Below is a list of all of the vehicle regulations. You can also view the complete Parking on Campus and Vehicle Regulations Manual (PDF)
Vehicle Regulations and Resources
Vehicles left in an abandoned state will have a warning notice affixed to the driver's side rear window. If after five days the vehicle is not claimed, it will be towed and stored at the owner's expense. If for any other reason you must leave your vehicle on campus, please notify Public Safety at extension 4400.
If you are hit by another vehicle or are in any way involved in an accident on University property, you should call Public Safety. For insurance reasons, it is highly recommended that you call.
ADA parking spaces are located on campus for those displaying a State of Illinois ADA placard. For those who require the use of a temporary SXU issued ADA parking tag due to an ailment or pregnancy, please submit a doctor;s note along with your request to Public Safety (CSC 100) or the Center for Accessibility Resources (WAC L-108).
Citations must be appealed in writing to the Campus Police and Public Safety within 14 days of issuance. If not appealed within 14 days, recipient forfeits all appeal rights. Citation Appeal forms can be obtained from Public Safety located in the Campus Service Center.
Bicycles are not required to be registered. However, it is highly recommended that, for safety and theft reasons, you register your bicycle with the local police departments.
All fines should be paid in the Public Safety office located in the Campus Service Center. After the 14-day appeal period, fines should be paid in the Bursar's Office located in the Warde Academic Center.
Parking is not permitted at any time in fire lanes, designated handicapped parking zones, or marked designated spaces. If unloading passengers and/ or packages, a vehicle may utilize loading zone parking spaces with hazard lights flashing, provided the duration of the use does not exceed five minutes. Citations will be issued for any vehicle unlawfully parked in these areas.
After 14 days, unpaid citation fines will automatically be charged a $5 late fee. Where applicable, student or employee accounts will be charged the original fine and late fee.
Guests remaining overnight must register their vehicle with the resident hall Public Safety desk officers after their stay has been approved by an RA. Guest vehicles are permitted to park in Lot 7, which is located east of Morris Hall. All unauthorized vehicles left on campus after 2 a.m. are subject to being cited and towed at the owner's expense. Vehicles are prohibited from parking overnight in the Bookstore Parking Lot 2.
Residential Students who will have a vehicle on campus are required to register their vehicle and obtain a residential parking permit from the Public Safety Department Administrative Offices located in the Campus Service Center Building -- Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The parking permit will be displayed in the upper passenger side of the vehicle's rear window.
Overnight residential guests that have a vehicle on campus are required to register their vehicle and obtain an overnight guest parking pass from the Public Safety Officer of the Residence Hall that the guest is staying in. Public Safety will verify with Residence Line (RA) that the guest has been approved.
All overnight guests are required to park vehicles in lot 7 (along Central Park Ave.).
A violation of any of the following regulations is just cause to have a vehicle towed:
- Parking in a handicapped zone
- Blocking a fire lane
- Parking in a restricted area
- Parking in a designated visitors' space
- Abandoned or hazardous vehicle
- Unregistered vehicle parked overnight after 2 a.m.
The University utilizes a licensed police tow company:
Walsh Auto and Truck Repair
5600 W. 111th Street
Chicago Ridge, IL
Regular business hours are as follows:
Monday - Friday: 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday: 7:30 a.m. to noon