Motor Vehicle Rules & Regulations

Registration

Any upper class (sophomore, junior or senior) 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 and display a current parking decal on the rear window passenger side. First year freshman resident students are prohibited from having vehicles on campus.

Any vehicle without a valid parking decal, with the exception of officially sanctioned visitors, will not be permitted to park on campus at any time, a guest who has a vehicle on campus for more than 24 hours must display a temporary parking permit; hosts may obtain this permit for their guest/visitor at the Campus Police Office. Hosts are responsible for all parking violations of their guests.

Motor vehicles are registered on the Campus Police page of the Regis College website. Proof of registration must be brought to the Campus Police Office in College Hall 102 for a decal to be issued. For students, all motor vehicle registration must be completed by the second week of classes. For 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.

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Decals

Campus Police will issue decals that will indicate in which lot(s) a vehicle is permitted to park. There is no charge for the decals. Decals expire annually every August and the registration must be renewed. The parking decal must be displayed on the rear window passenger side.

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Contractors & Repair Personnel

All contractors and other repair personnel must park in the lower lot unless otherwise specified by a Campus Police officer.

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On-Campus Escort Service

24-hour on-campus escort service provided by Campus Police upon request.

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Authorized Parking Areas Are As Follows

Resident Students (Green Stickers)

H Parking Lot
 

Resident Students (Purple Stickers)

Resident Students who are issued Purple Stickers will park in the last two rows of Lot A.

Faculty & Staff (Blue Stickers)

A Parking Lot
C Parking Lot
D Parking Lot
E Parking Lot

Commuters (Red Stickers)

A Parking Lot
B Parking Lot
C Parking Lot (4 pm — 12 pm)
D Parking Lot (4 pm — 12 pm)
E Parking Lot (4 pm — 12 pm)
F Parking Lot (4 pm — 12 pm)

LLARC Program (Gray Stickers)

A Parking Lot

College Hall Visitor Parking Spaces

Parking for visitors on campus is available for individuals conducting official college business on the main driveway In front of College Hall. Upon your arrival to park you must validate your vehicle by contacting Campus Police (781) 768-7111 to validate your parking.

Prospective Student Parking Only

Located along the roadway in front of Alumni Hall.

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No Parking Areas

  1.  All campus roadways and crosshatched areas
  2.  Curbside parking in front of Angela Hall
  3.  Entryways to buildings or loading doors
  4.  Designated "No Parking" areas
  5.  Any area not specifically designated for parking including grassy areas adjacent to parking areas
  6.  Roadway in front of the Fine Arts Center and Student Union
  7.  Roadway in front of Walters Hall
  8.  St. Joseph Hall parking lot

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Ticketing & Towing

Failure to observe parking and traffic regulations may result in ticketing and /or towing at the owner's/operator's expense. Vehicles parked in No Parking areas are subject to be towed at any time.

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List of Violations and Associated Fines

  1. Reserved Area:  $25.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  2. No Parking Area: $25.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  3. No Valid Decal:  $25.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  4. Obstructing Traffic:  $50.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  5. Obstructing Snow Removal: $50.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  6. Stop Sign Violation:  $25.00
  7. Fire Lane:  $100.00 and/or towed at owner’s expense
  8. Speeding or Reckless Driving:  $50.00
  9. 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.

If the vehicle is towed off campus, towing and storage charges should be paid directly to the towing company when the vehicle is picked up.

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Traffic Regulations

  1. The speed limit on all Regis College roadways is 15 mph.
  2. All vehicles must observe the stop signs and posted traffic signs on campus.
  3. When major events are held on campus, a Campus Police officer is on duty to control the flow of traffic to parking areas.

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Snow Removal

When snow removal operations begin, announcements will be made on campus instructing the owners of vehicles to move them so that parking areas and roadways may be cleared. Arrangements for moving vehicles must be made when the owner/operator will be off campus and the vehicle will remain on campus. Any vehicle preventing snow removal will be towed at the owner's /operator's expense.

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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.

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Administration

Campus Police will administer the parking and traffic program. Any questions, suggestions or comments should be directed to Campus Police at 781-768-7111.

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Parking Committee

A seven-member parking committee made up of faculty, staff, and 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 within fourteen days of notification of the ruling.

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Parking Committee & Ticket Appeals

The Campus Police holds hearings for all ticket appeals twice a semester during the academic year. Hearings are held in the Kearns Conference room. All ticket appeals must be turned in at the Campus Police office prior to the hearing. You may pick up a ticket appeal form at the Campus Police office. Times and dates of appeal meetings are given out to persons who turn in appeal forms.

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For more information

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

Regis College Campus Police: Motor Vehicle Rules & Regulations
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Motor vehicle rules & regulations provided by the Regis College Campus Police