Vehicles and Parking@WAU

Students, faculty and staff  must register their vehicles with the Office of Safety and Security in order to park on the WAU campus. Click here for registration form. Fill out form then proceed to the Office of Safety and Security, GS 6 to pick up your permit. There is a $35.00 annual fee for students. You must obey all traffic laws and parking signs. Vehicles must be in operable condition with current state registration and insurance. A permit does not guarantee parking space. Vehicles found in violation of any of the above requirements are subject to ticketing, booting and or towing and impoundment or any of the previous combinations, at the owner’s expense. A brochure about WAU parking and traffic regulations is available from the Office of Safety and Security. The Office of Safety and Security hours are 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, however campus security is available 7 days a week 24 hours a day, to respond to emergencies, and other inquiries. 301-891-4019.


Street Parking

Students must obey all signs concerning street parking. To park on Maplewood Avenue, a parking permit is required. Contact the Office of Safety and Security for more information. All vehicles must have an official state registration. All students operating a vehicle registered outside of Maryland must obtain a Non-resident Vehicle Permit, from the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), if the vehicle will be operated in Maryland for more than 30 days. The non-refundable registration fee for the non-resident permit is $27 and can be renewed annually as long as the student is still attending school in Maryland and the registration is kept current.

For more information call the MVA Customer Service Center toll-free at 800-950-1MVA (1682).


Visitors’ parking

Temporary parking is available on campus for visitors in designated spots. Please make sure your vehicle is parked in a space marked for “visitors”


View brochure on parking and traffic regulations


Parking lots