Ticket and Parking Information
The Office of Campus Safety has jurisdiction over parking and traffic regulations, rules, and fines. Student Life may assist in reporting, investigation, or enforcement of these rules.
Penalties may include any or all of the following: University fines, University sanctions, civil penalties, and/or criminal penalties
Tickets: University parking and traffic violations each carry a minimum $25 to a maximum $100 fine. Multiple offenses may lead to enhanced fines or penalties including a loss of driving privilege. Amount explanations is found at the bottom of this page
If a question arises concerning a violation you must submit a written challenge within 14 days to firstname.lastname@example.org. After that time the violation will stand as written. After 14 days, unpaid fines may result in one or all of the following: added fines, vehicle impound by "The Barnacle", suspension of driving privileges or vehicle trespass from campus.
Ticket Payments - Pay your ticket(s) here or, you may pay tickets during business hours in the Campus Safety Office located on the 3rd floor of the Library. Please email email@example.com, or call 503-510-6430 prior to ensure that personnel are in the office.
- Any legally licensed student is permitted to operate a motor vehicle on campus; however, improper use of vehicles may result in the loss of the privilege.
- All students must register their vehicles at the beginning of the school year. Parking permits must be visible at all times in the driver’s side of the rear window. If the rear window is tinted, you may place it in the bottom driver’s side corner of the windshield. Your first parking permit is free. Due to the limited availability of parking spaces, only one vehicle per student is permitted on campus at a time.
- Multiple vehicle registrations- $25.00 per vehicle.
- Changing vehicle tag type (IE. Were a dorm resident, became a commuter student or changed dorms)- $5.00
- If you will be using more than one car, you are required to register all cars. In order to register a motor vehicle, you must have your license plate number, make, color, and model of your vehicle.
- All motor bikes and motorcycles must also be registered during at the beginning of the school year.
- Students are allowed to park in Staff Parking after 5:00 p.m. and before 7:00 a.m. Monday-Friday and all day Saturday and Sunday. Guest events always have priority and students are expected to comply with notices regarding guest event parking.
- Speed limit on campus is 15 miles per hour. Please be especially cautious as pedestrian traffic is frequent and weather conditions may create further safety concerns. The painted areas near the residence halls and gym designate pedestrian crossing points.
- Speeding, reckless driving, squealing tires, unnecessary horn blowing, or excessive noise are prohibited at any time.
- Resident students are required to park in their residence hall parking lot at all times. Parking in any office location or commuter lot requires permission from the Campus Safety Office or their designee.
- Commuters are not to park in designated residence hall parking.
- Double parking is never allowed.
- There are 21 parking spaces designated for handicapped persons. Two are located in front of Schimmel Hall, four are located at the gymnasium, four in the Prewitt/Van Gilder parking lot, four at Davidson, four at the Psalm Center and three at the sports field parking lot. Campus safety authorities and local police agencies monitor handicap parking on our campus and will issue citations to owners of vehicles improperly parked. Fines are significant.
- Loading dock areas, grassy areas, fire zones and other restricted areas are off limits for parking at all times. Areas designated “visitor” are to be used only by visitors at all times.
- Vehicles not in running condition must be parked in areas designated by the Campus Care Office.
- No vehicle oil changes are allowed on campus.
- Unlicensed or abandoned vehicles will not be permitted to remain on campus and may be removed at the owner’s expense.
- Traffic should flow in the direction of the painted arrows on the narrow roadways designated for one-way traffic. Going the opposite direction is dangerous to pedestrians and to other vehicles.
- No parking in fire lanes or restricted areas.
- Traffic lanes are never to be blocked. They must be kept clear for safety reasons. Vehicles in violation may be towed at owners expense.
- Vehicles must yield the right of way to Campus Safety or Emergency Response vehicles when they are operating their emergency lights.
- Bicycle racks are located near each residence hall. Bicycles are to be kept in designated storage areas.
- All Oregon driving regulations apply on campus and may be enforced.
Parking Violation- $25
Parking Tag not displayed- $25
15 Minute Stall Violation
- Parked all day in 15 minute $75
Handicapped Stall Violation- $125
- 1-10MPH over speed limit- $25
- 11-20MPH over speed limit- $50
- 21+MPH over speed limit- Minimum of $250, Maximum of $500
Multiple violations for the same offence can incur doubled fines.
Late Ticket Fees (Additional fee added on top of the original fine.)
- Two weeks late- $25
- Semester Late $150
- The Barnical deployment $50
- Additional 5% for ticket amounts over $150
The barnacle is a vehicle immobilization device. It covers the vehicle windshield with industrial suction that is always s monitoring pressure and suction. It is also GPS enabled and tamper resistant with an alarm system that sends an immediate notification that's it's been moved or an attempt to remove it has been made.
Its able to be removed by the motorist after payment of the motorists fees has been made through its call to pay system.