Parking on Campus
Traffic & Parking Regulations
The following information on parking and traffic regulations is being provided to you as a service of the Department of College Police. This information is provided as a guide and may be subject to announced changes during the school year. Any questions not answered in this guide should be directed to any College Police Officer. Having a valid permit does not guarantee a parking spot, only the privilege to park on campus!
- Campus speed limit is 5 miles per hour.
- Persons are prohibited from operating any motor vehicle on the Fifth Street mall without first receiving permission from College Police. Permission will be granted on a case-by-case basis and last one day.
- All construction lanes are restricted to construction vehicles only. Violators will be prosecuted.
- Roadways within Marietta Hall circle are designated one-way because of safety concerns.
- Vehicles are subject to tow for repeated violations.
All handicap parking spaces are marked with blue stripes and and should be used only by persons displaying state registered handicap permits or license plates. Handicap permits should be prominently displayed. Violators are subject to towing and/or fines.
All parking lots are the property of Marietta College and are designated as faculty/staff lots or student lots. Vehicles parked in all Marietta College parking lots must display a valid parking permit. Upperclass and commuter student permits for designated lots may be obtained via the Parking Portal. Payments can be made either online via credit card or with cash or check at the Business Office/Cashier's Window.
Freshmen are not permitted to have a vehicle on campus. There is a list of exceptions for students who must have a vehicle on campus. In order to obtain exception information freshmen should submit this Freshman Parking Application form to the College Police Department in order to obtain permission prior to bringing a car to campus. Requests must be made before August 1 prior to the Fall Semester.
Student Parking: All Marietta College Students are issued a red permit. Marietta College students are permitted to park in any lot that is labeled as a red lot. Students are not permitted to park in lots that are designated yellow only.
Faculty/Staff: Parking in YELLOW lots is reserved for faculty and staff members only from 7:30am to 5:30pm, Monday through Friday. Permits are available at no cost to college employees.
Student and staff parking permits must be displayed in the rear window on the lower passenger's side corner. Citations may be issued for improper permit placement. Temporary permits will be placed on the dashboard. Check signs at the lot entrances to see if you are permitted to park in the lot.
Temporary Permits: On occasion a student may have a guest or need to have their own vehicle repaired, making their own sticker unavailable to them. Students may come to College Police to obtain a temporary parking permit. The fee is $5.
Visitor Parking: Visitor permits can be obtained at the College Police Department. Anyone parking a vehicle in a campus lot must display a parking permit. Short term visitor spaces are located at Fayerweather Hall. All vehicles without a permit will be towed at the owner's expense.
Violations: All campus parking or traffic violations are subject to either a campus citation or a State of Ohio traffic citation. Campus citations must be paid within 72 hours, or an additional charge of $5 will be added to the citation. However, citations may be appealed via the Parking Portal within 72 hours of the citation. Fines issued to students must be paid within 45 days or they will be added to the student's account. Fines must be paid via the Parking Portal. All State of Ohio traffic citations must be paid at the Marietta Municipal Court, 301 Putnam Street (740-373-4474).
Campus Citation Fee Schedule
|3rd of More||$50|
|4 or more citations||Boot ($50 ticket, $25 boot removal fee)|