PNW Parking and Fees

Open parking exists for all students in an area not restricted for handicapped parking, staff parking, or reserved parking. Parking in handicapped areas will be restricted to those vehicles which display a valid state issued placard or plate, or valid temporary handicapped permit issued by Purdue University Police Department.

Parking Lot 2 at WEstville

Employee Parking Policy

Fees for parking at Purdue University Northwest will be consistent, and reciprocal. All current fees will remain the same with the exception of the reserved parking fee which will be increased to $450.00.

“Free Parking” will no longer exist at the Westville campus. Free parking has not been available at the Hammond campus for several years. Any benefit-eligible employee using campus lots must pay for parking.  Options include gated/signed lots on the Hammond campus, and open “B” lots, or “A” preferred parking at the Westville campus.

Parking fees must be paid through payroll deduction. “A” permit hang tags may be obtained from the PNW Police Department and are honored on both PNW campuses as well as specified parking areas on the West Lafayette campus.

The parking fees for Purdue University Northwest are as follows:

 Payment ScheduleParking Fee
Basic ParkingMonthly Pay Reduction
Bi-Weekly Pay Reduction
$15.00 – 10 Pays ($150 / year)
$7.50 – 20 Pays ($150 / year)
Preferred ParkingMonthly Pay Reduction
Bi-Weekly Pay Reduction
$18.00 – 10 Pays ($180 / year)
$9.00- 20 Pays ($180 / year)
Reserved ParkingMonthly Pay Reduction$45.00 – 10 pays ($450 / year)

All non-benefit eligible employees, 3rd shift staff, those assigned to the Gabis or Portage locations as well as employees issued a state accessibility placard or plate are exempt from paying parking fees

Staff Reciprocity

Staff or Reserved Access Permit holders at Purdue University Northwest with a hanging permit may park in any staff parking area on all Purdue University campuses and in staff parking areas at Indiana University Northwest. Staff needing access to the Grant Street Parking Garage in West Lafayette may request the temporary use of barcode access card from the Department.

Faculty & Staff Parking Forms