Parking Policies and Regulation

Employee Lot Regulation Policies:

*Employee parking lots include: AA, B, C, D, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, N, O, P, R, S, U, W, and X

7:00 AM .- 7:00 PM. - Monday-Thursday: Designated lot permit is required (Example: B-lot is the only permit valid in B-lot).

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Fridays - permits required until 3:00 PM. No enforcement beginning at 3:00 PM with the exception of signed areas such as 15 minute, disability, etc.

3:00 PM.- 7 :00 PM. - Monday- Thursday: Any valid University permit (student or employee) is valid  (Exceptions: F-lane, 2 East rows of P-lot (nearest Headley Hall), and lots “U” and “S”).

7:00 PM - 3:00 AM. - Monday- Friday: All lots are open with the exception of signed areas..

3:00 AM.- 7:00 PM. -  Monday- Friday: No parking in any employee lots (Maintenance occurs).

Weekends: (3:00 PM Friday- 3:00 AM Monday) All employee lots are open.

Summer: All employee and student lots are enforced as usual with the exception of K lot which is free during the summer. Overnight parking is prohibited in K lot at all times.

Holidays: Employee and student off campus lots are not enforced on University observed holidays, when regular classes are NOT in session.

Student Lot Regulation Policies:

*Resident Hall Student parking lots include: A1, A2, A3, E, Q, and Stateview
*Commuting Student parking lots include: K, M, and V

7 :00 AM - 3:00 PM. - Monday-Thursday: Designated lot permit is required (Example: A-lot is the only permit valid in A-lot).

7:00 AM - 3:00 PM - Fridays - permits required until 3:00 PM. No enforcement beginning at 3:00 PM with the exception of signed areas such as 15 minute, disability, etc.

3 :00 PM - 7:00 PM - Monday- Thursday: Any valid University permit (student or employee) is valid (Exceptions: Resident Hall Student lots are always restricted for use only with each lot's specific permits; K-lot is open for free parking after 3 p.m. Monday- Friday).

3:00 AM- 7:00 AM. - Monday- Thursday: No parking in any student lot (Exceptions: Resident Hall Student lots by designated permit only).

Weekends: (3:00 PM Friday- 3 :00 AM Monday) All student lots are open (Exceptions: Resident Hall student lots where enforcement resumes at 3 :00 PM Sunday).

Stateview: Parking by permit is enforced at all times when classes are in session.
If a vehicle is parked in your space during the week, please call Public Safety at 308-3333 and we will attempt to locate the owner.  If you wish to have your space made available as soon as possible, please indicate this when calling Public Safety and arrangements will be made to have the vehicle removed.

If a vehicle is parked in your space over the weekend, please park your vehicle in a lot close to your apartment.  Please call Public Safety and we will make an effort to locate the vehicle’s owner and arrangements will be made to have the vehicle removed as soon as possible.

Summer Parking: Parking permits are required in all student lots during the summer. If a student currently has a Q permit for 2012-2013 you may park in one of the student A lots. This permit is valid through the end of First Sumer Session, June 27th. Beginning July 1st you will need a 2012-2013 on campus permit to park in the student A lots.

Current students with a 2012-2013 K permit may park in either M or V lots through the end of First Summer Session - June 27, 2013. Beginning July 1, 2013you will need a 2013-2014 permit to park in M or V lots.

Pay Lot Regulation Policies:

*Pay lots include: Miller Pay Lot, Husky Pay Lot, South Pay Lot and the Parking Ramp

7:00 AM - 7:00 PM - Monday- Thursday: Cost is $1.00/hour in South Pay Lot, Miller Pay Lot and Husky Pay Lot. Miller pay lot. the 4th Avenue Parking Ramp ($8.00 maximum per day).

7 :00 PM - 3:00 AM - Monday- Thursday: Free parking in all pay lots with the exception of the on campus student lots. The: Parking Ramp is always enforced).

3:00 AM - 7:00 AM - Monday-Friday: No parking in all lots (Exception: overnight parking is permitted in the 4th Avenue Parking Ramp).

Weekends: (3:00 PM Friday- 3:00 AM Monday) Free parking in all lots (Exception: the 4th Avenue Parking Ramp is always enforced).

Summer: All employee and student lots are enforced as usual with the exception of K lot which is free during the summer. Overnight parking is prohibited in K lot at all times.

Breaks: All lots are enforced as usual.

Other Parking Information:

Pay-per-hour parking is also available in pay lots and the parking ramp. 

Brown signs posted at the entrances to all University parking lots/areas provide information about parking rules, regulations and hours.

3 :00 AM - 7:00 AM Monday through Thursday - NO PARKING IN ANY LOTS. Exceptions include; A, E, and Q permit holders. Overnight parking is available in the parking ramp.

"SIGNED" Areas (e.g. 15 minute, disability, maintenance vehicles, assigned staff stalls, etc.) are ENFORCED 24 hours, 7 days a week.

A parking stall is valid when lines are on both sides of the vehicle. (This pertains to paved lots.)

Information regarding parking permits and enforcement may be obtained by contacting the Public Safety Department (320)-308-3453.

Parking Regulation:

St. Cloud State University reserves the right to ticket, auto clamp, and/or tow (at the owner’s/ operator’s expense) any vehicle in violation of established parking regulations. 

  • Persistent violators may have parking privileges denied. 

Parking is prohibited in areas specifically designated as delivery areas, service areas, “no parking” zones, “state vehicle parking” zones, fire lanes, driveways, lawns, sidewalks, and other posted areas. Violators will be subject to towing.

Failure to pay fines will result in the holding of academic transcripts and registration privileges.


Auto Clamping
Circumstances under which vehicles may be auto clamped at the owner/operators expense shall include (but not be limited to) the following:

  • Vehicles displaying a permit that have been reported lost or stolen.
  • Vehicles displaying a permit that has been altered in any way, forged, created by anyone other than authorized departments or created for own personal use on SCSU property.
  • Displaying of past year or expired permits.
  • An auto clamp fine will be issued on the 3rd and all subsequent citations (paid or unpaid) in any academic year.
  • Auto clamp fines will be issued when the above criteria have been met, whether or not a clamp has been physically attached to a vehicle’s tire.

Auto clamps are released upon payment of ALL outstanding unpaid citations. Payment must be made prior to release of auto clamp. After the 1st (physical) auto clamp, vehicle is subject to tow.

Towing
Circumstances under which vehicles may be towed at the owner/operators expense shall include (but not be limited to) the following:

  • Obstructing traffic, impeding emergency responses, impeding university operations, blocking pedestrian traffic, etc.
  • Vehicles parked in lot scheduled for snow removal, lot maintenance or repairs.
  • Vehicles parked in a posted tow designated area. (Sign posted)
  • Vehicles auto clamped for 24 hours.
  • Vehicle in a childcare stall without a valid childcare permit, or misuse of said permit. (Parking other than drop off/pick up times)
  • Any vehicle that is being issued its third (3rd) citation or more, and has been physically auto clamped at least one time before.

Permit Fraud
Students who commit permit fraud, including, but not limited to, any altering of a valid parking permit, displaying the permit of another persons, or creating and/or displaying a false permit, will lose all on campus parking privileges for the remainder of the current semester and one (1) subsequent semester in addition to other University Sanctions. All permit fraud will be communicated to the University’s Judicial Coordinator, located in the Atwood Center. For more information, you may contact them at (320)-308-3111.

Payment procedures:
Please check to pay a parking citation online.

To pay a parking citation in person/over the phone, contact St. Cloud State Business office:

Administrative Services, Room 123
720 4th Avenue South
St. Cloud, MN 56301
Phone: (320)-308-4003

Disability Parking/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Vehicles parking in disability-parking (handicap signed) spaces must display a proper State-issued disability/handicap parking permit.   

In compliance with federal and State laws and regulations, including the ADA, reasonable accommodations regarding a disability (e.g. wheelchair accessibility, interpreter, or an alternative non-print means of receiving information about the University) can be made available upon advance notice.  Please contact Student Disability Services (320) 308-4080. 

 

Winter Restrictions

Effective annually from November 1st through March 31st.

A1, A2, A3 and E lots may need to be vacated on Wednesdays between 3-6 p.m. to support snow removal and lot maintenance in these lots. Note: On all Wednesdays in this time span, please check with Public Safety prior to 3 p.m. or look for posted notification in resident halls to learn whether such snow removal and/or maintenance will actually occur. Notification is made to Residential Halls by early Wednesday. Vehicles must be moved for both snow removal and lot maintenance.

Q Lot must be vacated between the hours of 1-5 p.m. on all Saturdays beginning November 1st through March 31st. No exceptions are made. This action supports lot maintenance in Q Lot. Vehicles in Q Lot may be moved on Fridays after 3 p.m. to any other lot as long as the vehicles are moved back to Q lot, by the following Sunday at 3 p.m. when overnight lot parking enforcement resumes. Citations will be issued for non-compliance.

Towing at owner/operators expense may be necessary to perform University operations.

Appeals Process

You must file a parking citation appeal within 5 business days of the issue date. An appeal form may be obtained from the Public Safety Department.

The Parking Appeals Committee (PAC) is comprised of volunteers consisting of students and employees. The decision of the PAC is final.

Failure to pay fines will result in legal or other action to ensure the debt is satisfied, i.e. conciliation court, records, transcripts, and revocation of phone registration privileges.

If an appeal is not granted, fines will become full charge even if appeal was filed during the “discount” charge period (10 business days of the ticket issue date).  

Parking Violations must be paid to have an auto clamp removed. You will be reimbursed if an appeal is granted and the ticket is dismissed.

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