Parking Services Frequently Asked Questions


How do I pay for parking permits and citations?

All permits and citations are paid through the Parking Transaction Portal in MyUWF. Payment options include electronic checks and debit or credit cards.

For more information, please refer to the Parking Permits page.

Am I able to pay for my parking permit or citation with cash?

Beginning Fall 2014, all parking permits and citations will be paid online through the Parking Transaction Portal. Permits and citations after this date cannot be paid using cash.

Where do I pick up my parking permit?

Once permits are purchased online, permits can either be mailed or picked up in Parking and Transportation Services (building 91).

Temporary passes may be printed and used for up to two weeks after the purchase of a parking permit.

How do I dispute a parking citation?

You may submit an appeal through the Parking Transaction Portal in MyUWF within seven days of receiving the parking citation.

For more information, please visit the Parking Appeals page.

Where am I allowed to park?

Each lot is designated with a letter name and is available to specific user groups. Signs are posted at the entrance to each lot indicating the user designation(s). All University students and employees parking on campus must be registered with Parking Services and have their permit properly displayed. 

Parking Services has provided maps for Commuter ParkingResident Parking, and Village East and West Parking. Open parking lots are displayed on all thee maps.

Handicapped parking spaces are available in all high traffic lots and are designated with the ADA compliant handicapped symbols. Visitor permits are not required for handicapped parking.

For extra safety, please review the UWF Police Department's Parking Lot Safety Tips.

Do I need a permit if I'm only visiting campus?

Visitor permits are available free of charge at the Visitors Center (building 81) and Parking Services (building 91) during weekdays from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM except on UWF holidays. After hours and on weekends, temporary permits are available at the UWF Police Department (building 94). Visitor permits, along with the recording of driver's names and license plate numbers, are required to assist in the safety and security of everyone on campus.

Visitor spaces are designated by signage and are located in lots A, B, H, K, P, Q and BB. If visitor spaces are unavailable, visitors may park in any commuter or open lot. Visitor spaces are designated for visitors only and are not open to students or employees at any time.

Handicapped parking spaces are available in all high traffic lots and are designated with the ADA compliant handicapped symbols. Visitor permits are not required for handicapped parking.

UWF campus maps and directions are available on the About UWF page.

For extra safety, please review the UWF Police Department's Parking Lot Safety Tips.