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Definitions

Permit - An authorized decal, permit, or placard issued by, or through, the Department of Public Safety & Police Services.

Commuter Upperclassman - An undergraduate student with 32+ credits entering the fall semester of the current academic year who reside off campus but not in privately owned housing communities served by the University's campus shuttle service.

Commuter Underclassman - An undergraduate student with fewer than 32 credits entering the fall semester of the current academic year who reside off campus but not in privately owned housing communities served by the University's campus shuttle service.

Resident Upperclassman - An undergraduate student who resides in any campus resident facility and has completed 18+ credits at the beginning of a fall semester of the current academic year.

Resident Underclassman - An undergraduate student who resides in any campus resident facility and has completed fewer than 18 credits at the beginning of a fall semester of the current academic year.

Graduate Permit - A permit issued to a graduate student who does not reside in any campus resident facility.

Staff Permit - A permit issued to employees of the university.

Emeriti Permit - A permit issued to emeriti and retirees of the university.

Visitor Permit - A permit issued to any individual who parks a vehicle on campus and does not hold student, staff, faculty or emeriti status with the university.

Loaner Vehicle - A vehicle temporarily being used by an individual who already has a vehicle registered with the University.

Special Permit - A temporary permit issued by the Department of Public Safety & Police Services which allows the bearer closer parking access to facilities due to temporary mobility issues as certified by a licensed health care provider.

Handicap Placard/Plate - A permit issued by a state government to persons who have impaired mobility due to physical conditions determined by the applicant's state of residence which allows the person with the disability to park in identified handicap parking spaces.