Traffic and Parking Services do ensure that students, staff, and visitors have access to the parking spaces they pay for by providing consistent enforcement of all parking rules and regulations. The parking lots are patrolled by our Parking Services Community Service Officers.
How do I pay a Parking Violation?
If you receive a parking violation, it must be presented to the Parking Services office within 5 working days. You may pay the violation with either Cash, MC/Visa, or check, made out to Indiana State University. After 5 days of non-payment, the amount will be charged to your account and will need to be paid in the Controllers Office.
Parking Lot or No Permit violations are $20.00.
Handicap violation is $75.00
Yellow zone violation is $20.00
A vehicle will be booted and/or towed after it has accumulated 5 or more paid or outstanding parking violations. All parking violations fees owed and a $50.00 boot removal fee is must be paid in full to remove a boot within 48 hours. If vehicle is also towed, additional towing fees may be added.
Any attempt to move a booted/immobilized vehicle or remove the device may cause serious damage to the vehicle.
How do I appeal a Parking Violation?
The Parking Appeal must be writing and forms are available at the Parking Services Office at 210 N 6th Street or can be Filled out Printable Fom and Mailed to ISU Parking Services, 210 N. 6th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47809.
Grounds for Appeal:
The Appeals Committee
meets once a month if needed. The
decision of the committee is final and a violation may not be
re-appealed unless significant new evidence or proof is
submitted. You will be notified of their decision by mail.
You will be notified of their decision by mail.
Examples of appeal reasons that will NOT be waived:
Lack of knowledge of the regulation.
Lost the citation.
Parking only for a short period of time.
Had flashers on.
The meter could not have been expired more than a couple of minutes.
I had too much to carry to park in the lot.
Inability to find a legally marked parking space.
Had the wrong permit for the space used.
Failure to obtain a temporary permit.
Did not see a parking sign.
There were other cars parked improperly (“everyone else was doing it”).
I did not receive the ticket on my vehicle.