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Registration

a.    All students, faculty, staff and visitors desiring to operate and/or park their own or family-owned motor vehicle(s) on a campus parking lot must register the vehicle(s) with the Department of Public Safety and Police Services. Students must register their vehicles online via their MyKU account. After the vehicle is registered online the decal may be picked up in Old Main room 13 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. All faculty and staff may register in Old Main at the communication center 24 hours a day or in room 13 Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

b.    All students must pay to register a vehicle on campus. The cost is $30 per semester or $50 per year. Students enrolled before fall 2007, who have been in attendance consecutive semesters since that time, are grandfathered into the no-fee schedule for parking. However, they must obtain an unexpired decal.

c.    A KU ID or valid photo driver's license and the vehicle registration card must be shown to obtain a permit. Registered vehicles are required to have and to maintain liability and property insurance. A change in motor vehicle registration must be reported to the Department of Public Safety & Police Services within 48 hours. Motor vehicles must be owned by the employee, student, or immediate family member. Should the living status of the student change from a campus resident to a commuter, or vice versa, the student must exchange the vehicle permit at Public Safety & Police Services within 48 hours.

d.    Permission to operate a motor vehicle on campus may be rescinded or suspended at the discretion of University authorities. Failure to comply with University Motor Vehicle regulations or any type of dangerous, reckless or damaging activities will be valid reason for revocation. 

e.    Registration of a vehicle ensures an assigned place to park on campus though not necessarily in a desired location. 

f.     An appropriate permit or other form of identification will be issued for each vehicle that is registered with the Department of Public Safety & Police Services. All forms of registration identification will be referred to herein as permits. The Permit shall be displayed as directed at the time of issue, readily visible and readable from the exterior of the vehicle. 

g.    Upon issuance, decals must be immediately adhered to the exterior of the windshield on the bottom corner of the passenger's side of the registered vehicle. Decals may not be adhered to the windshield with tape, laminate or any other method except for the adhesive on the decal. Decals on motorcycles should be placed on the fork near the vehicle's registration stickers.

h.    Campus Resident students who have completed 18 or more credits by the beginning of fall semester will be permitted to register their vehicles for on-campus parking and will be assigned to a parking area. Resident underclassmen who have less than 18 completed credits at the start of fall semester will be assigned parking at the Fairgrounds, 24 hours a day 7 days a week with a valid "FAIR" permit displayed

i.      Visitors operating or parking motor vehicles on campus must display a visitor permit on the dashboard of their vehicle in a manner fully visible from the outside of the vehicle. Visitor permits can be obtained through the Department of Public Safety & Police Services. (Please note it is the responsibility of the university host to inform their visitors of Motor Vehicle Regulations and to ensure visitors abide by the same to avoid responsibility for the violation.) Visitor passes are available upon request to the Public Safety & Police Services office. Pertinent information outlined on the pass is to be filled in by the requesting authority prior to distribution to their visitors.

j.      Approval to utilize on-campus parking facilities terminates upon expiration of the respective permit.

k.     Mutilated, altered or defaced permits will be considered invalid and must be replaced. Only one decal shall be displayed in a vehicle. Failure to remove an old decal may result in a fraudulent decal violation. 

l.      Acceptance of a permit from this university acknowledges the existence of the Motor Vehicle Regulations and the permit holder's responsibility for adherence thereto. 

m.   Anyone who possesses, displays, makes, sells, alters or gives to anyone a lost, stolen or counterfeit decal/permit of the University is subject to a $25.00 fine. The violator shall have their parking privileges revoked for a period of time not to exceed two semesters for each violation. Violations occurring during the revocation period are subject to an additional $25.00 fine as well as having the vehicle booted/towed at the owner's expense. 

n.    All students, except resident students with a "FAIR" decal (less than 18 credits at the beginning of fall semester), may have vehicles on campus for a period of time at the beginning and end of each semester as determined by the Director of Parking, Transportation and Security prior to said semester. The vehicle need not be registered; however, it must be legally parked in a non-reserved white lined area as assigned by Public Safety & Police Services. 

o.    Operators of a loaner/rental vehicle who have their permanent vehicles registered are to obtain a temporary permit from the Department of Public Safety and Police Services. The temporary permit must be placed on the rear-view mirror of the vehicle in a visible location.