Bristol Campus Parking
All graduate students are allowed personal cars, but students wishing to park on the Bristol campus are required to obtain a valid parking permit from the Office of Public Safety. Graduate students enrolled in 9 or more credits per semester will be required to pay an annual fee for a parking permit, which allows you to park in the approved spaces shown on the map below.
Providence Campus Parking
Graduate students parking at the Providence campus (1 Empire Plaza, Providence, RI 02903) are not required to obtain a parking permit, but are advised to obtain one in case there is a need to park on the Bristol campus. If enrolled in less than 9 credits per semester, the parking permit will be free of charge, but if enrolled in 9 or more credits per semester, you will be required to pay the annual parking permit fee. Students parking at the Providence campus should park in the Providence Civic Center Garage located on Washington Street. Simply bring your parking ticket in to be validated at the front desk on the first floor of the RWU building.
How To Obtain A Parking Permit
To obtain a permit, please follow the directions below, based on your intended course load. Please note that you must already be registered for classes in order to obtain a valid parking permit:
Students enrolled in less than 9 credits per semester (part-time) and parking at the Bristol campus:
Graduate students enrolled in less than 9 credits per semester are granted a free parking permit. Please follow the directions in the document below to obtain your free parking permit, then apply using the link to the Parking Permit Application.
Students enrolled in 9 or more credits per semester (full-time) and parking at the Bristol campus:
Graduate students enrolled in 9 or more credits per semester are required to purchase a parking permit.