Vehicles & Parking
Registration & Parking Permit
If a student changes vehicles during the school year, the vehicle must be registered immediately with the dean of students office and a new decal issued for a cost of $5.
Each vehicle of resident students will be assigned a parking space. Non-resident students will be required to park in designated areas.
The appropriate decal issued upon registration is to be displayed as instructed. Replacing a lost decal costs $5.
A temporary permit may be obtained from the dean of students office for a period of two weeks for the following reasons: mechanical failure, rental vehicle, etc.
Visitors who need to park a vehicle on campus overnight must obtain a temporary permit from the dean of students office.
Traffic & Parking
All motor vehicles are to be parked in the space and/or area assigned to them. Students may not park their vehicle in the neighborhood around campus, with or without a college parking decal, and whether or not the vehicle is registered with the college.
Campus lawns are off limits without specific permission from college officials.
Students may not park at any time in the spaces designated for supervisors, faculty, bookstore customers, physical plant or staff.
Parking in a guest/visitor space may not exceed 15 minutes.
Non-resident parking is permitted in the designated lots adjacent to the business building and education building only.
Vehicles parked in fire lanes may be towed away from campus at the owner’s expense.
Drivers of motor vehicles are expected to observe the 10 m.p.h. on-campus speed limit at all times.
No repair work is to be done on the campus property. Violation of this regulation may result in the vehicle’s being towed away from campus at the owner’s expense.
Violations & Fines
- Fines will be levied, but are not limited to, the parking or traffic violations listed below.
- Fines are payable during office hours at the dean of students office on or before the fifth day of class following the issuance of the ticket. If a student is unable to pay a fine, he may substitute community service assigned by the dean of students office as payment. If a fine is not paid within the allotted time, the charge will be billed to the student’s account and a $10 surcharge applied.
- A fourth parking violation may result in a summon to meet with the dean of students and further disciplinary action may be taken.
- The student who registers a vehicle is responsible for compliance with all regulations and payment of fines even if another person is driving the vehicle.
- If a student finds his or her assigned space occupied by another vehicle, it is his or her responsibility to park in a guest spot or in the commuter lots adjacent to the business building and education building, and to report this problem to the dean of students office. The student should email Ms. Kelly Mitchell (email@example.com) and include the permit number/license tag of the vehicle that is parked in his or her space. Tickets issued under these circumstances will be forgiven only if this procedure is followed.
- Tickets may be written 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Example: If a vehicle is parked in an illegal zone, it is subject to a ticket every hour.
- Rain, inclement weather or car failure will not excuse a traffic or parking violation.
- Traffic tickets may be appealed in writing in the dean of students office within five days of the ticket.