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1 College Sophomore

Parking: There are very few places to park around campus. You can only have a car if you are a second semester Jr. or a senior, and can only use them during the day after 4:00 pm and on the weekends. You have to park really far away during restricted times and during the weekend its a nightmare because 2,000 students are fights for spots in only 2 small parking lots.

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2 College Freshman

Parking: You can't have a car till junior year

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2 College Freshman

Parking: Parking is bad I hear, but your not really allowed to have a car until your a firstie so idk

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2 College Freshman

Parking: Little parking. But for good reason.

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1 College Senior

Parking: The parking for students is awful. During weekends there are good spots close to the dorms and classroom areas, but these are off limits during the week where your car has to get moved to lots which are a 20 minute walk straight up hill. During football season, cars have to get moved out of these lots and off campus about a 20 minute drive away for football games.

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Like everything else, the best thing about parking is that it is free. Now, on the downside, the only permanent parking for cadet vehicles is a 15- to 20-minute walk from the barracks. On some weekends, however, cadets are authorized to park their vehicles in parking lots closer to the barracks. Parking can get crowded during major events, such as football games and family weekends. But what school doesn't have that problem?

Overall, most cadets agree that the parking on post is adequate. Just like everything else, you have to be flexible. The problem that most cadets run into is when, either because of apathy or laziness, they forget to move their car from one place to another. Sometimes cadets can't get a spot exactly where they want, but usually parking is pretty amicable. After all, West Point is not the largest campus in the world; there's only so far you could possibly walk. It's not like you're going to have to walk three miles to an academic building if you don't get the best parking spot.

Facts & Statistics

Student Parking Lot?
Yes
Freshmen Allowed to Park?
No
Approximate Parking Permit Cost
Free
Common Parking Tickets
  • Handicapped zone:
  • No parking zone:
Best Places to Find a Spot
In one of the two parking lots beside the library
Good Luck Getting a Spot Here
The Grant turnaround

Student Polls

How convenient is off-campus parking?    Based on 16 responses

  • 19% It's free, and there are usually plenty of spots.
  • 69% It's free, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 6% The cost is reasonable, and there are usually plenty of spots.
  • 6% The cost is reasonable, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 0% The cost is totally outrageous, but you can usually find a spot.
  • 0% The cost is totally outrageous, and there are never any open spots.

Rate the campus parking on the following topics    Based on 16 responses

Very poor
Excellent
  • Distance from class
  • Distance from dorms
  • Ease of finding a spot
  • Parking enforcement
  • Permit cost

What are the best places to find a parking spot on campus?    Based on 7 responses

  • 45% The only parking allowed at the top of Mt Everest.
  • 27% Clinton Lot
  • 9% In one of the two parking lots beside the library
  • 9% Anywhere that you don't get towed
  • 9% DenTAC

What are the worst places to look for a parking spot on campus?    Based on 8 responses

  • 75% The Grant turnaround
  • 25% Arvin.
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