Regis Parking Guidelines

For Academic Year 2016-2017

Overview
Parking Rules and Regulations
Regis Parking Decals
Vehicle Registration
No Parking Zones/Areas
Visitor Parking
Temporary Parking Permits
Employee Parking on Campus
Resident Student Parking
Commuter Student Parking
LLARC Program Parking
Non-Massachusetts Registration
Contractor Parking
Parking Ticket Violations and Associated Fines
Parking Committee and Appeals
Special Events
Snow Removal
Miscellaneous


Parking and traffic regulations seek to provide students with the opportunity to maintain a vehicle while attending Regis. Additionally, regulations assure students, employees, visitors and guests have an appropriate place to park.

Establishes and promotes a walking campus in order to minimize congestion, noise and safety issues.

Allows Campus Police to enforce safety for pedestrians and vehicular traffic.

Ensures that emergency vehicles and equipment has access to all areas on campus at all times.

All roadways surrounding the residence halls are fire lanes. Parking in a fire lane is strictly prohibited and will result in a parking citation and/or towing of the vehicle at the owner’s expense. Under no circumstance, no one is authorized to park in the new roadways near resident halls.

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Parking Rules and Regulations

Any upper class (second year, third year, or fourth year) resident student or commuter student, graduate commuter student, staff, or faculty member who brings or keeps a motor vehicle on campus must register it with Campus Police, within the first two weeks of class starting.

First year students are prohibited from having vehicles on campus.

During Snow Emergencies, all vehicles must be moved upon notice from Campus Police. If they are not moved they will be towed.

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Regis Parking Decals

All vehicles must display a valid parking permit at all times while parked on the Regis campus.

All vehicles must be properly registered and insured in their home state in order to park on campus. Proof of registration must be brought to the Campus Police Office in College Hall 102 before a parking decal/sticker be issued.

A Regis parking decal/sticker is to be placed on exterior rear window.

Campus Police will issue a parking decal/sticker that will indicate in which lot(s) a vehicle is permitted to park. There is no charge for the decal/sticker. The parking decal/sticker expires annually at the end of August of each school year. Parking registration must be renewed annually and a new decal/sticker will be issued.

Any vehicle without a sticker or any vehicle with an improperly placed sticker will result in a ticket being issued for "failure to display decal".

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Vehicle Registration

To register a vehicle on campus simply do the following.

Click on the link, Parking Registration Form for a copy of the application.

Completely fill out the application and bring the completed printed form to the Campus Police office located in College Hall room 102.

To Receive Your Parking Permit You Must Bring The Following With You To The Office

  • Your completed printed parking form
  • Your Regis ID card
  • Your driver's license
  • Your vehicle registration

Note: Fraudulently obtaining a permit for you or for someone else who is not eligible or providing false information during the application process will result in the revocation of your on-campus parking privileges and will be referred to the Office of Student Conduct.

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No Parking Zones/Areas

Any vehicle found in the following areas will be subject to immediate ticketing and/or towing:

  • Fire lanes, include all campus roadways, traffic circles and driveways leading to and from parking lots as well as those areas distinctly marked in yellow as a fire lane.
  • Handicap spaces, unless you have a handicap plate or placard, or an approved Regis Temporary handicapped parking decal
  • Any field, area of grass, or walking path
  • As a reminder faculty, staff and students are not permitted to park in spaces reserved as visitor parking or prospective student parking.
  • Curbside parking in front of Angela Hall
  • Entryways to buildings or loading doors
  • Designated "No Parking" areas
  • Roadway from Walters Hall to Morrison House
  • CSJ Parking Spaces
  • All violations and towing are at the owners expense.
  • Campus Police has the right to ticket or tow any vehicle they deem to be blocked or impeding traffic flow.

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Visitor Parking

Any vehicle without a valid parking decal/sticker, with the exception of officially sanctioned visitors, is not permitted to park on campus. All guests must receive a visitor parking decal at the Campus Police Office in College Hall 102 before parking on campus; hosts may obtain this permit for their guest/visitor at the Campus Police Office. Hosts are responsible for all parking violations of their guests.

All guests visiting Regis must register their vehicle with the Campus Police. A Guest Permit may be obtained from Campus Police at any hour. The hosting student and guest must both be present to obtain the permit. The student is required to present their Regis ID, and the guest is required to present their driver's license and vehicle registration. A copy of the permit must be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle.

Failure to register guest vehicles with Campus Police will result in a ticket, and tow at the owners expense.

All student guests will Parking Lot A only

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Temporary Parking Permits

Temporary permits will remain available for those students who do not regularly bring a vehicle to campus. No Temporary Permit will be issued for more than one week at a time. Students may obtain a total of three temporary permits during the academic year.

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Employee Parking on Campus

All faculty and staff annual renewal will be completed during the month of August of each year.

New employees will be issued a decal at the time of their employment and with renewal occurring the following August.

The following areas are designated as Faculty/Staff parking only.

  • Parking Lot A
  • Parking Lot C
  • Parking Lot D
  • Parking Lot E
  • Parking Lot B (Monday through Friday 8 am - 9 pm)
  • Parking Lot F (Monday through Friday 8 am - 9 pm)

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Resident Student Parking

For students, all motor vehicle registration must be completed by the second week of classes

First year resident students are not authorized to bring vehicles to campus.

Students who live in campus residence halls must park in their designated parking areas.

The following areas are designated unrestricted Resident Student Parking only:

  • Parking Lot A
  • Parking Lot H

The following are areas are designated Resident Student with Restricted parking hours only. Resident Students may park in Lot B and F Monday – Friday 9 pm - 8 am. And on weekends starting on Friday evening 9 pm through 8 am Monday morning.

  • Parking Lot B Monday through Friday 9 pm – 8 am Only
  • Parking Lot F Monday through Friday 9 pm – 8 am Only

Weekend Parking in Lot B and F for Resident Students will be allowed Friday evening 9 pm – Monday morning 8 am.

Any Resident Student vehicle found in Lot B and F during the restricted hours of 8 am - 9 pm, Monday – Friday will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense.

Parking Lots D and E are strictly off limits for all Resident Students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Commuter Student Parking

All commuter students must register their vehicle and purchase parking decals each year before parking on campus.

Students who park in any location other than the designated areas are subject to being ticketed and towed at the owner's expense.

Designated Parking areas for Commuter Student Parking are as follows:

  • Parking Lot A
  • Parking Lot B
  • Parking Lot F

Evening Graduate students

The following are areas designated for evening graduate students: lots C, D and E after 4 pm Monday through Friday only.

Parking Lots D and E are strictly off limits for all Undergraduate Commuter Students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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LLARC Program Parking

LLARC Program attendees are required to register vehicles with Campus Police and must display a Parking Decal on the exterior rear window.

Designated parking areas for LLARC Program are as follows:

  • Parking Lot A (Lower Lot and Athletic Field Parking area)
  • Parking Lot B
  • Fine Arts Center Roadway

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Non-Massachusetts Registration

Massachusetts Law requires that every non-resident enrolled as a student at a school or college in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts who operates a motor vehicle registered in another state or country for more than thirty days within the Commonwealth during any period beginning September 1st of any year and ending August 31 of the following year, on or before such thirtieth day, file in triplicate with the local municipal police department of said school or college on a form approved by the Registrar of Motor Vehicles, a statement signed by him/her under penalties of perjury providing the following information: registration number and make of the motor vehicle, and the state or country of registration, the name and address of the owner, the legal residence while attending school or college, and the name of the school or college he/she is attending. Any such non-resident who fails to comply with the provisions of the paragraph shall be punished by a fine.

In order to comply with the above provisions, non-Massachusetts resident drivers should:

  • Complete the form
  • Bring Form in triplicate to the Campus Police office

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Contractor Parking

All Contractors working on campus must register their vehicle with Campus Police with proof of vehicle registration, and a valid driver’s license.

This includes, but not limited to Dining Services vehicles, Landscapers, electricians, plumbers and any other service contractor providing service to Regis.

Designated parking areas for all contractors are as follows, unless otherwise approved by Campus Police:

  • Parking Lot A
  • Parking Lot B
  • Parking Lot H

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Parking Ticket Violations and Associated Fines

  • Reserved Area: $25.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  • No Parking Area: $25.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  • No Valid Decal: $25.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  • Obstructing Traffic: $50.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  • Obstructing Snow Removal: $50.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  • Stop Sign Violation: $25.00
  • Fire Lane: $100.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  • Speeding or Reckless Driving: $50.00
  • Handicapped Area: $100.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense

All fines are payable to Regis College at the Bursar's Office. Parking tickets are the only notice of charges due; no further notice will be issued.

A towed vehicle may be retrieved by its owner/operator after parking fines are paid to Regis College Bursar's Office. The owner/operator of a towed vehicle must contact Campus Police for information regarding release. Vehicles will be towed off campus by a private towing company.

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Parking Committee and Appeals

A five-member parking committee made up of the Campus Police Parking Clerk, a Campus Police Officer, a faculty/staff member, and two students will meet to hear from anyone contesting a ticket. The committee will decide whether to waive or uphold the ticket. If the ticket is ruled to be valid, the ticket must be paid by cash or check to the bursar within ten business days of notification of the ruling.

In order to appeal a ticket the individual must fill out an appeals form at the Campus Police Department CH 102. You will have ten business days from the date the ticket was issued to appeal the ticket.

The Campus Police Parking Unit holds hearings for all ticket appeals once a month. Once you submit an appeals form you will receive an email for a date, time, and location to appear. If you cannot attend/do not show up to the date and time given the ticket will automatically be upheld.

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Special Events

The on-campus parking lot regulations may be suspended during certain events held on campus throughout the year.

Advance notice will be given to owners of vehicles on campus to move to appropriate parking areas. Notice will be given via e-mail, and/or Twitter, and Facebook.

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Snow Removal

When snow removal operations begin, announcements will be via e-mail, and/or Twitter, and Facebook instructing the owners of vehicles where they should move them so that parking areas and roadways may be cleared. If the owner/operator of the vehicle will be off campus arrangements for moving vehicles must be made if the vehicle is to remain on campus. Any vehicle preventing snow removal will be towed at the owner's /operator's expense.

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Miscellaneous

Changes in license plates, makes, models, owners, etc., of a registered vehicle must be reported to the Campus Police Department immediately

Vehicles not registered, improperly registered or without proper license plates are subject to towing off campus.

Vehicles that cannot be readily moved or are inoperable will be towed

Additional information regarding updated parking concerns and/or changes due to inclement weather, etc may be available through Regis email and through Campus Police Social Media platforms.

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Annual Security and Fire Safety Report

In Case of Emergency

781-768-7777
  (ext 7777 on campus)

Contact Information

Campus Police
College Hall, Room 102
781-768-7111
781-768-8339

Resources

Regis College Public Safety: Regis Parking Guidelines
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Parking rules & regulations provided by the Regis College Campus Police