Parking Permits

Valid Permit Required at all Times


Order your "Virtual" Parking Permit now at the Bothell Campus Parking Portal


Vehicles parked on campus must have a valid parking permit or pay for a daily parking permit. Please go to the Bothell Campus Parking Portal to order your new "virtual" parking permit.  Payment for parking is required and enforced 24/7.



Parking Locations on Campus

  • South Garage, (closest to UW1, UW2 & Library buildings and Bookstore)
  • South Surface lots (one located on NE 180th St., and one lot south of the South Garage)
  • North Garage (closest to Cascadia Community College)
  • Chase House lot (located east of the South Garage)
  • Campus Way NE (limited parking available)


Purchasing Parking Permits



Any UW Bothell and Cascadia College student, staff, or faculty member with a valid UW Net ID is eligible to purchase a multi-day parking permit through the Bothell Campus Parking Portal. Guests may also purchase a daily permit at pay stations or online after creating a visitor account.

If you have Cascadia credentials but you do not have a UW Net ID, visit the Cascadia website to create a UW Net ID prior to visiting the Bothell Campus Parking Portal. It takes 48 hours for your new Net ID credentials to become active in the new parking system. Do not attempt to log in prior to the 48 hours.

Daily Parking

Daily parking permits can be purchased at the pay stations or online via the Parking Portal. Always make sure to enter the correct license plate number. Washington plates are seven characters in length- first three characters are letters and the remaining characters are numbers. Ex: ABC-1234. 

Annual and Quarterly Permits

All quarterly and annual parking permits must be ordered online via the Parking Portal.

To purchase a quarterly or annual virtual permit, log on to the parking portal using your UW Net ID.  Proceed to the Cashier's Office located in Husky Hall to make payment with cash or check. Visit the Virtual Permits page for more information.

All elligible employees choosing payroll deduction will order their permit online and agree to the terms shown on the Parking Portal to authorize their payroll deduction


Carpool permits can be purchased online via the Parking Portal. For more information, visit the Carpools & Rideshare page

For Carpool permits, purchase the permit online, then bring in to the Commuter Services Office the completed form below and a valid ID. All vehicles must be registered to the parking permit for use while parked on campus. 

Adding additional vehicles to a permit

All permits (except for resident parking permits) are allowed to associate up to 4 vehicles with a parking permit. Please note only one vehicle may be parked on campus per day. To add additional vehicles to your parking permit, please follow the steps outlined in the document below:

Adding Vehicles to Parking Permit

Resident Housing Parking Permits (Students only)

Housing parking permits are only available for residents of Husky Village or Campus View. Prices for resident parking permits can be seen on the Rates page.

Each resident may have only one vehicle with a resident parking permit.

Residents must submit both their personal vehicle registration and the agreement form found below, in person at the Commuter Service's Office.

Resident Housing Parking Permit Agreement Form


Retiree parking permit

If you are a fully retired employee from UW Bothell campus and occasionally coming to campus, please visit Commuter Services at Husky Hall. Please contact Commuter Services prior to your visit to arrange a one-day permit. 

Rehired retiree parking permit

For those that are rehired at 40% FTE you are eligible to receive a 50% discount off a quarterly permit. This permit must be paid through payroll deduction. 

RV and Motorhome Parking

No unauthorized overnight parking of RV or motorhomes is permitted on campus.

Parking Permit Student Refund Policy

The following are the refund deadlines:

  •   There are no parking permit refunds after the 31st calendar day of the quarter.
  •   Parking permits can be canceled through the 7th calendar day of the quarter with a full refund.
  •   Canceling on the 8th through the 30th calendar day of the quarter allows 50 percent refund.

To request for a refund prior to the refund deadline, please email Commuter Services with your UW Net ID information. Credit Card purchases will be refunded back to the original credit card. Cash or check purchases will refunded in the form of a check issued to the permit holder. 

If you are a staff/faculty member, with a payroll deducted permit, please visit the Staff Faculty Payroll page.

Privacy Notice

Privacy Notice for License Plate Recognition for Parking Management

The Privacy Notice applies to individuals who provide personal data to the University of Washington, in connection with vehicle license plate recognition hardware and software for parking systems at the UW and Cascadia College campus's parking lots and structures. For additional information on the Privacy Notice regarding the collection, use, and sharing of personal data, please visit the webpage, Privacy Notice for License Plate Recognition. 


Parking Off Campus

All students, staff, and faculty represent UW Bothell / Cascadia College. If parking off‐campus, we ask that you be courteous to and conscious of our UW Bothell community neighbors. This includes, but is not limited to, leaving room for residents to turn out of their driveways; not parking in front of fire hydrants or mailboxes, and taking all your trash with you. The cost of parking on campus is a consideration; however, we want to be a good neighbor.


Contact Us:

Husky Hall Room 1450

Box 358524

10909 NE 185th Street

Bothell WA 98011


Phone: 425-352-3369

Office Hours: 8AM-5PM, Monday-Friday