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Parking on Campus

All vehicles are required to obtain and properly display a parking decal for the current academic year in order to park on the Shepherd University campus.

Parking Map

There are designated areas on campus to park depending on your parking decal. Please view the Shepherd University Parking Map to find out where you are able to park your vehicle.

*Parking in front of Ikenberry Hall is for Admissions patrons only and requires an Admissions issued pass in order to park.

Student Parking

Parking Decals

Parking areas on the Shepherd University campus are identified by letter and color coded signage. Parking decals must be purchased from the University Police Department, Moler Hall 102.

Decals are $70 ($35 after January 1st) and last for the academic year.

Bring valid driver’s license, current vehicle registration, completed application, and payment to the Police Department for decal purchase. Prior to August 15th of the academic year, decals may also be purchased through the USPS* as well as at the Police Department office (after August 15th, decals may only be purchased at the office during regular business hours).  Residential students – students who live on campus in a residence hall – will receive a blue decal. Commuter students – students who do not live on campus – will receive a red decal.

At this time we do not process decal purchases over the phone or online.

Decals  are to be affixed to the driver’s side, outside, back windshield, lower corner. 

                               Previous years decals are to be removed.

Motorcycle Parking Decals

Motorcycles are required to have a parking decal for the current academic year in order to park on campus. Decals are $70 ($35 after January 1) and need to be affixed to the front windshield or front fork facing out.

Temporary Vehicle Registration

A valid temporary registration (whether from the dealer or the DMV) may be used to register your vehicle.  If a vehicle is registered with dealer tags, please stop by the police department once permanent registration is acquired so that your vehicle information may be updated.

 *Decal Purchase Through the Mail

Send the following to                                                                                                                  Shepherd University Police Department                                                                         PO Box 5000                                                                                                             Shepherdstown, WV  25443

**If you have mailed in an application packet for a parking permit and it was incomplete, or arrives after August 15th of the academic year, it will be held at the University Police Department for pick-up upon your return to campus. Please bring ID (Rambler or Driver’s License) when picking up packet.

Student Parking Application

EPTA PanTran Schedule

Replacement Decals

If you are no longer going to drive the currently registered vehicle, a replacement decal may be purchased.  Bring the following to the University Police Department:

If the old decal is not returned, the cost of the new decal will be $70 ($35 after January 1).*

Temporary Change of Vehicle

If you are driving a non-registered vehicle for a TEMPORARY period of time, bring the registration of the non-registered vehicle and your Rambler to receive a temporary (one week) pass. Three temporary one week passes are issued to University registered vehicles per semester.

Faculty/Staff Parking

Faculty and Staff members are required to register their vehicles to receive a hanging decal each academic year which permits parking in specified lots on campus.  This decal must be displayed while parked on campus.

As a faculty/staff member, the application process may be completed via mail prior to August 15th *, via interoffice mail (completed Faculty/Staff application, photocopy of Driver’s License and Registration(s) for vehicle(s)) attention to Karina Bordas, or in person.

*Decal Purchase Through the Mail

Send the following to                                                                                                             Shepherd University Police Department                                                                         PO Box 5000                                                                                                             Shepherdstown, WV  25443

Faculty/Staff Parking Application

Faculty/Staff Visitor Temporary Parking Pass Request Form

Visitors

Temporary visitor permits are available at the police department for those visiting campus. Visitors will need to bring a valid vehicle registration and driver’s license to the Police Department Parking Services office upon arrival to campus to obtain a pass.  Vehicles must be registered with the University Police in order park on campus and will be permitted to park in H-Lot.

Students and staff who know ahead of time that a visitor is coming to campus may bring a copy  of the visitor’s registration and driver’s license to the University Police Department Parking Services office to receive a temporary pass for the visitor to park in H-Lot.  Acceptable forms of paperwork include a picture (text or email) or photocopy – written text of information will not be accepted.

Campus Parking Map

Parking, Vehicle & Grounds Regulations

Bicycles on Campus

The Shepherd University Police department strongly recommends that you register your bicycle if you wish to bring one on campus. In order to do so, please fill out an application and turn it into the police department to receive a free decal. The bicycle decal is to be affixed on the bike frame facing forward.

Bicycle Application

Wellness Center

Wellness Center parking permit applications and day passes are issued at the Wellness Center. Parking decals are to be hung from the rearview mirror and be clearly visible from the road.  Wellness Center community member parking is permitted in G-lot non-faculty spaces.  Please note signage.

Local High School Swim Team Members

Parking for members of the local high school swim teams during practices and meets is available in H-lot (free) and G-lot ($35 October-February).  Parking decals for high school swim team members for G-lot may be purchased at the Wellness Center.

Event Parking

Football Game Day Parking & Tailgating

Game day parking and tailgating is orchestrated through the Athletics Department, not the University Police Department.  For policies and information and parking changes for the current season, contact Aaron Ryan, Assistant Athletic Director for External Affairs.

Sporting Event Parking

Weekday: Parking to attend sporting events during the academic weekday is available in H-lot and G-lot (non-faculty/staff)*.  Visitor vehicle registration is not required during the time of the sporting event.  Employees and students are required to adhere to lot restrictions during weekday sporting events.

*Parking during weekday soccer games is permitted at the soccer field parking area as well

Weekend: Parking to attend sporting events during the weekend is without lot restriction or visitor vehicle registration. Universal parking regulations are enforced 24/7.

Non-Sporting Campus Event Parking

Weekday: If not noted in the event advertisement or from the department holding the event, please register your vehicle with the Shepherd University Police Department.

Weekend: Parking to attend campus events during the weekend is without lot restriction or visitor vehicle registration. Universal parking regulations are enforced 24/7.

Tickets

Parking Ticket Payment

In Person:   Pay university parking tickets at the Police Department office, located in Moler Hall 102, within the first 10 days. Administrative office hours are Monday through Friday from 730 a.m.-530p.m. Please bring your Rambler or ID, ticket, and payment with you.

Mail:     Payment may also be made via mail with check or money order. Include  ticket number, name (if different than payer of the ticket), and SID (if applicable) of the ticket recipient in the memo.

Over the Phone: Payment may be made via credit card during regular business hours.  Please have the ticket accessible for reference.

After 10 days, if you are a Shepherd University student or employee, tickets are transferred to your student/employee account and need to be paid at the Business Office, Ikenberry Hall.

Weekend Ticketing

Lot restrictions are not enforced on Saturday and Sunday*; however universal parking regulations are enforced 24/7.  See Parking, Vehicle & Grounds Regulations for complete information.

*B-Lot gates are lowered Saturday night into Sunday.  Parking in B-lot is prohibited from unauthorized vehicles when gates are lowered and violating vehicles may be ticketed.

Parking Ticket Appeal

If you feel that a parking ticket was issued in error, bring the parking ticket in question and any evidence to be considered to the Police Department. There you will fill out an appeal form, which will be submitted to the officers for review. You will be contacted with the decision once it has been made.

Appeals will only be considered when it is believed that the ticket was issued in error. A lost ticket, forgetfulness, parking illegally for a short time, or failure to note signage is not grounds for appeal.

Forms of Payment Accepted at the Shepherd University Police Department Include: Cash, Check or Money Order addressed to Shepherd University, Credit Card, Rambler Card