Parking Enforcement, Rules, & Regulations

Policy 5.25 - Vehicle Registration and Parking 

Parking Enforcement

Parking permits are NOT required during the summer.

Parking permits in red and blue lots are enforced from 7 am to 4 pm, Monday through Friday, excluding University holidays. All other violations, including those in the following areas, are enforced 24/7, 365 days a year:

  • Maintenance Stalls
  • Red Zone
  • Handicap Stalls
  • Sidewalks
  • Restricted Areas
  • University Housing Parking Lots

Tickets are issued per violation. One ticket is issued per 24 hour period, as long as the vehicle is in the same parking lot committing the same violation. If the vehicle moves and another violation is committed, a second ticket may be issued.

The University administration reserves the right to change designated use of roadways or parking lots at any time to provide for special parking needs.

Parking Rules and Regulations

Common Violations

No Permit
Vehicles cannot park in enforced campus lots without first securing and displaying a valid parking permit.
Out of Stall
Parking in a way that the vehicle is not completely in a designated stall.
It is prohibited to display a citation on a vehicle windshield which was issued on a previous date and time. It is prohibited to display an SUU permit that has been altered or copied.
Parking on sidewalk or lawn
No vehicles are allowed to park on any of SUU's sidewalks or grounds.
Blocking or impeding traffic flow
No vehicles are allowed to park in such a manner that could block or impede vehicular traffic or access to pedestrian crosswalks.
Invalid permit in designated parking lot
It is prohibited to park any vehicle in designated lots without properly displaying a valid permit for that area.
Failure to obey signs or curb marking
Unauthorized vehicles parked in restricted stalls, or areas, will be cited.
Unlawful parking in handicap zone
Only vehicles displaying a valid handicap placard or plate are permitted to park in these designated stalls.
Parking in RED zone
Parking in any red zone is prohibited.

Bicycle Parking

Bicycling is allowed and encouraged on campus. However, anyone using a bicycle on University property shall yield the right of way to any pedestrian, and shall travel at reasonable and safe speeds under the circumstances and conditions. Bicycling will not be allowed on grass, shrubbery or flower beds. All violators will be cited. Bicycles shall be parked only in bike racks. All others will have their fastening device removed and bicycle impounded at the owner's expense. Bicycles left unattended for over 5 days will be impounded at the owner's expense and will be turned over to Lost & Found if not claimed in 30 days. Bicycle permits are required.


Motorcycle parking is provided at specially marked areas throughout the campus. Regular automobile parking spaces are not to be used by motorcycles. Driving or parking on sidewalks is prohibited.