TRAFFIC RULES & REGULATIONS
The following regulations have been designed by the Traffic Committee
to provide maximum use of the existing facilities as well as for the
safe movement of pedestrian and vehicular traffic. The committee,
composed of representatives of the student body, faculty and
administration meets periodically and makes recommendations on parking
rules and regulations and traffic safety issues. These regulations apply
to the regular academic calendar year, September through August, but are
subject to change as conditions warrant.
MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
All University faculty, staff and students and others who work
on campus who operate or park a motor vehicle of any kind (car,
truck, motor scooter or motorcycle) on campus (day or evening) must
register their vehicle(s) with the Parking Services Office,
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (Fall/Winter/Spring) and
Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (Summer). Campus is
defined as any property owned, leased or operated by SU.
Vehicles parked on campus must be registered within seven
business days after the start of the academic term.
must be registered in the name of the person who will be
operating the vehicle on campus.
The state vehicle registration and one's driver's license
are required at the time of registration.
based on parking assignment will be assessed to all individuals
registering their vehicles.
Vehicles registered for only the summer semester will be
assessed a $20 fee.
motorcycle registration fee is not discounted. Motorcycles are
not considered officially registered until the decal is affixed
to the outside fork.
originally issued parking permit is lost or stolen, it must be
reported immediately to the University Police prior to being
able to purchase a replacement.
The replacement fee is
the same amount as the original fee.
is any circumstance in which a registered vehicle is sold or
replaced due to an accident, the driver must remove the permit
and advise the Parking Services Office of the new vehicle
information within 10 days.
Failure to do this will result in the need to purchase a
are valid from the date of registration through August 31.
purchase of a parking permit
does not guarantee a
Lack of space is no
excuse for parking illegally. WRITTEN PERSONAL NOTES
PLACED ON THE VEHICLE WILL NOT BE HONORED.
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PERMITS - STUDENTS
valid permit will be issued per registrant. The responsibility for
properly displaying the decal rests with the individual who was
issued the permit.
A permit is valid only when displayed properly. Decal-style permits must
be affixed to the lower left corner (driver’s side) of the
windshield. Note: If your car is
registered in New Jersey, the decal must be displayed on the
driver side window.
Motorcycle and motor scooter permits must be affixed to the outside fork.
of Wor-Wic Community College and the University of Maryland
Eastern Shore (UMES) with proper parking permits from those
institutions may park only in East Campus parking lots
Monday-Friday between 7:45 a.m. and 5:15 p.m.
circumstances (i.e. repairs or an accident) require you to
operate a different vehicle temporarily, you must obtain a
temporary permit from the Parking Services Office. Display the
temporary permit on the lower left side (driver’s side) of the
vehicle’s dashboard so that it is visible through the
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PERMITS - EMPLOYEES
hang-tag permit is transferable and may be displayed on any
vehicle being driven by the employee purchasing the permit.
However, the permits may
not be transferred to another employee or any student (or their vehicles). The permit must be
hanging on the rearview mirror or affixed to the windshield
behind the rearview mirror and the permit number must be visible
from outside the vehicle. Decal-style
permits must be affixed to the lower left corner (driver’s side)
of the windshield.
Motorcycle and motor
scooter permits must be affixed to the outside fork.
transfer a permit to another vehicle for temporary use requires
obtaining a temporary permit for that day. A temporary parking
permit is issued by the Parking Services Office. The temporary
permit must be displayed on the left side (driver's side) of the
vehicle's dashboard so that it is visible through the
of faculty and staff who drive registered vehicles may park
where faculty and staff park.
Children of faculty and staff who are students at the
University shall register their vehicles as students and park in
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valid SU parking permits
may obtain a special permit from the Parking Services Office
allowing them to park in spaces reserved for the medical permit
holders. Requests must be
submitted in writing along with a physician’s note stating the
length of time
(must be less than three
weeks) the special permit will be needed. Anyone with an
injury that requires a permit for three or more weeks must apply
for a temporary handicap parking placard through the MVA.
For more information visit
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It is important that ALL PERSONS PARK ONLY IN AUTHORIZED
PARKING LOTS and observe the parking regulations at all
assignments will be as follows:
permits—faculty, staff and other non-student workers on campus.
Lot A, Lot C, Lot F, Lot G and the Maggs lot are for red permits only. Each of the other lots has
designated areas for red permits. This permit also allows
parking in the Parking Garage as well as the East Campus lots.
Fee-$90. (Note: Overload faculty teaching 4
credit hours or less per semester are eligible to purchase a
discounted permit. Fee-$40.)
Main Campus (Green)
permits—students with 30 or more earned credits, graduate
students (including graduate assistants), and members of the
Institute for Retired Persons (IRP). These permits allow parking
in Lot B, Lot D, Lot E, Scarborough Student Leadership Center
lot, the designated area of the Asbury Church lot (daylight
hours only), Avery Street lot, Wayne Street
lot, Parking Garage, and the East
Campus Complex lot. Permits are sold on a first-come,
first-served basis factoring in class standing and space
availability (see purchasing timeline). Fee-$110.
Parking Garage (Yellow)
permits—students with 30 or more earned credits (available on a
first-come, first-served basis and space availability - see
purchasing timeline). These permits allow parking in the Parking
Garage, Wayne Street lot, Avery
Street lot, and the East Campus Complex lot on
Wayne Street. It also allows parking on the main campus
(except the Maggs lot, Lot
C, Lot G and the spaces designated for red permits only/24
hours in the Blackwell lot) between 5:15 p.m. and 7:45 a.m.
Monday through Friday. Fee-$90.
East Campus (Gold) permits—freshman students (0-29 earned
credits) and anyone eligible to purchase a Main Campus permit
that prefers to park in the East Campus lots (Avery
Street, Wayne Street
and East Campus Complex lots).
The Avery Street
lot is a gated lot
(Hours of Operation: Monday-Thursday, 7 a.m.-11 p.m. and
Friday-Sunday 7 a.m.-midnight). Gold permits also allow
parking on the main campus (except the Maggs
lot, Lot C, Lot G and the spaces
designated for red permits only/24 hours in the Blackwell lot)
between 5:15 p.m. and 7:45 a.m. Monday through Friday.
Evening Only (Blue)
permits—all evening commuting students and employees (parking times are
5:15 p.m. until 7:45 a.m. Monday through Friday). This
permit allows parking in lots A, B, D, E,
(except the spaces designated for red permits only/24 hours),
Parking Garage, Scarborough Student Leadership Center lot, Avery
Street lot, Wayne Street lot, and the East Campus Complex lot.
It also allows parking in the Maggs lot
from 5:15 p.m. until 6:30 a.m. Fee - $35.
Scooter permits - these permits allow parking in any legal
space designated for motor scooters in Lots A, B, D and E.
Fee - $20.
Motorcycles are permitted to park in any legal space in lots
designated for their permit.
In the gravel lots, parking spaces are indicated by cement
bumpers. If a vehicle is not parked in front of a cement bumper,
it is in a no-parking area.
Space marked in each lot will be reserved for handicapped only.
A special permit from the Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) or
handicapped plates are required.
5:15 p.m. and 7:45 a.m.
any registered vehicle with a current
gold, yellow or blue permit
may park in all Main Campus lots except the Maggs
lot, Lot C, Lot G , and the spaces
designated 24 hours for red permits only in Lot F.
Between 5:15 p.m. and 6:30 a.m. any registered vehicle may park
in the Maggs lot.
will be unrestricted parking on weekends in all lots.
These rules and regulations will apply to any new parking area
that the University may acquire.
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WAYNE STREET PARKING
The Wayne Street Parking
Garage is available for staff, faculty, and students who have a
current red, green,
motorcycle or President’s Club parking
entrance to the garage is located on Wayne Street. Approach the gate control station.
Pass your Gull Card within a few inches of the card reader
located in the center of the station (dark gray device). A valid
card will cause the entry arm to lift. Follow the same
procedure to exit the garage.
For assistance, press the silver help button.
B. Visitors must pay a fee
to park in the garage.
Upon entry, approach the gate control station and press
the ticket button.
Remove the ticket to lift the entry arm. When you are ready to
exit the garage, proceed to a pay station and follow the
instructions . You
may pay with cash or credit card. Take the validated
ticket and return to your vehicle. To exit the garage,
insert the validated ticket into the appropriate slot on the
gate control device and the arm will lift. Fee: $ .50/hour (up to 10
hours) or $5.00/day.
C. Overnight parking is
NOT permitted on the
Security cameras are installed in the garage, and security
personnel are available to assist patrons.
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All motor vehicles are subject to University regulations while
on the campus. The University assumes no responsibilities for
loss or damage to private property.
Pedestrians in a designated crosswalk have the right-of-way at
all times (Transportation Article, 21-502 a2 of The Annotated
Code of Maryland).
The maximum speed limit on campus is 10 miles per hour. During
the change of class and in areas of pedestrian traffic, vehicles
must be driven slower.
Vehicles will not be permitted to be driven on sidewalks with
the exception of service/maintenance vehicles. All others must
be approved by the University Police.
Any area on the campus that has been closed off by the use of
barricades or other traffic control devices shall not be entered
by any vehicle.
Motor scooters are NOT permitted on
sidewalks; however, mopeds, bicycles, skateboards, in-line blades, golf carts and
Cushman-type vehicles are permitted on sidewalks as a form of
transportation. They must be operated in such a way as to not
damage any University property or create a safety hazard to the
operator or any other person.
G. Motor scooters, skateboards and
roller blades are
NOT permitted in the pedestrian tunnel.
A person driving or otherwise in charge of a motor vehicle may
not leave it unattended until the engine is stopped, the
ignition locked, the key removed, and the brake effectively set
(Transportation Article 21-1101a of The Annotated Cod of
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SKATEBOARD AND IN-LINE SKATES REGULATIONS
The use of skateboards and skates is specifically barred from
the pedestrian tunnel,
picnic tables, insides of buildings, brick or cement walls,
ramps, stairs, loading docks, etc. Stunts or tricks are
prohibited. Violators of this policy will be identified by
a campus police officer. First violation will be a written
warning and restitution for any damage. Second violation
shall result in a fine, confiscation of skateboard/skates and
restitution for any damage. If the violator is not in
possession of proper ID, the skateboard/skates may be
confiscated until the officer is assured of the rider’s
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OPERATING POLICY FOR ALL SERVICE AND MAINTENANCE VEHICLES
All vehicles must use the access roads to the designated
loading and unloading areas.
No vehicle will be allowed to park on the access roads to
the loading areas.
Loading areas and docks will be kept clear at all times
except while loading or unloading.
No vehicles will be permitted to park or drive on the grass or
landscaped areas of the campus.
No vehicle should operate at a speed of over 10 miles per hour.
Parking in no parking or yellow curb areas is prohibited at all
Parking is prohibited at all times in designated fire lanes
(Title 8, Chapter 8.12 of the Salisbury Municipal Code).
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Any permit that has been reported as lost or stolen and is being
fraudulently displayed in a vehicle other than the registered
vehicle or if a vehicle is observed with a counterfeit permit.
Failure to properly display permit and/or register a vehicle
with the Parking Services Office by a student, faculty or staff
member, or other worker on campus. Fine-$40.
Handicap spaces are specifically reserved for vehicles with
handicap license plates or special permits issued by the Motor
Vehicle Administration. Fine-$40.
Driving and parking is prohibited on grass plots, tree plots,
loading zones, construction areas or any place that will mar the
landscaping of the campus, create a safety hazard or interfere
with the use of University facilities. Parking is prohibited on
campus roads, including yellow curbs, and adjacent to islands in
all parking lots unless such areas are designated for parking. A
designated parking space will have at least one of the
following: red or white lines, a bumper guard and/or a parking
Any special permits issued by the Parking Services Office are
not to be changed or altered in any way; nor are they to be
placed on a vehicle other than the vehicle for which the permit
was issued. Fine-$10.
Parking in a lot or marked space in which you are not designated
to park. Fine-$40.
A vehicle must be parked in only one space, leaving clear access
to adjacent spaces without blocking driving lanes or creating a
hazard to other drivers. Parking in more than one space.
Parking meters are enforced 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Monday-Friday.
Vehicles are not to be parked in front of expired meters.
Parking and driving privileges on campus may be revoked for any
THE INDIVIDUAL WHO REGISTERS A VEHICLE IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL
VIOLATIONS INVOLVING THE VEHICLE. IF THE VEHICLE IS NOT
REGISTERED, THE REGISTERED OWNER IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL
VIOLATIONS INVOLVING THE VEHICLE.
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As a courtesy, an email notification will be sent to the individual who received the parking ticket. Fines will be placed on the violator’s Gullnet account at the Cashier’s Office. As with any other Gullnet charge, you may pay online, in person at the Cashier’s Office (Holloway Hall 219), or by mail to Salisbury University, Cashier’s Office, P. O. Box 2195, Salisbury, MD 21801.
Tickets not paid in the appropriate time may result in the State Motor Vehicle Administration’s withholding motor vehicle registration renewal.
Loss of privileges and removal of a vehicle from campus at the owner’s expense may apply to the following violations:
A. Failure to pay a fine within 15 calendar days from the date of the parking violation.
B. Operation of any motor vehicle in a manner as to create noise or smoke, operation which is unsafe or operation of a vehicle in a reckless or unlawful manner.
C. Parking any motor vehicle in a restricted area (adjacent to fire plugs, access ways for fire and rescue apparatus).
D. Failure to register a vehicle properly or falsification of information on vehicle registration form.
E. Violating any of the restrictions on transferring hang-tag permits.
If your vehicle has been towed, contact ASAP Towing, 101 N. Fruitland Blvd., Fruitland, MD 21826 at 410-742-7789.
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If you wish to contest a parking ticket, all appeals will be
heard in the District Court of Maryland. To appeal a ticket,
fill out the bottom portion and return it to the Parking
Services Office within 10 days of the date of the ticket. The
District Court is located in the Multi-Service Center at 201
Baptist Street in Salisbury. The District Court of Maryland will
notify you of a trial date.
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Maryland State Motor Vehicle
Administration (MVA) requires university students who
operate a vehicle registered in another state to obtain a
“non-resident permit.” The permit may be obtained at the Local
MVA office (located on Route 50) or by mail, along with the
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University Police will assist you with keys locked in vehicles
and with dead battery jumpstarts that occur on any property
owned, leased or operated by Salisbury University (including the
University Park housing complex).
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