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ETSU Parking

East Tennessee State University

FAQ

 


ETSU Parking Services
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHERE DO I DISPLAY MY PERMIT?

  • Permits must be displayed on the left side of the rear windshield of the vehicle,
    directly behind the driver and clearly visible from the rear of the vehicle.
  • For convertibles and Jeeps with removable tops, please place the permit on the left side
    of the rear bumper.

 WHEN DOES MY PERMIT EXPIRE?

  • Parking permits issued in Fall 2019 are valid through the 2019-2020 academic year.
  • Student permits will expire on August 31, 2020.  Faculty/Staff permits will expire on September 30, 2019.

WHERE CAN I PARK WITH MY PERMIT?

  • Students may park in Student parking spaces/lots, which are marked gold on the curb or pavement or with signage.
  • Faculty & staff may park in Faculty/Staff parking spaces/lots, which are marked blue on the curb or pavement or with signage.
  • Undesignated lots also require parking permits and are designated for both student and employee parking.
  • A detailed campus parking map is available at https://www.etsu.edu/ehome/documents/etsu-map.pdf.

IS CARPOOL PARKING AVAILABLE?  HOW CAN I OBTAIN A CARPOOL PERMIT?

  • Carpool parking is available for registered commuter students only.
  • Carpool applications are available online at www.etsu.edu/parking or in the Parking Services office.
  • At least two students must register and fill out the required application information.
  • Both students must live off campus, and both must have a vehicle registered with Parking Services and have obtained his/her student parking permit.

WHAT TIMES ARE DESIGNATED PARKING ENFORCED?

  • Faculty/Staff and Student designated parking spaces are enforced Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • After 4:30 p.m. on weekdays, weekends, and on holidays when administrative offices are closed (see Parking & Traffic Regulations brochure for specific dates), students and employees may park in any designated Faculty/Staff or Student space/lot.
  • All other parking regulations, including reserved spaces, disability spaces, fire lanes, no parking zones, motorcycle spaces, etc., are monitored and enforced 24 hours / 7 days per week.

ARE SHUTTLES AVAILABLE ON CAMPUS?

  • Yes!  ETSU partners with Johnson City Transit to provide BucShot shuttles on and around campus.
  • On-call shuttles are also available for late-night service, so that you can always feel safe traveling throughout campus.
  • BucShot shuttles and all Johnson City Transit regular route buses are available free of charge to ETSU students and
    employees showing a valid ETSU ID.
  • For more information, please visit http://www.johnsoncitytransit.org/bucshot.html.

WHERE IS PARKING SERVICES LOCATED?

  • Parking Services is located at the intersection of Stout Drive & University Parkway at 132 Stout Drive, in front of Centennial Hall.
  • Hours of operation are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  • Temporary and Visitor parking permits are available beginning at 7:30 a.m. at our drive-through window and 24 hours per day online at www.etsu.edu/parking.
  • You may contact us at 423-439-5650 or by email at .

HOW DO I AVOID RECEIVING A PARKING TICKET?

  • ETSU’s Parking and Traffic Regulations can be found online at                                                              https://www.etsu.edu/facilities/parking/rules.php.
  • Hard copy brochures of these regulations are available in the Parking Services office.
  • Please familiarize yourself with all campus parking and traffic regulations before parking.
  • Please be advised that photographs of violations are taken when citations are issued.
  • By accepting an ETSU parking permit, you accept responsibility to abide by all rules and regulations.

 WHAT CAN I DO IF I RECEIVE A PARKING TICKET ON CAMPUS?

  • You may contact the Parking Services office for information on how to pay your ticket.
  • Tickets may also be appealed within 30 days of issuance.  An online appeal process is available at
    https://www.etsu.edu/facilities/parking/process.php.
  • Video instructions for filing an online appeal are also available on our website.
  • An Appeals Committee, consisting of a staff member, faculty member, and student, meet regularly throughout the year.
  • Appeals Committee decisions are final and binding.

 WHAT IF I DRIVE A DIFFERENT VEHICLE TO CAMPUS?

  • Interior static cling permits are designed to be removed and reattached. So, you may move the permit to another vehicle.
  • Otherwise, you will need to request a temporary faculty/staff or student permit.  You can request up to 10 temporary  permits online at www.etsu.edu/parking.  You may also request permits at the Parking Services office Monday-Friday,  7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.
  • Students and employees are limited to 30 days of temporary parking permits per academic year (September 1-August 31).
  • If you will regularly have multiple vehicles on campus, extra parking permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office at the current cost.

 WHAT DO I DO WITH MY PERMIT IF I SELL MY VEHICLE OR THE VEHICLE IS IN AN ACCIDENT?

  • Please remove the permit as best as possible.  A free exchange can be made if the old permit is brought to the Parking Services office.
  • Replacements for lost or stolen permits or permits not retrieved are available at the current cost.
  • For exterior permits, scrape as much of the permit as possible to exchange, especially the bar code number.

 HOW DO I REPLACE A DEFECTIVE PERMIT?

  • Damaged or defective permits may be brought to the Parking Services office to exchange.  You must turn in the defective permit in order to receive a free replacement.
  • With frequent use, movable static cling permits may lose their stickiness.  Please bring the permit in for a free replacement if this happens.

 I’M HAVING VISITORS!  HOW DO THEY GET A PERMIT?

  • All vehicles on the ETSU campuses must display a permit!
  • Visitor permits are available Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. at our office or online 24 hours per day at www.etsu.edu/parking
  • If you are having a campus event, please contact our office at least 10 days in advance to secure a parking plan.

 WHERE CAN I GET ADDITIONAL PARKING INFORMATION?

 ETSU is an AA/EEO employer. ETSU-FAC-0013-18 10000

 

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