ParkSmart Permit

With this permit, you can park at West Campus and commute to the Danforth Campus on a WashU shuttle or the Metro.

ParkSmart Permit

Important Alert
Beginning February 1, ParkSmart permit holders will shift from the current West Campus location to the South 40 on the Danforth Campus.

Beginning Aug. 1, ParkSmart will return to West Campus and West Campus shuttle operations will resume.

With a ParkSmart permit, you can park at West Campus for less than $11 per month or $129 per academic year if you are an eligible student or employee not assigned to West Campus.

If you are a full-time, benefits-eligible employee and earn less than $50,000 per year, you can purchase the ParkSmart permit for a one-time payroll deduction of only $42 per academic year.

Who is eligible?

  • Danforth Campus faculty and staff who are not assigned to West Campus
  • LLI students, graduate students, and undergraduate students (sophomore or higher standing) living on or off campus

Basic Services Contractors (BSCs): employees of Allied Universal, Bon Appetit, Catering St. Louis, FLIK, Focal Pointe, Follett, Huntleigh, WFF

Where do I park?

You can park on the lower surface lot just beyond the ParkSmart signage and on Level 4, 5 or 6 of the West Campus Garage, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

How do I get to the Danforth Campus?

You can ride the West Campus shuttle between the West and Danforth campuses. It’s also a short five-minute ride on the MetroLink from the Big Bend or Skinker stations.

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