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 7, 2019September 7, 2019Veterans DayNovember 11, 2019November 11, 2019
Thanksgiving VacationNovember 25, 2019November 27, 2019Thanksgiving HolidayNovember 28, 2019November 29, 2019
Winter VacationDecember 16, 2019January 12, 2020Christmas Holiday December 25, 2019December 26, 2019
December ClosureDecember 23, 2019December 31, 2019New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2020January 1, 2020
Martin Luther King Jr. DayJanuary 20, 2020January 20, 2020President's DayFebruary 17, 2020February 17, 2020
Spring VacationMarch 16, 2020March 20, 2020Summer SessionMay 11, 2020July 31, 2020
Memorial DayMay 25, 2020May 25, 2020Independence DayJuly 3, 2020July 3, 2020
Summer VacationAugust 3, 2020August 14, 2020

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.