All vehicles parked on the grounds of St. Mary’s College must display a campus-issued parking decal or permit. Vehicles parked on campus must follow all State and College parking regulations. All vehicles in violation of College parking regulations will be issued a citation and/or towed at the owner’s expense.
- Student Parking Decal Application
- Faculty / Staff permit Application
- Visitor and Temporary Parking Permit Registration
Some Violations include but are not Limited to:
- Display of lost, stolen, expired, or fraudulent St. Mary’s College of Maryland Parking Decal or Permit
- No St. Mary’s College Decal or Permit
- Parking in an unauthorized lot
- Parking in a designated handicap area, or blocking handicap access
- Parking or blocking a fire lane (as designated by Maryland State Law)
- Parking of a vehicle that restricts access to a loading dock, dumpster or bus access lane
- Stopping, standing or parking that restricts traffic flow, or creates a traffic hazard
- Parking in a building air intake area
- Parking on designated emergency snow routes
- Failure to immediately move a vehicle upon notification from the Department of Public Safety
No Parking or Standing:
- Route 584 (along Kent Hall)
- Front of Schaefer Hall
- Montgomery Hall
- College Drive
- Rt. 5 from North Field to Mattapany Road
- Dorm Circle
- Calvert Circle
An accumulation of four (4) or more parking citations (paid or unpaid) will result in the vehicle being Immobilized or towed. Each vehicle to be immobilized or towed will be issued a citation and immobilized or towed at the owner’s expense. The vehicle owner/operator is responsible for the immobilization fee. The vehicle owner/operator is responsible for any towing fees once the towing vehicle has left the business and/or has arrived at the site, unless another agreement is reached between the tow service provider and the vehicle owner/operator.
An abandoned vehicle, as described below, may be issued a citation and/or towed.
A vehicle that is parked on St. Mary’s College Campus property, Historic St. Mary’s City Commission Property, Trinity Episcopal Church Property or St. Mary’s City Post Office Property for forty eight hours or more and does not display a valid state motor vehicle registration plate or St. Mary’s College of Maryland parking permit and without notification and approval from the Department of Public Safety.
All citations must be appealed through the SMCM parking Portal. Appeals must be submitted within 10 days from the date the citation posts. Appeals will be granted or denied with two (2) weeks of submission.
Note: St. Mary’s College of Maryland and the Department of Public Safety will not be held Responsible for Damage Resulting from Towing or Immobilization of Vehicles or Items of Personal Property of Value Left within the Unattended Motor Vehicle Parked on Campus.