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Vehicle Registration and Hanging Permits

All students, faculty, and staff, whether full or part-time, are required to register their vehicles and obtain a hanging permit. Vehicles must be registered with the University Police, located in the Frable Building, Room 108. Students registering vehicles will need to show Penn State ID. Faculty or staff must show Penn State ID. One hanging permit will be issued, but can be used on multiple vehicles. There is no charge for permits. If a permit needs to be replaced due to loss or damage, it must be done immediately. Hanging permits are to be placed on the rearview mirror, with the permit number facing outward. Vehicles not displaying a permit or displaying a permit incorrectly will be ticketed. Vehicles parked not displaying the appropriate permit will be ticketed, and/or towed at the owner's expense.

Handicapped Parking Registration

Handicapped parking is available on campus. Vehicles parked in those spaces must display a valid state-issued hanging permit or license plate. Students, faculty, and staff must also display their Penn State parking permit. Those who have temporary disabilities may obtain a temporary permit by submitting a doctor's letter to Health Services. The permit must be displayed on the front dash of the vehicle. Vehicles parked in handicapped spaces and not displaying an authorized permit will be ticketed on a state citation and/or towed at the owner's expense.

Visitor Parking Permits

A visitor parking permit must be obtained by anyone visiting the campus for a period of a day or longer. Visitor parking permits, which are free, can be obtained from: the University Police Office. If a parking permit is required and none is displayed, the vehicle will be ticketed, and/or towed at the owner's expense.

No Parking Areas

Parking is prohibited at loading docks, fire lanes, on or across any walkways, and on grassy or vegetation areas. No vehicle shall block any walkway, fire hydrant, or anywhere that creates a hazard for other drivers or pedestrians. If a vehicle becomes disabled in a No Parking Area, the Police Department must be notified immediately. Any vehicles parked in these areas will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner's expense. The exception to this rule is University maintenance, emergency, or any other authorized vehicles.
Students are never permitted to park in the First Evangelical Free Church parking lot.

Restricted Parking Areas

Visitor parking spaces are provided for anyone visiting Penn State Greater Allegheny. These parking spaces are located in the Red Lot across from the SCC. At no time will an enrolled student at Penn State Greater Allegheny be considered a visitor.

Parking Sanctions and Fines

The Penn State Greater Allegheny Police Department has the right to ticket vehicles in violation of established parking regulations.

The Business Office will be notified of fines not paid within 5 days of issuance. Student grades, transcripts, and registration for class will be placed on hold until all fines and costs are paid in full.

Fines for violation of established parking regulations range from $10.00 to $50.00. Checks for the payment of fines can be made payable to "Penn State Greater Allegheny Student Government Association" (Penn State Greater Allegheny SGA). All fines and additional costs collected for parking violations go entirely to the Student Government Association.


For more information:
University Police