Students and employees are responsible for knowing and adhering to parking regulations.
All parking fines may be paid at the Business Office, Theresa Hall 106, or by mail to Notre Dame of Maryland University, Gibbons Hall 102, 4701 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21210. The original traffic violation or a copy must accompany each payment to ensure accurate processing of payment.
All payments must be made within fifteen (15) calendar days of the ticket date. If a parking violation issued to a student is not paid within fifteen (15) calendar days of the ticket date, the ticket will be processed and payment will be charged to the student’s account. Non-payment will result in a hold on the student’s account until the ticket is paid. The student will not be able to register, obtain a transcript or receive a diploma. If a parking violation issued to an employee is not paid within fifteen (15) calendar days of the ticket date, the ticket will be processed for payment as a payroll deduction.
Appeals of parking citations must be made in writing to the parking appeals board within 15 calendar days of the ticket date. Appeal forms are available in the office of campus security, Gibbons Hall 004, at the communications base located at the front entrance to Gibbons Hall. The original traffic violation notice or a copy must accompany the appeal form or the appeal will be denied.
The appeals board, led by the director of campus security, also includes one representative each from human resources, staff, faculty and the student population. The results of the appeals will be forwarded by mail within fifteen (15) calendar days of the board’s decision. All decisions of the parking appeals board are final and may not be resubmitted.
A fine that has not been overturned by the appeal process must be paid within 15 calendar days of the date of the appeal result. Fines not paid by a student within this time frame will be charged to the student’s account. Non-payment will result in a hold on the student’s account until the ticket is paid. The student will not be able to register, obtain a transcript or receive their diploma. Fines not paid by an employee will be processed through payroll deduction.
Employees and/or students who receive more than four (4) traffic violations within an academic year (June 1 through May 31) will be subject to a hearing and sanctions which could include towing and loss of future parking privileges on campus. In addition, students may be referred to the University Honor Board.
Reserved parking lots are in effect daily from 7 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. unless otherwise posted. All other areas indicated on the map by (P) are available for general parking.
All visitors’ parking areas must be clear of student and employee vehicles by designated times, as posted on the parking signs.
Please direct your guests to obtain a visitor parking pass from the communications switchboard located in Gibbons Hall. Students and employees are responsible for instructing their guests on the parking rules and regulations.
All students and employees must register their vehicles with the office of public safety and affix a Notre Dame registration decal. Students planning to park on campus should register their vehicle by the first day of classes for the semester. This includes vehicles owned by a third party (parents, family, etc.) that will be used.
Parking permits may be obtained from public safety in Room 004 of Gibbons Hall during normal business hours, or after hours from the communications switchboard inside the main entrance to Gibbons Hall.
- There is no fee to register your vehicle.
- Permits must be displayed in the rear window, driver’s side of the vehicle.
- Parking permits are not transferable. Displaying a permit issued to another vehicle will result in a fine and/or loss of future parking privileges.
- Parking is only permitted in designated spaces defined by white parallel lines.
- No vehicles are allowed to park along white painted curbs or on a painted white striped area.
- Students, employees and visitors must comply with all posted signs. It is impractical to mark all areas of college property where parking is prohibited. Parking or operating a vehicle on grass, construction areas, sidewalks, or where it will physically mar the landscaping of the campus, create a safety hazard, interfere with the use of college facilities or hinder the free movement of traffic is prohibited.
All vehicles must be moved when requested by the office of public safety. The need for reserving parking areas will be announced by voice- and e-mail. When possible, at least a two-day notice of the date, time and event will be announced.
Please check your voice- and/or e-mail daily for upcoming events. If you are leaving for a long weekend and your vehicle will be left on campus, the office of public safety recommends that you leave the keys with a trustworthy friend or the office of public safety so that your vehicle may be moved if the need arises.
Handicapped parking spaces are located near the entrances of all buildings and are enforced 24 hours a day. A handicapped license plate or a permit issued by the Motor Vehicle Administration is required to park in these spaces.
The use of an issued handicapped permit or plates by anyone other than the disabled individual is prohibited by State law.
There are designated 30-minute temporary parking spaces located near many buildings. These spaces are for temporary parking only and will be strictly enforced.
Campus Speed Limit
The maximum speed limit for all vehicles operated on college property is 15 miles per hour. Vehicles operated in violation of State law, or in any manner that presents a danger to the campus community will be cited and subject to administrative sanctions and/or criminal prosecution.