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Administration: Office of Campus Activities

 

IMPORTANT PARKING UPDATE – APRIL 24, 2020

NOTICE TO ALL STUDENTS REGARDING SPRING 2020 PARKING REFUNDS:

We are pleased to announce that the Lehman College Auxiliary Enterprise Corporation Executive Committee has approved the refund of student parking permits for the unused portion of the Spring 2020 semester. The refund for students with daily passes will be $48 and for students with evening passes $35. The refund will be returned to your original form of payment (i.e. credit for card for on line payments and student accounts for Bursar payments). Due to the large number of refunds that must be issued we expect this process to be fully completed within the next 30 days. We would like to thank all Lehman students for their patience and understanding during this time. Stay safe and be well.

 

Student parking rate structures remain unchanged from the previous semester. The rates are $75 for day permits and $55 for evening only permits. The day permit grants full access to the student parking in both the day and evening hours. Whereas, the night only permit allows for parking in the student or faculty lot after 5:15 pm only. Please consider your planned usage when selecting the type of permit you would like to purchase, since all parking fees are non-refundable. Permits can only be used by the student whose name the permit is in and only while they are on campus.

If you wish to purchase a parking permit, payment can be made in person at the Bursar’s Office.  Due to changes in Board of Trustee policies regarding the acceptance of monies, the Office of Campus Activities cannot accept any payments for parking permits. In person payments must be done using cash, check, or money order at the Bursar Office, located in Shuster Hall Room 031. 

Once you have paid for your permit, you must bring your paid receipt and student ID to the Office of Campus Activities in Shuster 078 to have your ID validated and to obtain your parking permit. All parking permits must be displayed in the vehicle while parked in any of the college’s parking lots. Cars that do not display a permit will be ticketed. Parking is extremely limited so it is essential that all parking permits are picked up by Monday, February 3, 2020 to ensure that you have a space in the parking lot. Permits not picked up by that time are subject to forfeiture to persons on the waiting list. Please remember that there are no refunds.

The Bursar’s Office hours are Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm. Extended hours are offered on Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s from 5pm to 6:30 pm. The Campus Activities Office’s business hours are Monday through Friday from 9am to 5:00pm; Extended hours will also be offered on January 27th, 28th, and 29th, from 9am to 6:15pm.

General Faculty and Staff Parking

The cost for Faculty and Staff parking is $185 for regular and $125 (night only in the Paul Avenue Lot) for the fiscal year. Payments can be made online or at the Bursars Office, located in Shuster Hall, Room 031. Lost parking permits are replaced at full cost. 

Reserve Parking

Reserve parking is sold in limited quantities for $285. The Reserve parking is limited and requires approval by the President/Vice President/Dean.

General Parking Information

The cost for students parking is $75 for days and $55 for evenings (starting 5:15 pm) for the Fall 2019 Term. Both permits will give you access to the student parking lot for weekend classes.  All student must have completely satisfied all tuition payments and have no outstanding financial obligations to the college to be eligible for a parking permit. The fee is non-refundable. Permits can only be used by the student whose name the permit is in and only while they are on campus.

Lastly, please remember that parking in the college lots is only permitted while you are on campus. Persons who leave their cars beyond this time period are in violation of College policy and risk losing their parking privileges and having a boot place on their car. Please, note parking permits must be displayed at all times. Penalties for violations include ticketing, fines, towing, an administrative hold on a student record and revocation of parking privileges. More detailed information regarding parking rules and privileges is available online (PDF) or you may also obtain the leaflet “Traffic Enforcement and Penalties” by visiting the Public Safety office located in the Apex, room 109.

Lost or otherwise misplaced parking decals can only be replaced at full cost. You will not be permitted to park until your decal is replaced.
  For questions please call the Office of Campus Activities at 718-960-8123 or visit our  our webpage for further information.

Dual Access Lehman ID Cards

Once you have paid for your parking fee, you will be issued a decal and a Dual Access Lehman ID card. Payments of $15 for lost Dual Access Lehman ID Cards are made by cash, check or money order in the Bursars Office located in Shuster Hall, Room 031.

Parking Procedures and Regulations

There is "No Parking: in the following areas at all times:
  • Any "Reserved Space"
    • Any "Handicapped space" unless:
    • N.Y.S. Disabled License Permit or Plate.
  • Doctors note authorized by the Public Safety Department.
  • In front of a fire hydrant.
  • Entrances or Exits.
  • Any "Restricted Area"
  • Students are only permitted to park on campus for academic purposes.
  • Vehicles parked in violation will be towed at owner's own expense.

Enforcement

The College provides Campus Peace Officers for the safety of persons and property. All persons using the campus parking facilities are expected to cooperate with the officers by accepting their directions and suggestions. Officers will place tickets on all vehicles in violation of parking regulations.

As many of you are aware, an unsafe condition exists as students, faculty, and staff attempt to cross the street on Goulden Avenue to access the South Parking Lot. The condition is being created by a constant flow of double-parked cars that impede both vehicular and pedestrian movement in the area.

To alleviate this condition, the Public Safety Department will issue “double-parking Summons”. Our intention with this initiative is not to cause inconvenience to any member of the College Community but rather to provide a safer environment in that area.

Penalties

Please be advised that failure to pay parking violations summonses may result in the revocation of your campus parking privileges, deactivation of your dual card and, for students a negative service indicator will be placed on your CUNYfirst account. Anyone who repeatedly violates College parking regulations will forfeit their privilege of using the College parking facilities, and will be reported to the proper College authorities.

Should it become necessary to remove a vehicle which is found to be in violation of parking regulations, the owner will be liable for all expenses incurred.

If your vehicle is TOWED, report to the Public Safety Department for all the information needed to retrieve your vehicle. The 50th and 52nd Police Precincts (according to where the vehicle is parked) will be notified of the towing occurrence.

Violation Summary

The following is a list of the most common regulation violations:

  • Parking on Campus without a proper Lehman College Parking Sticker/Permit.
  • Parking OVERNIGHT.
  • Failure to park within marked parking spaces.
  • Parking in lanes.
  • Failure to stop at entrances to parking areas.
  • Failure to follow instructions of Public Safety personnel.
  • Failure to comply with posted signs.
  • Parking while not on campus

Caution

All persons using the parking facilities on the Lehman College Campus should:

  • Lock their vehicles at all times while vehicles are parked on the Campus.
  • Leave nothing of value on the seat; lock all property in the trunk.
  • Report all complaints to the Department of Public Safety.

This brochure is distributed to facilitate parking on the Lehman College Campus. Your compliance with the enclosed regulations will help us in alleviating some of the problems that are inherent in parking programs. And Please Remember:

Courtesy is Contagious!

This brochure is distributed through the department of Public Safety, located at: APEX Bldg., Room 109, phone: 718-960-8593