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.

Spring 2020-2021 Commencement
Read about parking plans and traffic flow for attendees of the May 20-21 and May 30 events.

Shuttle Summer Operations
From May 14 – August 29, 2021, campus and neighborhood shuttles will operate on the summer semester schedule.  Specific times and schedules for each route will be posted on this website in early May.

DeBaliviere Place Shuttle
Due to construction along Pershing, the DeBaliviere Place shuttle will be rerouted. Passengers normally boarding on Pershing, may access the shuttle at the bus stop on the northwest corner of Clara and Pershing. Please expect service delays. We apologize for any inconvenience. Learn More

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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Welcome to WashU

Welcome Visitors

We offer garage parking as well as Passport Parking across campus.


Register for U-Pass

Free transportation is available throughout St. Louis via Metro public transit.

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

How WU’s Culture of Biking has Earned it Recognition as a Gold-Level Bicycle University
Sustainability Guide 2021
Send your feedback on how to improve programming and events for biking to Alternative Transportation Coordinator Becca Gilberg at

Gold-level Bicycle Friendly University Award
March 4, 2021 – The Parking and Transportation Services team, in conjunction with the Office of Sustainability, is excited to announce that WashU has earned a Gold-level Bicycle Friendly University award in recognition of the university’s efforts to promote and enable safe, accessible bicycling on the Danforth Campus by the League of American Bicyclists.

Parking and Transportation Services: January 2021 Newsletter
January 2021 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.

Read About Employees In the Zone