- Faculty/staff visitors may park in any faculty/staff, or visitor lot, and student visitors may park in residential lots.
- Frequent of overnight visitors are required to have a temporary parking permit. Students, Faculty, and Staff can obtain these permits in the Office of Public Safety and are responsible for their guests. Departments may pick up a supply of Visitor permits in the Public Safety office.
- Visitors are required to have a temporary parking permit. Students, faculty and staff can obtain these permits in the Office of Public Safety, the Library, or the Information Desk and are responsible for notifying their guests of this policy. Departments may pick up a supply of Visitor permits in the Office of Public Safety.
- The row closest to the New Garden Hall entrance is reserved for guests of the Office of Admission, and may only be issued a permit by the Admission Office.
- All Guilford College employees and students must obtain a parking permit for their vehicle(s) parked on the campus. Students may only display their permits on the bottom left corner (exterior) of the rear windshield. Faculty/staff may display permit on the bottom left corner (interior) of the rear windshield, or front windshield if window tinting interferes with permit visibility. The cost of each permit is billed to the student’s tuition through the Student Financial Services Office and may be waived if necessary by contacting your Financial Aid Adviser.
- Valid identification (including the Guilford College “G” number) and the vehicle license plate number must be presented to obtain a parking permit. Employee permits are issued once at the start of employment. Student permits are issued when a student begins his/her first academic term and annually thereafter at the beginning of each fall semester. (NOTE: a parking permit DOES NOT guarantee the holder a reserved space, only the opportunity to park within a specified area).
- A permit may only be affixed to the vehicle in which it is registered. Permits are not transferable. A new permit is needed for any change in vehicle or license plates by employees and students. Failure to do so may result in an unregistered vehicle citation.
- Temporary permits are available from the Office of Public Safety free of charge for those who have a current and properly registered vehicle. Commuters may obtain both permanent and temporary permits in the Center for Continuing Education department in Hendricks Hall. A note affixed to the vehicle is not accepted as a temporary decal.
- Traffic and parking regulations are enforced 24 hours a day throughout the calendar year, including break periods, holidays and summer months. The regulations apply whether or not classes are in session.
- Vehicle repairs that create a nuisance are not permitted on campus. Any property damage caused by the making of any repairs is the responsibility of the person making such repairs.
- Written permission from the Director of Public Safety must be obtained before parking trailers or mobile campers on campus property.
- Lack of space is not a valid excuse for illegal parking.
- The speed limit on any Guilford College roadway or parking area is 20 miles per hour.
- Careless, reckless driving and/or speeding will not be tolerated and may result in judicial charges and/or the barring of the driver from operating motor vehicles on campus property.
- Parking is not allowed in handicapped spaces (without a permit), fire lanes, loading zones, sidewalks, in front of (or blocking) dumpsters, grassy areas, athletic fields, lake area, and any other space not designated for parking (towing enforced). Any violations of these restrictions may result in the vehicle being towed.
- All motor vehicles must yield to pedestrians at all times.
- The College is not responsible for damages resulting from vandalism.
Parking Ticket Appeals
The Parking Ticket Appeal Form must be printed and completely filled out. A hard copy must be submitted to the Public Safety office within 14 days of the citation date (either in person or through mail). Any appeals received after this deadline will not be accepted.
Responses will be sent via e-mail, usually 2-3 weeks after the appeal is received. Please note that the only proper basis for an appeal is that the cited regulations were not violated. For questions, call 316-2908.