Parking permits can be obtained at the Department of Public Safety (DPS). Faculty, students, and staff should complete the vehicle registration form and return to the Public Safety office to obtain a parking permit. Visitors may also request a visitor parking permit ONLINE.
University parking permits must be affixed to the lower left, drivers side of the winshield. Parking hangtags must be clearly displayed from the rearview mirror.
All vehicles parked on University property must display a valid University Permit or DPS issued Parking Pass. Vehicles that do not display a valid University Permit or DPS issued Parking Pass are improperly parked and will be ticketed and/or towed at the owner’s expense. All motor vehicle responsiblity, issued tickets and assesed fines lie with the registered parking permit holder and or the driver/owner of the vehicle.
The following items are required to register vehicles with the Department of Public Safety:
Drivers are encouraged to register vehicles prior to driving them on campus.
Vehicles may be registered at any time during the semester. Once registered the permit remains valid until August 31st of the current year.
Students, Faculty and Staff must register vehicles annually at the beginning of each FALL SEMESTER with DPS.
Visitors may obtain parking passes by visiting the Security Information Station (SIS) gate located off of Chase Rd, between the New School of Business and Morrison Fine Arts building or the main Public Safety Office located in the Unversity Services building across from Foster Complex. Parking passes should be placed on the dashboard of the vehicle in clear view.
Departments hosting workshops & conference shall notify DPS, in writing, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, two weeks prior to the event, to request parking accommodation.
Visitors may park in designated Vistor parking spaces or available non-numbered, Non-Reserved parking spaces.
Faculty, students, and staff may obtain temporary parking passes from the DPS office located across from Foster Complex. Temporary parking passes may be issued to individuals who have current university parking permit and/or maintain a valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance. Permits may be issued for a specific number of days, but shall not exceed fourteen (14) days.
All parking on the campus of Alabama A&M University is color coordinated. Curbs and sign are colored to match the permits issued.
Orange Curbs - Commuter Students
Green Curbs - Boarding Students (includes White Knight Complex Permits and Normal Hills)
Maroon Curbs - Faculty & Staff
Non- Numbered Reserved Parking
Areas of parking with maroon curbs and/or reserved numbers are are enforced from 7:00a.m.- 5:00p.m. Monday - Friday at admistrative buildings.
Numbered Reserved Parking
Areas of parking with maroon curbs and/or reserved numbers are are enforced from 7:00a.m.- 7:00p.m. Monday - Friday at admistrative buildings.
Reserved & Non-Numbered Reserved parking at Residential Halls is enforced 24/7
Commuter Parking Areas: Patton Hall, Morrison Hall, Bond Engineering Building, T.G Parker, Elmore Gym, and Stadium Area. Commuter students are required to park in designated parking areas. Boarding Students are are prohibited from parking in commuter parking lots, between the hours of 7:00a.m. - 5:00p.m
Graduate Commuter Students are permitted to parking in the Gravel Lot, located between New School of Business and Dawson Building and commuter parking areas.
Boarding Students are required to park at their assigned residential hall. Commuter students are prohibited from parking at residential halls between the hours of 7:00a.m. - 5:00p.m
Boarding Students are students that reside in University Housing including Normal Hills.