Motor Vehicle Ordinances

Date Approved:1-1-2014
Last Revision:8-1-2020
Last Reviewed:8-1-2020
Approved By:Board of Trustees
Oversight Unit:NMU POLICE DEPARTMENT
Attached form file: 2020-2021 Motor Vehicle Ordinance Booklet .pdf
Purpose

Under the provisions of Section 1 of Act Number 291, Michigan Public ACTS of 1967 (C.1948, Section 390.891 and 390.892) M.S.A. Section 15.1120 (51-52), the following Ordinances shall be enforced on the campus of Northern Michigan University. In addition, the Michigan Vehicle Code and related laws concerning ownership and use of vehicles on the streets and highways of the State of Michigan will become a part of the Ordinances and will be enforced on all University property. It is unlawful to furnish the NMU Police Department with fraudulent information which would restrict the proper issuance of a parking permit. All violations of the Ordinances are civil infractions.

Applicability

All Faculty, Staff, Students, and Visitors

MOTOR VEHICLE ORDINANCE BOOK 2020-2021
INDEX

BICYCLES:      PAGE 2. III.
DEFINITIONS:      PAGE 2. I.
ENFORCEMENT:      PAGE 13. XVII.
GENERAL INFORMATION:      PAGE 6. XII.
LOST OR DAMAGED PARKING PERMITS:     PAGE 7. XII. O.
MOTORCYCLES, MOTOR SCOOTERS & MOPEDS:      PAGE 2. II.
NMU EMERGENCY TEXT ALERT SYSTEM:      PAGE 14. XXI.
PARKING LOT LOCATIONS:      PAGE 8. XIV.
PARKING REGULATIONS:      PAGE 8. XIII.
PAYMENT OF FINES:      PAGE 12. XV.
REGISTRATION, IDENTIFICATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND FEES-STUDENTS:      PAGE 4. VII.
REGISTRATION, IDENTIFICATION AND FEES-F/S, ADJUNCTS AND GRAD ASSISTANTS:      PAGE 5. VIII.
REGISTRATION, IDENTIFICATION AND FEES-MOTORCYCLES:      PAGE 5. IX.
REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES:      PAGE 3. IV.
REGISTRATION REFUNDS:      PAGE 7. XII. Q.R.S.
SAFE-WALK PROGRAM:      PAGE 7. XII. I.
SCHEDULE OF FINES:      PAGE 13. XVI.
SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS:      PAGE 7. XII. P.
TOWING VEHICLES:      PAGE 14. XIX
TEMPORARY, ALTERNATE, HANDICAP & OTHER REGISTRATIONS:      PAGE 6. X.
VEHICULAR GASOLINE LEAKS:       PAGE 14. XVIII.
VENDORS, CONTRACTORS & SERVICE VEHICLES:      PAGE 4. VI.
VISITORS, GUEST SPEAKERS, & CONFERENCE ATTENDEES:      PAGE 4. V.
WEAPONS POLICY AND REGISTRATION:      PAGE 14. XX.

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Under the provisions of Section 1 of Act Number 291, Michigan Public ACTS of 1967 (C.1948, Section 390.891 and 390.892) M.S.A. Section 15.1120 (51-52), the following Ordinances shall be enforced on the campus of Northern Michigan University. In addition, the Michigan Vehicle Code and related laws concerning ownership and use of vehicles on the streets and highways of the State of Michigan will become a part of the Ordinances and will be enforced on all University property. It is unlawful to furnish the NMU Police Department with fraudulent information which would restrict the proper issuance of a parking permit. All violations of the Ordinances are civil infractions.


I. DEFINITIONS:

A. CAMPUS: Includes all property owned by Northern Michigan University to include the Berry Events Center, Superior Dome, Physical Education Instructional Facility, Jacobetti Complex and all property surrounding the Northern Center.

B. UNIVERSITY REGISTERED MOTOR VEHICLE: Describes all self-propelled motor vehicles bearing a valid Northern Michigan University registration window sticker or hanging permit, properly displayed.

C. COMMUTER: Includes all university students who drive from their off campus residence to the university.

D RESIDENT: Includes all university students living in a residence hall.

E. UNIVERSITY APARTMENTS: Includes all students living in a university apartment.

F. UNIVERSITY YEAR: That period of time beginning August 1st through July 31st.

G. VISITOR: Any person who is not a student, employee or tenant of the university.

H. GENERAL PARKING AREAS: Valid parking in designated lots for all university registered vehicles.

 

II. MOTORCYCLES, MOTOR SCOOTERS, AND MOPEDS:

A. Motorcycles, motor scooters, and mopeds are considered motor vehicles and governed by the university ordinances:

1. They must be registered as vehicles with the NMU Police Department.

2. They must have proper safety equipment as specified by the Michigan Vehicle Code.

3. They may not be parked or stored in any campus building or entrance.

 

III. BICYCLES:

A. Bicycles should be registered with the NMU Police Department.

B. Registration can be done online at https://nmu.t2hosted.com/Account/Portal.

C. Persons choosing to ride their bicycles on the sidewalk must yield to pedestrians and have their bicycles equipped with a warning bell device, audible 100 feet away or make an audible notification when approaching a pedestrian.

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D. Bicycles are to be stored in bicycle racks. If secured to trees, shrubs, building entrances or stairwells they are subject to removal by the NMU Police Department.

E. Bicycle registration is free of charge and registration is permanent.

 

IV. REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES:

A. All students, faculty, and staff parking a vehicle on campus must purchase a parking permit and have the vehicle registered.

B. All students, faculty, staff and visitors shall operate a motor vehicle subject to the university ordinances.

C. All students, faculty, and staff parking a motor vehicle on campus must purchase a parking permit no later than one week following the first official day of classes each semester.

D. The state vehicle registration must be in the student’s name or next of kin.

E. Citations issued for “Failure to Register” will not be excused after the registration deadline.

F. If you are unable to purchase a parking permit by the deadline, please sign into your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/ account and request a daily pass available for up to five days per semester. After you have exceeded the five day limit, you will need to purchase a parking permit or a monthly permit.

G. To access the parking portal please follow these instructions:
1. Sign into your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/ account.
2. Select the student or employee services tab.
3. Under Police Department Services choose Vehicle registration/citation appeals.
4. You will then be required to again provide your NMU credentials.
5. In the upper left hand corner, go to “permits” and follow the prompts.
6. Once you have completed the checkout process and made your payment your vehicle is registered.
7. All permits will be mailed to the address you choose during the checkout process.

H. During the interim, before you receive your permit in the mail, please make sure you park where your purchased permit allows you to park. ie, resident hall parking, commuter parking (off campus student) or university apartment parking.

I. Registration is valid for the periods of August 1 to July 31.

J. Those living in the university apartments must purchase a parking permit. It is not part of your lease agreement.

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V. VISITORS, GUEST SPEAKERS, & CONFERENCE ATTENDEES:

A. A visitor is defined as someone who is NOT a student, faculty/staff, or tenant of the university.

B. Visitors, guest speakers, and conference attendees can obtain a parking permit by visiting the NMU Police Department webpage at https://nmu.t2hosted.com/Account/Portal and following the instructions below.
1. Scroll down to “get permits” and click on the icon.
2. Under “customer authentication” choose guest login.
3. On the “guest login” page, choose “create one” and follow the prompts to create a guest account. If you have created a guest account previously, sign in on this page using the email and password you created.
4. Once signed in, go to the upper left hand corner and choose “get permits”. Follow the prompts until you have reached the checkout page. There is no charge for a daily permit for visitors, but you will need to go through a checkout process to obtain your pass.
5. Click on “print permit” and display the pass on the inside lower right hand corner of your windshield. You also receive a link in the email address you provided that will allow you to print your permit from the email.
6. Visitors who will be staying on campus overnight can follow the same process and obtain an overnight pass valid in lot 20, 21 and lot 22 for up to four days.
7. Daily permits are valid in faculty/staff and commuter parking lots.
8. Visitor permits are available through our webpage for up to five instances per semester. If you are a frequent visitor to the university, please stop at the NMU Police Department Parking Services office to make other arrangements after you have exceeded the parking permit limit. Office hours are Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you are unable to visit the office during these times, please contact our office by phone at (906) 227-1476 or by email at parking@nmu.edu.

 

VI: VENDORS, CONTRACTORS AND SERVICE VEHICLES:

A. Please contact the NMU Police Department to obtain permits.

B. Permits will be valid for up to one year.

 

VII: REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES-STUDENTS:

A. Full year:
1. $140.00 for the university year. Valid August 1st to July 31st.
2. $70.00 for each additional permit requested. State vehicle registration must be in the same name or next of kin as the first vehicle registration.

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3. Veterans may qualify for discounted permits. Please contact the Associated Students of Northern Michigan University (ASNMU) office at 227-2452

B. Winter:
1. $91.50 for the winter semester. Valid December 1st to July 31st.
2. $46.00 for each additional permit requested. State vehicle registration must be in the same name or next of kin as the first vehicle registration.

C. Spring/Summer:
1. $46.00 for the spring/summer semester. Valid April 1st to July 31st.
2. $23.00 each additional permit requested. State vehicle registration must be in the same name or next of kin as the first vehicle registration

 

VIII: REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES-FACULTY, STAFF, ADJUNCTS, & GRADUATE ASSISTANTS:

A. Full year:
1. Full time faculty and staff receive one permit as part of their benefit package for the university year. Valid August 1st to July 31st. This permit is valid on multiple vehicles as long as you move the permit from vehicle to vehicle. All vehicles must be listed on your parking account.
2. $140.00 for each additional permit requested. State vehicle registration must be in the same name or next of kin as the first vehicle registration.

B. Winter semester:
1. A benefit permit will apply as a first vehicle permit if you have not already received one.
2. $91.50 for each additional permit requested. State vehicle registration must be in the same name or next of kin as the first vehicle registration.

C. Spring/Summer:
1. A benefit permit will apply as a first vehicle permit if you have not already received one.
2. $46.00 for each additional permit requested. State vehicle registration must be in the same name or next of kin as the first vehicle registration.

 

IX. REGISTRATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF MOTORCYCLES:

A. Full year:
1. $22.50 for the university year. Valid August 1st to July 31st.
2. $11.25 for each additional permit requested. State vehicle registration must be in the same name or next of kin as the first vehicle registration.

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3. Faculty and staff who register a vehicle and want to include a motorcycle as an additional vehicle as part of their benefit permit or purchased permits may do so as long as the motorcycle information is listed on your parking record.

 

X. TEMPORARY, ALTERNATE, HANDICAP AND OTHER REGISTRATIONS:

A. Temporary one day permits are available to students, faculty, and staff who need to park on campus for up to five instances a semester. Please sign into your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/ account and follow the instructions outlined in IV. G.

B. If you will have a vehicle on campus and have exceeded the five day limit, you can purchase a 30, 60 or 90 temporary parking permit. Please sign into your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/ account and follow the instructions outlined in IV. G.

C. Individuals requiring temporary handicap parking should contact the NMU Police Department to request a temporary handicap parking permit. These permits are valid for no more than 30 days. A physician’s statement is required. If you require a handicap permit for more than 30 days you must apply for a permit through the State of Michigan or contact the Disability Services office to inquire about an extension on your NMU issued handicap permit.

D. Individuals requiring special arrangements for vehicle registration or special parking arrangements must contact the NMU Police Department at (906) 227-1476 or by email at parking@nmu.edu.

 

XI. HANGING PERMIT AND DECAL PERMIT PLACEMENT:

A. Hanging permits must hang from the rear view mirror support when parked on campus. The face of the permit with the permit number must be facing outwards and visible. If your permit will not fit on your rear view mirror support, please choose the window sticker.

B. Window stickers must be affixed to the inside lower right hand corner (passenger side) of the front windshield.

 

XII. GENERAL INFORMATION:

A. The individual registering a vehicle with the university shall be held responsible for any parking violations committed by that vehicle.

B. The speed limit on campus is 20 miles per hour.

C. The driver of a vehicle will be held responsible for any moving violation.

D. All accidents on campus must be reported to the NMU Police Department immediately.

E. All vehicles parked on campus must maintain a valid state registration, valid NMU parking permit and be in operational condition. Vehicles found in violation will be subjected to the universities abandoned vehicle policy. All fees and fines acquired will be the responsibility of the last registered owner.

F. Unregistered vehicles on campus that are not identifiable by an NMU parking permit, will be processed through the Law Enforcement Information Network. Once ownership is determined,

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the citations will be billed to either the registered owner of the vehicle or if there is a student enrolled sharing the same home address the citations will be billed to the student.

G. At times, additional parking fees may apply for events held on campus.

H. Visitor meters are available at the Jacobetti Center in Lot 37. The cost is $0.25 per hour with a maximum of four hours. These meters are not available to students or faculty/staff.

I. If you are not comfortable walking back to your resident hall or university apartment from outlying parking lots, the NMU Police Department offers a Safe-Walk Program. If you call the NMU Police Department at (906) 227-2151 an Officer or student employee will meet you at your vehicle or building and walk with you to your destination.

J. Any changes in vehicle or address information must be updated immediately by logging into your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/ account.

K. If you transfer your vehicle registration to a new vehicle, you can update your vehicle information by logging into your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/ account.

L. If you have a new vehicle and your license plate number has changed you will need to visit the NMU Parking Services office to obtain a new permit. You must return the permit that you purchased for the current year and pay a $5.00 transfer fee to obtain a new permit. If you do not return the permit there will be a $25.00 replacement fee.

M. Outdated permits should be removed from the vehicle.

N. Students are not permitted to move a permit from one vehicle to another.

O. Lost or stolen permits should be reported to the NMU Police Department Parking Services Office. A $25.00 replacement fee will be assessed for a lost permit.

P. If you have a need to park close to a building or in a loading zone for the purpose of loading/unloading your vehicle you must contact the NMU Police Department Parking Services office at (906) 227-1476 during normal business hours and make arrangements to do so. If you do not make arrangements prior to parking your vehicle, citations will stand as written. No exceptions.

Q. Students graduating from the university, student teaching, studying abroad, military activation, and or exchange students are eligible for a refund of one half the amount paid during the fall semester. Parking permits must be returned to the NMU Police Department within 30 days of the last day of class at the conclusion of the fall semester. No exceptions.

R. Refunds for those withdrawing due to medical reasons will be reviewed by the NMU Parking and Traffic Committee Appeal Board. The Appeals Board will make a recommendation regarding your refund request to the Chief of Police.

S. Faculty and Staff departing the university at the conclusion of the fall semester will be eligible for a refund of one half the amount paid during the fall semester for permits not covered by their current benefit package.

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XIII. PARKING REGULATIONS:

A. Parking on city streets is covered by the Marquette City Ordinances.

B. Parking between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. on any university street is prohibited.

C. Parking on university streets shall be in the direction of traffic and within 12 inches of the curb.

D. Commuter students who have a valid NMU parking permit must park in lots: 6, 7, 11, 17, 26, 29, 36, 37 and all general areas. Please refer to the campus parking map for lot locations. Time restrictions may be enforced in general areas.

E. Students who live on campus will be required to adhere to the plowing schedule during the winter semester. The schedule will be emailed to all on campus residents at the start of the winter semester. Weekly reminders will also be emailed. Failure to comply with this schedule will result in a $25.00 citation.

F. Snow removal in parking lots designated as overnight parking will be the sole responsibility of the vehicle owner. Cleaned roadways to and from parking areas will be provided.

G. If you are parked and prohibiting snow removal, you may be contacted to move your vehicle immediately.

H. Parking is prohibited at yellow curbs, where a no parking sign is posted or no legal space exists.

I. Resident students must be parked in their designated parking lots on campus between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. After 5:00 p.m. up until 2:00 a.m. resident students are authorized to park in lots: 6, 7, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 25, 28, 29, 36, 39, 41, 42, 44, and 62.

J. Driving or parking on sidewalks is prohibited. Special permission may be granted for service vehicles.

K. Parking or driving on lawns and seeded areas is prohibited.

L. Parking in paved lots is restricted to the paved surface and in designated parking spaces only.

M. Vehicles parked in violation of any ordinance will be required to be moved at the owner’s expense.

N. Stopping, standing, or parking a vehicle within 15 feet of a fire hydrant is prohibited.

O. It is unlawful to stop, stand or park a vehicle in such a manner as to impede the entrance from any university building.

 

XIV. PARKING LOT LOCATIONS:

Lot 1 NORTHERN CENTER PARKING ONLY: FACULTY/STAFF & CONFERENCE ATTENDEE PARKING ONLY 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.
Lot 2 SPOONER HALL RESIDENTS, FACULTY/STAFF, AND GENERAL PARKING: No parking in faculty/staff area between the hours of 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. Located at the rear of Spooner Hall and west of Lee Hall. Residents of Spooner Hall must park in the spaces assigned for

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resident parking. Faculty and staff must be parked in spaces assigned to faculty and staff. The east end of lot 2 is available for any university registered vehicle. The Art Museum spaces are reserved for visitors to the university. Students and faculty/staff are prohibited from parking in these spots 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Lot 3 UNIVERSITY APARTMENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off of Center Street.

Lot 4 UNIVERSITY APARTMENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off of Lincoln Avenue.

Lot 5 UNIVERSITY APARTMENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off of Lincoln Avenue.

Lot 6 FACULTY/STAFF & COMMUTER PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off of Center Street.

Lot 7 FACULTY/STAFF & COMMUTER PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off of Summit and Wilkinson Streets.

Lot 8 SHORT TERM TWO HOUR PARKING FOR ANY UNIVERSITY REGISTERED. Conference parking available. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Lot 9 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off of Wright Street.

Lot 10 RESIDENT STUDENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off of Tracy Avenue.

Lot 11 FACULTY/STAFF & COMMUTER PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off of Tracy Avenue north of the Learning Resources building.

Lot 12 ANY UNIVERSITY REGISTERED VEHICLE: 24 hours a day. Located at Presque Isle and Kaye Avenue.

Lot 13 FACULTY/STAFF & GENERAL PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. The northwest corner of the lot is a general parking area, available to any university registered vehicle. Lot is located east of Lee Drive and west of the Cohodas Administrative Center. Area north of the building entrance is designated as a service vehicle and loading zones only.

Lot 14 RESIDENT STUDENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located south of Norwood Street between Tracy Avenue and Schaffer Street.

Lot 16 RESIDENT STUDENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located east of Lincoln Avenue and to the west of Van Antwerp Hall.

Lot 17 FACULTY/STAFF & COMMUTER PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located on the corner of Eighth Street and Harden Drive.

Lot 18 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking from 2:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. Located off Harden Drive and across the street from the West Science building.

Lot 19 ASSIGNED PARKING ONLY: Located north of the University Heating Plant.
19A FACULTY/STAFF, COMMUTER & VISITOR PARKING: No parking from 2:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. Located off of Wright Street at the Frost Building.

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Lot 20 RESIDENT STUDENT & GENERAL PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located on the southwest corner of Wright Street and Lincoln Avenue.

Lot 21 ANY UNIVERSITY REGISTERED VEHICLE: 24 hours a day. Located on the corner of Center Street and Wilkinson Avenue.

Lot 22 ANY UNIVERSITY REGISTERED VEHICLE. From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking in the general area of the lot from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located at the Services Building on Sugarloaf Avenue. Resident student parking is located at the south end of the lot within the signs. The resident area is 24 hour parking.

Lot 23 GRIES HALL COURTYARD: 24 hours a day. Handicap parking only.

Lot 24 RESIDENT STUDENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located south of Wright Street and east of Magers/Meyland Hall.

Lot 25 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking between 2:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. Located west of the McClintock Building.

Lot 26 COMMUTER STUDENT PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking from 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off of Harden Drive across the street from Birch East.

Lot 27 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located at the south end of parking lot 16, east of the loading dock.

Lot 28 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off of Tracey Avenue north of Jamrich Hall

Lot 29 FACULTY/STAFF & COMMUTER PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off Harden Drive southeast of West Science.

Lot 31 PERMIT PARKING ONLY. Loading Dock located behind the Northern Center.

Lot 33 FACULTY/STAFF & RESIDENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off of Lee Drive.

Lot 35 ASSIGNED PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off of Tracy Avenue.

Lot 36 FACULTY/STAFF AND COMMUTER STUDENT PARKING: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Reserved spaces are available for patients of the Speech and Hearing Clinic. Located off of Harden Drive.

Lot 37 ANY UNIVERSITY REGISTERED VEHICLE PARKING ONLY: From 6:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. No extended parking in loading zones without the proper permit. Located at the Jacobetti Center off of Sugarloaf Avenue.

Lot 38 ASSIGNED PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located adjacent to the Quad I loading dock in Lot 16, DINING SERVICES Permitted vehicles.

Lot 39 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off of Harden Drive by the Thomas Fine Arts Building.

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Lot 41 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located on the west side of Seventh Street.

Lot 42 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located on the east side of Seventh Street.

Lot 44 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED VEHICLES ONLY: 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m.

Lot 46 RESIDENT STUDENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off Harden Drive on the opposite end of lot 36 where signed accordingly.

Lot 47 UNIVERSITY APARTMENT HOUSING & RESIDENT STUDENT PARKING ONLY: 24 hours a day. Located off of Norwood Street.

Lot 50 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located west of the PEIF building.

Lot 51 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located West of the Superior Dome.

Lot 52 HANDICAP, UNIVERSITY REGISTERED, & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 5:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located west of the Superior Dome.

Lot 53 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located north of the Superior Dome.

Lot 54 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located north of the Superior Dome.

Lot 55 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located east of the Superior Dome.

Lot 56 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located east of the Superior Dome.

Lot 57 SUITE PARKING-PERMIT REQUIRED DURING EVENTS: ANY UNIVERSITY REGISTERED AT ALL OTHER TIMES: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located northeast of the PEIF.

Lot 58 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located east of the Berry Events Center.

Lot 59 HANDICAP PARKING: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located south of the Berry Events Center.

Lot 60 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED & SPECIAL EVENTS PARKING ONLY: From 5:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 5:00 a.m. Located west of the Berry Events Center and south of the PEIF. Overnight parking for athletes and coaches will be allowed in designated areas. The Parking Services department will coordinate with Athletics and the Grounds departments to identify designated areas.

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Lot 62 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off Seventh Street.

Lot 63 HANDICAP AND SERVICE VEHICLE PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Loading area of West Science. Located south of West Science and east of the greenhouse off of Harden Drive.

Lot 64 HEALTH CENTER PATIENT PARKING ONLY: From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. Located off of Lee Drive.

 

XV. PAYMENT OF FINES:

A. All fines are payable in person at the NMU Police Department for up to 10 days after the date of the citation. After 10 days citations must be paid at the Student Service Center or through your ebill on your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/ account. Student Services is located in the Hedgcock Building. Payment of the fine, either in person or by mail constitutes an admission of responsibility to the indicated offense and waiver of trial on the offense.

B. Citations can be appealed up to 10 days from the date of issuance. Citations issued to students and faculty/staff can be appealed online at https://mynmu.nmu.edu/. Once signed in please follow these instructions for appealing a citation:
1. Click on the student or employee services tab.
2. Click on vehicle registration and citation appeals.
3. Sign into the parking portal using your NMU credentials.
4. Click on citations in the upper left hand corner.
5. Click the appeal button next to the citation you want to appeal.
6. Follow the prompts and submit your appeal.

C. Visitors who receive citations can appeal through the NMU Police Department website at https://nmu.t2hosted.com/Account/Portal and follow these instructions for appealing a citation:
1. Enter the citation number.
2. Once the citation displays, click on the appeal icon.
3. Enter and confirm the license plate number on the citations.
4. If you do not have a guest account you will need to create one. If you have created a guest account previously, sign into that account.
5. Follow the prompts to appeal the citation and submit.

D. Students, faculty/staff and visitors will receive an email response regarding your appeal and if the citation was upheld or excused.

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E. Questions regarding parking citations or appeals can also be directed to the NMU Police Department Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., calling (906) 227-1476 or by email to parking@nmu.edu.

 

XVI. SCHEDULE OF FINES:

1. $5.00 EXPIRED VISITOR METER

2. $25.00 PARKING OFF PAVED AREA

3. $25.00 PARKING ON SIDEWALK

4. $25.00 BLOCKING TRAFFIC

5. $25.00 BLOCKING DRIVEWAY

6. $25.00 BLOCKING BUILDING EXIT

7. $25.00 FAILURE TO REGISTER MOTOR VEHICLE

8. $25.00 NO PARKING 2:00 A.M. – 7:00 A.M. LOTS

9. $25.00 PROHIBITED ZONE-YELLOW CURB/PAINT

10. $25.00 UNAUTHORIZED PARKING IN ASSIGNED AREA

11. $100.00 HANDICAP PARKING SPACE WITHOUT A HANDICAP PERMIT

12. $25.00 FRAUDULENT REGISTRATION OF A MOTOR VEHICLE

13. $25.00 BLOCKING CROSSWALK

14. $25.00 PARKED IN A LOADING ZONE WITHOUT THE PROPER PERMIT

15. $25.00 PARKING ACROSS A PARKING SPACE

16. $25.00 BLOCKING A FIRE HYDRANT

17. $25.00 NO PARKING 2:00 A.M. – 7:00 A.M. ON UNIVERSITY STREETS

19. $25.00 OTHER VIOLATION FOR ILLEGAL PARKING

20. $25.00 FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THE WINTER PLOWING SCHEDULE

 

XVII. ENFORCEMENT:

A. The enforcement of these ordinances will be performed by employees of the NMU Police Department.

B. It is the responsibility of all individuals parking a vehicle on campus to familiarize themselves with these ordinances.

C. All violations of these ordinances are civil infractions.

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XVIII. VEHICULAR GASOLINE LEAKS:

A. No vehicle shall be brought on campus while leaking gas or other hazardous/combustible or flammable materials.

B. If the owner cannot be located in a timely manner, the vehicle will be towed to a safe location until the owner claims the vehicle after paying all fines and or towing fees.

 

XIX. TOWING VEHICLES:

A. The NMU Police Department may tow vehicles, at the owner's expense, that are deemed abandoned, are a safety risk, impede traffic, etc…

 

XX. WEAPONS REGISTRATION:

A. All weapons must be registered and stored at the NMU Police Department prior to entering campus. This regulation is enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Weapon storage is available for all students, faculty, and staff. Visitors to the university must follow the same policy including those who possess a concealed weapons permit. At NO time are weapons permitted on campus. Weapons must be checked in and out when entering or leaving campus.

 

XXI. NMU EMERGENCY TEXT ALERT REGISTRATION:

A. All students, faculty and staff are encouraged to sign up for notifications of campus emergencies through the NMU text message and email alert system. To register for these notifications, please do so by visiting this webpage at: http://myweb.nmu.edu/alerts.

 

NMU POLICE DEPARTMENT PHONE NUMBER: (906) 227-2151
NMU POLICE DEPARTMENT PARKING SERVICES PHONE NUMBER: (906) 227-1476
ALL EMERGENCIES: DIAL 9-1-1