What kind of permit do I need?

If you are an employee, you can view the list of available permits here. Students can view the list of permits available to them hereBack to top

Where can I park with my permit?

Employees can view what lots are open to them by looking to their permit type on this page. Students can view what lots are open to them by looking to their permit type on this page. Additionally, you can find a map of the parking garages here. Back to top

How do I renew my permit?

You can order or renew a parking permit online at The Permit Store. Should you need assistance, there are detailed instructions for this process. Back to top

When can I purchase a permit?

Purchase dates for upcoming academic periods are on our main page. Back to top

What happens if my permit is lost/stolen?

Anyone may ask for a 15 minute permit from the booth. Come to our office, USB 102, to report your lost or stolen permit. If applicable, bring in the police report. There is a $35 replacement fee paid over the counter in USB 102. Back to top

What if my permit was displayed in a different place? 

Proper display of your parking permit is important. Your parking permit is not valid unless it is displayed in the lower left corner of the windshield. If you received a ticket because of improper display, the ticket will not be waived. Back to top

What happens if I do not receive a permit in the mail?

If you have not received your parking permit within 6 business days, please send us an email at Please remember your temporary permit is valid for 10 days. Back to top

Who is eligible to purchase a carpool permit and how do I apply for one?

A carpool must consist of two or more people who meet the following criteria:

  • Currently enrolled in classes or be a full time employee
  • Arrive to campus together in a carpool registered vehicle
  • Live more than one mile away from campus and within a logical commute path of each other (carpool should not pass by campus to pick up members)
  • No member of the carpool team can have an outstanding campus parking violation
  • No member of the carpool team must be currently registered for an ORCA transit pass

You can apply for one online at The Permit Store Back to top

Can I order my permit online and pick it up in the office?

No; iParq mails permits directly. However, if there is a reason you cannot receive your permit in the mail, please email us at before you place an online order. Other options are available on a case by case basis. Remember, if you need the permit for the next day, you can print a temporary permit for immediate use from iParq after you place an order. Back to top

I only want to park on campus for a couple of days a week, where do I get a permit?

Intermittent parking permits, One day, Two day, and Three day, are only available for purchase from our office during standard office hours. Back to top

What if I want to buy a Motorcycle permits?

Currently, Motorcycle permits are only available for purchase in our office. Back to top

Will you run out of permits?

Yes, as we have a limited number of permits. Back to top  

How do I move my permit between vehicles?

There is a rearview mirror hanger that the permit can be stuck on for purchase in USB 102 for $1.50.  Back to top   

Public Safety & Transportation
901 12th Avenue
CLMB 002
Seattle, WA 98122-1090
(206) 296-5992


Business Office HOURS

Monday - Friday
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Parking Questions may be answered 24 hours a day by calling the Public Safety Communication Center at 206-296-5990