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Vehicle Registration & Parking

Students who operate or park a motor vehicle on the property of Lenoir-Rhyne University are required to register their vehicles with the Department of Security Services and properly display a valid parking decal. The registration fee for all student motor vehicles is $40.00 for the first vehicle; the fee for vehicles registered subsequently to the same person during the same school year is $5.00 each.

Parking decals go on sale at the beginning of each school year (Fall Semester) and are valid through August 31 of the following year. The expiration date is printed on each decal.

Bicycles and Mopeds

All bicycles and mopeds that are operated or stored on University property are to be registered with the Department of Security Services. There is a special decal for such vehicles which should be attached to the front fork or frame of the bicycle or moped. The decals have no expiration date and no fee is charged for the decals.

Any questions concerning vehicle registration and parking should be directed to Security Services. Security Services is not responsible for any damages resulting from incorrect information received from persons other than Security Services personnel.

Enforcement

Security officers of LRU are authorized to issue tickets to all vehicles that are in violation of the traffic rules and regulations of the University. The University further reserves the right to tow vehicles found to be in violation of the parking regulations at the owners' expense.

Vehicles parked on University property must be kept in operating condition at all times and display a valid license plate. Disabled vehicles will not be allowed to park on school property and will be subject to being towed off of the campus property at the discretion of LR Security and at the expense of the owner.

When a ticket is issued, a copy is left on the vehicle. If for some reason this is not possible, a copy is mailed to the individual to whom the parking decal is registered. When a vehicle is towed from University property the owner and the Hickory City Police Department are notified as soon as possible.

All violations and fines are recorded on the vehicle registration record located in the Department of Security Services. Student tickets must be paid in order to receive final grades for the semester. Tickets may be paid at the Security Office for 10 days from the ticket's issue date. After that time, they must be paid in the Business Office in Lineberger Administration Building.

LR security officers are authorized to issue tickets to vehicles illegally parked on city streets adjacent to University property. These tickets are payable at the Hickory Police Department or payment can be mailed in the envelope provided with the ticket. These tickets are not eligible for appeal at the Security Office.

Where to Park

All vehicles parked on University property (except for the unpaved areas designated for parking) must be in a marked space. No vehicles parked in these areas may extend into the next space, crosswalk or fire lane.

No vehicles except for emergency, security, maintenance and service vehicles may park in Tow-Away zones or be driven or parked on the grass, service areas, driveways or sidewalks.

Vehicles are not authorized to park in a marked crosswalk, block a ramp for the handicapped, or park in front of a fire hydrant. Yellow curbs or lines and red curbs or lines indicate "No Parking" zones.

The Quad

All spaces in the Quad are reserved. Students are not allowed to park in the Quad except to utilize Handicapped spaces. A valid parking decal with a valid Handicapped permit is required.

College Drive

College Drive is a one-way street. Westbound traffic only is permitted.

Right Side (Fritz-Conrad side)

Spaces not marked as Reserved or Handicapped are for Fritz-Conrad residents during Fall/Spring semesters. Vehicles parked in spaces reserved for Fritz-Conrad must display valid F/C parking decals.

Left Side (Rhyne Building side)

Spaces not marked as Reserved or Handicapped are for faculty and staff vehicles with valid LR decals from 7:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Spaces from rear of Lineberger to Stop sign

Reserved for faculty and staff vehicles with valid LR decals from 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Minges Science Building Parking Lot (Lot Nearest Minges Hall)

Reserved for faculty and staff vehicles with valid LR decals from 7:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

Minges Science Building Parking Lot (Lot Nearest 8th Street NE)

Reserved for commuter student vehicles from 7:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. During reserved times, vehicles must display valid C decals.

Library Rear Parking Lot

Reserved for faculty and staff vehicles with valid LR decals.

West End of Fritz-Conrad Parking Lot (Small Parking Area)

Spaces are reserved for Maintenance, Housekeeping and Service Vehicles at all times.

6th Street NE at Koinonia and International Houses

Spaces not marked as Reserved, Visitor, or Handicapped are reserved for vehicles with valid C and P decals.

Cromer Center Rear Parking Lot

Reserved for ARAMARK and Bookstore employees and service vehicles. Valid A decal must be displayed. Student workers employed by ARAMARK and the Bookstore may park in this area with a valid decal AND a temporary permit issued by the Director of Security.

McCrorie Lot (7th Ave & Stasavich Pl)

Reserved for Faculty-Staff (P Decal required) and visitors to admissions (spaces indicated by pavement markings and signage). Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Living-Learning Center

Spaces not marked as Reserved or Handicapped are first-come-first serve for vehicles with valid LR parking decals

6th Street NE Parking Lot (Corner of 8th Ave and 6th St NE)

Parking is first-come, first-serve for vehicles with valid LR decals.

8th Ave NE Parking Lot (Across 8th Ave NE from the rear of Fritz/Conrad Hall)

Parking is first come, first served. Visitor parking is allowed. All students, faculty and staff are required to display a valid LR decal to use this lot.

Fraternity Parking Lot (Rear of Cline and Searcy Houses)

This lot is reserved for resident students. A valid "R" decal is required

7th Avenue NE Parking Lot

Spaces not marked as Reserved or Handicapped are on a first-come, first-serve basis. Visitor parking is allowed. As this lot is University property, all students, faculty and staff are reminded that a valid decal is required.

Stadium Parking Lot

Parking is for visitors and student/staff vehicles with valid LR decals.

Fritz-Conrad Parking Lot

Reserved during Fall/Spring semesters for residents of Fritz-Conrad Residence Hall. Vehicles must display valid F/C parking decals.

Morgan Hall Parking Lot (Four spaces at the end of the building)

All spaces are reserved. Morgan residents should park in the stadium parking lot.

Isenhour Parking Lots - Rear and Side Lots

Spaces not marked as Reserved are on a first-come, first-serve for vehicles with valid LR decals.

Price Village Parking Lot

Spaces not marked as Reserved are first-come, first-serve for student/staff vehicles with valid LR decals.

Visitor Parking

Visitor parking is located in the Quad, the 7th Avenue NE lot, the Stadium parking lot, and the 6th Street NE lot at the Koinonia and Information Technology House.

























































Schedule of Fines

Category I Violations


Fine Amount
Failure to register vehicle and/or failure to properly display decal.

$50.00
Parking in Fire Lane or blocking fire hydrant.

$50.00

Parking in Handicapped Parking or blocking a Handicapped Ramp.

$100.00
Blocking a dumpster (Vehicle may be immediately towed).

$100.00
Parking in spaces mark 24 Hour reserved.

$100.00


Category II Violations

Fine Amount

All other violations, including:
Parking in all reserved spaces (except 24 Hour reserved and Handicapped)
Parking in crosswalk
Parking in commuter parking without a "C" decal
Wrong way on a one way street and no parking zones
Any vehicle not within lines in a paved parking area will be considered in a No Parking Zone

$30.00

All Category II violations will be reduced by 50% if they are paid at the Security Office within 72 hours of the time they were issued.


Multiple Violations

If multiple violations are listed on the same traffic ticket, the fine charged will be that of the violation which carries the highest fine.

The person(s) in whose name the motor vehicle is registered with the Department of Security Services will be responsible for the payment of all fines incurred. Students, faculty, and staff are also responsible for all citations issued to vehicles they are using even if the vehicles cited are not registered with the Department of Security Services.

A ticket believed to be invalid or unfair must be appealed and received in the Security Office within 10 days of the date it was issued. Please contact anyone from the Department of Security Services for an appeal form.