Student Parking

Most student parking permits can be purchased online.

Parking Permits
  • Student must be registered for classes with all outstanding fees paid before applying. Daytime permits are available on a first-come basis, with approximately 300 spots available in the garage. Cost is $137.50 per quarter.
  • Evening parking is available without restrictions. (Evening hours start at noon.)
  • Since parking is so limited, the daytime permits will be restricted if a student lives in the following zip codes: 98101, 98102, 98104, 98109, 98112, 98121, 98122, 98144
  • Summer quarter parking is available at $55 on a first come basis with no zip code restrictions.
  • Pay by credit card or the Seattle Colleges Card.
  • Pick up permit in Transportation Services Office, BE1143, the next day.
  • Temporary permits can be downloaded if purchased within seven days of the quarter start date.
Carpool Permits
  • Minimum of two currently enrolled Seattle Central students required to qualify.
  • Children under 16 do not qualify as carpool partners.
  • No minimum credit hour requirements for eligibility.
  • Submit a student carpool application to the Transportation Services Office, BE1143.
  • Cost is $54.50 per regular quarter and $36.25 for summer quarter.

Student carpool rules:

  • At least two students, with IDs, must be in the vehicle.
  • Harvard Garage parking attendant keeps a list of carpools and will check IDs.
  • Students must remain registered for the entire quarter.
  • If one or more students drop out, the remaining carpool must either find replacements, or surrender the carpool permit.
  • A maximum of four days per quarter is allowed without at least two students per carpool. After that, the daily rate of $10 will apply.
  • If carpoolers lose eligibility, a single occupancy parking pass will not be granted.
  • Transportation Services reserves the right to rescind any permit or privileges.

Disabled Parking

  • Students with physical disabilities or those who need special accommodations, should contact the Transportation Services Office for alternative parking arrangements. BE4113.
  • Special considerations will be given to students who have Washington State handicapped decals or who provide a doctor's note detailing the medical condition(s).
  • Students with disabilities may purchase daytime parking permits at any time, in person, at the Transportation Services Office, BE1143.

Permit Refunds or Replacements

  • If returned before the sixth instructional day of the quarter (first week), full refund, less $5 fee.
  • If returned between the sixth and fifteenth instructional days (third week), 50 percent refund.
  • No refunds after the third week of the quarter.
  • No replacement for lost of stolen daytime parking permits.
  • Evening parking permits may be replaced for $20, if available.

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