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Parking

a.    All vehicles parked on campus during fall and spring semesters Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. TO 4:30 p.m. are required to display a parking permit and to be parked in their assigned lot (s). Exception: FAIR permits are assigned to the Fairgrounds lot at all times during the fall and spring semesters, except to load/unload belongings as stated in section V, sub-section A. 

b.    Parking areas are indicated by appropriate signs and/or markings. Yellow marked parking spaces are assigned for Faculty and Staff only. White spaces are assigned to Students. VISITORS may park in yellow, white or green lined spaces. Vehicles displaying a Staff permit may park in either yellow or white lined spaces. If the white lined spaces are filled in an assigned lot, the vehicle must park in an alternative lot and inform the Department of Public Safety and Police Services by calling 610-683-4002.

c.    Resident Students are not permitted to park on north campus during enforcement hours, Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (section IV, sub-section I). 

d.    Resident Underclassmen must park their vehicles in the Fairgrounds parking lot twenty-four hours a day and seven days a week.

e.    Students, Faculty, and/or staff members from Kutztown University may not park in any green lined or posted visitor space. 

f.     Handicap parking zones are posted. Only those individuals with a state issued handicap placard or license plate are permitted to park in these areas. A temporary medical permit for special parking privileges may be obtained from Public Safety & Police Services in OM Room 13 with a written recommendation from a physician. If special parking is needed for more than 2 weeks the individual must submit a request through the State of Pennsylvania for a handicap placard/plate. Application forms can be obtained in Old Main Room 13 or online at www.dmv.state.pa.us. Medical permits issued by the University will state the areas that they may be used. These permits may not be used in a posted handicap space and will not be re-issued.

g.    Students are not permitted to park in a yellow lined space or area that is signed or marked reserved.

h.    Posted and/or reserved spaces are restricted 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Only those vehicles authorized by Public Safety and Police Services may park in such spaces.

i.      Fire lanes and other "no parking areas" are color coded yellow, where possible. No one may park in these areas without special permission or in an emergency situation. 

j.      No parking or operation of vehicles by students or staff is permitted on grass, curbed areas, driveways, fire-lanes, walks or sodded areas on any part of campus without the permission of Public Safety & Police Services. Exceptions to this rule include service, emergency and maintenance vehicles during the performance of work.

k      "Open Parking" for motor vehicles, between the hours of 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. and all day on Saturday and Sunday, is authorized in white line spaces only, except in individually signed, posted space or in reserved spaces. Open parking does not apply to those resident students with less than 32 completed ("FAIR" PERMITS).

l.      All motor vehicles are operated and/or parked on university property at the owner's risk. The University assumes no responsibility for any damage sustained or any loss by fire, theft, accident or vandalism, et al.

m.   Weather conditions do not alter parking regulations, unless an emergency is declared and announced by University officials.

n.    Upon identification, a violator who has received 20 (twenty) or more tickets in a given semester (excluding summer sessions), is subject to having their parking privileges revoked for either a six-month period or for the remainder of the semester in which the violations occur, plus an additional semester.

o.    If parking privileges are revoked and subsequent offenses occur, the vehicle will be subject to being towed to an impound area. The owner of vehicle will be responsible for towing expenses and any other additional impound charges. The University Traffic Bureau will also review the case relative to further extending the length of time for the loss of parking privileges.

p.    An immobilizing device may be placed on any vehicle with three or more delinquent tickets to compel payment of fines. A service charge of $30.00 will be assessed for removal of the immobilizers. After one week of immobilization, the vehicle is subject to towing.

q.    Parking on Borough or Township streets is regulated by signs and markings and is under the jurisdiction of the local government officials.

r.     Lot F3 (behind Old Main) is restricted to staff parking only Monday through Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. year round. A staff permit is required year round.

s.     Parking meters: Parking meter areas are enforced Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

t.     Lot B1 is restricted to visitor, staff and graduate student parking only, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.