Contact:
Tijuana Julian
Vice President of Student Affairs
Dean of Students
Office: (417) 873-7215
tjulian@drury.edu

Sarene Deeds
Director of Safety & Security
Office: (417) 873-7400
sdeeds@drury.edu

Matt Battaglia
Director of Residence Life & Chief Judicial Officer
Office: (417) 873-6871
rlife@drury.edu

Holly Binder
Director of Housing
Office: (417) 873-7654
housing@drury.edu

Parking Policy

Drury University is a safe, education-oriented and community-minded campus that maintains an academic and social environment conducive to intellectual and personal development of students and promotes the safety and welfare of all members of the campus community. Drury University prohibits the abuse of the parking policy by its students, employees and citizens. Drury University will cooperate with authorities in the enforcement of all applicable laws.

The abuse of the parking policy by Drury students, university employees or Drury citizens is prohibited on university-owned or -controlled property, in conjunction with university-sponsored or -supervised activities, or at any activity or event that an observer would associate with Drury students, university employees or Drury citizens.

This policy has been established to protect the integrity of the educational experience, encourage positive behavior and enhance the community commitment of Drury students, university employees or Drury citizens.

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

  1. All students, faculty and staff who park on campus must register their vehicle with the security office.
  2. Residential students must park in designated residential lots A, B, C, D and 7.
  3. Non-Residential permit holders must park in Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, and 12.
  4. Parking is permitted between marked lines only.
  5. No parking in handicap zones without an official Handicap Permit or license plate.
  6. No parking in crosswalks, fire lanes, loading zones, on grass, sidewalks or in posted areas.
  7. Vehicles parked illegally on Drury University property may be ticketed and/or towed by Security.
  8. Parking on city streets is illegal if city signs are posted stating “Residential Permit Required.”
  9. Motorized vehicles may not be worked on or washed on Drury University property.

 
PARKING PERMITS
Parking permits are issued Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (except holidays).

  • Vehicle DMV registration papers are required to obtain a parking permit.
  • All student parking permits are issued by the Drury University Safety & Security office, FSC 101.
  • FACULTY & STAFF: Faculty and Staff parking permits are issued by the Drury University Safety & Security office, FSC 101.
  • VISITORS: Visitor permits may be obtained in the Security Office (Findlay Student Center). Visitors to campus should park on Drury Lane, Burnham Circle, lot 7 or lot 12. Time limits do not apply to visitors with a valid visitor permit.

 All vehicles parked on campus except visitors, must be registered and display a parking permit. Permits must be displayed on the driver’s side upper corner of the windshield and visible at all times.
 
RESIDENTIAL STUDENTS
Residential students MUST register their vehicle by August 31st each year.
 
APPEALS
Appeals to parking tickets may be made in person at the Safety & Security office (FSC 101) or online at www.drury.edu/service/security/AppealForm.cfm

  • Only one appeal per semester is allowed.
  • Appeal forms must be filled out completely in order to be considered.

Results of appeals will be posted online at www.drury.edu/multinl/story.cfm?ID=3161&NLID=87.
 
CITY STREET PARKING
Parking on city streets is illegal where city signs are posted – “Residential Permit Required.” Vehicles illegally parked on the streets may be ticketed and/or towed by the Springfield Police Department (SPD). SPD will also ticket the vehicles whose wheels are more than six inches from the curb.  Any street displaying the sign “Residential Permit Required” is not open to Drury students without obtaining this special permit from the City of Springfield.
 

 

NO-PARKING ZONES
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 and/or parking attendants when they are present and controlling traffic.
 
30-MINUTE PARKING
Burnham Circle and Drury Lane are limited to 30 minutes of 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.
 
OPEN PARKING DATES
Between 8 p.m. and 8 a.m. on the weekends and holidays, all parking is open with a permit excluding residential lots and control arm lots. Residential lots are open only to vehicles with permits for those areas from August 15th to May 31st. Residential parking lots are open to any permit parking from June 1st to August 14th each year.

 
PARKING LOT DESCRIPTIONS & PERMIT REQUIREMENTS

NON-RESIDENTIAL PARKING
NUMBERED parking lots are for Non-Residential students, staff, faculty and visitors.
 
LOT 1: CENTRAL
Located: South of Central Street and east of Shewmaker Communication building
Permit Type: Non-residential permit
 
LOT 2: SHEWMAKER
Located: South of Shewmaker Communications building
Permit Type: Non-residential permit
 
LOT 3: HAMMONS
Located: East side of Hammons School of Architecture
Permit Type: Non-residential permit
 
LOT 4: HPER
Located: North of HPER/Weiser Gym and east of Turner Hall
Permit Type: Non-residential permit and valid Drury ID required for control arm entrance, special event parking (area restricted at times to allow for special events)
 
LOT 6: BENTON
Located: West of Benton Street and north of Central High School
Permit Type: Non-residential permit and valid Drury ID required for control arm entrance, special event parking (area restricted at times to allow for special events)
 
LOT 7: SUMMIT
Located: East of Summit Street and north of Harrison Stadium
Permit Type: Either a Residential or Non-residential permit, visitor parking, overflow parking, long-term parking, special event parking (areas restricted at times to allow for special events)
 
LOT 8: CLAY
Location: East of Clay Street and north of Pool Art Center
Permit Type: Non-residential permit
 
LOT 9: PARSONAGE (Humanities House)
Located: North of Congregation Hall
Permit Type: Non-residential permit or special Honors House guest permit
 
LOT 10: FACILITIES
Located: West of Facilities and Pool Art Center
Permit Type: Non-residential permit

LOT 11: O’REILLY FAMILY EVENT CENTER
Located: Between Breech Hall and O’Reilly Family Event Center
Permit Type: Restricted permits and O’Reilly personnel

LOT 12: O’REILLY FAMILY EVENT CENTER - SOUTH
Located: South end of O’Reilly Family Event Center
Permit Type: Open parking, except during events at O’Reilly Family Event Center

RESIDENTIAL PARKING
LETTERED parking lots are for residential students only.

  • SMITH, SUNDERLAND, WALLACE HALL:  Residents of Smith, Sunderland, and Wallace Halls are issued residential parking permits and may park in Lots A, B, C, and along Calhoun Street adjacent to Drury property.
  • COLLEGE PARK AND FRATERNITY HOUSES:  Residents of College Park and the fraternity houses are issued residential parking permits and may park in Lots A, B, C, D, and along the streets bordering College Park and the fraternity house area. 
  • SUMMIT PARK:  Residents of Summit Park receive Summit Park residential permits and may park in the lot behind Summit Park.  Parking in the Summit Park lot is prohibited by anyone not assigned to Summit.  Overflow parking for Summit is permitted in any lettered lot and in Lot 7.
  • JEFFERSON PARK:  Jefferson Park residents are issued residential permits and may park in the adjoining parking lot.  Parking in Jefferson Park parking lot by anyone other than Jefferson Park residents is prohibited.
  • MANLEY HALL:  Manley Hall residents are issued residential permits and may park in the adjoining parking lot.  Covered parking spots require a specially numbered tag and are reserved for those residents who wish to lease one from the Housing Office.  Parking in Manley Hall parking lot by anyone other than Manley Hall residents is prohibited.
  • MIDTOWN HOUSES:  Midtown residents are issued non-residential permits from Drury and may park in adjoining driveways or in the numbered lots.  Street parking in Midtown requires a permit from the City of Springfield.  These residents will receive information from the City about how to obtain a street parking permit.
  • UNIVERSITY SUITES:  All spaces marked “Residential” adjacent to the south and east side of the building.  For residents of University Suites only.

OTHER PARKING

DRURY LANE
Located: North from Central Street through the middle of campus. Parking is limited to 30 minutes only Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No time limit after 5 p.m. and on weekends.
Permit Type: No permit required
 
FSC CIRCLE
Located west of the Findlay Student Center, circling the fountains.  This is a Fire Lane and not to be used for parking at any time.
BURNHAM CIRCLE
Located: East of Burnham, north of Bay Hall and south of Olin Library. Parking is limited to 30 minutes only Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. No time limit after 5 p.m. and on weekends.
Permit Type: No permit required
 
CITY STREET PARKING

Contact the Safety & Security Office for more information or how to obtain a “Mid-town Residential Permit” if you live in a Drury mid-town house.