PULLMAN, Wash. – Parking permit renewal for current annual permit holders will begin 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 1, via the WSU Transportation Services website.

Eligible annual permit holders will be contacted via email and are encouraged to check their WSU email accounts on a regular basis for information.

If you do not already have an annual permit, please see Phase 2 of the “Permit Renewal/Purchase Phases” below.

If you currently live or will live in a WSU Residence Hall in fall 2018, you are not eligible to renew your permit. Please see the “Residence Hall Permit Sales Phases” below.

Important new items this year

1. All vehicle information must be up to date

Accurate vehicle and license plate information will be required before you renew your permit, please make sure all information for vehicles you want associated with your permit have up-to-date information in your parking account. If any information is outdated, contact Transportation Services with the correct vehicle information so we can ensure your account is accurate.

To review vehicles on your parking permit:

  • Go to transportation.wsu.edu and click on “My Parking Account”.
  • Log in with your WSU Active Directory.
  • Click on your current permit.
  • Review your associated vehicles.

If you need to make any updates to the vehicles on your permit, please contact Transportation Services by email at transportation@wsu.edu, or by phone at 509-335-7275, or you may come into the office in person.

2. Account ticket balances must be paid in full

All account ticket balances must be paid in full before a permit can be renewed or purchased. Account ticket balances can be paid online by logging into your ‘My Parking’ account.

3. No permit rate increase this year

Permit rates will not increase for the 2018–2019 permit cycle.

Permit Renewal/Purchase Phases

Phase 1: Renewals

Begins 10 a.m. May 1, runs through May 15 (non-Residence Hall permits)

  • In this phase, current eligible permit holders may
    • Renew current permits
    • Purchase a different available zone permit by either upgrading or downgrading
  • Simply go to transportation.wsu.edu and click “Renew Your Permit!”

Phase 2: Open Permit Sales

Begins 10 a.m. Aug 14, runs through Aug.19 (non-Residence Hall permits)

  • In this phase anyone may purchase an available permit and add themselves to requested waitlists.

Residence Hall Permit Sales Phases

Phase 1: Residence Hall Priority Sale

Begins 10 a.m. July 17, runs through July 22

  • During this sale residents who qualify for the priority sale may purchase their Crimson permit.
  • Residents eligible for this sale will be contacted directly by email.
  • If you have questions regarding your priority points for the Residence Hall Priority Sale please contact Residence Life at 509-335-1227.

Phase 2: Residence Hall Open Permit Sales

Begins 10 a.m. Aug. 7, runs through Aug. 12

  • This phase is when residents ONLY can purchase their permit.
  • In this phase, eligible residents may purchase an available permit in the resident’s zone (i.e. Hillside, Northside, and Southside)
    1. Crimson
    2. Gray
    3. Blue
  • Simply go to transportation.wsu.edu and click “Live in the Residence Halls? Purchase Your Permit!”

Before going online to renew, please remember a valid WSU Network ID is required to renew a parking permit. Anyone who has lost or forgotten their network ID can retrieve it online at reset.wsu.edu/ or by calling the WSU IT Phone Desk at 509-335-HELP (4357).

Those wishing to renew permits online should also ensure that their primary mailing address with the university is current. Mailing addresses can be checked through the “MyWSU” system.

For more information, contact WSU Transportation Services at 509-335-7275 or email us at transportation@wsu.edu.



Chris Boyan, Associate Director, WSU Transportation Services, 509-335-7275, boyanc@wsu.edu