Get parking, public transportation, vehicle rental information, parking permits, visitor parking and parking regulations  for JWU's Denver Campus.

Public Buses

The RTD provides regular bus service through 6 counties, including Denver.

Car Rentals

Zipcar Rentals

JWU has Zipcar Rentals available on campus, only for JWU Denver students.

Rent a JWU Vehicle

University vehicles are available to rent by departments or university organizations. If you are a member of an organization, faculty or staff, read the Transportation Policy.

You can also request to become van-certified.



Daily Amtrack services operate from Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St. Email or call 303-592-6712.

Air Travel

Denver's airport is less than 20 miles north of campus, at 8500 Pena Blvd. Call 303-342-2000 or (800) 247-2336. Text questions to 720-370-9002.

JWU Transportation

JWU transport is offered to and from university-arranged functions, student activities, and events.

Parking Permits


  • Annual: $120

  • Per Semester: $75

  • Summer: Free

Follow These Steps

  1. Read and understand the Parking Rules & Regulations.

  2. Pay the required fee for the permit request at You must have your receipt of purchase to receive your permit.

    *Summer Student Permits are free of charge.

  3. Commuter Students will be contacted once their parking permits are ready.

  4. Residential Students will be able to retrieve their parking permits, during move-in, from Residential Life.

  5. Summer Students: Submit a completed Student Permit Application to Campus Safety & Security. (All vehicles utilizing this permit must be listed on the application)




Pick up your permit

It is the responsibility of the person applying for the permit to have and maintain:

  • Valid driver's license
  • Valid vehicle registration
  • Valid proof of insurance


  • Display on Your Mirror: All permits must be visibly displayed from the front of the vehicle, hung from the rear view mirror, and be visible from the outside and not blocked by any sun visors or dash board covers.
  • Do Not Share Permits: Students are not authorized to share, transfer, or sell parking permits to other students. Unused permits must be returned to Campus Safety & Security.
  • Bad Weather: During inclement weather months, students, faculty and staff may be asked to move their vehicles to help facilitate the snow removal process.

Visitor Parking

Visitor parking permits are only available to faculty and staff, and can be obtained by contacting Campus Safety & Security.

Permits are valid for one day only and will be distributed in electronic format.

Guests of students are asked to utilize street parking only; visitor or temporary parking permits are not issued to students.

Lot Overflow

We strongly advise all students to remember that parking is on a first come, first serve basis.

Street parking is also available.


If street parking is utilized, please be aware of areas that limit parking to certain days of the month and those that allow parking for one hour only.

Parking tickets received for illegal parking on the street are issued by and payable to the City and County of Denver Parking Bureau.