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Parking & Transportation

Please check this site frequently for regulation changes. Appeals are not granted on the basis of being unfamiliar with the regulations.

Please note that reserved parking spaces are now marked in front of the space. These spaces are reserved 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you park in a reserved parking space that you have not purchased from the University, your vehicle will be ticketed, booted, and/or towed.


Parking Permit fees for 2016-2017

*Commuter students who have valid student permits and faculty/staff who have valid faculty/staff permits from other University System of Georgia institutions are not required to purchase a Savannah State permit. Those vehicles with these permits must be parked in the spaces designated for commuter students and faculty/staff, respectively.*

*May be paid for through payroll deduction.  You will have to log into "My Parking Account" to access this form.

**Potential graduates for Fall Commencement have the option to purchase a $30 Fall  only permit.

Note: Employees hired or students coming on campus for the first time between January 1 and June 30, will be charged half-price for the permit. 


How do I get a parking permit?

All Students and employees who park on campus must login to their Parking Account online at www.savannahstate.edu/permit to purchase a permit (regardless of method of payment)

Where can I park?

Parking lots are designated for each of the seven parking categories (Commuter, Contractor/Vendor, Faculty/Staff, Reserved, Resident, Retiree, Stadium Discount).  Parking is restricted to the designated lots from 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  On class days during Fall and Spring semesters. 

 

Parking will be available for commuter students only (including faculty/staff, contractor/vendor employees, and visitors) at the stadium for a discount fee during restricted hours (7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday on class days.  ).  In order to park at the stadium, your permit designation must indicate the Stadium “Discount” lot.   Shuttle bus service will be provided to the visitor’s side of the stadium from 7:45 a.m. – 7:45 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 7:45 a.m. – 4:45 p.m. Friday; no service Saturday or Sunday.  You may move your car into a non-residential lot on campus after parking restrictions end at 4:00 p.m., as long as you do not park in any marked space (reserved, visitor, handicapped, etc.).

 

Resident students:  Parking restrictions have changed for resident students this year.  During restricted hours, you will be required to park in your assigned lot if you live in University Village or University Commons; if you live in Bowen-Smith, FLLC, Camilla Hubert, Tiger Place, Bostic, Wright Hall, or Tiger Court, you will be required to park in your assigned lot or General Residential Parking behind Hubert Tech or on the Alexis Circle.  If you have concerns that your parking space is too far from your residence facility, please contact Public Safety for an escort from your vehicle to your residence.  After parking restrictions expire at 4:00 p.m., you may move your vehicle to any other space on campus, as long as you do not park in any marked space (reserved, visitor, handicapped, service, etc.)  Resident students are now allowed to park at the Stadium Discount Lot. We encourage you to purchase your permit as soon as possible for 2016-17, since parking lots will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.

Otherwise, parking is open to anyone with a parking permit except in reserved spaces and residential lots. 

If you are a resident student, you must park in the parking lot based on your parking designation. If you have a reserved space, you may park in any other legal spot on campus that is not another reserved spot. For additional information, please see our Parking Instructions document and Parking Brochure.

How is parking enforced?

Parking is enforced by Savannah State University's Departments of Auxiliary Services and Public Safety. Parking rules and regulations, permits, parking pass information, and citations are found in the linked documents Parking Policies and Regulations and Citations Appeals. You have the right to appeal any citation within 10 days.  After 10 calendar days, the right to appeal is forfeited.  You may appeal online.

Regardless if an appeal is submitted or not, the citation to which it pertains is due and payable when the citation was issued.  If/when a citation appeal is overturned, then amount paid will be credited to the citation charge on the parking account and posted to PAWS (student account).

Parking Violation Costs
Parking Citation Description Amount
Blocking or Restricting Traffic $44.00
Improperly Displayed Permit $12.00
Parking in an Executive and/or Reserved Space $150.00
Parking in a Fire Zone / Hydrant $125.00
Parking in Front of a Dumpster $62.00
Parking in a Handicapped Area or Access $200.00
Parking in Unauthorized Areas $50.00
Parking on Yellow Curb, Grass or Sidewalk $25.00
Double Parking $44.00
No Parking Permit $65.00
Booted Vehicle (plus owed fines) $65.00
Boot Tampering (billed at-cost, minimum $50) $50 Minimum
Boot Stolen $510.00
Towed Vehicle $125.00
Parking in Limited Time Zone $19.00
Parking in Sweeping Zone $62.00
Parking the Wrong Way in Angled Space $25.00
Parking in a Manner that Takes Two Spaces $44.00

OTHER FINES MAY BE ASSESSED WITH LIMITED NOTICE

For assistance, please contact the Auxiliary Services Office at 912-358-3109