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Registration

  1. All student, faculty and staff vehicles at the University of Mount Union must be registered and identified with a permit obtained from Campus Security. There is no fee for registering vehicles. Vehicles must be registered at Campus Security or on iRaider under Forms then Vehicles.
  2. Student tags will be based upon residency. If your residency changes during the academic year, you are responsible for contacting Campus Security to obtain a permit.

Failure to register the vehicle will result in a $100 fine.

Permits

  1. Acceptance of a Mount Union parking permit is an acknowledgement by the registrant that these parking policies have been read and understood and constitutes an agreement by the registrant to abide by the parking policies.
  2. The hanging tag must be placed on the rearview mirror and be completely visible from the outside.
  3. If a new vehicle is purchased (even if you still have 30-day tags) or any vehicle information should change, a new permit must be obtained from Campus Security.
  4. Theft, vandalism or trading of tags is strictly prohibited and will result in disciplinary action.
  5. Issuance of a parking permit does not assure the driver of an open parking space. Lack of a space is not considered a valid excuse for violation of the regulations.

Appeals
If anyone feels that they have been ticketed in error, they can file an appeal to have the ticket voided. Appeals must be filed within seven calendar days of the infraction date. The appeal form is available on iRaider under Forms, then Vehicles. They are also available in the Campus Security lobby and in Student Affairs.

Appeals filed after seven calendar days will not be accepted, and the fine must be paid at the Office of Business Affairs.

Schedule of Fines

  • First ticket $50
  • Second ticket $100 and vehicle will be booted (plus $50 to towing service to remove)
  • Third ticket $200 and vehicle is towed and parking permit is revoked (charges from towing service may vary)

Failure to register the vehicle will result in a $100 fine.

Parking fines may be assessed to faculty/staff/graduate students for parking violations in the dedicated-specific Visitor spaces.

If a vehicle has been booted, a towing service must be contacted to remove the restraint from the vehicle. If the restraint is not removed within 24 hours, the vehicle will be towed at the owner’s expense. Excessive parking violations may also result in disciplinary charges.

Ticket fines will be billed to the student’s or employee’s account and must be paid immediately at the Office of Business Affairs.

Violations
All parking lots are patrolled daily and fines will be assessed for, but not limited to, the following violations:

  • Parking in the incorrect area
  • Unregistered vehicle
  • Parking in yellow painted areas
  • Blocking driveway or access
  • Parking on sidewalk or grass
  • Parking in handicap area
  1.  The registrant is responsible for all violations regardless of who is operating the vehicle at the time the violation occurs.
  2. Having your four-way flashers on does not make it acceptable to park in a restricted area (service vehicle, fire lane, handicap, etc.)
  3. Every attempt is made to maintain parking signs, but vehicle operators are expected to park appropriately, even in the absence of signs.

Designated Parking Lots
Parking lots are designated for four primary groups: resident students; commuter students; faculty/staff/graduate student and visitor.

Resident Student Parking
Resident student lots are designated by purple signage.

Commuter Student Parking
Commuter lots are designated by red signage.
 
Faculty/Staff/Graduate Student Parking
Faculty/Staff/Graduate Student lots are designated by green signage.
 

Visitor
Visitor lots are designated by yellow signage.

Short-term Loading/Unloading Spaces
Short-term loading/unloading spaces are available outside of each residence hall.

University Housing
Residents of University houses, the Union Avenue fraternity houses and the Hartshorn and Union apartments are permitted
to park in the lots at their houses/apartments.

Private Property
All colored areas on the map inside designate parking areas that are owned, managed or controlled by the University. All other
areas are private property. Vehicles parking on private property are subject to towing without notice.

Handicap Spaces
Anyone parking in a handicap space without a valid state issued handicap pass or a valid University issued temporary handicap pass will be charged $50 and the vehicle will be towed immediately.

Special Passes
Temporary parking passes are available upon request from Campus Security for the following conditions:

  • Temporary Pass: Available for one to five days for students who will temporarily have a different car on campus.
  • Temporary Handicap Pass: Available to students who have been injured or have a condition that makes walking difficult. A written doctor’s excuse may be required.
  • Visitor Pass: Available for departmental use for special guests, speakers, etc.

Street parking is available as permitted by the City of Alliance. The University of Mount Union is not responsible for any vehicle that is stolen or damaged. For more information, contact Campus Security by telephone at (330) 829-8721 (office) or (330) 428-1344 (patrol) or fax at (330) 829-8737.

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