Motor Vehicle Operation and Parking Regulations
Public Safety Officers are authorized by the College’s Board of Trustees to stop vehicles operating in violation of any Local, State, or Federal law and for violations of any college policy. In addition Officers are empowered to obtain identification from stopped motorists and to issue both written warnings and monetary citations. Failure to stop for a Public Safety Officer or to yield to a Public Safety cruiser utilizing lights and or sirens will result in a $100.00 fine and the immediate revocation of campus driving privileges.
The College reserves the right to suspend and/or terminate the on-campus driving privileges of those persons who violate any Local, State, Federal law or College Policy or of any person deemed to be a danger to the community. Please drive carefully and park and lock your vehicle in proper designated areas. Mount Ida Collegeassumes no responsibility for fire, theft, or other damages to motor vehicles or to any personal property left therein.
All Staff, Faculty, Residents and Commuters bringing motor vehicles on campus must register their vehicle with the Department of Public Safety and obtain the appropriate parking permits. Vehicles parked on campus without valid parking permits are subject to fines and towing at the discretion of the college. Vehicles may be registered and permits obtained at the Shaw Hall Public Safety Office between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 8:00 pm, Monday through Friday (except Holidays).
All registered vehicles must park in the assigned areas designated by permit type. All Staff and Faculty spaces are restricted from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm seven (7) days a week. Handicap, and Reserved spaces are restricted twenty-four (24) hours a day seven (7) days a week unless otherwise posted. There is no parking on the grass any where on campus. Violators are subject to fines and or towing at the college’s discretion.
Persons who receive a motor vehicle violation issued by the Department of Public Safety have 21 calendar days in which to pay the fine or 7 business days to appeal the violation. Violations can be appealed to the Chief or Deputy Chief of Public Safety between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. Mondays through Friday.
Failure to pay fines or properly appeal tickets can result in the revocation of campus driving privileges, additional fines, or other sanctions up to and including towing at the owner’s expense.
All illegally parked vehicles, unregistered vehicles, and vehicles with three (3) or more unpaid Mount Ida College Motor Vehicle Violations are subject to tow at the owner’s expense and without notice.
Temporary registration and permits are available for students for a fee of $5.00 per week and a maximum of three weeks per year and are available in the Department Of Public Safety.
(Additional restrictions apply to freshman resident students)