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Vehicle Registration

To submit a vehicle registration after applying for housing, click the button below:

Submit a Vehicle Registration

Once logged in:

  • Select "Applications."
  • Select "Vehicle Registration"

If you have questions about the Vehicle Registration process, please contact or contact a Housing Desk location.

In order to properly register your vehicle you will need the following information:

  • Vehicle Year, Make, and Model
  • Vehicle Color
  • Vehicle Registered Owner Name
  • Vehicle License Plate # and State

Several days after you have submitted a vehicle registration form Residence Life will issue you a parking permit to place in your windshield. Note that your registration information will be immediately on file once the application is submitted, but issuing a permit is sometimes delayed.

Information about Parking on Campus

Parking Policy

All parking spaces atop University Drive in the housing complex require a parking permit; therefore, each vehicle must be registered and permitted. As a courtesy, residents are eligible to register one vehicle for no additional charge as part of their Housing Agreement.

Parking Registration

Residents are required to register their vehicles with one of the Housing Desk locations. Once registered, the registration and permit are good for the entire academic year – from August to August – provided the individual registering the vehicle continues to be a resident within the Housing community. A permit becomes invalid for use if an individual is no longer a current resident.

Permit Placement

The permit decal should be placed in the lower passenger-side corner of the windshield, visible for staff inspection.

Permit Fraud

Individuals found to possess an invalid or stolen permit on their windshield, or residents who are found to have given or lent their permit to the driver of an unregistered vehicle will be fined $50 and be subjected to conduct action. Temporary short-term parking permits are available at Housing Desk locations for special circumstances.

Parking Violations

Unregistered vehicles without permit


Parked in handicap, service fire zones and areas


Parked in restricted or reserved space


Prolonged inoperable condition of vehicle


Parked in non-designated space


Vehicle occupying more than one space


Resident parked in visitor space


Failure to Move Vehicle for Posted Snow Plowing


Other Fees

DMV License Plate Research Administrative Fee



Street-legal, licensed motorcycles may be registered as a vehicle. A small parking area has been created for motorcycle use, and it is recommended that owners use that area for parking. Motorcycle use on-premises is limited to personal transportation purposes only. Excessive noise from repeated revving of the engine is discouraged as it disturbs other residents. Use of the parking lot and driveways for trick riding, which may be considered “recreational use” of the motorcycle, is prohibited.

Parking Lot and Driveway Guidelines

In order to provide for the protection of pedestrians, to keep fire lanes clear, and to avoid unnecessary expense for campus maintenance, it is the policy of Student Housing that motor vehicles are not permitted to be operated or parked on campus malls, sidewalks, and lawns. The following vehicles may be operated on campus malls, sidewalks and lawns without special approval by the Facilities Services:

  • Emergency vehicles (police, fire, medical, etc.)

  • Approved vehicles for handicap use

  • Certain maintenance and operating vehicles

  • Snow removal and grass cutting equipment

  • Mail, fuel, and commercial delivery vehicles

Student-owned vehicles may not park up on sidewalks, on the walkways between apartment buildings, or on the access road to the rear of Banfield Hall or John Pugh Hall unless they have gained approval from a staff member to move heavy belongings in or out. Residents may not drive on sidewalks and walkways simply to unload groceries or other such items; the gates will remain open for residents to move in and out of their apartments at the start and end of each semester.

Specially-marked spaces are reserved with posted signs, including Housing vehicle spaces, maintenance vehicle spaces, professional live-in staff spaces, and handicap spaces. Students and their guests may not park along curbs, on grass, or on the street anywhere in the housing complex. Additionally, vehicles may not be parked in front of dumpster sheds or in the areas marked off with diagonal yellow lines. Fines will be assessed to drivers who park inappropriately.

All residents, staff, and guests are expected to abide by posted speed limit signs. The parking lot area experiences high pedestrian traffic, so it is very important to proceed slowly through the parking lot area. Also, the flow of traffic in the parking lot veers to the right upon entrance and moves counter-clockwise through the lot. Failure to follow the directional flow of the parking lot is considered a moving violation.

Reserved Spaces for University Staff and Designated ADA/Disabled Parking

Unauthorized vehicles parked in reserved parking spaces may be ticketed and/or towed. The parking violation fee for this type of offense is $50 for service vehicle spots and $100 for ADA/Disabled accessible spots.

Inoperable Vehicles

Student Housing reserves the right to request that residents demonstrate their vehicles are operational by having them start their vehicle and drive it, without mechanical assistance, to be relocated to a different parking spot. Vehicles have to be operational to be registered and parked in the Housing lot. If a vehicle is determined to not be in operational condition, the registrant may face a $25 per day charge until the vehicle is repaired or removed. Residents may work with the Director of Residence Life to establish a plan of action with deadlines for repairs to be made to avoid unnecessary fines.

Abandoned Vehicles

Vehicles left in the Student Housing complex parking lots located at 4300 University Drive for more than 7 days without being registered to a current Housing resident may be considered “abandoned” and will be towed from the premises. The charges incurred will become the responsibility of the vehicle’s registered owner. For special parking circumstances, see the Housing Desk locations about temporary short-term guest permits.

Vehicle Damage, Loss, or Vandalism

Report all vehicle accidents, losses, or vandalism to the Housing Desk locations or to the Resident Advisor On-Duty. Staff will assist residents with documentation of situations and/or with contacting local law enforcement. The University assumes no liability for loss or damage to vehicles parked on the University campus.