Parking Lottery FAQ

 

 
 
 
Requirements  / Eligibility
 
• Your vehicle must be registered on Voyager in order to participate in the lottery for 24-hour parking spaces.
• Vehicles must be registered by the Thursday of week 9, or by the last Thursday in July for Fall term.
• Students with two or more parking tickets issued in the previous term will not be eligible for the lottery.
 
 
 
Timeline
 
• The lottery is run a few weeks prior to the start of the term.
• Vehicles must be registered by the Thursday of week 9, or by the last Thursday in July for Fall term.
• There is a 1-2 day lag required between registering your vehicle and signing up for the lottery. Registering your vehicle and signing up for the lottery  are separate steps.
• Lottery signup closes at 10pm the Sunday before the drawing.
• Lottery draw day is first Monday of August for Fall term, and the Monday of week 10 for Winter and Spring terms.
• Medical/Physical Lottery Override requests should be sent to the Dean of Students office by noon on the Wednesday before the lottery draw day (Wednesday of Week 9).
 
 
 
Medical/Physical Lottery Override Requests
 
• 24-hour parking spaces may be assigned to students with physical disabilities or medical needs.
• Each student requesting a medical exemption must submit a written request in advance of the lottery.).
• A statement from the student's doctor confirming the need for the exemption from the lottery must accompany this request.
• Medical/Physical Lottery Override requests should be sent to the Dean of Students office by noon on the Wednesday before the lottery draw day (Wednesday of Week 9)
• Lottery override for medical or physical need does not guarantee a spot in the lot of your choice.
• Short term medical parking accommodation requiring official handicap parking should be acquired from your medical provider
 
 
 
Lottery Spot Winner & Associated Fee
 
• After students with medical and ability centered needs have been accommodated, the remaining spaces will be given to students by lottery drawn by seniority. 
• There will be a $75 per term fee for students who obtain a lottery spot. Lottery parking fees are charged to your student account.
• Parking fees are used to defray costs of parking enforcement.
• Winners will be notified in writing via email that they have won a parking spot, and the communication will indicate the term that they are allowed to use 24-hour student parking.
• A SEPARATE & ADDITIONAL PARKING STICKER WITH EITHER 1,2, OR 3 ON IT WILL BE GIVEN TO THE STUDENT VIA THEIR CAMPUS SPC BOX.  The numeric indicator corresponds to the term that the vehicle may be parked in a 24-hour Student Lot. This sticker should be placed directly next to your vehicle registration sticker.
o 1=FALL TERM
o 2=WINTER TERM
o 3=SPRING TERM
The lottery sticker is an item of value. DO NOT LOSE YOUR LOTTERY STICKER. Additional fees or non-replacement may be the penalty for lost lottery stickers.
• Parking lottery spots are not transferrable
 
 
 
Not winning a Lottery Spot & Waitlist Status
 
• Individuals who do not win a 24-hour student lottery spot will be added to a waiting list on a first come, first serve basis.  Openings shall be filled from those people on the waiting list, following seniority and the lottery number priorities, at the beginning of each term.

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