Violations payments

The ticket must be a Wayne State University violation and have a number beginning with the prefix "W" on the top of the ticket. Any ticket number beginning with the prefix "J"  will be a City of Detroit ticket. Any ticket issued on the street will be a City of Detroit ticket. Our tickets are issued in the university parking structures, lots, behind buildings and in loading docks/areas. Parking tickets issued by Wayne State University Police Department are eligible for a discount rate if paid within 15 days of issuance.  All tickets unpaid within the 15-day time period are subjected to additional fees established by the university. Please see the rates below:

Violation/Rate Discounted Rate
Parked in prohibited area/no parking $35  $20
Improper parking $35 $20
Blocked alley, driveway or crosswalk $35 $20
Double-parked or double-stand $35 $20
Fire hydrant parking violation $35 $20
No standing (anytime) $35 $20
Snow emergency violation $35 $20
Coach stop $35 $20
Overtime parking $25 $10
Parking meter violation $25 $10
Parking in area reserved for handicapped $115 $100
DPW street cleaning $35 $20
Unattended key in vehicle $35 $20
Unauthorized parking, private property $35 $20
No stopping $35 $20


  • Payments can be made by mail with a check or money order made out to Wayne State University. Make sure to include your parking ticket with payment.

Wayne State University
Parking Violations Bureau
42 W. Warren, Room 257
Detroit, MI 48202

  • Payments can be made online with a check or credit card at our payment webpageNOTE: Citations may take up to 72 hours from issuance to be processed and posted online for payment.
  • Payments can be made in person with cash or check/money order made out to Wayne State University. Make sure to bring your parking ticket when delivering payment to:

Welcome Center
Parking Violations Bureau
Room 257

Unpaid parking tickets

Students will not be allowed to register for classes until all outstanding parking tickets have been paid. Transcripts of credits will be withheld for students leaving Wayne State University with delinquent parking tickets.