otherwise, you will remain on a waitlist. Do not re-apply unless you want to update the lot and/or permit preferences in your application.

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