Ohio University

Enforcement Guidelines

When are lots enforced and when are they open to the public?

  • Dark green and purple lots are open after 5:00 PM (EST) make sure to carefully review lot signage to ensure no restrictions prior to parking
  • Priority lots and reserved spaces are monitored 24/7

When are meters enforced and why?

  • Meters are enforced Monday - Sunday 24/7
  • Meters are enforced to ensure all persons parking on campus have space to park in desired locations 

Can I leave my car overnight? 

  • Vehicles should not be left overnight unless you hold a permit that allows storage parking. If you find a need to leave your vehicle overnight please contact our office

What do I do if I get a citation? 

  • A citation is given because the vehicle/owner were not following parking procedures.
  • If you feel that you've received this citation in error please contact our office.
  • You can appeal your citation through your parking portal but must be paid first. 
    • Prior to your appeal please call our office to see if you are eligible for a first time void