UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN River Falls

Parking Announcement

**Note: Effective April 27, 2015; Visa cards will no longer be accepted. Discover Card and Master Card payments will incur a convenience fee of 2.5%. Echeck payments will incur a convenience fee of $1.75. The convenience fee will be added to your credit card or echeck payment.

Payments may be made directly to University Parking in the form of cash or check without incurring a convenience fee. 
To pay direct: University Parking                        
                      103 Regional Development Institute (RDI)
                      410 S. Third Street
                      River Falls, WI 54022

Student Parking Information

  • Parking lots are identified with a sign at each entrance including the lot name and permit type required.
  • Parking enforcement times/locations can be found at Parking Enforcement.
  • Displaying a permit authorizes parking only in the specific location listed on the permit.
  • Ownership of the parking permit remains with UWRF Parking. Transferring, lending, or selling a permit to another person is prohibited and may result in the any/all of the following: parking citations and/or UWS 18.08 citations (up to but not limited to $283.50), revocation of parking privileges, void any parking permit refund value.
  • The registered permit holder is responsible for any parking violations issued to the vehicle bearing the permit.
  • Student permits are valid from August 1st thru the following year August 31st. (see expiration date stated on the permit.)
  • A permit returned prior to September 1st is subject to a $25.00 administrative fee.
  • Parking permits are non-refundable after February 10th.
  • Any student or visitor can utilize Public Parking.

What are My Options?

I live in a residential hall.

A university residential student can choose to purchase a university permit or park on the city streets. 


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Parking permits available for residential students are:

  • Locations with a housing contract: E, K, N, O. Location without a housing contract: PAY3(24).
  • If you do not have a signed housing contract by July 15th E, K, N, and O permits will be exchanged to a PAY3(24) permit.
  • OVT - Temporary parking permits are available for a daily rate, including overnight. (You must print and display this permit) These can also be purchased for your visitors.
  • Permits for E, K, N, O lots must be returned to University Parking if you move off campus before the academic year is completed. A prorated refund will be processed only upon receipt of the returned permit.

 Click here to purchase a permit.
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 Please visit the city website:http://www.rfcity.org/police_home.asp
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I live off campus

Non-Residential Students (any student that lives off campus) can choose to purchase a permit, utilize a university meter or city street parking.

Permit:

  • Non-Residential Students Parking Lot: PAY3 (by the Falcon Center)
    • PAY3(CM) is valid from 7:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. with no parking overnight.
    • PAY3(24) is valid 24 hours a day including overnight.
  • OVT - Temporary parking permits are available for a daily rate, including overnight. (You must print and display this permit) These permits can also be purchased for your visitors.

Click here to purchase a permit.link

 

Public Parking:

Non permit holders can utilize public parking. Click here for more information.

 

City Streets:

Parking is available on the city streets. City streets are the jurisdiction of the city of River Falls. City rules and regulations can be obtained from their website:  http://www.rfcity.org/police_home.asplink

When Can I Purchase A Permit?

2015-2016 Student Parking Permits

Permits will be sold on a first come first serve basis, based on seniority. Please see chart.

Class Standing (credit based) Completed Credits Purchase Eligibility Date

Senior

90 or more

Beginning April 27, 2015

Junior

60-90

Beginning April 27, 2015

Sophomore

30-59

Beginning April 27, 2015

Freshman

20 or less

Beginning May 4, 2015

Incoming Student

no credit requirements

Beginning June 25, 2015


If your desired location is sold out or there are no more permits available for sale, you can place yourself on a waitlist which will only satisfied if a permit becomes available.

How do I get my permit?

Student Permit Space enforcement will lapses from the last Saturday of August resuming 6pm, the first Sunday of September. All student parking permits must be displayed by such date. All other spaces will be enforced as signed.
RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS

If you purchased your permit before 7am on the First Thursday of September your permit will be campus mailed to you. Please check your campus mail box.

If you purchased your permit after 7am on the First Thursday of September, your permit will be available for pickup on the First Thursday - Friday of September in the parking office at 103 Regional Development Institute (RDI). Office Hours: 7:45am-4:30pm


NON-RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS

Your permit will be available for pickup on the First Tuesday - Friday of September in the parking office at 103 Regional Development Institute (RDI). Office Hours: 7:45am-4:30pm