Transportation Services Special Parking Conditions

General Rules

Parking on Campus During University Holidays, Vacation Periods, and Summer Session:

The parking regulations are enforced every day, twenty-four hours a day. During certain times special conditions exist, and the regulations are modified. However, restricted spaces remain in effect. These areas include disability, load/unload, service, reserved and specially signed areas.

NOTE: During major University events, the University reserves the right to close any campus parking area at any time it is deemed necessary for events or to meet special needs. WAC 504-15-350.

Specific Times of Special Conditions

The following table provides specific beginning and ending dates for upcoming periods when Special Conditions will be applied.

PeriodBegin DateEnd DatePeriodBegin DateEnd Date
Labor DaySeptember 3, 2018September 3, 2018Veterans DayNovember 12, 2018November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving VacationNovember 19, 2018November 21, 2018Thanksgiving HolidayNovember 22, 2018November 22, 2018
Winter VacationDecember 15, 2018January 6, 2019Christmas Holiday December 24, 2018December 25,  2018
December ClosureDecember 26, 2018December 31, 2018New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2019January 1, 2019
Martin Luther King Jr. DayJanuary 21, 2019January 21, 2019President's DayFebruary 18, 2019February 18, 2019
Spring VacationMarch 11, 2019March 15, 2019Summer SessionMay 6, 2019July 26, 2019
Memorial DayMay 27, 2019May 27, 2019Independence DayJuly 4, 2019July 4, 2019
Summer VacationJuly 29, 2019August 09, 2019

Special Condition Periods

University Holidays

A University Holiday is a day when all university facilities are generally closed.

Currently, University Holidays include:
New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veterans Day, Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day. For the purpose of parking enforcement, President’s Day and the  December Closure are considered University Holidays.

Note: University Holidays could change from year to year.

For specific times of enforcement of the University Holiday Special Parking Conditions please refer to the table above.

Vacation Periods

A Vacation Period is a period of time when classes or final exams are not in session. Except for holidays that fall within this period, the business offices of the university are open during this time. Vacation Periods include:
Summer vacation which follows summer session, Winter vacation between the fall and spring semesters, Thanksgiving vacation, and Spring vacation. For the purpose of parking enforcement, President’s Day is considered a University Holiday.

Note: Thanksgiving vacation and Winter vacation also have several days that are considered University Holidays when different special conditions are in effect. Follow this link for University Holiday Special Conditions.

Summer Session

Summer Session includes all summer school blocks beginning on the first day of the earliest blocks, and ending on the last day of the last block.

Note: Summer Session Special Conditions are different than the Summer Vacation Special Conditions.

For specific times of enforcement of the Summer Session Special Parking Conditions please refer to the table above.