Policy 1005 - Vehicle and Parking Regulations

Section: Operating/Administrative
Policy Number: 1005
Responsible Office: Public Safety
Effective Date: 4/1/01
Clarified: 11/25/02
Revised: 2/10/10; 1/18/12

The complete guide to vehicle and parking regulations is available from the Public Safety Department and can be accessed online through the Public Safety link on the University’s website at www.stjohns.edu/publicsafety. Here you will find information on types and terms of permits, where to park, enforcement and fines.

In order to accommodate the parking needs of the University community, the Department of Public Safety has developed a Parking Program. All members of the University community who wish to park on campus must have an appropriate parking permit issued by Public Safety. Employees can apply for a parking permit in person or online by logging onto the University Information System (UIS) from MySJU. Once logged on, go to the “Personal Information” tab, click on “Parking Permit Application” and then follow the onscreen instructions.

Parking on campus is not an entitlement and is limited by available parking space. Parking privileges can be refused or revoked at the discretion of the University. When a person accepts a permit, he or she does so with the following understanding:

  1. The purchase of a permit gives the University members the right to park on campus, in designated parking areas based on availability. The purchase of a permit does not guarantee a parking space on the campus.
  2. The acceptance by any person of a parking permit, whether temporary or permanent, shall constitute the acceptance of the Parking Rules & Regulations.
  3. All parking patrons park their vehicles on campus at their own risk. The University is not responsible for the theft of any vehicle, its contents, or for damage sustained by a vehicle parked on campus property.
  4. All vehicles not bearing a proper University parking permit are subject to parking violations.
  5. Vehicles non-compliant with the Parking Rules and Regulations or vehicles with multiple/recurring parking violations may be immobilized or towed away at the owner's expense.
  6. Parking a vehicle on University ground is a privilege that may be granted and revoked by the University. The University is authorized and reserves the right to regulate the use of any and all of its vehicle parking facilities for the exclusive use of designated groups or individuals.
  7. Parking Rules & Regulations must be observed at all times including exam periods, registration, summer sessions, and inclement weather. The University’s Parking Rules and Regulations are subject to change.

All vehicles parking on University grounds must display an appropriate parking permit issued by the Department of Public Safety. This includes administrators, staff members, food service employees, commuter students, residence village students, faculty house members, faculty members, maintenance, outside vendors and visitors.

University members and non-University members who park their vehicles off-campus and in areas adjacent to the campus are cautioned to respect the privacy of the neighborhood and to ensure that driveways are not blocked.


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