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The Official vehicle rules & regulations of the University of Hartford

These regulations address parking polices at the University of Hartford. All parking rules are enforced 365 days a year.  Any questions should be referred to Public Safety. The office is open 24 hours each day and located adjacent to parking lot E. The telephone number is 860.768.7985.

Students, Faculty and Staff are required to check their University of Hartford email account regularly for important parking notices.

All vehicles while on University property must be properly registered and insured.
Vehicles must have license plates affixed to them from their appropriate states. All
vehicles are subject to tow at the owner’s expense if in violation.

PARKING PERMITS

Students, Faculty and Staff are required to display a valid parking permit by the first day of class or as soon as a car is brought on campus.  This includes Faculty/Staff working at any University owned or operated property off campus.

Effective 1 August 2014 - As per Fac/Staff and Student regulations the University reserves the right to bill any member the full price of a parking permit at any time it is discovered that the member is parking on a regular basis without posting a temp vehicle, or registering the vehicle in question for a parking permit. Permits in this situation will be billed to the Bursars account and are payable on demand as per Bursar policy. 

FACULTY / STAFF PERMITS

  • May be requested on-line at the self-service center.  
  • After requesting the permit on-line a permanent permit must be picked up at Public Safety before the temporary permit expires.
  • Faculty/Staff must present a University of Hartford ID and driver’s license when picking up their permanent parking permit.
  • The Faculty/Staff parking permit hangtag must be hung from the rearview mirror.
  • The parking permit is transferable and may be placed in any vehicle operated by the person to whom it has been issued as long as the vehicles plate information has been entered in self-service as one of your vehicles - as of Feb 1 2014
  • Overnight parking is not allowed unless approved by Public Safety.

MAIN CAMPUS PARKING

  • Faculty/Staff members working on the main campus may park in Faculty/Staff lots A, K, D in the designated Fac/Staff spaces, G in the staff spaces on the right side of the lot or in C Lot. (parts of C & D are subject to flooding)

    Parking in Faculty/Staff lots GSU, H, Health Services and in the Sports Center staff lot is only available to Faculty/Staff displaying the designated hangtag.

ASYLUM AVE CAMPUS PARKING

  • Faculty/Staff working at the Asylum Ave Campus may park in parking lot B (front of Butterworth), parking lot C (upper and lower lots by Cheney and Hyde Hall)  and C Annex.

HANDEL PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (HPAC)

  • Faculty/Staff working at the Handel Performing Arts Center must park in the rear lot.

STUDENT PERMITS

  • May be requested on-line at the self-service center.
  • After requesting the permit on-line a permanent permit must be picked up at Public Safety before the temporary permit expires.
  • Students must present a University ID, driver’s license and car registration when picking up their permanent permit.
  • The parking permit is not transferable and must be affixed to the rearview mirror using the pre pasted backing.  

Commuter Students may park as follows:

  • A Annex –        7:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. (small dirt lot between A Lot & Watkinson)
  • B Lot –            7:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
  • C Lot –            7:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. in non reserved spaces
  • D Lot –            7:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. in RED PAINTED SPACES ONLY
  • F  Lot –            7:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m. in non reserved spaces
  • K Commuter Lot – 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.
  • Front of Sports Center in L Lot during the facilities operating hours.
  • Faculty/Staff Lots A,H,K,GSU from 4:30 p.m. – 2:00 a.m. (GSU Lot is next to East Hall)
  • Handel Performing Arts Center during the facility operating hours
  • C Lot is the overflow lot
  • Parts of C, D and F Lots are subject to flooding

Resident Students may park as follows:

  • C Lot - non reserved spaces
  • D Lot – yellow painted spaces not designated for Faculty/Staff
  • E Lot – non reserved spaces
  • N Lot
  • G Lot – left side of lot which is designated for students
  • Village Apartment Quads – in unrestricted spaces between Quads 2-7
  • C Lot is the overflow lot
  • Short term allowances are made to load/unload vehicles on the residential side of campus. Vehicles may park up to (fifteen) 15 minutes with flashers on and must be parked in a marked, non reserved parking space.
  • Parts of C, D, E and N Annex Lots are subject to flooding.

Asylum Avenue Resident Students

Also need a valid parking permit and may park in parking lot A (in front of the Johnson House) when parked at the Asylum Avenue Campus. Asylum Avenue resident students must park in commuter lots when parked on the main campus.

Consortium Permits

From schools within the Consortium for Higher Education are honored on the University of Hartford campus. The Consortium institutions are Capital Community College, Central Connecticut State University, Charter Oak State College, St. Thomas Seminary, Trinity College and the University of Connecticut. Operators of vehicles with a permit from one of the above schools must register their vehicles with the consortium office and may park in one of the Commuter parking lots. See Commuter students.

GUESTS & VISITORS PARKING

All Guest & Visitors MUST be registered with Public Safety unless they have been provided with a visitor parking pass by their host organization on campus or are attending a sporting event or concert. 

  • Visitors/Guests will not be allowed to park on campus if they have outstanding parking citations.
  • Vehicles parked on campus with outstanding parking citations may be immobilized or towed at the owner’s expense.

Sporting Events & Concerts

All sporting event parking is in L Lot (front of the Sports Center) or M Lot (back of the Sports Center.)

Concerts & Theater

  • Parking for all theater and concerts at the Hartt School including those in Millard Auditorium, Bliss and Berkman performance spaces are allowed to park in any
    non reserved space in C and D Lots across the street from the Hartt School.
  • Performances in Lincoln Theater allow for parking in non reserved spaces in F Lot and may overflow to D and C Lots.

Student Guests

  • Guests of students must be registered as soon as they arrive on campus.
  • The host may register the guest on-line using the self-service center or at Public Safety.
  • Guests of students parking on the main campus must park in C Lot.
  • Guests of Asylum Avenue Resident students must park in C or C Annex when parking at the Asylum Avenue Campus.

Complete guest posting rules can be found on the Public Safety website.

PARKING DURING BREAK

  • Resident students leaving their car at the University during Thanksgiving, Winter or Spring Break must park in parking lot E. If space is not available, contact Public Safety for alternate parking arrangements.
  • Faculty and Staff wishing to leave their car on campus must gain permission from Public Safety first.

TEMPORARY VEHICLES & REPLACEMENT VEHICLES

Information on registering temporary and replacement vehicles can be found on the Public Safety website.

HANDICAP PARKING

  • Students, Faculty and Staff must display their University of Hartford parking permit when parking in a handicap space. Vehicles displaying a valid state issued handicap permit or license plate may park in any handicap space in any lot. If a handicap space is not available, parking is allowed in any non reserved space as long as the handicap plates are visible or the state issued hangtag is displayed.
  • Visitors/Guests displaying a valid handicap permit or license plate may park in any handicap space in any lot. If a handicap space is not available, parking is allowed in any non reserved space as long as the handicap plates are visible or the state issued hangtag is displayed.

 PARKING ENFORCEMENT

Parking citations are issued by University of Hartford Public Safety Officers. Parking Violations and parking citation fees are listed on the Public Safety website. The campus speed limit is 15 miles per hour.  Parking on Campus roads, access roads, sidewalks, fire lanes, walkways, grass or other areas not designated for parking is prohibited.  

PARKING, TOWS, & IMMOBILIZATION

Faculty/Staff

  • Faculty and Staff members must pay any outstanding parking citation before a new parking permit is issued. Failure to display a valid permit and/or failure to pay outstanding parking citations may result in the vehicle being immobilized.

Students

  • Students issued five (5) or more citations for non moving violations or two (2) or more moving violations between September 1 and August 31 of the following year will have their vehicle banned from campus.
  • Once a vehicle is banned the car must be removed from campus or the student may request a Ban Reinstatement.
  • The Ban Reinstatement fee is $250.00.
  • The reinstatement is allowed only once between September 1 and the following August 31.
  • If the car is banned again after paying the Ban Reinstatement fee, the student must then remove the car from campus.
  • During a vehicle ban the offending operator may not operate or park ANY vehicle on campus and no one may operate ANY vehicle belonging to or operated by the offending operator.
  • Students issued a moving violation for speeding 41 mph or more, are NOT eligible to process a ban reinstatement. The student is banned from operating any vehicle on campus through the following August 31.
  • Students with banned vehicles must make an appointment to meet with someone from the records staff between the hours of 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.

Any vehicle in violation of University regulations or state laws may be towed or immobilized by University Public Safety or its authorized agent. All fees are the responsibility of the owner/operator of the immobilized or towed vehicle. A list of circumstances warranting towing or immobilization may be found on the Public Safety website. http://publicsafety.hartford.edu

APPEALS

ALL Appeal decisions are final.

Students, Faculty and Staff

  • may appeal a ticket within fourteen (14) days of the day the ticket was issued on-line at the self-service center.

Visitors and Guests

  • wishing to appeal a ticket must enter the appeal within fourteen (14) days of the day the ticket was issued. The appeal may be entered on-line using the Guest Appeal form located on the Public Safety website or in person at Public Safety,

PAYING A CITATION

Students, Faculty and Staff

  • May pay a citation at the self-service center. Citations may also be paid in person at Public Safety.

Visitor and Guests

  • May pay a citation in person at Public Safety or by mailing the citation and check to Public Safety.

Public Safety mailing address:   

University of Hartford

Department of Public Safety - Parking Services

200 Bloomfield Avenue West Hartford, CT 06117