The first-semester parking lottery is open to rising seniors starting on June 1st, 2022. The lottery will be open until midnight on June 15th, 2022 One entry per student. Multiple entries will be discarded before the lottery is drawn. The entry form for the lottery will be available through Canvas. You must be logged into your Raiders account.
There are only 70 parking spaces available for students.
Only students with a valid driver’s license at the time of the lottery are eligible to apply, with no exceptions! If you do not have a license at the time of the first lottery drawing you can apply for the second-semester drawing. Seniors must have all parking fines paid prior to entering. Students who win a spot will be notified by email so they can make payment. Payments can be made through the PAYMENT PORTAL (LINK). Students cannot sell the spot or sublet it to another student. Only vehicles registered to the winning student’s family are permitted to park in the lot. Students may not drive a friend’s car or permit a friend to use their spot.
Winning students and families will be notified if their names were selected via email. The payment portal will be open from winning students will meet with the Student Supervisors in the Main Office on August 29th and 30th to receive their parking permits and go over the rules and regulations. Students need to bring in a copy of their driver’s license, their vehicle registration, and proof of payment. Proof of payment can be a paper copy of the receipt or on their cell phone.
Please note that students who had a parking spot during the First Semester are not eligible for parking Second Semester.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
Parking at Wellesley High School is extremely limited. There are only 70 spaces available per semester to Senior Class students. With class sizes averaging over 300 students, and parking only being available to 140 students a year, this means often more than half of a Senior Class will go without on-campus parking.
Second Semester parking expires on the date of graduation.
There is no “Senior Project Parking”. The parking rules and regulations are still in place during that period. Any students without on-campus parking must find alternative parking during Senior Project.
WHERE CAN STUDENTS PARK?
ARE THERE ANY OTHER PARKING OPTIONS FOR STUDENTS ON CAMPUS?
WHEN IS THE PARKING LOTTERY?
IF A STUDENT WINS A SPOT FOR THE FIRST SEMESTER CAN THEY ENTER THE LOTTERY FOR THE SECOND SEMESTER?
DOES IT COST TO ENTER THE PARKING LOTTERY?
HOW DOES A STUDENT ENTER THE PARKING LOTTERY?
HOW DO I KNOW IF MY STUDENT WON A PARKING SPOT?
WHEN DOES PERMIT PARKING BEGIN?
CAN A STUDENT PARK IN THE LOT WITHOUT HAVING PAID YET FOR THEIR SPOT?
WHAT IF A STUDENT DOES NOT YET HAVE THEIR DRIVER’S LICENSE, CAN THEY ENTER THE LOTTERY?
WHAT HAPPENS IF A STUDENT PARKS ON CAMPUS WITHOUT A PERMIT?
WHAT ARE THE DESIGNATED STUDENT PARKING AREAS?
IF PARKING IS SO LIMITED, WHY DO I SOMETIMES SEE QUITE A FEW EMPTY SPACES IN THE PARKING LOT?
Parking is limited at the High School with no excess spaces available. However, there may be empty spots in the lot depending on the time of day. This is due to staff and students having varied schedules, people out of the building, at lunch, out sick, etc. The amount of student permit parking available varies year by year, and sometimes by semester, based on the number of staff employed in the building.
WHAT IS VISITOR PARKING?
CAN A STUDENT USE A FRIEND’S CAR IN PLACE OF THEIR OWN?
No. Only vehicles registered to the winning student’s family may park in the lot. This goes for registering a vehicle at this High School to get the parking sticker, as well as on a day-to-day basis in the lot. Students who won a spot in the lottery are only permitted to register one car with the High School. Any other vehicles that park in the lot must be approved by the Student Supervisors.