Did You Know?

Parking Services
  • Did you know that the Campus Police are open 24 hours per day/7days per week? A temporary and/or guest permit can be obtained 24 hours per day.

  • Did you know that anyone parking on University property must display a valid parking permit? That includes all guests to the University, except those who pay to park at a meter!

  • Did you know that you cannot park in a commuter or faculty/staff lot from 2:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.?

  • Did you know the only parking allowed between 2:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. is in your assigned residence hall or apartment lot? After 4:00 p.m. you may park in any valid, non-reserved space until 2:00 a.m.

  • Did you know if you park at a meter you must pay the meter fee? After 4:00 p.m. meters are free. No parking at meters from 2:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m.

  • Did you know that Lot #12 and Lot #41 are restricted 24/7, unless you have a valid permit for those lots?

  • Did you know you cannot leave a disabled vehicle on campus?

  • Did you know that you can exchange your permit up to two times, if you bring a different vehicle to campus or get your windshield replaced, by returning your old permit for exchange? If you do not return your old permit it’s the full replacement fee for a new permit.

  • Did you know when your tickets are billed to your student account they are still considered “unpaid” until the amount has been paid in full on your student account?

  • Did you know all motorcycles or mopeds, over 50 cc’s, must be registered to park on campus and have a valid permit displayed? Motorcycles or mopeds may not be parked at a bicycle rack.

  • Did you know parking decals must be fully affixed with their own adhesive to the windshield, lower left hand corner (driver side of vehicle)?

  • Did you know you have 7 days to pay your ticket before it is assessed a $10.00 late fee?

  • Did you know altering or switching a parking permit to a different vehicle is a violation? A ticket will be issued for $25.00. Parking privileges may be suspended or revoked.

  • Did you know if your permit is damaged in any way, you must exchange it for a new permit? A ticket will be issued for improper display if not replaced.

  • Did you know it’s your responsibility to know where you can park legally on campus? Any questions, please call 774-3083.

  • Did you know there are 15 commuter lots across campus? If you cannot find a space in one commuter lot you need to move to the next one.

  • Did you know when you come into our office to purchase a permit you must bring in your current vehicle registration and a photo I.D.?

  • Did you know when you appeal a parking ticket, you have 14 calendar days from the issue date of the violation to file the appeal?

  • Did you know there are 4 drop boxes around campus to pay your ticket? Refer to the campus map for locations.

  • Did you know that improperly using a state issued handicapped parking permit is a misdemeanor and punishable by a fine up to $500 or imprisonment for up to 30 days, or both?

  • Did you know Lot 22 has 3 rows of faculty/staff parking? There are signs posted to identify this area.

  • Did you know campus has 11,301 parking spaces?

  • Did you know the color of your parking permit matches the lot color on the campus map and on the parking lot sign?

  • Did you know if you don’t register your bike the police can confiscate it? It’s free to register.

  • Did you know that we still ticket the lots as normal during the summer semester?
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