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Policy

All employee vehicles that will be parked on campus must have their vehicles properly registered with Campus Safety. Special parking areas and lots are designated for student, visitor and faculty/ staff parking. All vehicles must be operated in accordance with the college’s Motor Vehicle Regulations.

 (b) Motor Vehicle Regulations

  1. Vehicles are registered at the Campus Safety Office. To register and receive parking permits employees must produce a Bethel Identification, valid driver’s license, BMV registration, and proof of insurance. Parking permit decals must be permanently affixed on the outside lower left driver’s side of the windshield. Vehicles not properly registered will be subject to citations when parked on campus. Upon registration employees will receive campus parking maps showing designated parking areas.
  2. Employee motorcycles must also be registered with the Campus Safety Office and the parking permit permanently affixed to the front left fork.
  3. Unmarked stalls surrounding Residence Halls are for resident students only 24 hours every day seven days per week. (Unmarked stalls for Oakwood –Slater are located west of the main college entrance; unmarked stalls for Shupe and the Lodge are located north of the main entrance and unmarked stalls for Founder’s Village are also located around Shiloh Prayer Chapel and the Taylor log Chapel. Please refer to the campus parking map.)
  4. Visitor stalls are for visitors only from 7:00 a.m. through 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday. After 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, and all day on Saturdays and Sundays, visitor stalls may be used for general parking so long as vehicles are removed by 7:00 a.m. Monday through Friday.
  5. Staff / Faculty stalls at Goodman / Wiekamp and Everest-Rohrer are reserved for faculty and staff from 7:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Outside of these times the staff/faculty stalls may be used for general parking.
  6. Staff/faculty stalls at Middleton Hall of Science, Bowen Library and Eastwood Annex are available for staff and faculty 24 hours per day, seven days per week. Commuter students may also park in these stalls from 5:00 p.m. to 11:00p.m. on week nights.
  7. Stalls reserved for the President, Resident Directors, and service vehicles are reserved 24 hours a day every day. These stalls are identified by signage.
  8. Fire lanes and areas marked around fire hydrants are off limits as are grass, landscaping, gravel and dirt areas, and the alley north of the Art Center. No parking is permitted in these areas.
  9. Handicap stalls are reserved for Handicap permitted vehicles at all times.
  10. 15-minute stalls are for a maximum use of 15 minutes at any one time. This applies seven days a week at all times.
  11. The large parking lots east of Wiekamp and Everest Rohrer and adjacent to the Athletic Fields constitute general parking at all times.
    1. Driving on grass, sidewalks and any other area not designated for vehicular traffic is not permitted.
    2. The campus speed limit is 10 miles per hour at all times.
    3. Tickets and fines are issued as follows and are payable at the Campus Safety Office.
      • First offense – warning
      • Second offense- $10 fine
      • Third offense - $25 fine
      • Fourth offense on up - The car will be booted and immediate payment of $50 will be required to remove the boot from the vehicle.
      • Moving violations and parking violations in fire lanes and handicap stalls are always a $25 fine, even for a first offense.
  12. Campus Safety enforces the collection of fines. All fines paid within 7 days of being ticketed will be reduced in half. Failure to pay a fine within thirty days of being ticketed will result in the vehicle being booted with the amount of the fine due immediately in order to release the boot. If an employee feels unjustly ticketed, they can appeal to the Director of Campus Safety within one week of ticketing. Employees receiving four or more tickets will consult with the CFO.
  13. Officers that bring motor vehicle violations to employees’ attention or who are found ticketing an employee vehicle are to be treated respectfully. Verbal abuse or physical assault of an officer by an employee will be treated as an incident of violence under Policy 12.8 Workplace Violence and disciplined accordingly.
  14. The College accepts no responsibility for damage, destruction or theft of motor vehicles. Cases of theft, vandalism or assault are to be reported to the Campus Safety Office immediately.
  15. Campus Safety is available 24 hours every day. Officers are available to escort employees, students and visitors to their cars after dark and may be reached at 257-3500.
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