Parking Rules and Regulations

SECTION 3 - PERMITS, SPECIAL PERMITS, TEMPORARY PERMITS, AND METERED SPACES

Article 1 - General

Paragraph 1 - Any vehicle operated by faculty, staff, student or other member of the University community must display a parking permit to park in any restricted lot, zone or space on campus. No permit shall be valid in metered parking spaces unless specifically authorized by Parking Services.

Article 2 - Eligibility

Paragraph 1 - All faculty, staff, students or other members of the University community demonstrating a need for parking privileges are eligible to apply for a parking permit at Parking Services.

Paragraph 2 - All permits are valid only for the person to whom they were issued, and for the original purpose for which they were issued.

Article 3 - Meters

Paragraph 1 - All members of the University and non-University community are eligible to park in the metered spaces upon payment of the meter fee.

Paragraph 2 - Parking meters shall be operational on all school days regardless of national, state or local holidays, excepting as provided in 1-5-2. All meters will be enforced during the hours designated by the posted sign(s) at the entrance(s) to the lots.

Paragraph 3 - Meters will be presumed to be functioning properly. Parking Services will examine all meters reported to be malfunctioning. Another citation for Overtime Meter can be issued two (2) hours after an earlier ticket.

Paragraph 4 - Notices are posted on each meter stating that parking a vehicle at a malfunctioning or "Out of Order" metered space is a violation.

Article 4 - Semester or Annual Permits

Paragraph 1 - Faculty, staff and students may purchase permits beginning on or about July 8 for the following academic year.

Paragraph 2 - The following permits are term permits. They are issued for the academic year, for fall semester or for spring-summer semester.

* Board of Trustees Permits are valid in all lots, regular spaces, metered spaces, service spaces and any other restricted areas except for fire lanes and no parking zones.

* Bicycle Permits identify bicycles that have been registered with UNC Parking Services. Parking Services will honor any currently valid city registrations or licenses, provided the owner re-registers the bicycle (free of charge) with the UNC Bicycle Program. This program has been implemented to help deter thefts and to aid in the location of missing or stolen bicycles.

* Cycle Permits are required on all motorcycles and mopeds used by members of the University community. Visitors have the responsibility of securely attaching to the vehicle any temporary permit used. When used on motorcycles these permits are valid only in the designated areas provided for motorcycles as indicated by a motorcycle logo painted on the pavement; sometimes there is also a sign posted to indicate motorcycle parking. Alternatively a visitor may park a motorcycle at a metered space and keep the meter paid until leaving.

* Disabled Permits are issued to disabled persons for use in spaces designated as accessible parking. It is also valid in any further unrestricted parking space. Any other person desiring to use "accessible" parking spaces must have written permission from Parking Services and/or Disability Support Services. The Disabled permit will be issued on the same fee structure as the regular permits.

* Emergency Permits are issued by the Manager of Parking Services to specific members of the University community who would be responding to emergency situations at the University of Northern Colorado. These permits are valid in metered spaces, loading zones and service vehicle spaces with no time limit restrictions when displayed with a current permit.

* Emeritus Permits are issued to all Board of Trustee Certified "Emeritus Faculty" of the University of Northern Colorado. An Emeritus Permit is valid at regular and metered spaces in all lots.Misappropriation or misuse of the Emeritus Permit will result in the revocation of the permit.

* Faculty/Staff Permits are valid in any lot on campus except K lots and any further non-restricted space but they are not valid in P (University Apartments) lot. However this permit is valid in P-south lot.

* Faculty/Staff-K Permits are valid in any lot on campus and any further non-restricted space but they are not valid in P (University Apartments) lot. However this permit is valid in P-south lot. A limited number of these are issued.

* Fall Semester Permits may be purchased by UNC employees and students. The permit is valid for fall semester only in areas designated with the color-coded legend on the current parking map.

* GA Permits are issued to Graduate and Teacher Assistants. They are valid in all lots except H, K-east, K-west and P lots and further restricted spaces.

* Service Permits can be requested by personnel or businesses which demonstrate a need to park in parking spaces near entrances and exits of buildings to facilitate deliveries, repairs, or maintenance on campus. Parking Services management reviews Service Permit requests and approves or denies them. Typical Service Permit holders include: plumbers, elevator repairmen, IT staff, and Dining/Catering vehicles. This permit is valid in all regular permit spaces, service spaces, and loading zones. Issuance of this permit does NOT give approval to drive on sidewalks or stop in non-designated parking spaces. This permit is not to be used on a "normal," daily basis, or as an "upgrade" to a regular permit holder's uses. Misuse of this permit can result in immediate termination of its validity. This permit remains the property of UNC Parking Services at all times and must be returned to Parking Services upon request.

* Student Permits are valid in lots A, B, C, D, G, I, J, KOHL, L, M, P-south, Q, R, T, TN, U, V, W, X, Y, Z-east, Z-south and in further non-restricted spaces.

* Student-K Permits are valid in lots A, B, C, D, G, I, J, K-east, KOHL, L, M, P-south, Q, R, T, TN, U, V, W, X, Y, Z-east, Z-south and in further non-restricted spaces. A limited number of these are issued.

* The University Apartment Permit is available to UNC employees and students who are living in University Apartments on campus and have purchased a current University of Northern Colorado term permit at the regular price. Residents will only park in the regular permit areas within the lot. Only University Apartment (UA) residents displaying a valid faculty-staff or student permit and also displaying a UA permit are allowed to park in the UA parking lot (P-Lot). Guests displaying a valid faculty-staff, student, daily dispenser, or other temporary permit may park in P-south lot.

* The Volunteer Permit is issued at the discretion of the Manager of Parking Services to individuals who are not students, faculty or staff members at the University of Northern Colorado, and who provide volunteer services throughout the academic year. These are valid in all lots, regular and metered spaces.

Article 5 - Temporary Permits

Paragraph 1 - Unless otherwise noted below, these permits are issued in Parking Services office in Gray Hall.

Paragraph 2 - The following permits are temporary permits. They are issued for a period of one day, a partial day, intermittent days, partial weeks or for a number of weeks, but generally less than one semester.

* Dispenser Permits may be purchased at dispenser boxes in many student parking lots for a cost of $10.00 for 24 consecutive hours, $5.00 for 12 consecutive hours or $1.00 per hour for up to four hours.This permit is valid in regular permit spaces of all student lots on campus, except for K-east lot. These permits are not valid at meters, at specially marked spaces, in FS lots, in K-east or P lots. Most of the dispensers are now equipped to accept credit card payment, . Dispensers can neither give back change nor any of the money that was already inserted.

* Delivery Permits are issued to members of the Greeley & surrounding community who deliver food, office supplies, business products and other merchandise to members of the UNC community. This permit is issued by the semester; it is valid in metered spaces, service spaces and loading spaces for up to 30 minutes. All service and loading areas are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

* Health Center Permits [or Cassidy Hall Permit] are issued upon request by the Health Center to students having an appointment at the Health Center. These are valid for 2 hours in T and V lots only in regular permit or metered spaces, or designated Clinic parking. Health Center Permits without information completed by Health Center personnel are not valid.

* Loading Permits are generally issued to faculty/staff members of the University community who have purchased a current term permit and who have submitted a written request signed by their Department Head or their designee. This permit is only valid with a current term permit for a time period not to exceed 30 minutes in service vehicle spaces and loading spaces only. All service and loading spaces are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

* Special Permits are issued at the discretion of the Manager of Parking Services depending on the type of need. Time limits and validity locations are determined by the Manager of Parking Services and are noted on the face of the permit.

* Student Daily Parking Permits are for sale by Parking Services for $5.00 per permit for one calendar day. Departments may also purchase Student Daily permits for users who are not paid by the University and who are not paying registration fees for a class, seminar, workshop, etc.. This permit is valid in regular permit spaces of all student lots on campus, except for K-east lot. These permits are not valid at meters, at specially marked spaces, in FS lots, in K-east or P lots.

* Temporary Disabled Permits are issued for a maximum of one semester for short-term disabilities that are certified by a physician regarding the nature and the expected duration of the disability. This permit will be issued at no charge if the injured person has already been issued a current annual or semester University of Northern Colorado parking permit.

* Temporary Permits are sold by Parking Services, available at $5.00 per day or $25.00 per week. This permit is not valid in metered spaces or other further restricted areas. When an individual with a term permit must drive a second vehicle (because of mechanical failure only), a temporary permit will be issued for $1 a week up to a two-week maximum.

* Temporary Service Permits or Self-Serve Daily Service Permits may be issued for short periods of time for vehicles operated by persons providing services to the University of Northern Colorado upon approval by Parking Services.

* Visitor Parking Permits are for sale by Parking Services for $6.00 per permit for one calendar day. Departments may also purchase Visitor permits for users who are not paid by the University and who are not paying registration fees for a class, seminar, workshop, etc.. This permit is valid in regular and metered spaces of all UNC parking lots.

Article 6 - Display of Permits

Paragraph 1 - Special permits and loading permits shall be placed on the dashboard, driver's side, and shall be visible from the outside, front of the vehicle.

Paragraph 2 - It will be the responsibility of the purchaser of hang tag permits to hang them from the rearview mirror with the permit facing outward towards the front of the vehicle. An unsecured hang tag permit will not be valid when placed on a motorcycle. [Inquire at UNC Parking Services about locking devices for hang tags.] Citations issued with indication by the issuing officer that no permit was present will be prima facie evidence that no permit was present and the ticket will be considered valid.

Paragraph 3 - Window sticker parking permits on automobiles shall be affixed by their own adhesive to the inside of the windshield, lower right corner, passenger side, unless otherwise authorized by Parking Services. If placed in an area other than in the lower right corner of the passenger's side of the windshield, the University of Northern Colorado is not liable for any liability incurred because of obstruction of vision. See Colorado Motor Vehicle Code 42-4-224. Additionally, a vehicle with a window sticker permit that is not displayed according to these instructions is citable for improper display of permit.

Paragraph 4 - Motorcycles and mopeds require an annual Student permit or an annual faculty staff permit. These permits may be affixed to the motorcycle/moped with a locking device, which can be purchased in our office.

Paragraph 5 - Failure to display the permit properly will result in the vehicle being issued a parking notice. Any notice issued which indicates that the permit was not visible is valid and must be paid, or a hearing applied for within the prescribed time.

Any Questions

  • Call the Parking Services office at (970) 351-1971 or send us an email