FAQs

Q1. Can I back in a parking space?
The safest way to park is so that you have to back out of a space.

Q2. Can I park in a non-marked space?
All vehicles must park in a lined or marked space.  Parking along curbs or at the end of rows is not permitted. (Note: Motorcycles may be parked in the triangular marked spaces at the end of rows.)

Q3. Can I park in a reserved space?
Blue-lined spaces are reserved for faculty and staff from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. weekdays.  Reserved parking is not enforced from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. or on weekends or holidays.

Q4. What is the "visitor/timed" parking?
Yellow-lined spaces indicate "Timed" or "Visitor" parking.  Students, faculty and staff may not park in areas marked "Visitors".  These restrictions do not apply between 5:30 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. or on weekends or holidays.

Q5. Is there any "open" parking?
Students, faculty and staff are permitted to park in spaces marked by white lines.

Q6. Is the parking permit fee included in my tuition payment?
No. It must be requested and is a separate fee.

Q7. I am enrolled but haven't paid my tuition.  Can I still get a parking permit?
Sure, just bring your stamped request form showing that you have paid for the permit.

Q8. What happens if my decal has been lost, stolen or destroyed?
Contact the Office of Public Safety, South Shepler Room 100, or at (580) 581-2237 or 581-2911.

Q9. I bought a new car and don't have a permanent tag.  Can I still get a permit?
You can still get a permit by using the temporary (paper) license plate. When you obtain the permanent plate(s), notify the Office of Public Safety of your new number immediately.

Q10. Can I purchase an additional permit for my other car?
Yes, you may purchase multiple permits. You can pay for them at the Cashier's Office in the Administration Building.

Each permit costs:
Fall - $25.00 (Valid for 12 months)
Spring - $15.00 (Valid for 7 months)
Summer - $5.00 (Valid for 2 months)

Q11. What are the most common parking violations?

The five most common parking violations are:
1. Parking without a permit.
2. Invalid permit.
3. Parking in reserved spaces.
4. Reverse direction parking.
5. Overtime parking.

Q12. Where do I pay for a ticket?
You can pay for a Cameron University ticket at either One Stop in the McMahon Centennial Complex or  the Cashier's Office in the Administration building.  Both accept cash, credit or checks.

Science Complex

Cameron University Office of Public Safety
2800 West Gore Blvd.
South Shepler, Room 108
Phone: (580) 581-2237
Fax: (580) 581-5556
Emergency: (580) 581-2911
e-mail: public_safety@cameron.edu