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All privately owned and/or operated vehicles for use on campus by students and faculty/staff must be registered in the Security Station in the Student Services Center lobby, or in the Security Office (Room A-34).
Each vehicle must bear an official registration decal (parking decal) for which there is an annual charge of $15.
Click and read Registration of Vehicles below for information on vehicle registration and parking decals.
Visit Traffic and Parking Regulations for information on general parking regulations, parking zones, visitor parking, moving and parking violations, penalties, citation appeals, and frequently asked questions.
Security Office: Room A-34
Security Station: Student Services Center Lobby
Security Station Hours: 7:00 AM–10:00 PM
Registration of Vehicles
All privately owned and/or operated vehicles for use on campus by students and faculty/staff must be registered in the Security Office (Room A-34) or at the Security Station in the Student Services Center lobby. Each vehicle must bear an official registration decal for which there is an annual charge of $15. Faculty/staff are required to pay sales tax on the decal purchased. Vehicles include motorcycles, motorbikes, scooters, pick-up trucks, vans and jeeps as well as automobiles. Large trucks and trailers are prohibited. A permit is not required for disabled students, faculty, and staff. Web students must have a permit to park on campus.
Decal Expiration Dates
Parking decals are valid from September 1 to the following September 1. Decals may be obtained in the Security Office (Room A-34) and at the Security Station in the Student Services Center lobby.
Fees may be paid online:
Fees for decals may also be paid at the Bursar’s Office (Room S-203) during operating hours. Once the fee is paid, the receipt along with the completed vehicle registration form (including your vehicle license plate number and driver license number) should be brought to the Security Station in the Student Services Center lobby to obtain the parking decal. Vehicle registration forms may be obtained at the Security Station.
Warning citations will be issued to students ten (10) school days from the beginning of classes. During this period, only one (1) warning citation will be issued per vehicle in violation. After one (1) warning citation has been issued to a vehicle, regular citations will be issued to that vehicle for any other violations. Exception: special courses students who register after the first week of the semester will receive decals at the time of registration.
Spring or Summer Registration
Students beginning at semesters other then fall may obtain parking decals in the Security Office (Room A-34) and at the Security Station in the Student Services Center lobby.
License Plate and Driver License Numbers
License plate number and driver license number must be given prior to issuance of decal.
Registering Someone Else’s Vehicle
No student will be permitted to register another student’s vehicle without the approval of the security officer on duty.
Display of Decal
The entire vehicle registration decal must be adhered as designed and may not be taped or attached in a way that allows for easy removal. The decal should be adhered to the exterior lower corner of the rear window on the driver’s side of the vehicle or on the rear bumper on the driver’s side of the vehicle. Decals will be displayed on motorcycles, motor bikes, and scooters in the same manner in a position that can be clearly read by security personnel.
Circumstances may necessitate that an individual drive a vehicle that is not registered. A temporary permit will be issued in the Security Office (Room A-34) or at the Security Station in the Student Services Center lobby. Temporary permits are good for two (2) weeks only.
Replacement decals may be purchased for vehicles that are traded, wrecked or sold for a $15 fee. Decals that are lost or stolen may be purchased for a $15 fee.
Special parking areas are provided for disabled students. Disabled parking is governed by the laws of the State of Tennessee. Handicapped parking is enforced 24 hours a day, every day. You must have a state issued permit.
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