Tickets & Traffic Appeals
The nature of the traffic violation and fine will be noted on the
ticket. Overdue fines will be deducted from payroll checks of students
working on campus or charged to personal accounts.
Drivers receiving a maximum of five parking violation tickets or
three moving violation tickets may have their privilege of operating a
motor vehicle restricted or possibly removed for the remainder of the
year. This includes immobilization (booting) or towing.
Tickets are cumulative for the entire academic year. Upon
receiving a fifth citation, the offender will be designated a frequent
violator. All frequent violator fines are a minimum of $100 each. Any further
violations may result in booting of vehicle, and the owner referred for campus
Unregistered vehicles with outstanding tickets will be
Fines may be paid at the Cashier’s window in Hermann Hall
during normal business hours. Fines may so be payroll deducted or charged to
A student who is delinquent in payment of fines is subject to the following penalties:
- Ineligibility for subsequent semester registration
- Non-issuance of grades, transcripts or degrees
- Revocation of campus driving privileges
- Vehicle impoundment
- Further appropriate disciplinary action
The person in whose name the automobile is registered will be held
responsible for all parking violations charged to that vehicle. The
driver of a motor vehicle will be held responsible for any moving
The Traffic Appeals Form is located on VikingWeb under Forms and Reports or at the Campus Police Office. All traffic appeal forms must be turned into the Campus Police office no later than five business days from when the ticket was written.
The Traffic Appeals Panel, selected by the president and composed of faculty, staff and students, will be the sole body to hear appeals for traffic and parking violations. Written appeals MUST be submitted within five business days of the date of violation notice. Persons desiring to present an oral appeal before the panel must schedule an appointment within five business days of the violation notice. Written appeal forms may be picked up and filed with Parking Services located in Oak Grove Cottage, on Monday-Friday from 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Decisions made by the appeals committee are final and
cannot be re-appealed.