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Special Parking Considerations

a. A temporary medical permit (Special Parking Permit) may be obtained from Public Safety & Police Services in OM, room 13, with a written recommendation from a physician, a completed request form and approval of Public Safety. Medical Request Form

b. If a Special Parking permit is issued to an individual, that permit will be limited to a maximum of four (4) weeks. If a parking accommodation is needed for a longer period of time, the individual must submit a request through their state of residence for a handicap placard/plate (temporary or permanent). Handicap plate/placard forms can be obtained from the Department of Motor Vehicles of the applicant's permanent state of residence or the office of their health care provider. 

c. Special permits issued by the University will state the areas that they may be used. These permits may not be used in a posted handicap space and will not be renewed.

d. Operators of vehicles that breakdown on campus and are parked illegally or in unauthorized areas must report the breakdown to the Department of Public Safety & Police Services at the time the vehicle is discovered to be inoperable. A disabled vehicle placard will be issued to the driver and must be displayed on the passenger's side dashboard of the vehicle, in a visible location for a maximum of 24 hours.

e. All persons are permitted to park their vehicles in the marked loading areas or in a legal parking space (students in white lined spaces only) for the purposes of loading and unloading their belongings. Use of the area is limited to twenty (20) minutes and may be used for this purpose only. Emergency flashers must be used. Violators are subject to a $20.00 fine and having the vehicle towed at the owner's expense. Requests that exceed this time limit must be approved by Public Safety & Police Services prior to using any restricted area for loading or unloading purposes.

f. Parking on Borough or Township streets is regulated by signs and markings and is under the jurisdiction of the local government officials.