The University of Wisconsin Transportation Services operates within the guidlines of the Business Policy Manual. This manual is reviewed and updated by UW Transportation Services each year, and is publicly available below for your convenience. Additional relevant University Policies are also available below.
Permit rates are prorated throughout the parking year, September 1 to August 31.
Accessible Permit Policy
ADA Parking Accommodation Requests
Afternoon Parking Permit Policy
Alternative Transportation Options
Annual Application Process Policy
Annual Baselot Permit Policy
Bicycle Parking Policy
Business Alternate Permit Policy
Bus Pass Policy
Carpool Permit Policy
Carpool Registration Policy
Citation Appeal Policy
Construction Permit & Staging Policy
Department Permit Policy
Department Reserved Parking Stall
Electric Vehicle Charging Policy
Emergency Ride Home Policy
Flex Parking Permit Policy
Government Permit Policy
Lost/Stolen Replacement Permit Policy
Lot Full Alternate Parking
Lot Times & After Hour Parking
Lot Waiting Lists
Metro Bus Material Transport Policy
Moped/Motor Scooter Parking Policy
Night Permit Policy
Park and Ride Permit Policy
Policy Development/Approval Process
Press Parking Permit Policy
Parking Priority Policy
Priority Percentile Calculations Policy
Sabbatical/Leave of Absence Policy
State Vanpool Permit
Student Annual Permit Policy
Unit Transportation Coordinator Policy
UW Systems All-Campus Permit Policy
Vendor Permit Policy
The current UW-Madison Smoke-Free Policy went into effect in 2016 and includes electronic smoking devices, buildings, parking ramps, and vehicles.
The University assumes no responsibility or liability for loss from theft, or damage to vehicles operated or parked on campus. Vehicles include any mode of transportation approved to park on campus including but not limited to cars, trucks, motorcycles, mopeds, bicycles, etc.
In accordance with State Statues 895.46 & 893.82, damages to personal vehicles while parked in a University lot or ramp are not covered by the University's insurance unless the damage is a direct result of negligence. Damages that are not covered include equipment malfunctions, wind, vandalism, etc.
If your vehicle is damaged (especially as a result of vandalism) contact UW Police at 264-COPS to file a report and then contact your insurance carrier.
If you have confirmation that your vehicle was damaged by a University owned vehicle, contact Risk Management at (608) 262-8926.
Transportation Services, Space Management, Physical Plant, Materials Distribution Services (MDS), Wisconsin Union and University Housing drafted a pilot policy to reduce large truck traffic within campus boundaries.