Transportation Safety Net Elements:
- Scratch Permits for one-day parking
- Emergency Ride Home
- On Campus Amenities
- Commuter Toolkit
Leave your car at home with peace of mind. Utilize the following items, which are available to you as your Transportation Safety Net.
Staff and faculty who normally walk, bike, bus or carpool to campus may purchase one packet of 10 one-day parking permits per quarter. Scratch Permits are available from Parking Services.
When you need an emergency ride:
- Call WTA (360) 676-RIDE (7433) to receive an authorization number. WTA will book your taxi ride at the time of your phone call, or you may request your taxi to arrive at a later time (for example if your emergency ride will be needed outside of 8am-8pm).
Inclement Weather Policy
Classified staff should refer to the appropriate collective bargaining unit for specific inclement weather policies. Generally, classified staff employees arriving less than two hours late or leaving less than two hours early shall not have their pay reduced as a result. Administrative Professional Staff employees reporting to work less than four hours late due to inclement weather, shall be granted pay for that period. Employees should communicate with their supervisors regarding specific departmental policies.
- On-Campus Post Office
- AS Bookstore
- Banking (ATM)
- Food Service
- AS Child Development Center
- Wilson Library
- AS Outdoor Center and Bike Shop
- Showers and Lockers
The goal of WWU's Sustainable Transportation program is to reduce congestion and environmental harm by reducing drive-alone commute trips. Driving less is also a significant way to save money, reduce stress, and add healthy physical activity into your day.