Student Parking Regulations 2012-2013
Escort Service is provided by the Department of Safety. If an escort is needed please call (434)381-6144.
Any student may keep a vehicle on campus.
Student with vehicles on the campus of Sweet Briar College should understand that storing, parking and operation of a vehicle on the campus is a privilege, not a right. That privilege may be revoked at any time. Student vehicles are subject to the following regulations:
The exchange of parking permits is prohibited for any reason! You may be subject to a fine if such an exchange is made.
Registration of the vehicle with the Department of Safety within 1 week of arrival. Vehicles in violation will be subject to ticketing and/or towing. The following information is required for registration: Name of student operator, year of class (e.g. 2014), state of registration (e.g. VA), vehicle license number (e.g. SBC-1999), make (e.g. Ford), model (e.g. Mustang), and year (e.g. 2008) of the vehicle, color and number of doors (e.g. 2 or 4) of the vehicle, Social Security number and signature of the student operator.
Parking permit fee for the academic year is $100 for residential and non-residential students. Checks for this fee should be made payable to Sweet Briar College.
This permit must be displayed at all times while on SBC property. Affix in lower left corner (driver's side) rear windshield.
- Parking Regulations:
All students must park in student parking areas - Elijah, Lower Meta Glass, and Guion parking lots - at all times while their vehicles remain on campus. Due to the limited nature of parking on campus, it is necessary that you abide by this regulation. Download Student Parking Lot Map (pdf)
PARKING REGULATIONS APPLY ON READING DAYS AND ON EXAM DAYS.
The following offenses are subject to fines and towing on the first and subsequent offenses:
- No parking on walkways, fire lanes, or lawn area. No student parking behind the Health Center.
- No student parking is allowed at any time in the rear of Manson/Admissions parking lot. No parking in the Quad - Special events only - except for move in dates.
- No parking in spaces reserved for Resident Coordinators.
- No parking in spaces reserved for the handicapped, unless the vehicle displays a handicapped license plate, handicapped placard or SBC medical hangtag.
- No parking on streets and other hard surface area, which are not designated as parking areas.
- No parking on any striped pavement.
- No parking at the The Den/Florence Inn and Conference Center, unless using the facilities. (You must actually be in the Laundromat or you will be in violation if parked in the "The Den" lot. This lot is also use by the Conference Center for event parking overflow).
**Fire lanes will be strictly enforced with fines and towing on first and subsequent offenses**
FACULTY AND STAFF PARKING AREAS/FLETCHER PARKING LOT/BOATHOUSE ROAD LOT (THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO THE MANSON/ADMISSIONS PARKING LOT & STUDENT COMMONS/PROTHRO LOT):
Students may not park in these areas, except from 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. Monday - Thursday and 5 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Monday.
STUDENT COMMONS/POST OFFICE LOT
20 Minute Parking Only
STUDENT COMMONS/PROTHRO LOT
No student parking is allowed at any time in the Student Commons/Prothro Lot. This lot is reserved for Visitors, Faculty and Staff Only.
No parking in front of Gym, or the front and side of Babcock.
4. Enforcement of moving and parking vehicle regulations:
- Vehicle and pedestrian safety is a primary concern for all that study, work and visit our beautiful campus. In an effort to prevent vehicle accidents due to speeding, police officers at the Department of Safety have been trained in the use of radar and will be enforcing the campus speed limits with a radar unit.
- Parked in Faculty & Staff area. $20
- Failure to Display Parking Permit/Register Vehicle. $10
- Reckless Driving. $75
- Parking in Handicapped area. $100
- Parked on Walkway or Lawn area. $20
- Parked Street/Hard Surface area not designated as a parking lot. $20
- Parked on Striped Pavement. $20
- Parked in a Fire Lane. $50
- Parked in the Rear of Manson/Admissions Lot. $50
- Chapel/Load Zone. $20
- Parked in the Student Commons Lot/Post Office Lot in excess of 20 minutes. $35
- Parked in Prothro Lot. $20
- Parked behind the Health Center. $35
- Speeding $50
- Parked in Quad $20
- Boot Removal Fee $25
- Other $20
- When it becomes necessary to tow a vehicle, the person to whom the car is
registered on campus will be charged the towing fee, whether the towing is actually
completed (once the towing company is called). If your vehicle has been towed,
check with the Department of Safety to determine the location of your vehicle and
the fee to be paid to retrieve it.
- THE COLLEGE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM TOWING OF VEHICLES.
5. Application of Regulation:
The operator of a motor vehicle on campus is responsible for any moving violations by the vehicle being operated.
The person to whom the vehicle is registered on campus will be responsible for all parking violations by a registered vehicle, regardless of who parked the vehicle.
The person operating an unregistered vehicle (whether student, faculty, staff member, or guest) will be responsible for all parking violations for such vehicle.
Students Guests: Students are responsible for informing their guest where they are allowed to park. College parking regulations will apply to guests' vehicles. Guests may park in student parking lots, and the Student Commons/Prothro lot.
6. Procedure for Fines and Appeals:
Fines: All fines are to be paid at the Department of Safety . Fines will be placed on your accounts receivable bill, unless other arrangements are made.
Appeals: The following are generally not considered acceptable arguments when appealing traffic citations: inability to pay for fines assessed, using flashers in prohibited areas. All persons receiving a violation notice have a right to appeal within five (5) days of the violation. You may complete an appeal on line at: Ticket-Appeals. BY FAILING TO FILE YOUR APPEAL WITHIN FIVE (5) DAYS FROM THE DATE OF THE VIOLATION YOU HAVE WAIVED YOUR RIGHT TO APPEAL. You will be notified by e-mail of the decision on your appeal.
7. Procedure for Vehicle Accidents:
Any vehicle accident on campus must be reported immediately to the Department of Safety at (434)381-6144.
For vehicle accidents, involving personal injuries, call the Department of Safety via (434)381-6111 (emergency line).