Student Parking Permit Registration
Important Registration Information
- The permit price will be put on your student account, so you don’t have to pay when you register.
- If you have financial aid, complete the Title IV Authorization Release Form (available online, via SeaNet, Login, Student Services & Financial Aid, Financial Aid, "Title IV Authorization"), and the charge may post to your student account in time for financial aid to possibly cover the cost of the parking permit.
- All student vehicles must be registered annually at the beginning of the fall semester or within 48 hours after the first class of the fall/spring semester and both summer sessions. Vehicles of students who register for classes after the beginning of the fall/ spring semesters and both summer sessions must be registered within 48 hours of that date.
- All students must
provide current automobile insurance information for liability
purposes for any type of permit, including temporary permits,
in accordance with state law.
- IMPORTANT DATES - Student Parking Permits
- How Do I Register Online?
- Carpool Program
- Active Military Veteran Students
- Student Parking Zone Assignments
- Student Parking Permits for Summer Sessions
- Display of Permits
- Replacement of Permits
- Expiration of Permits
- Vehicle Registration Restrictions
- Multi-Vehicle / Single-Driver Registration
- Things You Need to Know
Parking zones are assigned based upon class status and availability. Students are encouraged to register early to get the best zone assignment for their class status. Remember, the permit price will be put on your student account, so you don’t have to pay when you register.
|Date||Student Parking Permits for Fall 2016 Semester|
|April 4, 2016||
Online registration for student parking permits begins.
Students must register for classes before they can register for a parking permit.
|July 4, 2016||Permit registrations after this date will be assigned on a "first come, first served" basis with no advantage by class standing ( i.e.; Senior, Junior, Sophomore, Freshman).|
|Aug. 13, 2016||
Students who selected the option to pick up their parking permit when completing the online registration may begin picking up their parking permit from Parking & Transportation Services, located in the Warwick Center, at 8 a.m. on August 13.
When picking up your permit, you will need your UNCW One Card and, because your parking permit is registered to you and your vehicle(s), you are the only one who can pick up your permit. Parents and friends cannot pick up your permit.
|Aug. 19, 2016||Parking Enforcement will begin writing citations for vehicles not displaying a current parking permit.|
|Sept. 30, 2016||Deadline for picking up parking permits from Parking & Transportation Services.|
|Date||Student Parking Permits for Summer 2016 Sessions|
|May 9, 2016||
Registration for student parking permits begins. Register at the Parking and Transportation office located in the Warwick Center during summer business hours.
Students must register for classes before they can register for a parking permit.
Note: Enforcement for parking permits will resume 48 hours after classes begin for the semester/term.
(Online registration is NOT applicable for summer parking permits.)
Your parking permit purchase will be charged to your tuition and fees bill for the fall semester, so you will not need to pay now!
You will need the following information when registering for your parking permit:
- Vehicle Make, Model, Color, License Plate/Tag Number
- Auto Insurance Company Name and Policy Number.
Student parking permits are purchased via mySeaport.
- Go to mySeaport at http://myseaport.uncw.edu/
- At the mySeaport login, type your UNCW e-mail username (without @uncw.edu) and password. Then select Log In.
- Select the Student Services tab, located in the banner near the top of the page. (Note: If you receive a message asking if you want to display the non-secure items, select Yes.)
- Go to the Services section, located on the left side of the page.
- Select Student Parking Registration.
Registration instructions for regular license plates:
When registering online, do not put in the hyphen.
Registration instructions for vanity or special state license plates:
When registering online, put the entire tag identifier (In this case, it is 0100ST)
If you are unable to use the online system, please contact Parking & Transportation Services at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (910) 962-3178.
Zone assignments are based on class status and availability.
Thank you for using our online vehicle registration process!
- All participants and all of their vehicles must be registered on the Student Carpool Registration form to be associated with the carpool program.
- For more information, please see http://uncw.edu/parking/carpoolparking.htm.
- How Will I Know My Parking Zone?
Registration for parking zones is prioritized by class status and availability, and you will receive the best available parking zone at the time of your parking registration. You will be notified of your parking zone assignment when parking permits are mailed or picked up.
- Commuter Students
There are limited on-campus parking spaces for graduate students, seniors and some juniors. Parking for sophomores and freshman will be off campus. UNCW offers convenient shuttle routes from parking locations and specified stops within the 1-mile radius to destinations throughout campus. Students who reside within the 1-mile radius are eligible for the nighttime permit.
- Residence Hall Students
In order to provide sufficient parking, assignments are based on a zone that corresponds with your residence hall. Students residing in Seahawk Crossing are required to park in the parking deck.
- Do you need a summer parking permit?
- Students attending summer sessions only who drive or park a vehicle on campus must purchase a summer parking permit.
- Students with a Fall-Spring parking permit (which is valid through August 15) do not need to purchase a summer parking permit. (For example, students with a Fall 2014-Spring 2015 parking permit (which is valid through August 15, 2015) do not need to purchase a summer parking permit.)
- However, students that have a Fall-Spring nighttime permit and whose classes are before 4 p.m. will need to purchase a summer parking permit. Students do not get a refund for their nighttime permit.
- Students must register for summer classes before registering for a summer parking permit.
- To register your vehicle and purchase a summer parking permit, come to the Parking & Transportation Services office in the Warwick Center.
- The permit costs $70 and covers both summer sessions.
- The permit fee of $70 will be charged to your tuition and fees bill, so you don’t have to pay when you register your vehicle.
- As the summer passes, students may opt to purchase weekly parking passes at a cost of $10 per week rather than purchasing the $70 permit. Persons sub-leasing at the resident halls (Seahawk Landing, Village and Crossing) may also purchase the $10 weekly parking passes.
- Permits for vehicles must be affixed and clearly visible on the outside bottom left rear windshield or left rear bumper. (Permit Application Instructions.)
- Vehicles without permanent rear windows should display their permit on left rear bumper.
- Permits on motorcycles must be affixed to the fork or displayed in a lockable hanger.
- Permits are non-transferable. Replacement permits may be obtained from Parking & Transportation Services during normal business hours.
- If a permit is defaced or removed, the registrant is responsible for replacing the permit.
- Stolen permits must be reported to UNCW Police immediately. A police report is required to obtain a replacement permit. Replacements will be issued at Parking & Transportation Services during normal business hours.
- Lost permits may be replaced with an affidavit of loss.
- If your car is in an accident, you can get a new permit at no extra charge. You must turn in the old permit from the wrecked car. If you do not have the old permit, you must present the current registration for the vehicle or bill of sale for the new car.
- If you have a change in any vehicle information (such as license plate number, license plate state, vehicle make, vehicle model, vehicle color, insurance name and/or policy number), contact Parking & Transportation Services immediately to update your vehicle/license plate information or to obtain a replacement permit. Current vehicle information is required and may result in a citation if it is not accurate.
- Parking permits must be removed from registered vehicles and returned
to the Parking & Transportation Services for the following reasons:
- Change in vehicle owners
- Change of student status changing the parking assignment
All permits will expire as designated on the permit.
- All undergraduate students
living within a one-mile radius of the center of campus are
prohibited from buying or displaying a daytime (7 a.m. - 4 p.m.)
parking permit during the fall and spring semesters of the academic
Undergraduate students living within the one-mile radius may purchase a nighttime only permit, valid between 4 p.m. and 7 a.m., Monday through Friday, and on weekends.
Graduate students are exempt from the one-mile radius restrictions.
- All students must provide proof of
vehicle liability insurance by providing name of insurance company
and policy number as required by NC General Statutes, G.S. 116-44.4
(d) and G.S. 20-279.1 (11).
- To register a vehicle, the individual must complete a vehicle registration form with a current license tag number, make, model and color of vehicle; and insurance information as noted above.
- A student may not register more than one vehicle without
the approval of Parking & Transportation Services. Only one vehicle,
registered to the same person, may be parked on campus at a time.
See Multi-Vehicle/Single-Driver Registration below.
- The individual in whose name the vehicle is registered is responsible for all parking tickets issued to that vehicle.
When more than one vehicle will be used by an individual student for commuting purposes, the following conditions apply:
- All vehicles must be registered with Parking & Transportation Services.
- Students who register two vehicles must provide registration for both cars. The vehicle registrations for all vehicles must be in the same last name or have the same address.
- Only one vehicle, registered to the same person, may be on campus at any time.
- A permit will be issued and must be displayed on the vehicle being parked on campus.
- Violation of this policy will result in suspension of this privilege, a citation and fine.
- All parking on campus is by permit only. All vehicles parked on university property must be registered, display a valid UNCW parking permit, and park only in areas authorized by the permit classification.
- All faculty, staff and students displaying a State-issued handicap placard must be properly registered with the parking office.
- UNCW enforces its parking regulations with ticketing, booting, and towing.
- Rules regarding service vehicles, fire lanes, loading zones, 24-hour reserved, handicap and visitor spaces must be observed at all times.
- Parking regulations and permit enforcement is twenty-four (24) hours per day – every day.
- Lack of convenient parking is not a valid excuse for a violation!
- Disabled vehicles must be reported to UNCW Police in person or by phone.
- If you receive a ticket and have a valid appeal with documentation, you may appeal within seven calendar days. Written appeals to the Parking Appeals Committee are filed in Parking & Transportation Services. ALL DECISIONS OF THE PARKING APPEALS COMMITTEE ARE FINAL.
- UNCW students cannot park at parking meters.
- Students are permitted to park ONLY in the white spaces within their assigned commuter or resident zone on Monday-Friday from 7 a.m. - 4 p.m. However, student permit holders may park in any non-reserved or commuter space between 4 p.m. and 7 a.m. Monday – Friday and on weekends.
- Commuter students are NOT permitted to park in resident zone areas (at any time).
- Resident students may use commuter parking lots only after 4 p.m. until 7 a.m.!
- Resident lots are designated by color ( Blue, Black, Gold and Brown). The color of your permit indicates your designated zone. Resident students must park in their assigned resident zones.
- Parking permits are needed for evenings to use the Library. Undergraduate students living within the one-mile radius may wish to purchase a nighttime permit.
- Persons with nighttime permits are not allowed to park in residential areas or the parking deck.
If you have any questions concerning the registration process or need additional information about parking on campus, don’t hesitate to let us know. Contact information is below.
Thank you for your cooperation as we continue to refine our parking system.