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Parking Regulations

Each student who brings a motor vehicle to the Randolph College campus must register it with Campus Safety and Security at the beginning of the fall term, or within three days of acquisition at any later date in the academic year. If a motor vehicle is replaced or a new license plate or registration is obtained, Campus Safety and Security must be notified within three business days of the change. The term motor vehicle includes motorcycles and scooters. Scooters must also be registered with the City of Lynchburg, Virginia, per local ordinance, if operated on City streets at any time.

Vehicle Registration

  1. Vehicle registration is accomplished electronically by accessing the Randolph College Portal @ www.randolphcollege.edu using assigned login and password information. Once the web page is opened, click on the Campus Tools tab, then select Parking Registration. Fill out the short form and click submit. The registration fee is automatically added to your student account on campus. The assigned parking decal will be available at the Reception and Information Desk in Main Hall lobby when you arrive in the fall.
  2. Students who possess a vehicle and/or park on campus at any time must pay an annual parking fee as part of the vehicle registration process.
  3. No fee will be charged to amend vehicle registration.
  4. All registered vehicles parked on campus must display the current Randolph College parking decal on the exterior of the lower right side (passenger’s side) of the rear window.  
  5. Special and handicap parking permits may be issued, as needed, with proper documentation issued by a medical professional. This must be presented at the time of request of accommodation.

*Notice: Vehicle registration does not guarantee a campus parking space.

General Regulations

  1. Parking regulations and space designations are in effect 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 12 months a year. Periodic exception notices may be posted or disseminated by campus communications.
  2. The College reserves the right to change or otherwise restrict parking designations as conditions warrant.
  3. Vehicles may not be driven or parked on grassy areas, grounds or sidewalks.
  4. Loading and unloading is permitted in front of Main Hall when a vehicle is parked in a proper parking space, or as directed by Campus Safety and Security during student move in/out, for a period of 30 minutes maximum. Be certain to notify the Reception and Information Desk to avoid a citation.
  5. Student guests who have a vehicle must register it with the Reception and Information Desk in Main Hall, and may park in the Bell student parking lot, the Health & Counseling Center lot, or the Norfolk Avenue, Randolph Athletic and Dance (RAD) Center parking lot.
  6. Curbside parking along the Main Campus Drive from Rivermont Avenue to Moore Hall, or around any of the two circles, is not permitted as this is a fire lane.
  7. Parking spaces along Main Campus Drive from Smith Hall and Main Hall are reserved for visitors and guests of the College only, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 12 months a year.
  8. The driver of a vehicle shall be liable for any property damage resulting from negligence.
  9. Vehicles may not be parked in any area not specifically designated as a parking area/space.

Parking Area Designations and Additional Information

  1. Student parking is restricted to:
    1. Bell Hall lower student parking lot parallel to North Princeton Circle.
    2. Norfolk Avenue, RAD Center parking lot
    3. Multiple parking spaces behind the Leggett Building along East Campus Drive (near the Boiler Room) are reserved for Day and Prime Time students.
    4. Curbside parking along Main Campus Drive from Rivermont Avenue to Moore Hall, or around any of the two circles, is not permitted as this is a fire lane.
    5. The parking spaces along Main Campus Drive from Smith Hall to Main Hall shall be reserved for visitors and guests of the College only, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day, 12 months a year.
  2. Campus Security Officers will provide escorts to and from all parking lots, and from any location or facility on campus, to a parking lot, residence hall or academic building during hours of darkness or as requested. Contact the Reception and Information Desk for this free service (434) 947-8000.
  3. Students are required to obtain parking passes for their guests, providing vehicle information in case of emergency or incident. Passes are issued at the Reception and Information Desk in Main Hall.
  4. Students may park in the faculty and staff parking lots noted below from 6 p.m. to 7 a.m. Monday through Thursday, and from Friday at 6 p.m. to Monday morning at 7 a.m.:
    • The Norfolk Avenue side of the RAD Center
    • The Nursery School lot)
    *Spaces between Main Hall and Moore Hall in front of the Psychology Building, the Smith-Wright parking lot, the upper Bell lot, the Health & Counseling Center lot, and the reserved spaces behind the Leggett Building are not to be used by students at any time unless a notice of exception is distributed.
  5. Students must move their vehicles from faculty and staff parking areas listed above to the student parking lot during winter weather conditions to allow for snow removal and treatment of slick or icy pavement, or if a campus-wide parking restriction notice has been posted or communicated providing more specific information or direction.

Penalties

  1. Any vehicle that receives a citation for not having a current parking permit will have three business days to be registered. At the end of the third day, the vehicle will be subject to receiving another citation and may have a boot device applied.  
  2. Any vehicle that is parked in a reserved parking space or parked in a handicap parking space without the permission of Campus Safety and Security will be subject to a citation and may have a boot device applied - first offense.
  3. Any vehicle that is parked in a fire lane will receive a citation and may be subject to towing at the owner’s expense.
  4. Any vehicle that has a boot device applied and remaining for over 48 hours, or two business days, may be subject to being towed at the owner’s expense.
  5. Any vehicle that is parked on the sidewalk will receive a citation and may have a boot device applied to the vehicle - first offense.
  6. All parking citation appeals must be made in writing by submitting a completed Parking Citation Appeal Form to the Director of Safety and Security (or designate in his/her absence) within 72 hours, or three business days, after receiving a citation.  The Appeal Process instructions and Appeal Forms are available at the Reception and Information Desk in Main Hall or found on this web page under the Parking Regulations tab:
    • Appeal Process (DOC)
    • Appeal Form (PDF) (DOC)
  7. Vehicles that receive three citations within a 30 day period will have a boot device applied when a fourth citation is issued.
  8. Students will be charged $50 to have any boot device removed from their vehicle, in addition to citation fees.
  9. All citations are $40 and payment of all fees and fines are payable to Randolph College and are collected by the Cashier in the Business Office during normal weekday hours of operation.
  10. All State, Federal, and City traffic and criminal laws related to vehicle offenses must be obeyed on campus.

Randolph College does not accept any responsibility or liability for loss or damage to any vehicle or its contents at any time. Please lock parked vehicles and place valuables out of view or remove from vehicle.

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