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Disability Parking on the Pullman Campus

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The following information is designed to help disabled parking patrons park on the WSU Pullman campus.  If at any time you have questions regarding disability parking, please contact us.

How to Obtain a State-Issued Disability Parking Permit - for both Temporary and Permanent Disabilities

In Washington, follow this link for the application and information on how to obtain a Washington State Department of Licensing Disabled Parking Application. Take the completed form to:

Vehicle Licensing Office
1195 SE Bishop Blvd.
Suite 3
Pullman, WA  99163

...or any vehicle licensing office in the state of Washington

In Idaho, follow this link to the application for an Idaho State Disabled Parking placard
Note: According to the application instructions, you need to mail or fax the application to Boise.  However, you can take the application to the Latah County DMV office in Moscow, they will issue a temp permit for up to 30 days while the application is being processed.  Here is their contact information: Latah County DMV.

PLEASE NOTE:  The WSU Access Center DOES NOT issue disability parking permits of any kind.

WSU Disability Parking Regulations - What is Required to Park

The following is required to give persons with disabilities the most flexibility with parking on the WSU campus:
  • Any valid WSU-issued zone permit displayed with a valid state-issued disability placard or disability license plate.
Where to Park
  • State placards with a current WSU parking permit are valid in disability spaces signed for WSU Disability Permits and any blue, red, yellow, green, orange, gray, and crimson zones, and on-street parking meters.
  • State placards with a current WSU parking permit also allow access to the disability spaces within the restricted area of the pedestrian mall areas on campus.  Please drive cautiously on the pedestrian malls.
Where NOT to Park
  • Disability State Placards (with or without a current WSU parking permit) are not valid at any time in Services Areas, No Parking Zones, Fire Zones, or Reserved Spaces.

Disability Parking Areas on Campus That Only Require a State Disability Placard or Disability License Plate

  • Disability spaces in parking lots during times when WSU permits or payment is not required only need to display a state-issued disability parking permit.
  • Disability parking areas signed: "WSU or State Disability Permits Required"
  • On-street parking meters

Disability Parking for Central Campus
(Compton Union Building, Martin Stadium, Terrell Mall, etc.)

Central Campus can be accessed by using the elevators in the Fine Arts parking garage, the Smith Center parking garage, or the Library parking garage. Disability Parking for Central Campus is available in the following locations:

  • Fine Arts parking garage. Take the elevator to the 5th floor for Central Campus. State placards with a current WSU parking permit are required.
  • Smith Center parking garage. Take the elevator to the 3rd floor for Central Campus. State placards with a current WSU parking permit are required.
  • Smith Center surface parking lot. Park in this lot just outside of the Smith Center and take the Smith Center or Fine Arts garage elevators to get to Central Campus. State placards with a current WSU parking permit are required.
  • Library parking garage. Take the elevator to the top floor to access Central Campus. Hourly payment required.
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