Parking Registration & Fees
Wentworth Institute of Technology considers parking as a privilege, which may be revoked temporarily or permanently, for justifiable reasons by the Department of Public Safety. Parking Permits are only available to students, faculty and staff of Wentworth Institute of Technology. WIT parking permits shall not be replicated, lent, sold or transferred to another party. Should a vehicle change occur, the Public Safety office must be advised immediately.
Wentworth Institute of Technology assumes NO liability for lost or stolen property or damage to any vehicle while it is parked on campus in one of our facilities. The University does not assume responsibility or liability for any lost property or damage associated with a vehicle being towed. Hours, rules, and regulations are subject to change without prior notice. A parking permit must always be displayed.
Parking permits are being issued by Public Safety at 610 Huntington Avenue.
Faculty/Staff Parking Permits*
- Full time faculty/staff (26 payments): $50.00 bi-weekly
- Full time faculty (18 payments): $72.22 bi-weekly
- Adjunct day faculty: $ 30.00 bi-weekly
- Evening/weekend faculty/staff: $ 70.00 per semester
* Payroll deductions are available.
All students (including part-time, evening & weekend, commuter, and residents), faculty and staff who intend to park a motor vehicle on campus must properly register their vehicle and display the appropriate permit. For the purpose of these regulations, the "campus" is defined as all property, which is under the control of Wentworth Institute of Technology.
Student parking permits are effective from the purchase date to the end of the academic school semester. Faculty/staff permits are effective from the application date to the end of the calendar. A parking permit does not guarantee a parking space.
Additional Parking Options
Overnight Parking Permits
The fee for an overnight permit is $500.00 per academic semester. The East Lot (located opposite 540 Parker Street in front of the IRA Allen Building) and the Annex Lot (entrance on Annunciation Rd) have been assigned as the overnight parking lots. Due to the limited amount of parking on campus, first and second year students are not allowed to purchase an overnight parking permit to park on campus.
Overnight parking permits are sold on to residential upperclassman or residential underclassman who are on co-op.
Therefore, any student who wishes to purchase an Overnight parking permit who meets these criteria must fill out a “Request For Overnight Parking” form for review and consideration.
Commuter Parking Permits
The fee for a commuter permit is $250.00 per academic semester; the permit is valid from the hours of 7:00 am to 10:00 pm daily. Parking is available in the Annex Lot, Parker Street Lot, and North Lot. Additional parking is available in the West Lot from 3:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
To obtain a Commuter parking permit, students must be enrolled in full-time studies at Wentworth or be on co-op.
Evening & Weekend Parking Permit
The fee for an Evening & Weekend parking permit is $100.00 per academic semester and is valid from 3:00pm to 10:00pm during the week and from 7:00am to 10:00pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Parking is available in the Annex Lot, North Lot and West Lot.
Contractor Parking Permit
All contractors wishing to park on campus must purchase and display a valid parking permit - The fee is $1,300.00 per year or $10.00 per day. Contractor Permits can be obtained at Public Safety who will assign your parking area at the time of purchase.
Daily & Temporary Parking Permits
The fee for a daily temporary permit is $10.00 per day and can be purchased at Public Safety. You must have a valid WIT ID to purchase a permit.
Parking is available at motorcycle racks in areas marked “Motorcycle Parking Only” in the West Parking Lot. Parking motorcycles in spaces designated for automobiles is prohibited. The Department of Public Safety must be notified if the motorcycle will remain in the parking lot after hours. All Motorcycles must be registered with Public Safety and must always display a Motorcycle permit. Permits are available for $20.00 per semester through Public Safety.
Policy Regarding Campus Events Requiring Special Parking
Individuals and/or groups scheduling an event on campus which will attract visitors, especially those utilizing buses, vans and private automobiles must notify the Public Safety Office well in advance in order to secure their assistance and a plan for providing proper and safe parking.
The Department of Public Safety will supply the individuals and/or groups with a map of the campus indicating special instructions regarding parking in designated areas. Organizers of large events must work with Public Safety to arrange for traffic control, police/security details, loading and unloading of passengers, and parking away from heavily used areas of campus.
Operation of Motor Vehicles
Campus Speed Limit
The speed limit on campus is 10 miles per hour, except where a higher speed limit is posted. Police vehicles (marked or unmarked), bike and foot patrol officers enforce speed limits.
Vehicles are not to be operated in any manner so as to constitute vehicular/pedestrian traffic hazards or to impede the flow of vehicular or pedestrian traffic. Everyone is required to follow and obey all traffic signs on campus.
Motorists are to yield the right-of-way to all pedestrians. This especially applies to pedestrians in crosswalks.
All visitors to the campus must register with the lot attendant at the entrance to the West Lot. Visitors will then be directed accordingly.
NOTE: If the guard booth is unattended, please press the “Call” button on the yellow box affixed to the booth to be connected with Public Safety for assistance.
On-Campus Motor Vehicle Accidents
All accidents involving a vehicle should be reported to the Department of Public Safety. If the accident involves University Property, the accident must be reported to the Department of Public Safety. The vehicles should not to be moved until the investigating officer instructs the driver to do so.
Obtaining Copies of Accident Reports
A copy of the accident report will be furnished to all involved parties free of charge. A copy may be secured at the Department of Public Safety Office, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. This will only apply to vehicles that have been in an accident in any parking facilities on the Wentworth campus. For accidents occurring off-campus, you must report the incident to the Boston Police Department by dialing 911.