campus parking


University Police Department
709 Xenia Street, Plainview, TX 79072

Parking Rules and Regulations - Please read carefully before downloading your Parking Permit Form and Motor Vehicle Registration.

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  • Employees and students who park a motor vehicle on the Wayland Plainview campus must have a valid parking permit displayed on the vehicle.
  • Permit holders are responsible for their vehicle under all circumstances, and other drivers of the vehicle should be informed of Wayland parking rules to ensure no citations will be received. A citation received by a driver other than the permit holder will not be voided and the permit holder is responsible for paying the fine.
  • In order to obtain a permit, you must have proof of WBU employment or WBU student ID, a valid driver’s license and proof of auto liability insurance.


  • The permit is to be clearly displayed in the lower left corner (driver’s side) of the rear windshield, on the exterior of the glass.
  • The permit must be displayed as intended by the manufacturer to be considered valid. The entire sticker – with all paper removed- must be attached to the windshield.
  • Improperly displayed permits are in violation of University traffic and parking regulations and may be ticketed.
  • Only permits issued by the University Police Department are valid.
  • Temporary Parking Placards are available for vehicles that are going to be parked on campus for a few days.


  • A-zone parking spaces are reserved strictly for Wayland faculty and staff.
    • A-zone permits are required to park in designated A-zone spaces.  A-zone permits have access to C-zone and D-zone, but are urged to park in A-zone when available.
    • A-zone is not allowed to park in visitor parking.
    • No other permits are allowed to park in A-zone and will be ticketed.
  • C-zone is reserved for commuters.
    • Commuters with C-zone may park in designated C-zone spaces only.
    • Failure to park in C-zone will result in a ticket.
  • D-zone is reserved for students living on campus.
    • Students with D-zone permits may park in designated D-zone spaces only.
    • Failure to park in D-zone will result in a ticket.
  • Handicap Zones
    • Vehicles displaying valid state handicap permits may park in all campus handicap parking.
    • Handicap zones are monitored 24 hours per day seven days per week.
    • State recognized Handicap parking spaces are subject to enforcement by law enforcement officers outside of the University Police Department and will result fines from the City of Plainview Municipal court or Hale County Justice of the Peace.
    • A, C, or D parking permit holders are not allowed to park in Visitor parking.
  • Fire Lanes
    • Fire lanes are reserved strictly for Fire / EMS, Police, or other emergency vehicles.
    • Fire lanes are subject to enforcement 24 hours per day seven days per week.


  • Parking Fines
    • First offense- $25.00 fine.
    • Second offense - $50.00 fine.
    • Third offense - $60.00 fine.
    • Each additional offense will result in a $10.00 increase per offence.
  • Handicap Parking Fines
    • First offense - $50.00 fine.
    • Second offense - $75.00 fine.
    • Third offense - $100.00 fine.
  • If the TICKET is not paid within ten working days of receipt, the fine plus a $15.00 billing fee will be charged to your account.
  • If it is believed that the ticket was unfairly received, an appeal may be filled out at the Wayland Police Department, 709 Xenia Street.
    • In order to be considered, all appeals must be made within 72 hours of receiving a ticket.
    • The appeal will be reviewed by the Appeals Committee.
    • The Appeals Committee’s final decision is final. If the committee upholds the ticket, the fine must be paid within 72 hours.


  • Habitual violators are subject to towing and disciplinary action. Current and future parking privileges on campus may be denied.


  • Visitors that will be on campus for more than one day must proceed to the University Police Department, 709 Xenia Street to receive a temporary permit.
  • Visitors parked without a permit are subject to receiving a ticket, which may be voided by signing the back of the ticket and mailing it to:
  • Wayland Baptist University, Police Department, 1900 W 7th, CMB 1201, Plainview, TX 79072.
  • Any vehicle without a permit found to be parking on campus regularly will be traced through law enforcement authorities and is subject to towing at the owner’s expense.