Motor Vehicles on Campus

POLICY OF BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF PEARL RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Adopted: 
Tuesday, November 8, 1977
Revision Number: 
2
Revision Date: 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Reference: 
Personnel
Policy: 

Students and faculty/staff must register all vehicles used on campus with the Campus Police Department.

Procedure: 
  1. Any student or faculty/staff member who operates any type of motor vehicle on campus will register the vehicle.
  2. A fee of twenty dollars ($20) will be charged to students for a parking decal at registration.
  3. The parking decal will:
    1. Be placed permanently to the inside front window on the right side.
    2. Permit parking of vehicles in the designated places on campus that are not reserved for faculty, visitors restricted (yellow curb), or handicapped.
    3. Not be transferable
    4. Be purchased at the Campus Police Department during the school year. The parking decal is valid from fall semester through summer semester of each school session.
    5. Students who do not obtain a parking decal during registration may do so later in the Campus Police Department. This must be done no later than five (5) days after a student registers for school.
  4. Fines for illegal parking will be thirty dollars ($30) per ticket. On the fourth ticket, vehicle will be suspended from campus.
  5. Fines for speeding, reckless driving and other traffic violations may range from twenty dollars ($20) to two hundred dollars ($200).
  6. Fines are to be contested within seven (7) days of the date of the ticket and must be paid to the Business Office by the end of that given semester.
  7. Transcripts will not be forwarded from the College until all indebtedness to the College is alleviated.
  8. Unauthorized vehicles, as well as vehicles that are not operable will be removed from campus at owner’s expense.
  9. The operation of ATV's or golf carts by students or any unauthorized person will not be allowed at any time on the College campus.
  10. Loud music and/or excessive noise from any type of vehicle on any PRCC campus will result in a fine of thirty dollars plus ($30+) and possible suspension of vehicle from campus.
  11. All local, state, and federal traffic laws are in effect and will be enforced on the campus at all times.
  12. Faculty/staff reserve parking spaces are reserved for personal parking by the faculty/staff members.
  13. Failure to register any vehicle will result in a fine of twenty-five dollars ($25) and possible suspension from campus.

All problems related to the above should be referred to the Director of Public Safety/Chief of Campus Police.