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Parking Regulations

Parking Regulations for Students, Faculty and Staff

Posted signs at all streets that lead onto campus inform: Private Property / Parking by Permit Only / Strictly Enforced. A parking permit is required to park on campus streets during enforcement hours. This includes but is not limited to designated handicap parking spaces.

Please abide by all posted parking regulations. Parking is enforced in order to provide adequate parking for our students and employees. Parking permits are required during enforcement hours. Students and employees who do not purchase parking permits should still register their vehicles. Parking fines range between $10 and $100.

All Duquesne University parking fees and rates, as well as the policies that govern the parking program, are subject to change at the University's discretion. The University has no control over fines for State citations or the charge for towing.

 

Commuter Permit Holders

Commuter parking permits are only valid to park on campus between the hours of 5:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. No commuter permit holder is permitted to park any vehicle on Duquesne University property between the hours of 2:00 a.m. through 5:00 a.m. Anyone in violation will be subject to fines and/ or penalties.

To request a temporary, short-term exemption to park overnight on campus, students should complete the online application form no later than 4:30 p.m. one business day prior to the date requested. Overnight - weekend parking request applications must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. on the Thursday prior to the weekend date(s) requested.

Overnight requests will be reviewed and granted on an individual basis. While exemptions are not guaranteed, the intent is to accommodate students with a legitimate reason to leave their cars on campus overnight.

Resident Student Temporary Parking Permit Policy

Please note that there is NO overnight parking in the garage (2 a.m. - 5 a.m.) for Residents' visitors, commuter permit holders or surface permit holders. Any violation will be subjected to a $50.00 Reserved/ Restricted citation.

Resident students are permitted to purchase a temporary surface permit for themselves or their guests by coming to the Parking and DU Card Services Office between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. A temporary surface-parking permit cannot be purchased online. The temporary permit will only be valid for surface parking on campus. This does not include the surface lots along Forbes Avenue.

Regulations on Parking Permit/ Event Rate Card Applications for Students and Employees

The Duquesne University parking permit is a license, not a bailment.

The purchase of a parking permit is authorization to park within a specified area or areas on University controlled property. No liability is created by the granting of parking or vehicle operating privileges on property owned, leased or otherwise controlled by the University. The University assumes no responsibility for the care or protection of vehicles or their contents while operated or parked on University property. Officers of the Departments of Public Safety do patrol all University parking facilities.

All parking permits and proximity cards remain the property of Duquesne University and must be surrendered upon demand. Parking permits are intended for the exclusive use of the purchaser and are not transferable. The unauthorized transfer of a parking permit will result in the loss of parking privileges and could result in the issuance of traffic citations and / or towing. The purchaser is responsible for any and all University citations issued to the vehicles listed and / or issued to any vehicle in which their permit is displayed. Commuter parking permit holders are only valid to park on campus between the hours of 5:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m. (E.R. Card applications: Please note that there is NO overnight parking for daily visitors in the garage). No commuter permit holder is permitted to park any vehicle on Duquesne University property between the hours of 2:00 a.m. through 5:00 a.m. Any violations will be subjected to a citation.

In any case, lack of space is NOT considered a valid excuse for violation of any parking regulation.

Regulations on Reverse Side of Parking Permits

VALID ONLY IN DESIGNATED AREA

  1. Must be displayed on review mirror, facing outward.
  2. Failure to display permit may result in the issuance of a traffic citation.
  3. This permit does not excuse the violation of any parking regulation.
  4. This parking permit is intended for the exclusive use of the purchaser. The sale of transfer of this permit without the expressed permission of the University is prohibited.
  5. All permits and gate cards remain the property of Duquesne University and must be surrendered upon demand.
  6. Altering or duplicating this permit is a criminal offense. Violators are subject to prosecution.

REMOVE BEFORE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION