Where May I Use My Permit?

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Where May I Use My Permit?

The following guide will help you understand how your parking permit may be used in other zones around campus.

Disability permits: 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 parking meters. State placards with a current WSU parking permit also allows access to the disability spaces within the restricted area of the pedestrian mall areas on campus.  -Please drive cautiously on the pedestrian malls. Follow this link to find out how to obtain a WSU disability permit.

Orange permits: Orange permit holders may park in their numerically assigned orange zone, or in any green, yellow, red, or blue zone. For example, an orange one permit is valid in the orange one zone and in any green, yellow, red, or blue zone. It is not valid in other orange zones. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Green permits: Green permit holders may park in their numerically assigned green zone, or in any yellow, red, or blue zone. For example, a green two permit is valid in the green two zone and in any yellow, red, or blue zone. It is not valid in other green zones. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Yellow permits: Yellow permit holders may park in their numerically assigned yellow zone, or in any red or blue zone. For example, a yellow three permit is valid in the yellow three zone and in any red, or blue zone. It is not valid in other yellow zones. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Red permits: Red permit holders may park in their numerically assigned red zone or in any blue zone. For example, a red one permit is valid in the red one zone and in any blue zone. It is not valid in other red zones. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Crimson permits: (Resident Priority Parking) Crimson one permit holders may park in the crimson one zone, or in any gray one, or blue zone. Crimson two permit holders may park in the crimson two zone, or in any gray two, or blue zone. Crimson three permit holders may park in the crimson three zone, or in any blue zone. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Gray permits: (Resident Priority Parking) Gray permit holders may park in their numerically assigned gray zone, or in any blue zone. For example, a gray one permit is valid in the gray one zone and in any blue zone. It is not valid in other gray zones. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Blue permits: (Peripheral Parking) Blue permit holders may park in any blue zone. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Golden Cougar permits: (WSU Retiree) Golden cougar permits are valid in green, yellow, red, blue zones, and parking spaces signed for visitors only. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots. Staff who are employed by the university or by other entities located on campus after formal retirement are not eligible to use a golden cougar permit in lieu of a regular paid zone permit.

Motorcycle permits: Motorcycle permits are valid within boundaries of areas specifically posted and/or marked for motorcycle permits. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Moped permits: Moped permits are valid within boundaries of areas specifically posted and/or marked for moped permits. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

Commercial permits: Commercial permits are valid in service zones, and green, yellow, red, and blue zones, and parking spaces signed for visitors only. Commercial permits are not valid in orange zones, pay lots, or other restricted spaces. This parking permit is also valid in the Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

WSU Urban Campus permits (WSU Vancouver, WSU Spokane): WSU Urban Campus permits (WSU Vancouver, WSU Spokane) are valid in green, yellow, red, and blue zones on the Pullman campus. These parking permits are also valid in the WSU Pullman Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

University of Idaho permits on the WSU Pullman campus and
WSU Pullman campus permits on the University of Idaho campus:

U of I and WSU Reciprocal Parking Agreement
Washington State University and the University of Idaho have developed a cooperative parking agreement for the purpose of enhancing the accessibility to either campus for faculty, staff, and students participating in cooperative programs. University of Idaho permits are not valid in the WSU Pullman Student Recreation Center and Tennis Courts parking lots.

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