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 4, 2017September 4, 2017Veterans DayNovember 10, 2017November 10, 2017
Thanksgiving VacationNovember 20, 2017November 22, 2017Thanksgiving HolidayNovember 23, 2017November 24, 2017
Winter VacationDecember 18, 2017January 5, 2018Christmas Holiday December 25, 2017December 26,  2017
December ClosureDecember 27, 2017December 29, 2017New Year's DayJanuary 1, 2018January 1, 2018
Martin Luther King Jr. DayJanuary 15, 2018January 15, 2018President's DayFebruary 19, 2018February 19, 2018
Spring VacationMarch 12, 2018March 16, 2018Summer SessionMay 7, 2018July 27, 2018
Memorial DayMay 28, 2018May 28, 2018Independence DayJuly 4, 2018July 4, 2018
Summer VacationJuly 30, 2018August 10, 2018

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.