4: University Regulations

Academic Regulations | Non-Academic Regulations | The Honor System
Department of Parking and Transportation Services | Department of Student Health

Registration of Motor Vehicles | Parking Permits | Personal Property Tax
Enforcement | Modification of Privileges

Registration of Motor Vehicles

General Registration   Except at meters or in attended lots, all staff, faculty, students, and other University affiliated personnel must purchase and display parking permits on their vehicles in order to park in University controlled areas. Visitors are required to park at metered spaces, in attended lots, or in permit areas with appropriately purchased temporary parking permits.

Eligibility   Standard commuter, storage, and reserved parking permits may be purchased by the following individuals provided they have paid all parking fines/bills due and have not lost their parking privileges through suspension or revocation:

  1. Staff and faculty members
  2. Graduate students
  3. Undergraduate students beyond their first semester of their first year who have grade point averages of at least 2.0 for the preceding semester, or cumulative, and who are not on academic or social probation. (Note No first year undergraduate student in their first semester is permitted to operate a motor vehicle in Charlottesville or Albemarle County at any time during that semester. Requests for exceptions due to physical disability are made to the Department of Student Health. All other requests for exceptions should be made to the Dean of Students.)
  4. Employees of non-University agencies working full time in buildings located on the University Grounds.

Visitors may purchase temporary parking permits or park at metered spaces or attended lots.

Certification   By signing a parking permit application form a purchaser:

  1. Agrees to comply with the Regulations set forth herein.
  2. Is able to furnish evidence of:
    1. A valid motor vehicle registration.
    2. A minimum motor vehicle liability insurance coverage prescribed by the laws of the state in which the vehicle is registered, or having paid the requisite amount into that state’s uninsured motorist fund.
  3. Certifies to being the registered owner of the vehicle(s) or:
    1. The owner is the spouse of the permit purchaser.
    2. The owner is the parent of the permit purchaser.
    3. The owner has provided written permission from the Dean of Students or the Director of Parking and Transportation to the permit purchaser.

The permit year begins June 1 and ends May 31.


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