The University of Washington: Facilities Services

Alternate Vehicle Permit

Alternate Vehicle Permit

The Alternate Vehicle permit provides UW faculty, staff and student permit holders who qualify, a temporary one day replacement permit should they be without their assigned permit. Please note that commuter ticket (ICT) holders are ineligible for this permit. If the request exceeds three consecutive days Parking Specialists refer the permit holder to the Permit Sales and Administration Office to find suitable resolution.

Privileges include:

  • Parking for a specific lot and/or space assigned from a campus gatehouse
  • Loading/unloading in marked load zones for the posted time limit
  • Commercial license plates are required for “Truck Load Only” spaces
  • In/Out rights to the assigned area / space without having to purchase another permit

Limitations include:

  • Non-transferable to any other parking lot/space or person
  • Expire at 7:30 AM the following morning
  • May be time limited at the gate for use in parking lots or load zones
  • Quarterly or annual carpool permits are ineligible for this permit