WCU’s goals for the future shed light on recent parking changes

This story was co-written with Chris Lang. With a growing student body and a limited amount of space, students and faculty alike fear for the future of parking on the Western Carolina University campus. Many students complain about the availability of parking on campus as it is, sometimes claiming that they are unable to find […]

WCU parking changes; residents are not happy

Changes are coming to parking at Western Carolina University beginning this fall. These changes will impact residents who live on campus, commuters, and visitors to WCU. “Residential halls will be enforced from 7 o’clock in the morning to 11 p.m. at night,” said WCU’s Director of Parking and Transportation, Frederick J. Bauknecht. WCU will have a […]

Price to park at WCU increases

Parking has become a hot topic for both students and administration. The price to park on campus is rising, and with the increased enrollment, there are less available parking spaces. The 2012 parking fee was $84, which increased to $96 for 2013. The fee has already been raised to $112 for Fall 2014. Board of […]

WCU is growing and so are your bills for fees and tuition

A change of scenery is good. But as the temperatures drop, Western Carolina is experiencing more of a change than the weather dictates. And it is coming at a cost. Western Carolina University is facing an increase in tuition and fees that will hit students for the academic year starting Fall 2014 and some even […]

Parking during the installation

Due to the Chancellor’s installation festivities, parking on the Western Carolina University campus may be difficult Tuesday, March 27 through Friday, March 30. During certain times some of the campus parking lots will be closed. According to campus parking services and the campus police department the lots that are affected by the closures account for […]

WCU Not-so-handicap parking

At WCU there are over 5,000 parking spots on campus.   Nearly 100 of those spots are reserved for handicap students and faculty. However, this does not appear to be enough.  There have been several complaints going around the university claiming students and faculty who are not handicap, take the parking spaces at their own convenience. […]