- All regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, every day.
- The speed limit on campus is 15 miles per hour, except where otherwise posted.
- Cheney Drive – Enter from Henderson (Restricted)
- Parker Drive between Cheney Hall and Towers. (Restricted)
- Towers exit ramp, off Sprigg Street (One-way)
- Greek Drive – Enter from New Madrid at Henderson (One-way)
- Parking Lot 1-23 Dearmont Circle – Enter from eastbound Normal Avenue (One-way).
- Entrance to Faculty/Staff Parking Lot 4-14 (One-way)
- Academic Drive - Enter from N. Henderson (One-Way)
- Any other location designated by one-way signs
- Grey concrete parking blocks represent parking spaces in gravel parking lots.
- Yellow parking blocks and curbs are NO PARKING ZONES.
- Red curbs are fire lanes - NO PARKING ZONES. TOW AWAY ZONE.
- NO PARKING is allowed on the grass, in or blocking driveways or on sidewalks.
- Lot Use and Limits
Preferred Commuter lots are reserved for students with the preferred commuter decal
specific to its lot from 7 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. After 2:30 p.m., preferred commuter
lots become available to any student permit. At 5 p.m., Faculty/Staff lots become
available to any student permit until 7 a.m. Preferred Resident and Faculty/Staff
lots/spaces at residence halls are not included in this regulation and are reserved,
as posted, 24 hours a day.
- Parking Meters
May be used by faculty, staff, students and visitors to the University. Parking meters
are designated for 30-minute or two-hour time limit from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday
through Friday and for 24-hour use. Time limited parking meters are used as permit
only spaces after 5 p.m. Parking Meters at TOWERS COMPLEX are ALWAYS used as metered
parking and enforced 24 hours a day.
If a meter is out of order, the space is no longer a timed parking space. The space
can be used for any length of time; however, a permit is required to park in that
space. The permit required to park in the broken meter space is the permit type valid
for the lot in which the broken meter is located. (i.e. A broken meter space in an
employee lot can be used by a vehicle with an employee permit.)
Residence Life maintains parking meters. Broken meters should be reported to Residence
Life at 573.651.2274 or to Parking Services at 573.651.2310 and the information will
be forwarded to Residence Life.
- Time Limit Parking
Some parking spaces and parking lots are identified by signs with specific time allotment.
Time limits are in effect from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. After 5 p.m. they are used as permit
- Special Use Parking –
- Parking lot 1-8 at Houck Field House is a Faculty/Staff and 2-Hour Visitor lot. For
home football games, the lot is closed the day before the game and used only for game-day
- Parking lot 1-21 (the south portion) across from Merick/Vandiver Halls, will be reserved
for football game day functions on the Thursday evening and Friday before home football
games. PR-B permit holders are to park in PR-B PL 1-10.
- Parking lot 1-22 across from Southeast Bookstore is 2-Hour parking for visitors to
the University. Additional visitor parking is available in lot 1-8 in front of Houck
Field House. Faculty/Staff and students who are using the University Center may park
in the lot for the 2-hour time period. Misuse of the lot will be enforced on complaint
and tickets and/or towing will result.
- Parking lot 5-3 at the Student Recreation Center – North is by permit only. Student
parking is available to any permit for a 2-hour limit in designated spaces. Community
members and University employee parking is available for a 2-hour limit in designated
spaces. During Show Me Center events, the lot is closed and is not available for Recreation
- Weekend Resident Hall Parking –
Parking lot 1-10 at Broadway and Henderson and parking lot 3-9 at Towers Garage become
available for any permit and visitors on Fridays at 5 p.m. through Sundays at 5 p.m.
If a school break begins on Friday or ends on Monday, the 5 p.m. to 5 p.m. begins
on Thursday and ends on Monday.
- Traffic Gates and Transitway
- Traffic gates are installed to restrict general traffic from specific areas of the
Transitway and other campus service drives.
- Unauthorized access through a traffic gate or unauthorized attempts to gain access
through a traffic gate is prohibited.
- Transitway is restricted to University shuttle buses, emergency vehicles and University
service vehicles. Transitway restricted by signs without traffic gates is not accessible
to general traffic.
- Tickets, tows and/or notices to appear will be issued for unauthorized driving on
the transit way.
- Summer Parking
- Students enrolled for only the summer session may register for permits at the perimeter
rate of $79.
- Current permits issued during the previous fall or spring semesters are valid during
the summer session. Students with these permits need not register for the summer session.
- Students with current permits are allowed to park in any student parking lot for summer
sessions. Faculty/Staff lots are always reserved for Faculty/Staff permits.
- Faculty and Staff with current permits may park in any student parking lot during
the summer sessions.
- Car Pool
- Spaces are designated as car pool parking by signage. Should the car pool spaces be
filled, car poolers will park in perimeter parking lot and use the shuttle service
to reach the interior of campus.
- Cars without car pool permits that are parked in car pool spaces will be ticketed
and towed. Cars with car pool permits parked in spaces other than car pool spaces
- Car pool spaces will not be available to any permit parking at 4:00, as in preferred
commuter lots. Car pool permits are only valid in car pool spaces from 7:00 a.m. until
- Car pool spaces are located in the following parking lots:
- Parking Lot #1-20 Kent Library
- Parking Lot #1-25 Behind Grauel Building
- Parking Lot #4-12 Dempster Hall
- Parking Lot #4-14 Johnson Hall
- Penalties – Parking violations are described below. NOTE THE INCREASED PENALTY FOR SECOND AND SUBSEQUENT VIOLATIONS.
||2ND PLUS VIOLATION
|Vehicle Not Registered
|Parked in Reserved Lot/Space
|Parked in Yellow Zone
|Parked in Fire Lane (Tow)
|Parked in Handicap** (Tow)
|C & I Driving/Wrong Way
|Driving Unauthorized / Restricted Drive
|Permit not Properly Displayed
|Not Parked in Assigned Lot
|Parked in Preferred w/o Preferred Permit
*Crosswalk, Driveway, Sidewalk, Grass, Not a Parking Space, Expired Meter, Time Limit
**Disabled space without a permit, Disabled space without occupant with disabilities
***Lost/Stolen Permit, False Permit, SFS, Unidentified, Excessive Violations, Revoked/Suspended
- The appeal process is the first step by which students, faculty and staff contest
- Tickets must be appealed within 120 days of the ticket date, online at ‘My Southeast.’
- Appeal hearing dates are scheduled monthly.
- Violation fines are charged to the appellant’s account.
- A ticket pending appeal is not excluded from payment.
- Appeals found in the appellant’s favor will be credited to the account
- Questions about or help with online appeals should be referred to Parking Services
- Vehicle Tow
- All improperly parked vehicles are subject to tow at the discretion of parking enforcement
- Vehicles may be towed for lost or stolen permit, false permit, non-payment of fines,
unidentified operator, excessive violations or revoked or suspended parking privileges.
- Towing fees are the owner’s expense.
- The University is not responsible for any damage incurred during towing of the vehicle