Freshman/Sophomore Parking Policy
Due to the limited number of parking spaces on the streets in and around the
Main Campus and the availability of public transportation, the Zoning Commission voted to impose a condition in the new 2007 Foggy Bottom Campus Plan that imposes certain restrictions on student parking. This condition is one of several imposed as part of a plan that permits the university to build a substantial amount of additional space on campus to meet its long term academic, student housing and other university needs.
Pursuant to this condition, the university discourages all students from bringing vehicles to the Foggy Bottom Campus. With respect to Freshmen and
Sophomores in particular, these students are prohibited from bringing vehicles and parking them in the Foggy Bottom/West End Area (the area bounded by 19th Street on the east, E Street on the south, Rock Creek Park on the west, and N Street on the north), other than in exceptional circumstances. Exceptional circumstances may include, for example, transportation needs related to a disability or health condition of the student or member of his/her family. Requests by Freshmen and Sophomores
for a policy exception due to exceptional circumstances must be documented
by the student and approved by the university. If such an exception is granted, the vehicle must be parked in a university parking facility. Each Freshman and Sophomore must confirm by signature that the student has read and understands this parking policy, regardless of whether the student drives to the university or is eligible to have a car on campus.
The university's complete policy regaridng on-campus student parking can be found here http://my.gwu.edu/files/policies/ParkingRestrictionsFINAL.pdf.
Any violation of this policy shall be grounds for discipline under the GW's Code of Student Conduct.
Download the Parking Requirement Exemption Form below:
PARKING Requirement Exemption Request FORM