Parking is free and does not require a permit. There are eight parking lots at the Olympia Campus, and one large lot at Lacey Campus. It's recommended to come to campus at least 30 minutes before class to find parking.
Carpools are vehicles with two or more occupants. No special permit is required. Lot L at the Olympia Campus has 60 carpool spaces.
Disabled Parking (DP) areas are noted on campus maps. There are 42 signed DP spaces on the Olympia Campus and nine at the Lacey Campus. Areas striped between spaces are designed to accommodate users of motorized wheelchairs. Use of a DP space is only authorized for persons with a current placard or license plate that has been assigned to the user.
Motorcycle, Visitor & Special Permit Parking:
- Motorcycles: Lots A, E, H, J, and L at the Olympia Campus have stalls set aside for motorcycles only.
- Visitor: Lot J at the Olympia Campus has spaces assigned for short-term, 90-minute parking.
- Special Permit: Signed parking spaces, such as dental patient parking and Percival Restaurant guest parking, require a special permit for use.
Bus: Intercity Transit
Intercity Transit buses run regularly to SPSCC from across Thurston County. Visit the Intercity Transit website for bus routes, schedules, and other transportation options.
If you incorporate biking into your commute, Intercity Transit buses have bike racks so you can transport your bike to and from campus. Free apps like Google Maps, OneBusAway, and Transit track buses in real-time, allowing you to pick which routes and times work best for your schedule.