CAMPUS PARKING AND TRAFFIC GUIDELINES 2012-2013
Vehicle Registration and Permit Guidelines:
• All employees & students must register any motor vehicle (including motorcycles and mopeds) that they will be using on campus. If you have a rental or other temporary vehicle, you must contact the security office and provide your name and vehicle information.
• Parking permits are available in the security office. The first two permits are free. All additional permits will cost $5.00 each. You are only allowed to have one vehicle on campus at a time.
• Permits must be placed on the rear of the vehicle so that they are clearly visible. Your permit cannot be fully or partially “hidden” by a tool box, headache rack, trunk, etc.
• Cutting or altering permit will result in a $25 fine.
• Failure to register or properly display permit will result in a $50 fine.
• Forging or fraudulently using a permit will result in a $100 fine.
• Displaying an expired Permit will result in a $100 fine.
Your permit does not guarantee any specific space or a space directly next to your residence. Spaces are usually available within a reasonable distance from your residence.
$15 FINE FOR FIRST TWO VIOLATIONS
$50 FINE THEREAFTER UNLESS MARKED OTHERWISE (PER SEMESTER)
No parking is permitted if it obstructs traffic, such as:
• Blocking any sidewalk or access ramp
• Blocking a loading zone
• Blocking a crosswalk
• Blocking or partially blocking a road/driveway
No parking is permitted if it does not comply with signs, such as:
• Parking in a space marked “NO PARKING”
• Parking in a space/lot that is not designated for your permit
• Double parking
• Parking next to a red curb or fire hydrant ($100 fine)
• Parking/blocking a handicapped space or handicapped unloading zone ($100 fine).
• No parking is permitted on campus streets or drives except where parking spaces are clearly marked.
• No parking is permitted on lawns or fields. An exception will be made only if you are directed to do so by a security officer or a member of the administration.
• Reckless driving
• Excessive noise (moving or not)
• Failure to obey traffic signs
• Driving on lawns or fields
• Exhibition of acceleration
• Failure to stop for a security officer ($50 fine)
*Vehicles that are in violation of these rules may be towed or booted at the owner’s expense!*
It will cost $75 to remove the boot from your vehicle, in addition to parking fine(s).
Residential Parking Lots are monitored 24 hours a day seven days a week.
Academic Parking Lots are monitored between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays and 7:30 a.m. to noon on Fridays.
Pecan Grove and Oaks Residents:
You may park in the spaces around your apartment complex, in visitor parking at other residential areas, and in the “Blue Parking” located on the east side of Central Parking and next to Acorn Blvd. in the Welcome Center parking lot.
Resident Student Parking (Trull, LA, and Flato):
You may park in the spaces around your apartment complex and in the visitor parking at PG and Oaks.
Faulkner Hall and Delaney:
You may park at in the spaces available at your residence. Freshmen are not allowed to park in the regular or visitor parking at other apartment complexes.
You may park in parking lots designated for commuters: Central, Hanszen, Edington, North A, and West Parking.
You may park in parking lots designated for employees: Hoon, West, North A, North B, Edington, Central, A.C. Schreiner/Dickey Hall, Hanszen, Cailloux Campus Activity Center, Guy Griggs, and the Welcome Center.
The Handicapped spaces are for students and visitors with handicapped license plates and/or hanging tags.
”Parking by Permit Only” Spaces:
Spaces have been made available for ill/injured students or employees. You may request a permit through the Office of Administration & Finance, located in the Tom Murray Building.
Appeals must be submitted via email to the Parking Appeals Committee within 7 business days at email@example.com. Your appeal will then be reviewed by the Parking Committee which is comprised of three students, one faculty member, and one staff member. The committee meets once each month and at that time you will be notified in writing of the committees’ decision on your appeal.
LOCATED AT GUY GRIGGS