Directions & Accommodations
Summerstart Parking (discounted rate) is available in the C Lots (Commuter Lots) on the south side of campus. Parking on north campus near the Edens/Higginson residence halls (lot 7G and lot 3R Residential Lot) is available at the regular daily parking rate. You must purchase a parking permit to park on campus. Parking enforcement is by license plate reader. To avoid a citation, you must enter your license plate number accurately when completing your permit purchase.
You obtain a parking permit by one of the following options:
Save Time! Pay for Summerstart parking using the Parkmobile app!
Construction to upgrade and pave the final portion of the C Lots will occur this summer. Your confirmation materials will include a map with specific directions to parking lots designated for Summerstart participants. Thank you in advance for your patience!
While we encourage you to stay overnight on campus by participating in our Overnight Program, you may prefer accommodations in the greater Bellingham area. For a list of accommodations near Western, visit Admissions' Local Accommodations webpage!
If you or someone in your party requires special accommodations at Summerstart, please contact New Student Services/Family Outreach at 360.650.3846 prior to your arrival to campus. For more information about special accommodations at Western, contact disAbility Resources in Old Main 120 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 360.650.3083.
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