With a valid permit you may park your vehicle overnight all year long in the Tennis Court Lot (lot H), the Power Plant Lot (lot I), the West Access Lot closest to the Nature Preserve (Lot M1) , Smith Hall Lot (lot N), College in the Woods east Lots O-1 and O-2, the Champlain Lot (lot R), the Bingham Hall Lots (lot S1 - S3), the Graduate Community Lot (lot X), Hunter Hall (Y1), Marcy Hall (Y3), Cascade Hall (Y4), and Windham Hall (Y5) and the Hillside Community Lots (lots ZZN and ZZS). Between March 30th and November 15th, you may also park overnight in the West Gym Lot (lot F), the Bunn Hill Access Lot (lots F1, F2), East Gym tennis courts (E1) and the West Access Lot (lot M 2, 3 &4), Appalachian Collegiate Center (Y2). See the campus map.
Appeals must be submitted within 30 days from the date of the ticket. You can pay your ticket and still proceed with both steps of the appeals process. The Parking Appeals Committee does not know if the ticket is paid or not, and, besides, this does not affect their decision. If the ticket is waived by the Parking Appeals Committee at either the written or personal appeal level, a refund in the amount that you paid will automatically be issued to you.
You will need to produce your vehicle registration so that we can verify the registered owner and license plate number. Also, you should know your Binghamton University identification number (BU number). See Mail Order Permits.
You may purchase a parking permit on-line, mail order, or in person at the Parking Services Office, ADG-8, or at the Information Booth on Bartle Drive.
Yes, the University's parking regulations and meters are enforced at all times during the year.
After 5:00 PM on Friday until 12 midnight Sunday, there is no charge to park on campus and permits are not required. However, if your friend comes before 5:00 PM on Friday or is staying after midnight on Sunday, a permit will have to be purchased and displayed on the vehicle. You may purchase the permit at Parking Services or the Information Booth. If those offices are closed, permits may be purchased 24 hours daily at the University Police Department. To avoid a parking ticket you should check where your guest has parked and verify that overnight parking is allowed in that location.
Refunds are available within seven days from the date of the purchase of the permit. The permit must be returned to the Parking Services Office within that time period in order for a refund to be processed.
The University strives to provide a safe campus environment. The parking lots are well lit and patrolled frequently. An emergency telephone system on campus facilitates emergency assistance. There are 66 emergency telephones located around campus. Each is marked by a large blue light directly above the telephone box, which is bright yellow and labeled "emergency". In addition, the University Police Department will provide an on-campus escort 24 hours a day. Call x2393 to arrange an escort.
If your permit is stolen, you can receive a replacement, provided a report of its theft is filed with the University Police Department . There is a $10.00 replacement fee.
Each parking permit owner is issued a "Courtesy Card" for each semester the permit is valid. This courtesy card may be used to waive a ticket issued to the permit owner's vehicle if the vehicle is ticketed for failure to display a valid parking permit. If you have utilized all the courtesy cards you are issued, you may either appeal the ticket or pay the fine.
One-day permits may be purchased at a rate of $6.00 per day. Employees represented by a bargaining unit may obtain a free one-day permit. Permits are available at Parking Services, the Information Booth or at the University Police Department.
Remember to take your hangtag out of the car to be repaired and put it in the car you are driving to campus. If you are a bargaining unit employee you will need to stop at the Information Booth, Parking Services or University Police to obtain a free temporary permit.
Employees represented by a bargaining unit must display a decal on each vehicle they park on campus. You will need to register your new vehicle with Parking Services and purchase a new decal at a rate of $20.00.
The University Police Department should be called in advance at x7-2393 for permission to load or unload. If you're granted permission, your vehicle's four-way emergency flashers must be displayed while the vehicle is in the restricted area. A 20-minute time limit will be strictly enforced.
If the ticket was for no campus decal or permit you can pay the equivalent of a one-day permit if the ticket is paid within five days from the day the ticket was issued. If you parked on campus between Midnight on Monday and 4 PM on Friday that fee is $6.00 per day. You may mail the ticket and the reduced fee to the Parking Services Office. You may also appeal the ticket. See Parking Appeals
See Pay a Fine. If you are affiliated with the University (Faculty, Staff or a student) and you are paying on the date of the ticket you can pay your fine in Parking Services or the Information Booth. Any time after the initial issue date of the ticket you may pay your fine in person at Student Accounts office, or on the BU Brain website. Questions regarding how to pay for a ticket can be found on the parking or student accounts websites at parking.binghamton.edu or studentaccounts.binghamton.edu. You can also call the parking services office at 607-777-2279.
Last Updated: 3/21/13