IMPORTANT ALERTS – Danforth Campus

Due to the high volume of requests we are currently processing, our responses to your individual requests or inquiries may be delayed.  Please be patient, we will respond to you as soon as we are able.

Free Winter Vehicle Inspections Dec. 7 – 18
Washington University Police and Parking Services, in partnership with Woodard’s Automotive, is sponsoring a free Traveler’s Vehicle Inspection Service for WashU students, faculty and staff. The service includes a check of tire pressure, fluid levels, wipers, headlights and taillights. No appointment is necessary. Bring vehicle to:
Woodard’s Automotive
– 7360 Forsyth (across from the MetroLink)
– 7 a.m. – 6 p.m.
– Monday through Friday, Dec. 7 – Dec. 18.

A more detailed checkup, which includes a brake inspection, is also free of charge but must be scheduled by calling Woodard’s at 314-725-7558 (vehicle must be left with Woodard for half a day). For more information, contact Sgt. Geoff Himstedt in the WUPD Crime Prevention Office at 314-935-5084 or

Winter Break Vehicle Storage
Parking and Transportation Services offer vehicle storage for winter and spring breaks. Learn more

P & T Office Closed for Winter Break: Dec. 19 – Jan. 3
The Danforth Campus Parking and Transportation Office will be closed from 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18 through Sunday, Jan. 3. Should you need assistance during that time period, you can connect with a member of our staff by calling 314-935-5601 or by emailing Our office will resume operations at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 4.

COVID-19 Updates for Danforth Parking & Transportation
Parking and Transportation Services has created a dedicated COVID-19 webpage for important news and alerts regarding the impact of COVID-19 on the Danforth Campus. 

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Parking Permits

Parking Permits

Learn about parking permits available to eligible students, faculty and staff.

Washington University in St. Louis Parking & Transportation Services facilitates campus access to faculty, staff, students and the community for university business and activities. The department’s goal is to serve the university community with fairness, courtesy, consistency and efficiency.

News & Announcements

Parking and Transportation Services: November Newsletter
November 2020 Newsletter (PDF)

Parking and Transportation Services: Back to Campus News
September 2020 Newsletter (PDF)

Town Hall September 22
Watch a recording of the town hall with representatives from the Metro St. Louis Transit from Sept. 22.

What’s New in Parking and Transportation Services at WashU?
July 2020 Newsletter (PDF)

Watch the latest video to learn about getting to, through and around the university this year. Learn more

Transportation Options
There are many ways to get to and around campus.

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