The dates for registering vehicles will be announced and permits will be issued to grad and undergraduate students at the Campus Center within the first two weeks of A-term. All eligible vehicles must be registered with the WPI Police Department and must display a current parking permit within the first two weeks of A-Term, please note that after the designated decal distribution dates, decals can be obtained at the WPI Police Department located in the lower level of Founders Hall (Monday-Friday 8:00AM- 2:30PM). A parking quick facts card will be giving to all students during the registration process. The college’s entire parking regulations are posted on the WPI Police website.
Students must reconcile all owed violations by the last week of March each academic year. All violations not rectified could result in students being placed on a hold. All parking permits must be placed on the front windshield on the lower left corner on the driver’s side.
Note about Out-of- State Vehicles (Students Only):
Pursuant to the provisions of M.G.L c.90 § 3, as amended by chapter 46 of the acts of 2003, the Nonresident Driver Statement form (PDF) must be completed by every nonresident enrolled as a full time student at a school or college in the Commonwealth who operates a motor vehicle in Massachusetts that is registered in another state or country during any period beginning on September 1 of any year, and ending on August 31 of the following year. This applies to students commuting from out-of- state to a school in Massachusetts and students temporarily residing in Massachusetts. The school will issue the required permit, a decal sticker, which must be affixed to the uppermost center portion of the windshield. The penalty for a nonresident's failure to comply as required is up to $200.