Starting August 1, 2023, Parking Permits for the 2023-2024 academic year can be purchased for $175.00 for the second year in a row! No first year/freshman residential students (living in university housing)  are allowed to park on any University property. As of December 22, permit prices drop to $87.50 and expire July 31, 2024.

Parking rules and regulations establish standards for the administration and enforcement of campus parking at Roger Williams University. The privilege of parking at Roger Williams University comes with the responsibility of adhering to the rules and regulations published herein. Assignments of parking areas are designed to provide maximum safety and utility for students, employees, and visitors, to protect University property and expedite University business. Parking on campus is at your own risk. Students and employees are responsible for being familiar with the parking rules and regulations. A failure to know does not constitute a defense.

The term “Campus," for the purpose of these regulations, encompasses all Roger Williams University property, including the Almeida Complex, all parking lots and the Baypoint Residence and Conference Center.

The Department of Public Safety Traffic Control Office will issue parking permits for a fee of $175.00 each to authorized individuals. Undergraduate students will be limited to one active permit. A new parking permit must be obtained each academic year. A parking permit can be obtained upon completion of a web-based parking permit application. Persons applying for a parking permit must have a valid driver’s license and the vehicle for which a permit application is submitted must have a valid registration, liability insurance, and a current safety inspection sticker, as required by the state in which the vehicle is registered. All resident and commuter students who purchase permits will pick up their permit during regular check in at the beginning of the Fall semester. After check in is finished, students can pick up their permit from the Main Entrance Information Center the next business day. Student must have their proper ID and vehicle registration in order to pick up their permit. Graduate & Law students will have their permits sent to their mailing address.  Half year permits ARE available for those students studying abroad or graduating in December.  Refunds will be issued at the end of the first semester and will be verified through the registrar. Please contact for more details.

Permits are unique to each vehicle and are, therefore, non-transferable.

Students, employees, and visitors park at Roger Williams University at their own risk and without any liability to the University. Roger Williams University assumes no responsibility or liability for fire, theft, damage to or loss of any automobile or any article left therein. Only permission to park is granted and no bailment is created.