Illinois State University assumes no responsibility or liability for loss or damage to any vehicle, nor does it assume any personal liability in connection with its parking program. Rules and regulations are subject to revision at any time. Where parking areas are clearly outlined, or parking chocks provided, occupants must observe the confines of each space. Only one vehicle is allowed per space.
All vehicles occupying University parking facilities, other than those utilizing paid metered spaces or visitor pay lots, must properly display a valid and appropriate parking permit during the posted hours. Some metered spaces on campus require an additional permit to be displayed. Please pay careful attention to signs posted at the meters.
Parking for visitors to the Alumni Center is provided at no charge. Employees of the Alumni Center are required to purchase a permit to park in the lot and must park in area designated as faculty/staff parking located in the southwest corner of the lot near the building.
The Office of Parking and Transportation reserves the right to change parking areas depending on demand and other factors. The Office of Parking and Transportation may control any and all lots for special events.
Motorcycles, bicycles, roller blades, and skateboards are prohibited in the parking garages, with the exception of the designated motorcycle parking area on the first level of the South University Street garage. No back-in parking is allowed in the garages, and only one vehicle is allowed per space. Smoking is not permitted in any of the parking garages.
All accidents involving a motor vehicle on campus must be reported immediately to the University Police. Any vandalism incurred in campus lots should also be reported to the University Police.
Permit holders should be aware that in areas where lots are closed from 4:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m., this policy will be strictly enforced for snow removal.
Vehicles that are in violation can be towed for $150.00 worth of unpaid fines, safety violations, and for parking in storage lots as well as parking in reserved, service, loading, business, and handicapped spaces. Vehicles not properly displaying a valid license plate and/or inoperable vehicles will be considered abandoned and subject to immediate tow. Vehicles are subject to tow 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Press passes, handwritten, or typed notes will not be honored for parking in University facilities. Where parking areas are clearly outlined, or parking chocks provided, occupants must park in the confines of that space.
Illinois State University has implemented policies on the use of golf carts and authorized government vehicles on our campus.
All Visitors, Event Attendees, and Vendors who plan to bring golf carts to campus are subject to the following rules and regulations:
All University Departments that employ AGVs and golf carts in their operations are subject to the following rules and regulations:
The Office of Parking and Transportation has a DVD on the safe operation of utility carts that is available for use by University Departments to train their operators. Please note in the Departmental Policies and Procedures that each operator must be trained and a copy of the "Utility Cart Hands On Training Form" must be placed in the employees personnel file at Human Resources.
Contact our office at (309) 438-8391 to check out this training video.