Frequently Asked Questions


My vehicle was totaled in an accident or i changed vehicles, how do I get a replacement permit?
Who needs a FAU parking permit?
Is there a grace period for getting my permit?
What are the hours of enforcement?
Where do I place the permit on my car?
How long do I have to pay a citation before a late fee is assessed?
How do I appeal a citation?
H
ow do I pay for a citation?
Who can park at a parking meter?
What are the Parking and Transportation Services office hours and location?
Where do visitors park and how much is it?
What should I do if I have a Guest Speaker or Interview Candidate come on Campus?
I received a citation for parking the wrong way on Volusia Street. Where is that  written?
What is the Transportation Access Fee? Why is it on my account?
W
hy do I pay sales tax on my permit?

My vehicle was totaled in an accident or I changed vehicles, how do I get a replacement permit?  
Remove the permit from the previous car and bring it into the office. A replacement permit will be issued at no charge however you must bring the removed permit into the office with the numbers intact. If the permit is not turned in to the office, a replacement permit must be purchased for $15.


Who needs a FAU parking permit?
Everyone. All students, faculty, staff, vendors and anyone else parking on campus are required to have a parking decal. Visitors may purchase a temporary permit or park at and pay the parking meters.

 

Is there a grace period for getting my permit?
Parking tickets are not issued for not having a permit during the drop and add period of the first week of school in blue and green lots only. During this period, all other violations are enforced, including but not limited to: Parking out of assigned area, parking in no parking space, parking in reserved space, parking on the grass or hazardous parking.   Parking regulations are enforced all other times, including spring break, intersession and summer semesters.


What are the hours of enforcement?
Parking and Transportation regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Where do I place the permit on my car?
Student permits are placed on the outside of the driver’s side of the rear (left hand bottom corner) windshield. The entire permit must be displayed unaltered. Permits may not be affixed inside the vehicle or by means other than the adhesive of the permit. The permit must be visible at all times while the vehicle is parked on campus. Faculty/Staff and Visitor hangtags are hung from the rearview mirror with the date facing out.


How long do I have to pay a citation before a late fee is assessed?
Payment for all citations must be received in the Parking and Transportation Services Office by the 14th calendar day after the issuance of the citation. However, vehicles may not be left in violation, and may continue to accrue citations for being in violation.


How do I appeal a citation?
Any person who feels that a parking citation was issued in error may contest the parking citation by filing a notice of appeal on this website. 

How do I pay for a citation?
There are many ways that you my pay for your citation. As a student or faculty/staff member you will be able to go through your MyFAU account to pay online. As a visitor you will need to go through the "visitor link" to pay the citation. Anyone may come into the office to pay their citation. We accept cash, check, and credit cards. You also have the option of sending a check by mail. We do not accept payments over the phone. For students: If you need to have a hold lifted from your account immediately then you will need to pay through your student account or through the Cashier’s office. Any citations paid through the Parking and Transportation Services Office in person or online have a forty-eight hour waiting period before the hold is removed.

Who can park at a parking meter?
Anyone that does not have a valid FAU parking permit is permitted to park and pay at the meters. Effective Fall 2010 anyone with a valid FAU parking permit is not allowed to park at a parking meter even if the meter is paid for.

What are the Parking and Transportation Services Office hours and location?

The Office of Parking and Transportation is located in Building 69 (Campus Operations) on the Boca Raton Campus. Our hours of operation can be found here.


Where do visitors park?
Visitors may park at any of the parking meters on campus or they may purchase a Visitors Permit from either the Information Booth or the Parking and Transportation Services Office for longer visits.


What should I do if I have a Guest Speaker or Interview Candidate come on Campus?  
Guest speakers can acquire temporary parking permits at the Information Booth on Glades Rd and NW 10th Street or they can be requested ahead of time from the Parking and Transportation Services Office by faculty/staff members, Parking permits are also available for purchase from the Parking and Transportation Services Office.

Students can get parking permits for their from the Parking and Transportation Services Office (or the Police Department after business hours). Please have your visitor bring in their vehicle registration to our office upon their arrival to campus to obtain a permit.


I received a citation for parking the wrong way on Volusia Street. Where is that written?
Parking against the flow of traffic is hazardous and against Florida State Statute 316.195. There are also signs posted as reminders at both sides of Volusia Street.


What is the Transportation Access Fee? Why is it on my account?
The Transportation Access Fee is a mandatory, non-refundable fee that all students, whether part-time, full-time, day or evening, or members of the Lifelong Learning Society, are required to pay at the time of registration along with their tuition each semester. This fee supports the University's transportation infrastructure and increases student access to transportation services. a parking permit will be issued once applied for to each registered student. All students including those using other types of transportation are assessed a Transportation Access Fee.


Why do I pay sales tax on my permit?
Please click here for more information about the collection of sales tax on parking permits.

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