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Parking Regulations

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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 Regulations

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. All permits are
    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, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 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.
    10. Parking fines are as follows: $25 for Blocking crosswalk/ramp, Parking in driving lane, Failed to park in marked space, Parking in Non-residential lot without proper permit, Parking in Residential lot without proper permit, Parking on grass or sidewalk, Over the time limit, No parking zone, Unsafe driving, blocking loading dock/zone; $30 for Vehicle not register/no permit, Fire lane/hydrant; $50 for Handicap zone.
    11. Special permits are issued to the following: Summit Park, Jefferson Park, and Manley Hall. You must have the appropriate special permits to park in these lots. (i.e. Summit Residential allow parking in Summit Parking & Lots A, B, C, and D)

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.
  • Students: 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.

There is no cost to obtain a parking permit. 

Residential Students

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

Parking Ticket Appeals

Other Areas of Parking

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 a special permit from the City of Springfield.  Midtown residents can apply for a Midtown parking permit from the City at https://www.springfieldmo.gov/FormCenter/Finance-9/Licensing-Midtown-Parking-Permit-Online–104.

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

Drury Lane and Burnham Circle 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.  Safety and Security personnel will periodically chalk tires of vehicles on Drury Lane and Burnham Circle between 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The chalk mark will be made on the rear driver’s side tire in the 12 o’clock position.  Once the last tire is chalked, the 30 minute time will begin.  After 30 minutes has elapsed, Safety and Security personnel will return to all vehicles and cite any vehicle that still has the chalk mark on the rear driver’s side tire in the 12 o’clock position.

Open Parking Dates

Non-Residential lots are open with any permit between 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. Monday through Friday, on weekends, and holidays.  Residential lots are open to any permit parking from June 1 to August 14 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 5: ALUMNI

Located: West of Martin Alumni Center

Permit Type: Non-residential permit

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: Open parking except during events at O’Reilly Family Event Center, special event parking (area restricted at times to allow for special events.)

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, special event parking (area restricted at times to allow for special events.)

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 Jefferson Park 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 Manley Hall 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: University Suites residents are issued University Suites residential permits and may park in all spaces marked “Residential” adjacent to the south and east side of the building.  Parking in University Suites spaces by anyone other than University Suites residents is prohibited.

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.

Parking Ticket Appeal Results

December 2021

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
493182 8922 EXCUSED

November 2021

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
498723 7176 EXCUSED
501658 7217 EXCUSED
481688 7385 EXCUSED
485893 7180 EXCUSED
468912 7191 EXCUSED
109731 11151 EXCUSED

October 2021

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
481282 10158 UNEXCUSED
507647 7294 EXCUSED
475943 10102 UNEXCUSED
505836 7171 EXCUSED
500776 7161 EXCUSED
455559 10041 EXCUSED
455559 7916 EXCUSED
503648 3843 EXCUSED

September 2021

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
469978 5246 EXCUSED
477697 2397 UNEXCUSED
474966 7911 EXCUSED
475685 10030 EXCUSED
496776 59436 EXCUSED
491375 10031 EXCUSED
495397 10211 EXCUSED
507094 10048 UNEXCUSED
473114 7935 EXCUSED
495536 10207 EXCUSED
502538 7926 EXCUSED
500489 3827 EXCUSED
477381 4257 EXCUSED
486656 4285 UNEXCUSED
505886 7924 EXCUSED
490433 7945 EXCUSED
477887 4259 EXCUSED
477887 7922 UNEXCUSED
485310 2399 UNEXCUSED
474197 3829 EXCUSED
495298 5242 EXCUSED
486049 10045 EXCUSED
480058 7928 EXCUSED
463023 10144 EXCUSED
483996 10153 UNEXCUSED
483996 10182 UNEXCUSED
400961 10150 EXCUSED
502739 10179 UNEXCUSED
481821 10180 UNEXCUSED
474559 7920 EXCUSED
474559 10220 UNEXCUSED
485572 10169 EXCUSED
499512 10238 EXCUSED
506284 10241 EXCUSED
500439 10174 EXCUSED
500814 10067 EXCUSED
506335 10088 UNEXCUSED
432531 10062 EXCUSED
476272 7359 EXCUSED
490238 10074 UNEXCUSED
504502 10192 UNEXCUSED
413183 10060 EXCUSED
482935 10056 EXCUSED
494981 10083 UNEXCUSED
479494 10116 EXCUSED
500943 7305 EXCUSED
485738 7325 EXCUSED
495380 7267 UNEXCUSED
489821 7366 EXCUSED
489821 7133 EXCUSED
503382 7317 EXCUSED
476188 7125 EXCUSED
479494 7318 EXCUSED
493106 7283 UNEXCUSED
474916 10190 EXCUSED
475310 7251 EXCUSED
495430 10256 EXCUSED
427711 7340 EXCUSED
499662 7347 UNEXCUSED

 

February 2021

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
483675 7097

UNEXCUSED

2020

January 2020

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
489183 10567 UNEXCUSED
466639 10561 EXCUSED
462263 10554 EXCUSED

February 2020

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
477115 5572 EXCUSED
476353 5570 EXCUSED
468946 5576 EXCUSED
482800 8811 EXCUSED
470101 10630 EXCUSED

September 2020

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
485667 5593 EXCUSED
495650 6844 UNEXCUSED
494468 6840 EXCUSED
472510 10640 EXCUSED
472510 10641 EXCUSED
484105 64041 UNEXCUSED
478000 64045 EXCUSED
496046 64046 UNEXCUSED
499788 5598 EXCUSED
480223 64040 UNEXCUSED

October 2020

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
473977 64048 EXCUSED
470810 10520 EXCUSED
477887 10650 EXCUSED
477887 10531 EXCUSED
477466 10532 EXCUSED
477466 10397 EXCUSED
476359 10534 EXCUSED
494929 8975 EXCUSED
474378 5211 EXCUSED
500489 5205 EXCUSED
497167 5212 EXCUSED
486053 8905 EXCUSED
485862 8906 EXCUSED
496021 8989 EXCUSED

November 2020

ID # Ticket # Appeal Status
462516 5232 EXCUSED
486656 5233 UNEXCUSED

Event Parking


The Lady Panthers and Panthers will be playing in the O’Reilly Family Event Center (OFEC) on Saturday, January 8th at 1 PM and 3 PM.  It is crucial that you comply with the game day parking restrictions.  Mark your calendar and set a reminder!

Booster Parking:

Lot #7

The western portion of Lot #7 (Summit Avenue) is closed for parking except for Boosters and needs to be cleared by 10pm the day before every home game this season.  The Booster parking area has red gates.  The gates will be closed and padlocked shut at 10 PM the day before every home game this season.  If your vehicle is locked in this area please do not drive over the grass or curbs to get out.  Instead call Security at 873-7400 and an officer will come open the gate to let you out.

Lot #11

All of Lot #11 (between O’Reilly Family Event Center and Springfield Hall) is closed to parking except for suite holders and/or Boosters.  This lot will be chained and coned off for game day.  Do not park in this lot after midnight on the night before game days.  Vehicles remaining after midnight will be ticketed and towed.  The owner will be responsible for the towing charge which will be no less than $45 and the parking ticket which will be $25.

Lot #12

All of Lot #12 (south gated lot of O’Reilly Family Event Center) is closed to parking except for Boosters.  If you park in this lot you need to have your vehicle out of the lot by 11 AM on January 8th (Saturday).

Vehicles remaining after 11 AM on January 8th (Saturday) in Lot #7 or Lot #12 will be ticketed and towed.  The owner will be responsible for the towing charge which will be no less than $45 and the parking ticket which will be $25.

All fans who have not paid for reserved Booster parking are asked to park in general admission parking in the east and north areas of Lot #7 or elsewhere on campus.

Red boxes are Booster Parking Only!!!

Get the Drury Panthers game schedules here: http://drurypanthers.com/index.aspx

Map of the different parking lots for drury.

Please note: Red boxes are Booster Parking Only

Get the Drury Panthers game schedules at drurypanthers.com.