Parking On Campus

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Rules and Regulations

  1. All vehicles driven on campus must display a current parking permit. Vehicles may be parked only in designated lined spaces and not otherwise reserved spaces. Directional arrows, parking signs and all traffic laws must be observed. Vehicles parked without permits in campus parking lots are subject to fines/booting/towing.
  2. Parking permits may be purchased from the Xavier University Police at Flynn Hall and the Office of the Bursar. The vehicle make, year, model and license plate number are required to complete the application. Part time evening permits may be purchased in the Weekend Degree office during normal business hours.
  3. All student parking permits must be permanently affixed to the passenger side of the front windshield, lower right-hand corner. Do not use tape. Permits not properly affixed will be considered invalid. A stolen permit must be reported to the office of campus police. Permit owner is responsible for violations charged to his/her permit if the theft is not reported to the department of the campus police.
  4. Parking permits are valid from date of purchase until August 15 of the current academic year.
  5. Faculty/staff will be issued a parking permit in the office of campus police. Applications are available Flynn Hall or the Office of Human Resources in Edgecliff Hall. Faculty/staff whose parking permits require replacements will be assessed a $25.00 processing fee. Faculty/staff must obtain a short term parking permit for guests.
  6. Contract employees will be issued a special "C" permit for Cohen lot only. Applications are available at the Xavier Univeristy Police Department, Flynn Hall.
  7. Part-time faculty must submit his/her identification plus the Xavier University contract to the Xavier University Police Department. A parking permit will be issued for the period of time indicated on the contract. Applications are available in the office of campus police.
  8. During major events on campus (i.e. basketball games, concerts, etc.) students/faculty/staff may be directed to park in alternate on-campus parking lots. Vehicles parked in reserved/restricted lots during major events are subject to tow at the owners expense.
  9. Open containers/beer kegs are not permitted on campus/university owned property. The consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle or in an outdoor area open to the general public is prohibited by state law. Violators may be prosecuted/removed from campus.
  10. The possession of, or use or storage of any firearm, ammunition, explosive device (including fireworks) or any other deadly weapon in any form is prohibited on any Xavier University property on in any facility or on any property owned, leased or operated by the university, except authorized law enforcement personnel.
  11. Vehicles parked on campus or entering University property are subject to inspection by Xavier University Police. This is a necessary measure to insure public safety on the Xavier campus.
  12. Xavier University is not responsible for fire, theft, loss or damage of any kind to any vehicle/contents while on University property.
  13. Parking permits remain the property of Xavier University and shall be surrendered upon demand.
  14. Parking violations are assessed as follows:
    • No permit: $20
    • Violation normal driving/signs: $30
    • Using an illegally transferred permit: $50
    • Repeated parking violations: $50
    • Violation of handicap permit: $100
    • Reserved spaces: $50
    • Fire lane: $100
    • Processing/Late fee: $10
  15. Enforcement procedures will be the same for all parking classifications (i.e. student, faculty/staff, contract staff, etc.). Fines must be paid within 10 business days of the violation. Unpaid or habitual violations may result in increased fines, booting/towing/loss of parking privileges.
  16. Vehicles found impeding/obstructing traffic (vehicular/pedestrian) or left abandoned (no permit, registration or non functional) for more that 14 hours are subject to be towed at owners expense.
  17. A handicap sticker is required for special parking due to health problems. This sticker can be obtained through the Ohio BMV and must be supported in writing by a physician. Once obtained and displayed on the vehicle, the individual has the right to park in any designated handicap space with a current XU parking permit.
  18. Student fines should be paid at the office of the bursar in Alter Hall or in the office of campus police. In addition, students are responsible for unpaid parking violations incurred by their guests. Parking fines are applied to the student's bursar bill if not paid. If student fines are not paid, final grades or transcripts will not be released and the student will not be permitted to register for classes. A processing fee of $10.00 will be added to unpaid parking fines.
  19. Employees are responsible for the payment of fines incurred while parking on University property. Fines should be paid in the office of campus police. If fines are not paid with in ten (10) business days of the date of issue, the University has the right to deduct the amount of the fine plus a $10.00 processing fee through payroll deduction.
  20. Fines may be appealed at the office of campus police. Violation appeals must be initiated with in 48 hours (2 business days) of the rule infraction. A further appeal may be made in writing to the University parking committee within 10 business days of the incident.

Where To Park

 

Commuter

Full-time and part-time

Cintas Center Lots

     Only in spaces zoned “C”

     M-Sun until 4:00 a.m.

     24 hours parking in C-2 and C-5 spaces only

Elet Lot

Alumni Center Lot

     M-F 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

     Sat-Sun 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“A” Lot on Lexington Avenue

O’Connor Sports Center lot

     M-F 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Smith Hall lot

     M-F 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

     Sat-Sun 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

South lot

Sycamore lot

     Student spaces only  7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Norwood Plaza lot (C-5)

     24 hours

University Drive, Brockman lot, Gallagher lot, Husman lot

      8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. only

      (except during major events)

 

Resident “R”

Cintas Center lots

      Only in spaces zoned “R”

Norwood Plaza lot

      R-3

Elet Lot

Alumni Center Lot

     M-F 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

     Sat-Sun 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“A” Lot on Lexington Avenue

O’Connor Sports Center lot

     M-F 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

South lot

Sycamore lot

     Student spaces only 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Norwood Plaza lot (C-5)

     24 hours

University Drive, Brockman lot, Gallagher lot, Husman lot

      8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. only

      (except during major events)

 

 

Xavier Village “V”

Xavier Village

Cintas Center lots

      Only in spaces zoned “R”

Norwood Plaza lot

      R-3

Elet Lot

Alumni Center Lot

     M-F 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

     Sat-Sun 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

“A” Lot on Lexington Avenue

O’Connor Sports Center lot

     M-F 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Smith Hall lot

     M-F 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

     Sat-Sun 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

South lot

Sycamore lot

     Student spaces only 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Norwood Plaza lot (C-5)

     24 hours

University Drive, Brockman lot, Gallagher lot, Husman lot

      8:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. only

      (except during major events)

 

Xavier Commons “XC”

Cintas Center lots

      Only in spaces zoned “R”

Norwood Plaza lot

      R-3

Elet Lot

 “A” Lot on Lexington Avenue

O’Connor Sports Center lot

     M-F 7:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Smith Hall lot

     M-F 5:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

     Sat-Sun 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

South lot

Sycamore lot

     Student spaces only 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.

Norwood Plaza lot (C-5)

     24 hours

 

 

Faculty/Staff “F/S”

All lots not otherwise designated or reserved, including Cintas Center lot, Elet lot, Alumni Center lot, Gallagher lot, Joseph lot, O’Connor Sports Center lot, Smith Lot, South lot, Sycamore lot, University Drive and Norwood Plaza lot

Admission’s lot after 5:00 p.m.

 

 

Visitor

Permit Required

Twelve spaces in the Gallagher lot

Norwood Plaza lot

Admissions lot  specific to Guests of Admissions only permit required

 

 

Special Event Parking

Men's Basketball: During men's home basketball games, the numbered spaces in Cohen, Husman, and in front of the CINTAS Center must be vacated 2 1/2 hours before game time.

Parking Permits

  • Residents: $120
  • Xavier Commons Residents: $140
  • Xavier Village Residents: $140
  • Commuters - Full Time: $100
    Permit is valid from 6:00 am to 12:00m Twenty-four (24) hour commuter parking is valid in Cohen lot, C-2 spaces only.
  • Commuters - Part Time: $60
    Permit is valid after 3:00pm weekdays and all day on the weekend. Permits applications are available in the following locations: center for adult and part-time students, office of the bursar, and the office of campus police.
  • Additional Permit for Second Vehicle: $20
    The student must present the certificate of registration for the vehicle to the department of campus police.
  • Replacement Permit: $10
    Permit holders may obtain a short term permit when registered vehicle is temporarily disabled. To replace student parking permits, (i.e. sale of auto, windshield replacement, etc.) the remainder/portion of the previous sticker should be presented to the office of campus police.
  • Summer Students: $25
    Students (not having permit from the previous fall/spring semester) must obtain a free summer parking permit from the office of summer sessions in Alter hall. Permits are valid only for the session the student is enrolled. The permit can be updated to match the student schedule changes.
  • Temporary/Visitor Parking
    Parking permits may be purchased for individuals requiring parking privileges for short periods: Monthly $30, Weekly $10, Daily $2.