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Auxiliary Services
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    Policy Purpose

    It is the objective of the University of North Georgia Parking Services, a unit of Auxiliary Services, to provide safe and accessible parking corresponding with the needs of the faculty, staff and student body.

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    1. Faculty and Staff spaces are located in various parking lots on campus. These spaces are identified by red pavement markings, rectangular in shape, with F/S painted in white.

      Note:  24HR F/S spaces are reserved at all times, not just during business hours, for faculty and staff. They are located on the Dahlonega and Gainesville Campus in different lots around campus.

    2. Resident lots, for those students living in University housing, are identified with a sign RESIDENT Parking.

    3. Non-Resident/Commuter lots are identified with a sign NON-RESIDENT Parking.

    4. Visitor Spaces are located at several locations on campus. Visitors are considered to be persons (other than current students, staff and faculty) who occasionally visit the campus for pleasure, conferences, or business. “Visitor” spaces are designated by markings on the pavement or with a sign and are not to be used by faculty, staff, or students during business hours.

    5. Disabled Spaces – The University is committed to ensuring that those who have special needs have every possible assistance in accessing University premises for the purpose of academic study and employment. Disabled parking spaces are located as close as possible to the most appropriate entrance of the University building or facility. Parking in a disabled space is limited to those vehicles displaying a disabled license plate, placard, or Disabled Veteran license plate. Disabled parking spaces are reserved at all times and strictly enforced 24/7.
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    Policy Statement

    1. Each individual who operates a motor vehicle on the campus should know, understand, and comply with the Georgia traffic laws and University parking codes.

    2. All University campuses are primarily pedestrian oriented.  Pedestrians have the right of way at all times. The speed limit on campus is 15 miles per hour (MPH).  The speed limit inside the parking decks is 5 miles per hour (MPH).

    3. The University assesses a parking and transportation fee to all employees via a payroll deduction and to students via a mandatory transportation fee.

    4. Parking on each campus is controlled by the use of parking permits, obtained through Parking Services, and regular monitoring by parking attendants.  Faculty, staff, students, and vendors must register their vehicles with Parking Services to park on any University campus.

    5. During business hours, registered vehicles must park in the lot/space for which it is permitted.

    6. Motorcycles are required to register online, but are not issued a permit.  Motorcycles must use designated motorcycle spaces which are located in several locations throughout the campuses.

    7. Parking Attendants will issue UNG parking citations (tickets) for parking violations of the Motor Vehicle Registration and parking regulations. University Police will issue moving violations & some parking violations, (example, Fire Lane, Handicapped Space, Driveway, and Curb).

    8. University of North Georgia assumes no responsibility for vehicles and/or contents while parked on and/or operated on University grounds.
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    Support Information

    Additional information can be found on the University’s Parking & Transportation Services page at:

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    1. Faculty and staff (F/S) transferable permits must be displayed from the inside rear view mirror with the permit number visible from the outside. Up to two permits may be issued to each faculty or staff member.  Additional permits are available for faculty and staff at an additional fee.  F/S permits must be renewed annually by January 31.

    2. Student permits must be affixed to the outside of the rear window on the bottom, left (driver) side.  Permits on vehicles with a convertible or retractable top must be affixed to the outside of the windshield on the bottom, left (driver) side.  Students can purchase a second permit for an additional fee.  Student permits must be renewed annually by August 1.

    3. Any related operating procedures must comply with and should reference this policy.

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