UW-Whitewater Visitors Center



General Information

UW-Whitewater Parking Services greatly appreciates everyone's assistance in the following campus parking regulations, policies and procedures.  These rules ensure maximum parking is available to our campus community, and help maintain safety.  We enforce these policies through citations, and fine amounts are based on how severely an infraction incon-veniences other motorists.   We are happy to answer any questions you may have, so please contact us at (262) 472-1011 or email us at

Vehicles parked in violation of University parking regulations are subject to the following fines:

Original ViolationFineIf Unpaid after 7 Days
No Permit - 1st Offense $ 50.00 $ 60.00
No Permit - 2nd Offense $100.00 $110.00
No Permit - 3rd Offense + Towed    $100.00 $110.00
Over Time/Expired Meter $ 25.00 $ 35.00
Restricted Area $ 50.00 $ 70.00
Improper Lot $ 25.00 $ 35.00
Improper Resident Lot $ 25.00 $ 35.00
Improper/Failure to Display Permit $  5.00 $ 10.00
Improper Parking $ 10.00 $ 15.00
Disabled Space $100.00 $150.00
Altered/Stolen Permit $100.00 $150.00

If you receive a No Permit citation and you purchase a valid permit within five (5) days of the issue date, the most recently No Permit citation citation will be waived.

The Traffic Violation and Registration Program of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation will be used to suspend the registration of one or all vehicles owned when citations and penalties issued by the University to the vehicle owner remain unpaid.

Vehicles with 3 or more unpaid citations are subject to being towed or booted at the owner/operator's expense.

Payment of Fines

  1. Make payment on-line at:
  2. Bring citation and payment to Parking Services, located in the Visitor Center, 826 Starin Road.
  3. By mailing the citation (postage required) to the address on the front of the citation.  Include your name, license plate, and citation number with payments.

 Make checks payable to: UW-Whitewater.

Please note that UW-Whitewater is not responsible for cash or checks sent via U.S. Mail.

Not sure what is your total balance due for parking citations? Use the Citation Balance Due Form to find out!

**Caution** UW-Whitewater has not entered into any agreement with any agent for the payment or collection of parking fines by credit card or other means over the web.


The operator of a vehicle may file an appeal if they believe the citation was issued in error. The appeal must be submitted online within five (5) days from the date of the citation at  There will be a $10.00 filing fee assessed to an appeal that is denied.  For appeals that are granted, there will not be an additional fee assessed.

After five (5) days, you lose your right to appeal the citation unless there were extenuating circumstances; (example: medical).  In these circumstances, contact Parking Services by email at

The following circumstances are not considered to be a valid basis for an appeal:

  • Lack of legal parking space
  • Lack of convenient parking space
  • Time constraints; you were late
  • Time constraints; it took longer than you anticipated
  • Lack of funds to pay the fine
  • Failure to observe clearly posted restrictions or regulations

Note: If your vehicle is unattended, it is parked.

Four-way flashers are for warning other motorists that your vehicle may be a hazard. Having your flashers on does not allow you to park illegally, for any time period.

Many yellow curb areas are for emergency vehicle access. Unattended vehicles left in these areas constitute significant risk for others, and will not be allowed.

Failure to observe clearly posted restrictions or ignorance of University Parking Regulations is not considered a valid basis for an appeal for any established student, faculty or staff.  Persons who purchase a parking permit agree to and must comply with University Parking Regulations.

A parking citation appeal should address only the issues related to the citation. The appeal process is not a forum for submitting parking complaints. Complaints and/or suggeustions should be submitted to Parking Services at 826 Starin Rd, Whitewater, WI 53190 or

The Parking Services office is located in the Visitor Center, 826 Starin Road.   In-Session business office hours are Monday-Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Fridays and during winterim and summer breaks.   Contact us at (262) 472-1011 or e-mail us at