SPRING SEMESTER PARKING PERMITS WILL GO ON SALE: DECEMBER 2, 2013
YOU MAY PURCHASE ON-LINE AT:
ONLY 3RD AVENUE PARKING GARAGE PERMITS ARE LEFT TO PURCHASE. SURFACE PARKING PERMITS HAVE SOLD OUT.
IF YOU PURCHASE ON-LINE FOR THE SPING SEMESTER, PARKING OFFICE DOES NOT MAIL OUT THE PERMIT OR RENEWAL DECALS. THE PERMITS AND RENEWAL DECALS WILL BE HELD IN THE PARKING OFFICE FOR PICK-UP WHEN YOU RETURN TO CAMPUS JANUARY 13, 2014. OR YOU MAY GO TO THE BURSAR’S OFFICE FIRST FLOOR OLD MAIN AND PURCHASE YOUR SPRING SEMESTER PARKING PERMIT RENEWAL.
NEW PARKING FACILITY LOCATED ON 6TH AVENUE — CASH ONLY
The new 6th Avenue parking facility is open and operational. The cost is 50 cents per hour and we only accept cash. Hours of operation are: Monday through Friday, 7am to 11pm. There is no overnight parking. Any vehicle that is still parked when the parking facility closes at 11:00pm stays in the garage until we open the next day.
FINANCIAL HOLD INFORMATION
If you are trying to register for a summer/Spring/Fall Semester and have a hold for parking citations, please contact the Bursar’s Office at (304) 696-6620 or 696-6207 or the Parking Enforcement Office at (304) 696-6406 or (304) 696-6684.
AUTHORIZATION FOR PARKING REGULATIONS
Parking Regulations are issued by the Office of Public Safety, Parking Enforcement Office. If you have any questions about your parking permit or the parking regulations please stop by our office or call the office during the regular business hours of Monday – Friday 8:00AM to 4:30PM at (304) 696-6684 or (304) 696-6406.
RENEW EXISTING PERMIT
If you are an existing permit holder, DO NOT throw away your current parking permit. There is a $5.00 parking permit replacement fee.
EMPLOYEE SURFACE PARKING PERMITS
Employee surface parking permits are for 6 months $77.50 and $155.00 for the full year. An employee surface parking permit will allow you to park in any designated M.U. Employee or General parking area on campus. The availability of spaces in assigned areas is not guaranteed. If an assigned area is full, an employee must park in the next employee assigned lot or any General university parking area. Employees are not permitted to park in another assigned staff or student area if their assigned area is full.
STUDENT SURFACE PARKING PERMITS
Surface surface parking permits are for 6 months $77.50 and $155.00 for the full year. A student surface-parking permit will allow you to park in any designated M.U. Student or General permit parking area on campus. Spaces in these areas are available to students on a first-come-first-serve basis only. The availability of space is not guaranteed. Students are not permitted to park in faculty/staff area if their assigned area is full.
3RD AVENUE GARAGE PARKING PERMITS
Parking permits for the Third Avenue Parking Garage are available. Garage permits are $127.50 for 6 months and $255.00 for the full year. Garage parking permits are valid only in the Third Avenue Parking Garage. Garage spaces are available on a first-come-first-serve basis only. The availability of spaces is not guaranteed.
HOME FOOTBAL GAME PARKING
MU parking permits are not valid in any of the surface parking lots or parking garages on home football game days. All permit holders must remove their vehicles from the stadium lots the morning/evening before game day. The Athletic Department will tow all vehicles remaining in these areas at the owner’s expense. Student vehicles may be relocated to the Student parking lots between 18th Street and 19th Street on 6th Avenue. All parking lots and parking garages will have a charge to park on home football game days.
WEEK GAME DAY PARKING
It is the policy of the Marshall University Office of Public Safety that during week game days, the Athletic Department does not charge any valid MU permit holder to park on the open surface lots or in the Third Avenue Parking Garage because of the evening class sessions. There is no parking allowed on Stadium lots during week game days or week-end game days.
HANDICAPPED PARKING PERMITS
Vehicles parked in any designated handicapped space on campus must display a valid MU parking permit in addition to a state issued handicapped parking placard or license plate. Permit holders must also obtain a MU handicapped-parking decal to affix to their MU parking permit. To apply for the handicapped decal you must attach a copy of your state issued handicapped registration card. The name on the registration card must correspond with the name on the application before the MU handicapped decal will be issued. Permits are valid in any designated handicapped parking space on campus.
If you have a parking permit and are leaving the University the parking permit must be returned to the Parking Enforcement Office. The Office of Public Safety, Parking Enforcement Office refunds permits for individuals leaving the University on a pro-rated basis that is set by the Office of the Bursar. All permits must be returned at the time refunds are issued.
LOST / STOLEN PERMITS
A replacement permit can be obtained at the Parking Enforcement Office for a fee of $5.00. A lost/stolen form will be fill-out and filed. Any vehicle displaying the lost/stolen permit will be towed at the owner’s expense. If you find your lost or stolen permit and you have received your replacement permit, please return the original permit to the Parking Enforcement Office.
Permit parking is enforced on campus from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM, Monday through Thursday and 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Friday. All other violations are enforced 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. After 4:00 PM student parking permits are valid in all M.U. permit parking areas regardless of designation. Please familiarize yourself with the regulations and parking area locations before the first day of class. You must notify the Parking Enforcement Office of any changes in the registration of your vehicle.
Parking permits are not transferable. DO NOT SHARE YOUR PARKING PERMIT WITH ANYONE. The person registering a vehicle is responsible for all citations issued to that vehicle and/or any other vehicle displaying their parking permit. Three or more unpaid parking citations will result in a financial hold being placed on a student’s record. After 10 or more unpaid citations have accumulated, the vehicle may be towed at the owner’s expense. Vehicles displaying an altered or forged MU parking permit are impounded immediately and criminal charges may be pursued. Financial holds will not be removed until all outstanding fines are paid.
If you have any parking questions or concerns, please call us at (304) 696-6684 or stop by the Office of Public Safety, Parking Enforcement Office located at the corner of 18th Street and 5th Avenue.
ABOUT PARKING PERMITS
THESE ARE THE DIFFERENT CLASSES OF PARKING PERMITS AVAILABLE:
- “A” parking area is exclusively for Employees
- “B” parking area is exclusively for Employees
- “C” parking area is exclusively for Handicapped parking spaces
- “D” parking area exclusively for Handicapped parking spaces and a few employee parking spaces
- “E” parking area exclusively for employee parking
- “S” parking areas are specified for student parking
- “G” parking area is specified for third avenue parking garage facility only
- “General parking” areas are specified for all who have been issued Marshall University surface parking permits
- “Visitor” parking areas are metered parking or purchase a temporary parking permit
VEHICLE INFORMATION UPDATE
If you need to make changes to your vehicle application, such as, addition of new vehicle or removal of an old vehicle, with the Parking Office please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information:
- MU ID Number
- License plate
- Style (4-door, van, truck)