Students

Please refer to the Campus Map for parking lot locations.

Commuter Students

Commuter students are issued a general hangtag permit and may park in the following locations:

  • General spaces in Lots C, D*, E, F, G, H, J, K, L*, N, S, T at any time.
  • To park in a Reserved space, you must purchase and display a Reserved parking permit.
  • When visiting on-campus apartment complexes, use Visitor spaces only. If Visitor spaces are full, refer to the specific complex under Apartment Residents for overflow locations.
  • From 5pm - 1am, Reserved spaces except Admin and Gannett (formerly 7B loading dock), are open for general use.
  • Regulations are in effect 7 days a week, year round including break weeks, holidays and weekends.
  • Never park in Handicapped spaces without a valid Handicapped permit. (Violators will be cited for parking in a Handicapped space. Handicapped violations do not qualify for a first ticket warning.)
  • No parking is allowed at any time in these areas: Roadways, fire lanes, unpaved areas/grass, Admin Lot/spaces, Gannett, loading dock, or other unauthorized areas. See definitions for more information.
  • The person who registers the vehicle (registrant) is fully responsible for all fines issued to vehicle and must properly inform other users of RIT’s parking regulations.
  • Any vehicle parked in an unauthorized location will be ticketed or towed at owners/registrant’s expense.
  • If you wish to appeal a parking citation issued to your vehicle, go to Appeals for further instructions.

*All Residence Halls circles, D, L and M Lots are closed 1am – 5am, Monday-Sunday.

First Year - Resident Students

All First Year resident students are issued Lot B decals and can register only one vehicle. The vehicle is not considered registered until the permit is affixed to the inside of the back driver side window. First year resident students may park as follows:

  • From 1am - 5pm, on Monday to Friday vehicles are required to remain in B-Lot.
  • From 5pm - 1am, Reserved spaces except Admin and Gannett.
  • Resident students are not eligible to purchase a Reserved parking permit.
  • When visiting at an RIT apartment complex use Visitor spaces only. If Visitor spaces are full, refer to the specific complex under Apartment Residents for overflow locations.
  • Regulations are in effect 7 days a week, year round including break weeks, holidays and weekends.
  • Never park in Handicapped spaces without a valid Handicapped permit.
  • No parking is allowed at any time in these areas: Roadways, fire lanes, unpaved areas/grass, Admin Lot/spaces, Gannett, loading dock, or other unauthorized areas. See definitions for more information.
  • The person who registers the vehicle (registrant) is fully responsible for all fines issued to vehicle and must properly inform other users of RIT’s parking regulations.
  • Any vehicle parked in an unauthorized location will be ticketed or towed at owners/registrant’s expense.
  • If you wish to appeal a parking citation issued to your vehicle, go to Appeals for further instructions.

Upperclass Residence Halls Students

Upperclass resident students can register only one vehicle and are issued res hall permits. The vehicle is not considered registered until the permit is affixed to the inside of the back driver side window. Upperclass residence hall students may park as follows:

  • General spaces in Lot C, and K any time.
  • Resident students are not permitted to park in academic lots between 8am and 5pm. Academic lots include: D, E, F, G, H, J, L, M, N, R, S, T, U plus fully reserved lots Grace Watson Circle, Kate Gleason Circle, Sol Heumann Circle and CIMS West.
  • Resident students are not eligible to purchase a Reserved parking permit.
  • When visiting at an RIT apartment complex use Visitor spaces only. If Visitor spaces are full, refer to the specific complex under Apartment Residents for overflow locations.
  • From 5pm - 1am, Reserved spaces except Admin and Gannett, are open for general use.
  • All residence halls circles, Lot D, L, and M are closed between 1am - 5am.
  • Regulations are in effect 7 days a week, year round including break weeks, holidays and weekends.
  • Never park in Handicapped spaces without a valid Handicapped permit.
  • No parking is allowed at any time in these areas: Roadways, fire lanes, unpaved areas/grass, Admin Lot/spaces, Gannett, loading dock, or other unauthorized areas. See definitions for more information.
  • The person who registers the vehicle (registrant) is fully responsible for all fines issued to vehicle and must properly inform other users of RIT’s parking regulations.
  • Any vehicle parked in an unauthorized location will be ticketed or towed at owners/registrant’s expense.
  • If you wish to appeal a parking citation issued to your vehicle, go to Appeals for further instructions.

On Campus Apartment Residents

On campus apartment resident students can register only one vehicle and are issued apartment decals. On campus apartment residents include all that reside in: Colony Manor, Perkins Apartments, University Commons, Riverknoll/Greek Housing, and Global Village. The vehicle is not considered registered until the permit is affixed to the inside of the back driver side window. On campus apartment residents may park as follows:

  • Global Village and Riverknoll residents may park in the Riverknoll parking lots or in the Global Village lot located north of Kimball Drive (near the Red Barn).
  • Colony Manor, Perkins, University Commons and Riverknoll/Greek Housing residents may park in resident spaces in your OWN complexes.
  • Resident students are not permitted to park in academic lots between 8am and 5pm. Academic lots include: D, E, F, G, H, J, L, M, N, R, S, T, U plus fully reserved lots Grace Watson Circle, Kate Gleason Circle, Sole Heumann Circle, CIMS West, and C and K lots (RH residents are the exception to C and K lots).
  • From 5pm - 1am, Reserved spaces except Admin and Gannett, are open for general use.
  • All residence halls circles, Lot L and M are closed from 1am - 5am.
  • Resident students are not eligible to purchase a Reserved parking permit.
  • Be courteous to your fellow residents. Properly instruct your guests to park in Visitor spaces only.
  • Parking is limited in several complexes. Visitors are required to park only in designated Visitor spaces. If Visitor spaces are full, overflow parking is as follows:
    • Perkins Green Apartments – K-Lot
    • Colony Manor – A-Lot
    • Riverknoll/Greek Housing – UC lots north of Andrews and Global Village lot located north of Kimball Drive. Note: On-campus resident vehicles parked in S-Lot after 8am will be ticketed.
  • Regulations are in effect 7 days a week, year round including break weeks, holidays and weekends.
  • Never park in Handicapped spaces without a valid Handicapped permit.
  • No parking is allowed at any time in these areas: Roadways, fire lanes, unpaved areas/grass, Admin Lot/spaces, Gannett, loading dock, or other unauthorized areas. See definitions for more information.
  • The person who registers the vehicle (registrant) is fully responsible for all fines issued to vehicle and must properly inform other users of RIT’s parking regulations.
  • Any vehicle parked in an unauthorized location will be ticketed or towed at owners/registrant’s expense.
  • If you wish to appeal a parking citation issued to your vehicle, go to Appeals for further instructions.

Park Point and Province Residents

Park Point and Province residents may purchase an After Hours hangtag permit. The vehicle is not considered registered until the hangtag permit is properly displayed. With an After Hours hangtag permit, Park Point and Province residents may park as follows:

  • Designated resident students are not permitted to park in academic lots between 8am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. Academic lots include: D, E, F, G, H, J, L, M, N, R, S, T, U plus fully reserved lots Grace Watson Circle, Kate Gleason Circle, Sole Heumann Circle, CIMS West, and C and K lots (RH residents are the exception to C and K lots).
  • From 5pm - 1am, Reserved spaces except Admin and Gannett, are open for general use.
  • All residence halls circles, Lot L and M are closed from 1am - 5am.
  • Designated resident students are not eligible to purchase a Reserved parking permit.
  • Regulations are in effect 7 days a week, year round including break weeks, holidays and weekends.
  • Never park in Handicapped spaces without a valid Handicapped permit.
  • No parking is allowed at any time in these areas: Roadways, fire lanes, unpaved areas/grass, Admin Lot/spaces, Gannett, loading dock, or other unauthorized areas. See definitions for more information.
  • The person who registers the vehicle (registrant) is fully responsible for all fines issued to vehicle and must properly inform other users of RIT’s parking regulations.
  • Any vehicle parked in an unauthorized location will be ticketed or towed at owners/registrant’s expense.
  • If you wish to appeal a parking citation issued to your vehicle, go to Appeals for further instructions.

Parking and Transportation Services (PATS) reserves the right to revise parking rules and regulations at any time.