Parking Regulations

Parking is available on the Springfield campus. All students, faculty and staff who choose to park on campus must register their vehicles with the security office. Permits are issued at the security office in the Findlay Student Center, room 101, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday (except holidays).

Parking regulations are necessary for the safety and convenience of the campus community.

  1. All vehicles parked on campus, excluding visitors, must be registered and permits must be displayed on the windshield.

  2. Residential students MUST register their vehicles by August 31 each year.

  3. No parking in handicap zones without a handicap permit.

  4. No parking in crosswalks, fire lanes, loading zones, on grass, sidewalks or in posted areas.

  5. Residential students may park in designated residential Lots A, B, C and D and Lots 7 and 8 (University Suites).

  6. Non-residential permit holders may park in Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 12.

  7. Visitors to campus should park in Lot 7, on Drury Lane or on Burnham Circle and check in with the Security Office (Findlay Student Center) to get a visitor permit. Time limits do not apply to visitors with a valid visitor permit.

  8. Between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. and on the weekends and holidays, all parking is open with a permit excluding residential lots and control arm lots. Residential lots are open to vehicles with permits for those areas between August 15 and May 31.

  9. Residential parking lots are open to any permit parking from June 1 to August 14 each year.

  10. Burnham Circle and Drury Lane are limited to 30-minute parking Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Parking is open 5 p.m. to 8 a.m. and on weekends and holidays with a valid permit.)

  11. Areas closed by security and designated as such by cones or other types of barriers are to be considered no parking zones. Motorists are to follow the directions of security officers when they are present and controlling traffic.

  12. Parking is permitted between marked lines only.

  13. Parking on city streets—Mid-Town Parking Permit. Students, faculty, staff and visitors may park on city streets immediately adjacent to Drury property where it is not posted for No Parking and there is not a sign saying “Residential Permit Required.” These streets include parts of Calhoun, Benton, Summit, Webster, Lynn, Robberson and Jefferson. Only students living in Mid-Town houses owned or leased by Drury are able to obtain the Mid-Town parking permit if they wish to park on city streets signed “Residential Permit Required.” A Mid-Town residential permit may be obtained by calling 864-1617. They are free. A maximum of three permits are issued per house. No other students are eligible to obtain the Mid-Town parking permit.