Motor Vehicle Ordinances

MOTOR VEHICLE ORDINANCE BOOK 2019-2020

INDEX

BICYCLES: PAGE 2. III.

DEFINITIONS: PAGE 2. I.

ENFORCEMENT: PAGE 14. 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. XX.

PARKING LOT LOCATIONS: PAGE 9. XIV.

PARKING REGULATIONS: PAGE 8. XIII.

PAYMENT OF FINES: PAGE 12. XV.

REGISTRATION FEES-STUDENTS: PAGE 5. VII.

REGISTRATION FEES-FACULTY, STAFF, ADJUNCTS AND GRADUATE ASSISTANTS: PAGE 5, VIII.

REGISTRATION FEES-MOTORCYCLES: PAGE 6, IX.

REGISTRATION OF MOTOR VEHICLES: PAGE 3. IV.

REGISTRATION REFUNDS: PAGE 8. XII. Q.R.S.

SAFE-WALK PROGRAM: PAGE 7.  XII. I.

SCHEDULE OF FINES: PAGE 13. XVI.

SPECIAL ARRANGEMENTS: PAGE 7. XII. P. 

TEMPORARY 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. XIX. 

 

 

 

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 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. PERMIT YEAR:  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, MOTORBIKES 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://mynmu.nmu.edu.  Once you are signed into your account, choose the student or employee tab.  The link for bicycle registration will be in the Police Department Services section. 

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. 

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.

F. Bicycle owners not affiliated with the university may register bicycles in person at the NMU Police Department located in the Services Building on Sugarloaf Avenue.

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 with the NMU Police Department.

B. Registered students may 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 online 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 “get 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 listed in Sec. VI, B., C., D.

J. Faculty, staff, and those living in the university apartments must purchase parking permits.  It is not part of your lease agreement.

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.  

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 INDENTIFICATION 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 is a taxable benefit. 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.  

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 instruction 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 instruction outlined in IV. G.

C. Temporary handicap individuals should contact the NMU Police Department for issuance of a temporary handicap parking permit.  These permits are valid for no more than 30 days a semester. 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 to initiate these arrangements.  This includes obtaining permission for the purchase of parking close to a building for the purpose of loading/unloading.  

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 of the front windshield (passenger side).  

XII. GENERAL INFORMATION:

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

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

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 must have a current state vehicle registration, a valid NMU parking permit and be in operating condition or they will be processed as an abandoned vehicles.  The responsibility of removing the vehicle from campus will be the responsibility of the vehicle owner.

F. Unregistered vehicles on campus that are not identifiable by an NMU parking permit, will be processed through the State of Michigan Department of Motor Vehicles.  Out of state license plates will be processed through the Law Enforcement Information Network. Once ownership is determined, 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 it is after dark and 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 someone will meet you at your vehicle and walk back to your residence with you.  

J. Changes in vehicles, license plate numbers and or address information must be updated by logging into your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/ and going into the parking portal and updating your records. 

K. If you have a new vehicle and you transferred your license plate to the new vehicle, you can update your vehicle information by logging into your https://mynmu.nmu.edu/.

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. If your permit was stolen and you file a police report, no fee will be assessed.  

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 student 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 Services Appeals Board for review.  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.

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 remove by the Grounds Department you may be contacted to move your vehicle immediately.  

H. Parking is prohibited at a yellow curb or 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., 7 days a week, 365 days a year.  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

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 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 PERMIT HOLDERS:  24 hours a day. Located off of Center Street.

Lot 4 UNIVERSITY APARTMENT PERMIT HOLDERS:  24 hours a day. Located off of Lincoln Avenue.

Lot 5  UNIVERSITY APARTMENT PERMIT HOLDERS:  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 TO BE DETERMINED

Lot 9 FACULTY/STAFF PARKING ONLY:  Quad II circle. 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 AND 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 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 15 TO BE DETERMINED

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 COMMUTER & FACULTY/STAFF 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 AND VISITOR PARKING:  No parking from 2:00 a.m. until 7:00 a.m. Located off of Wright Street at the Frost Building.

Lot 20 RESIDENT STUDENT AND 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 AND 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 33 FACULTY/STAFF AND RESIDENT PARKING ONLY:  24 hours a day. Located off Lee Drive on Lee Circle.

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 FACULTY/STAFF, DINING SERVICES, AND ASSIGNED SERVICE VEHICLE PARKING ONLY:  24 hours a day. Located at the Quad I loading dock.

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 Harden Drive by the Thomas Fine Arts Building.

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:  From 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. No parking 2:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.   Located west of Lee Drive on Kaye Avenue.

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. Resident parking is restricted to the southwest section of the lot and is signed accordingly.  Located off of Norwood Street.

Lot 50 UNIVERSITY REGISTERED AND 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 AND 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, AND 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 AND 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 AND 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 AND 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 AND 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 AND 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 AND 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.

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 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 Lee Drive.  

XV. PAYMENT OF FINES:

A. All fines are payable in person at the Student Service Center located in the Hedgcock Building or at the NMU Police Department Parking Services Office.  Citations must be paid within 10 days. 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 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, 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.

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

18. $25.00 FAILURE TO REMOVE OUTDATED PERMITS

19. $25.00 OTHER VIOLATION FOR ILLEGAL PARKING

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

21. $25.00 FAILURE TO DISPLAY REGISTRATION PERMIT

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.  Tearing down or larceny of signs will not alter parking restrictions and violations will be enforced.

C. All violations of these ordinances are civil infractions.

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. 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.

XX. 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 NUBMER:  (906) 227-1476

ALL EMERGENCIES:  DIAL 9-1-1

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