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Parking - Frequently Asked Questions

All students and employees, (*including part-time staff, adjunct faculty or instructors, temporary and contract employees including those hired through UAH or hired through a temporary employment agency), and others who operate and park a motor vehicle on the campus are required to pay for the privilege, and properly display on their vehicle either a current UAH vehicle parking permit or a temporary parking permit issued by the UAH Police Department’s Parking Management Office. This requirement also applies to persons or organizations that rent, lease, or use office space, labs, or other University facilities, on University property and park a personally-owned or company-owned vehicle on campus. Parking Permits are valid for a one-year period from September 1, 2015, through August 31, 2016.

*Part-Time staff, Temporary, Adjunct faculty or Instructors, and Contract employees must pay parking fees in person at the Parking Management Office, Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Yes, visitors who are parking on the campus are required to properly display a valid visitor pass. Visitor passes are available 24/7 at the UAH Parking Management Office/Police Department or if invited by a department the department will have visitor passes to issue.

You can register multiple vehicles to the parking permit, but the permit must be properly displayed on the vehicle parked on campus. If you require a second permit can be purchased for $120.00.

The zones you are allowed to park in can be found in the rules and regulations at my.uah.edu.

The permit is registered to you and can be used for rental cars. The permit must be properly displayed in the rental car.

Your family member needs to stop by the UAH Police Department / Parking Management Office to obtain a visitor pass before parking on campus.

The hang tag will go with you to the new vehicle and you will need to update the vehicle information online at my.uah.edu or in person during business hours at the Parking Management Office, IMF 123.

If you received a parking violation you may file an appeal at the UAH Police Department / Parking Management Office within 14 calendar days of the violation. A parking citation is not eligible for appeal after 14 calendar days have expired. Employees and students who have not paid for parking on campus during the current academic year are not eligible to appeal a citation.

Zone parking is enforced Monday – Friday from 7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. During this time, you must park in the appropriate zones.

If your permit was lost due to a motor vehicle accident, or stolen, please provide the Parking Management Office with a copy of your police report or insurance paperwork to replace your permit.

No, visitor is for the exclusive use of person’s not affiliated with the campus.

Full time Employees and Students who operate and park a vehicle on campus may purchase their permits online anytime at my.uah.edu, or in person at the UAH Police Department / Parking Management Office. You may purchase your permit using a credit card. If you are a student you may charge your permit to your student account. If you are a UAH employee, you may use payroll deduction.

Typically, you should receive your permit within two weeks. If you have not received it by the end of 10 business days, please call the UAH Police Department / Parking Management Office at  256.824.6594.

If you have not received your permit, please contact the UAH Police Department / Parking Management Office at  256.824.6594.

You can pick up a state handicap application and instructions at the UAH Police Department / Parking Management Office.

Individuals must register in order to receive a parking permit. Permits are not automatically assigned.

Permit related Violations - include but are not limited to the following:
  1. No permit on vehicle - $50.00
  2. Transferring of permit to another vehicle - $50.00
  3. Displaying expired permit - $50.00
  4. Permit improperly displayed - $50.00
  5. Fraudulent use of permit - $100.00
  6. Display/use of altered permit - $100.00
  7. Possession/use of lost or stolen permit - $300.00
  8. Use/possession of a counterfeit parking permit - $300.00
Parking Violations - include but are not limited to the following:
  1. Curbside parking - not in marked space - $50.00
  2. Parking in “No Parking” zone - $50.00
  3. Parking on lawn, sidewalk, or driveway - $50.00
  4. Double parking - $50.00
  5. Overtime parking - $50.00
  6. Employees and students parking in spaces designated only for visitors during hours of enforcement - $50.00
  7. Parking against flow of traffic - $50.00
  8. Parking in a handicapped space without a valid permit - $100.00
  9. Unauthorized parking in a service vehicle space or on a service road - $50.00
  10. Parking out of zone - $50.00
Moving Violations - include but are not limited to the following:
  1. Exceeding posted speed limit - $75.00
  2. Failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign or red signal light - $75.00
  3. Improper turning - $75.00
  4. Failure to yield right-of-way - $75.00
  5. Improper passing - $75.00
  6. Improper lane usage - $75.00
  7. Following too closely - $75.00
  8. Failure to stop for pedestrian(s) in crosswalk - $75.00
  9. Moving wrong way on one-way street - $75.00
  10. Driving sidewalk - $75.00
  11. Driving on Lawn - $75.00
  12. Failure to Yield to –Pedestrian - $75.00

You may view the UAH Motor Vehicle Regulations online at my.uah.edu.