Vehicle owners parking on Regent University's campus must be authorized by Parking Services.

Regent University Parking Services

Parking Services Contact Information: 757.352.4927 | parking@regent.edu

To ensure the safety of our campus and community, all vehicle owners parking on campus must be authorized by Parking Services.

We understand our community has many different needs, and we aim to serve all of those needs.

Parking Services works in conjunction with Regent University Police Department (RUPD) to enforce parking rules and regulations. Any questions can be directed to Parking Services.

Policies & Procedures

All Regent University faculty, staff, and students are required to register their vehicles and motorcycles with Parking Services. Submit a General Campus Parking Application at www.regent.edu/parking. Parking decals will be sent via interoffice mail to staff and faculty. Students will receive their parking decals by mail. The sticker must be placed on the inside of the windshield behind the rear view mirror, out of the line of sight. Stickers are non-transferable.

Parking decals will be sent via interoffice mail to staff and faculty. Students can pick up parking decals at Student Services in Suite 201 of the Student Center Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, except on Wednesdays from 12pm-1pm when the office is closed for University Chapel.

The sticker must be placed on the inside of the windshield behind the rearview mirror, out of the line of sight. Stickers are non-transferable.

Under certain circumstances, parking designations may change. Regent University reserves the right to temporarily close a campus parking area. The changes will be communicated through announcements and email.

Please note posted signs replace any listed designation or map in this policy.

Violations: Parking violations are $50 (For second-time offenders, it will be $75); $150 for parking in a disabled spot. All fines must be paid to the cashier in the University Business Office within thirty days of the violation. If not paid within the designated time, the parking violation will increase by $25.

For students who violate the policy, the fine will be applied to their student account. After a parking violation has been given, any further violation will result in another ticket, a wheel clamp, and/or towing. Regent University reserves the right to revoke parking privileges from faculty, staff, or students who violate this policy.

Parking Services reserves the right to put a wheel clamp on or tow your vehicle if your vehicle is parked in an undesignated area regardless if you have previously received a ticket or not.

Regent University shall not be responsible for loss or damage to property including the vehicle as a result of towing, clamping, or otherwise.

Violations may be appealed by filing the proper form located at www.regent.edu/parkingviolationappeal.

Residential/Student Housing Lots: All students residing in University housing must have a Regent University parking decal properly displayed in their vehicles. Parking in handicapped spaces without the proper handicap decal is prohibited. The parking lot is for vehicles, motorcycles, and mopeds. Inoperable vehicles or vehicles with expired registrations are not allowed to be parked on the property and will be towed at the student’s expense. Temporary parking permits for guests can be obtained in the Office of Residence Life during regular business hours.
Washing cars in the parking lot is prohibited. Driving on the grass or sidewalks is prohibited in campus housing and will result in a $100 fine for each offense. In addition, truck and trailer loading ramps must not touch grassed areas. There are no exceptions to this rule. Violators will have their vehicles towed at their expense. The speed limit in residential area parking lots is 15 MPH. Students who violate parking rules and regulations risk having their vehicle towed at their own expense.

Reserved Spaces: There are numbered reserved parking spaces for full-time University faculty and staff, and ACLJ staff available on campus. Reserved spots are enforced Monday-Friday between 6:00am and 6:00pm. Parking in a reserved space without appropriate documentation during enforcement hours will result in the vehicle being ticketed and/or towed. Reserved parking requests can be submitted at www.regent.edu/parking. Parking Services will respond by email to each request. If approved, a place card will be given to be displayed during the duration of the reservation.

Visitor Parking: The Communication Parking Lot (Lot L) is designated for visitor parking. Visitors are also able to park in 1-Hour parking located in Lot O and directly behind Building #5 (Student Center). All campus visitors parking elsewhere on campus must have a parking permit. Temporary parking hangtags are available at Parking Services. Passes may also be obtained by completing the Temporary Parking Application at www.regent.edu/parking. Parking Services will respond by email to each request. If approved, a place card will be given to be displayed during the duration of the reservation.

Special Guest/Event Parking: Applications for Special Guest and Event Parking can be found at www.regent.edu/parking. For an event requiring a large number of visitors on campus, please contact Parking Services at 757.352.4927 or parking@regent.edu to discuss special signs, additional workforce for directing traffic, etc. Any large groups should be directed to park in the Communication parking lot. Parking Services will respond by email to each request. If approved, a place card will be given to be displayed during the duration of the reservation.

Overnight/Extended Parking: No vehicles may be left in Regent/CBN/Founders Inn parking lots overnight unless pre-authorized. Any vehicle not authorized for overnight parking will be subject to ticketing and/or towing at the owner’s expense. Vehicles left on campus overnight must be officially registered with Parking Services and display a current Regent parking sticker, as well as an Overnight/Extended Parking Permit. Applications for Overnight/Extended Parking may be found at www.regent.edu/parking. Parking Services will respond by email to each request. If approved, a place card will be given to be displayed during the duration of the reservation.

Disabled/Emergency parking: Permanent Disabled parking placards can be obtained through the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles. For more information visit their website at www.dmv.virginia.gov/webdoc/citizen/disability/plates_assist.asp. For information on temporary medical parking needs, please submit a request at regent.edu/parking.

AMERIGROUP Parking: Vehicles displaying a valid Regent parking decal are permitted to park in the first row of the AMERIGROUP parking lot, parallel to Regent University Drive, only. Vehicles parked past the first row will be towed at the owner’s expense.

University Shuttle: The shuttle provides free transportation around campus to all Regent, Founders Inn, and CBN staff and students. Check www.regent.edu/shuttle for current hours and routes.

Liability: Every effort should be made to secure all vehicles and belongings while on campus. Regent University, CBN, and Founders Inn are not responsible for theft or damage to vehicles parked on the property. Theft and damage reports should be made to Campus Police at 757.226.2075.

Parking Permits

Apply for General Parking Permit

All Regent University faculty, staff, and students are required to register their vehicles and motorcycles with Parking Services. Parking decals remain valid throughout enrollment at or employment by Regent University.

Regent University is private property. Therefore, vehicles are only allowed to park in designated parking places.

Parking decals will be sent via interoffice mail to staff and faculty. Students can pick up parking decals at Student Services in Suite 201 of the Student Center Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm, except on Wednesdays from 12pm-1pm when the office is closed for University Chapel.

The sticker must be placed on the inside of the windshield behind the rearview mirror, out of the line of sight. Stickers are non-transferable.

Under certain circumstances, parking designations may change. Regent University reserves the right to temporarily close a campus parking area. The changes will be communicated through announcements and email.

Please note posted signs replace any listed designation or map in this policy.

Apply for Temporary Campus Parking

A Temporary Parking Permit is issued for the following:

  • Temporary – granted for students, faculty, and staff for a vehicle approved for a short period of time (i.e. rental car, residency, etc.)
  • Temporary Medical – granted for various health concerns at the discretion of Parking Services.
  • Overnight/Extended – granted for students, faculty, and staff who are approved to leave their vehicle on campus in a non-reserved spot overnight for one day or more.

Note: Vehicle owners with permanent medical conditions should contact their doctor for instructions on obtaining handicap hangtags from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Apply for Reserved Campus Parking

Paid reserved parking is available to full or part-time regular faculty and staff on a first-come, first-served basis.

Reserved spots are enforced Monday-Friday between 6:00 am and 6:00 pm.

Payment options available:

  • lump sum payable at the start of the academic year by cash, check, or payroll deduction.
  • monthly payroll deduction.

Payroll authorization will remain in effect until written cancellation is submitted, by the 15th day of the month prior to the desired termination month.

Should more than one person wish to split the purchase of a reserved parking space, the fee will be charged according to each individual’s salary.

Part-time employees are not eligible for payroll deductions but should submit their lump sum via a check to the Business Office no later than July 31st of each year.

Annual Salary Monthly Fee
$40,000 and below $25
$40,001 – $60,000 $34
$60,001 – $80,000 $42
$80,001 and above $50

Parking spaces may be sub-assigned at the space owner’s discretion as long as the space owner does not charge another employee for its use.

Space holders who arrive on campus to find an unauthorized vehicle in their parking space during enforcement hours should contact Parking Services immediately at 757.352.4927.

Parking Services and Campus Police will coordinate disciplinary action and/or removal of the vehicle to the vehicle owner, if necessary.

Parking Services reserves the right to make all reserved parking spots available to the Regent community at large in the case of a large event on campus.

Apply for Temporary Medical Parking

Temporary Medical Parking Permits may be issued for various health concerns at the discretion of Parking Services. Request must be submitted to Parking Services using the form located at www.regent.edu/parking. Approved requests will receive a Temporary Parking Hangtag to be displayed on the rearview mirror of the vehicle during the time appointed. Parking hangtag and space display will not be identified as medical to protect the privacy of our faculty, staff, and students.

Please follow the guidelines below for submitting a request.

Vehicle owners requesting medical parking must meet the following criteria:

  • Owner must be a faculty member, staff member, or student of Regent University;
  • Vehicle must be registered with Regent University’s Parking Services;
  • Owner must be either in their final month of pregnancy; or
  • Owner must have a temporary medical condition with a reasonable need for assigned parking, verified by means of a doctor’s note.

Note: Vehicle owners with permanent medical conditions should contact their doctor for instructions on obtaining handicap hangtags from the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Allow up to 2 business days for a decision to be reached and a response to be given. Should the dates need to be extended for any reason, e-mail parking@regent.edu or contact Parking Services at 757.352.4103 as soon as possible to avoid any repercussions.

Should a violation be issued while a vehicle is parked in a designated temporary space after having received approval from Parking Services, a Violation Appeal Form may be submitted at www.regent.edu/parkingviolationappeal within 10 days of ticket issuance. Parking Services and Campus Police will review the Appeal Form and notify the vehicle owner of its response in a timely manner. All decisions are final.

Apply for Special Guest Parking Accommodations

Special guest parking is available for university guests, such as chapel speakers, visiting professors, presenters, etc.

Guests must abide by the General Campus Parking Policies & Procedures.

It is the sponsoring school or department’s responsibility that their guests are aware of and follow these guidelines.

Parking requests may not be honored without proper notice to Parking Services.

Apply for Event Parking Accommodations

Special event parking accommodations are available for Regent University’s hosted events.

Guests to campus must abide by the General Campus Parking Policies & Procedures.

It is the sponsoring school or department’s responsibility that their guests are aware of and follow these guidelines.

Lot Availability:

  • ADM (Administration Building – 2 available)
  • CHAP/DIV (Chapel/Divinity Building – 5 available)
  • COM (Communications Building – 4 available)
  • CRB (Classroom Building – 3 available)
  • LIB LD (Library Loading Dock – 2 available) – only available for event set-up and deliveries
  • RH (Robertson Hall – 11 available)
  • SC (Student Center – 5 available)

Apply for Overnight/Extended Parking

For the safety and security of all University patrons, all overnight parking needs must be registered with University Parking Services. Vehicles may be left on campus overnight, on weekends, and for the duration of out-of-town travel with prior approval of Student Services and Campus Police. Applications for

Overnight/Extended parking must be submitted using the application located at www.regent.edu/parking no later than 3 business days prior to the date the vehicle will be left. Approved requests will receive an Overnight/Extended Parking Permit to be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle while it is left on campus.

Vehicles left on campus overnight without permission, or without properly displayed Overnight/Extended Parking Permits, are subject to ticketing and/or towing at Owner’s expense.

Please follow the guidelines below for submitting a request.

Vehicle owners requesting to leave their vehicle parked on campus overnight must meet the following criteria:

  • Owner must be a faculty member, staff member, or campus housing student;
  • Vehicle must be registered with Regent University’s Parking Services;
  • Vehicle must have a Regent University Parking Decal displayed on their windshield.

Requests will be processed as soon as they are received.  Please allow up to 2 business days for a decision to be reached and a response to be given. Should the request be approved and an Overnight Parking Permit issued, vehicle must be parked in the lot specified in the approved request, and should be parked as far away from the building as possible, under a light pole. Should the dates need to be extended for any reason, please e-mail parking@regent.edu or contact Parking Services at 757.352.4103 as soon as possible to avoid any repercussions.

Should a violation be issued while a vehicle is parked on campus after having been approved by Parking Services and Campus Police, a Violation Appeal Form may be submitted at www.regent.edu/parkingviolationappeal within 10 days of ticket issuance. Parking Services and Campus Police will review the

Appeal Form and notify vehicle owner of its response in a timely manner. All decisions are final.

Violation Appeals

Apply for Violation Appeal

Parking violations are $50 (For second-time offenders, it will be $75); $150 for parking in a disabled spot. All fines must be paid to the cashier in the University Business Office within thirty days of the violation. If not paid within the designated time, the parking violation will increase by $25.

A violation appeal must be submitted within seven days of receiving a ticket.

For students who violate the policy, the fine will be applied to their student account. After a parking violation has been given, any further violation will result in another ticket and/or towing. Regent University reserves the right to revoke parking privileges from faculty, staff, or students who violate this policy.

Parking Services reserves the right to tow your vehicle if your vehicle is parked in an undesignated area regardless if you have previously received a ticket or not.