• Student Parking Information 

    The parking application for the 2024-2025 school year will be available from March 1 to May 1, 2024.  

    The price of a 2024-2025 annual parking permit is $200.00.

    Students attending ALMOND Campus in Fall 2024 - 2024-2025 ALMOND CAMPUS PARKING APPLICATION

    Students attending O'PLAINE Campus in Fall 2024 - 2024-2025 O'PLAINE CAMPUS PARKING APPLICATION

     

    Parking permits will be assigned based on the following:    

    • Date and Time of the application submission (first come/first serve)

    • Space available

      Application and Approval Information

      • If you think you may need a parking permit, you are encouraged to apply.

        • The application for the 2024-2025 school year will be available beginning on March 1 at 7:00a.m. 

        • The deadline for applying to purchase a parking permit is May 1, 2024.  

        • An email confirmation will be sent to the email address you entered on the application.  

        • Please be sure to check your junk, spam or clutter for confirmation.  

        • Parking fees will be applied to your fee cart once the list of approved applications is determined.  

        • If you chose NOT to purchase a permit, then the fee will be removed from your fee cart in August. 

        • If you do not recall applying, then please submit again.  

        • If you submit your application after May 1st, 2024, you may be placed on a waiting list but are encouraged to still apply. 

      Parking Permit Pick-Up

        • Parking permits can be picked up at the Almond Campus during early August or once the school year begins

        • An email communication to approved students will be sent with more details about the summer pick-up dates

        • You can pay for the permit in the following ways
          • In person when picking up the permit during scheduled times 
          • Electronically through the WTHS fee payment site
          • Over the phone by calling the bookkeeper at 847-548-6572

        • The permit must be paid in full before school personnel can distribute the permit to approved students 

      Rules and Regulations

        • ALL vehicles that are parked on WTHS grounds are required to have either an annual parking permit OR a daily temporary parking tag. 
          • Daily temporary parking tags are available in the Bookkeeper’s office for $5.00 (cash) per day.

        • All vehicles that are driven to school MUST be registered with the Deans' office, with the make, model and license plate of the vehicle.  

        • Students should park in areas designated for students only.

        • Designated areas:  parking lot by the flagpole, next to the baseball fields and the lot adjacent to the B1 entrance doors.

        • Obey all stop signs and directions by security and traffic personnel.

        • Speed Limit is 10 m.p.h.

        • Upon arrival at school, students are to immediately park cars in designated areas, lock and leave their vehicles and enter the building.

        • Students should NOT sit in cars during school hours.  This includes study halls and lunch periods. 

        • Parking privileges may be revoked due to reckless or dangerous driving, unsafe or noisy vehicles, continued tardiness to school, or violations of not displaying your parking permit or daily temp tag. 

        • Tampering with permits or tags, falsifying information or digital reproduction will result in disciplinary action and loss of ALL parking privileges.

        • Students who use their vehicles to assist others in breaking school rules will be assigned the same penalty as those who break the regulations.

        • All motorcycles, scooters, etc. must follow the Rules & Regulations for automobiles and park only in designated areas.

      Temporary Parking

        • Temporary parking tags must be displayed in the vehicle first thing in the morning. 

        • Students will not be excused from class if they are late due to taking tags to cars, so it is advisable to make your purchase BEFORE the day you need it. 

        • The price for daily parking is $5.00 per day and is payable in cash at the Bookkeeper's Office.  

        • In order to purchase a tag, you must provide the Make/Model/License plate.  

        • Students may receive three (3) FREE temporary parking tags per semester.  

        • After free tags are used, then students are able to purchase a daily temporary parking tag.  

        • Students are NOT permitted to use any other student's free temporary parking tags. 

        • Students may purchase temporary parking tags before school or during lunch. 

        • All parking rules are on the reverse side of temporary parking tags.  By purchasing, students agree to all rules.  

        • Any vehicle without a valid parking tag will receive a warning sticker.  

        • The second violation would result in the vehicle being towed, at the owner’s expense, by McClure's Garage 4409 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL 847-662-1050.

      Towing of Vehicles

        • If your car is towed from our lot, it will be at the owner’s expense.  

        • Students parking in the staff lot, spaces reserved for visitors, or in no parking areas, may permanently lose parking privileges or be ticketed and/or towed at the owner's expense. 

        • If you do not have a parking permit or a daily temporary parking pass, you may be towed.  
          • Daily temporary parking tags are available in the Bookkeeper’s office for $5.00 (cash) per day.

        • Any altering of temporary parking tags or parking permits, may result in the vehicle being towed.  

        • Who do you call if your car is towed?
          • McClure's Garage
          • 4409 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL
          • 847-662-1050.

      Contact Information

      FAQs

      • What if I did not receive a confirmation email after completing my application?

        • Please check your spam and clutter folders. 
        • If you do not recall applying, then please submit an application again. 
        • If you complete a parking application after August 1, 2024, and are approved for a permit, please contact our Bookkeeper, Cheryl Maiden at 847-548-6572 for payment options.

        I submitted my parking application after the deadline.

        • If you submit your application after May 1st, 2024, you may be placed on a waiting list but are encouraged to still apply. 

        How does the waiting list for a parking permit work?  

        • Parking is offered on a first-come-first-served basis.
        • Students who have completed the parking application by the May 1st deadline have first priority and will have until the first day of school to pay for their parking permit. 
        • All students who wish to be on the waiting list must fill out the parking application.
        • Parking permits will be offered to those on the waiting list (if necessary) in order that applications are submitted. 
        • On the second day of school, we will offer parking permits to those on the waiting list, depending on availability. 
        • If you do not recall submitting an application, then please submit again. 

        I didn't purchase a parking permit for the school year. Can I still drive to school if necessary?

        • Yes!  Each student receives 3 FREE temporary parking tags per semester. 
        • Students are NOT permitted to use any other student's free temporary parking tags.
        • After free tags are used, then students are able to purchase a daily temporary parking tag. 
        • The price for daily parking is $5.00 per day and is payable in cash at the Bookkeeper's Office. 
        • Students may purchase temporary parking tags before school or during lunch.
        • In order to purchase a tag, you must provide the Make/Model/License plate. 
        • Temporary parking tags must be displayed in the vehicle first thing in the morning.
        • Students will not be excused from class if they are late due to taking tags to cars, so it is advisable to make your purchase BEFORE the day you need it.
        • All parking rules are on the reverse side of temporary parking tags.  By purchasing, students agree to all rules. 
        • Any vehicle without a valid parking tag will receive a warning sticker. 
        • A second violation would result in the vehicle being towed by/to McClure's Garage.
          • 4409 Old Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL
          • 847-662-1050

        I chose not to purchase a permit at the beginning of the school year. Can I still buy one?

        • Annual parking permits are NOT available to purchase at a later date during the year. 
        • If you decide you do not want to purchase a permit at the beginning of the year, you will lose your spot, but you can add your name to the end of the waiting list by re-entering your information for a parking application.

        I have outstanding fees that are preventing me from purchasing a parking permit. What should I do?

        • In order to apply for a parking permit, there cannot be any outstanding fees on your account (including the current year's registration fees).
        • Please contact the Business Office (cmaiden@wths.net) or call 847-548-6572.

        I am an early graduate. Can I get a permit for one semester?

        • Permits are sold for the entire year. 
        • Once your permit is returned to the Deans' office or the Bookkeeper's office, a refund will be initiated. 
        • Refunds may take up to 6 weeks to process.
        • Any outstanding fees will be deducted from the amount to be refunded.
        • Questions regarding refunds can be directed to the Bookkeeper at 847-548-6572.  

        Are there refunds for parking permits?

        • In the event that a refund is necessary, we will pro-rate the refund. 
        • If there are any outstanding fees on the account, the fees will be deducted from the prorated amount. 

        Do I need a temporary parking tag during final exams?

        • YES.  A temporary parking tag IS required during winter finals. 
        • Failure to obtain a temporary parking tag may result in your car being towed. 
        • Students will not be required to purchase a temporary parking tag for spring finals. 
        • After graduation in May, parking is FREE for all students.

        Are there fee waivers for parking?

        • There are no fee waivers for parking. 
        • Parking fees must be paid for in full in order to receive your permit once school begins.

         

         

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