Parking and Transit

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Where parking, bus schedules, route maps, and alternative transportation information is available.


Parking is available for students in any public pay lot on campus, for and type of vehicle (including motorcycles and mopeds) and is subject to posted restrictions and payment of the parking fee. Parking on or near campus is EXTREMELY limited, use of alternative transportation is strongly encouraged.

FREE-UPARK satellite lot off Capitol and Humbolt offers 1125 off-street parking and frequent free shuttle bus service to UWM Monday through Friday during the Fall and Spring semesters. Segregated-fee paying students will need to attach a virtual permit to their license plate to receive free parking, which is available online.


FREE Bus Pass: All UWM students paying segregated fees are eligible for a free University Bus Pass (U-PASS). The U-PASS can be used on any day, including weekends, holidays, and during UWM breaks. Passes are available in the Transportation Services office, and will not be activated until one week before classes start each term or semester. Your U-PASS will be yours throughout your academic career. The U-PASS enables students to ride any Milwaukee County Transit System bus. There are eight bus routes that come to UWM.

UBUS consists of three routes that are part of the Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS), which provide direct, no-transfer bus service to UWM from throughout Milwaukee County. Your U-PASS is valid on all routes.

FREE Milwaukee County Transit System (MCTS) UPARK consists of five Park and Ride lots with service directly to UWM during Fall and Spring semesters.

Contact Transportation Services for information on all of these options available to you.

The Milwaukee County Transit System can be reached at (414) 344-6711 or visit