• All regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
  • Gray concrete blocks represent parking spaces in gravel lots.
  • Yellow parking blocks and curbs are NO PARKING zones.
  • Red curbs are fire lanes. Fire lanes are NO PARKING zones. Parking in a fire lane will result in ticketing or towing.
  • No Parking is allowed on the grass, in or blocking driveways, or on sidewalks.
  • Parking lot 1-22, across from the University Center is designed for 2-hour parking for those individuals who are not affiliated with the University and are visiting.
  • Parking lot 1-10 at Broadway and Henderson and parking lot 3-9 at Towers garage are available for any permit and visitor parking from 5 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday.
  • Vehicle Booting or Towing
    • All improperly parked vehicles are subject to booting or towing.
    • Vehicles may be booted/towed for:
      • Stolen or false parking permit
      • Excessive parking tickets
      • Unidentified operator
    • Booting or Towing fees are at the vehicle owner/operator’s expense
    • The University is not responsible for any damage incurred during booting or towing.

Penalties and Fees

Violations First
Second and Subsequent
Vehicle Not Registered $20.00 $40.00
Parked in Reserved Lot/Space $10.00 $20.00
Improperly Parked
(Crosswalk, driveway, sidewalk, grass, not a parking space, expired meter, time-limit parking)
$10.00 $20.00
Parked in Yellow Zone $10.00 $20.00
Parked in Fire Lane (tow) $50.00 $100.00
Parked in Handicapped Spaces (tow)
(Disabled space without a permit, disabled space without occupant with disabilities)
$50.00 $100.00
Careless and Imprudent Driving/Wrong Way $20.00 $40.00
Driving on Unauthorized or Restricted Drives $10.00 $20.00
Permit not Property Displayed $5.00 $10.00
Not Parked in Assigned Lot $20.00 $40.00
Parked in Resident or Commuter lot without the appropriate permit $40.00 $80.00
Vehicle Tow
(Lost, stolen, or false permit, unidentified vehicle, excessive violations, revoked/suspended parking privileges)
$50.00 $100.00

Fines are increased for second and subsequent violations.

(573) 651-2310
(573) 986-6187
Emergency Operations
(573) 651-2547
1401 N. Sprigg
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
Mailing Address
One University Plaza, MS 7275
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701