University Police and Campus
PARKING AND TRAFFIC RULES AND REGULATIONS
A. To provide the greatest benefit from these facilities, the Board
of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning enacted regulations
that will be strictly enforced by the University Police Department [UPD].
Thorough understanding of these regulations is important, because
violations will result in needless expense and inconvenience to the
Pursuant to the provisions of Section 37-105-1, Mississippi Code of
1972, the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning
does hereby enact the following traffic rules and regulations for the
control, direction, parking, and general regulation of traffic and
vehicles on the campus and streets of The University of Mississippi
situated in Lafayette County, Mississippi, to wit:
(a) The University of Mississippi assumes no responsibility for the care
and/or protection of any vehicle or its contents at any time it is
operated or parked on the campus.
(b) For the purpose of these regulations, the term "vehicle" includes
all automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, bicycles, golf carts, and any
other vehicles operating on land.
(c) For the purpose of these regulations the "restricted area" of the
campus is defined as any designated parking area for faculty and staff
or assigned decal types.
(d) For the purpose of these regulations, the term "decal" is used
interchangeably with the term "hangtag."
(e) For the purpose of these regulations, the term "visitor" includes
all individuals who are not affiliated with the University as a student
enrolled in classes, staff, faculty, vendor, or any other person who
does not use University facilities (i.e., J.D. Williams Library or
Turner Center Fitness Club members) on a regular basis.
(f) Penalties/fines are subject to change on an annual basis.
(g) All faculty, staff, and students, full- or part-time, operating
motor vehicles on campus must familiarize themselves with the traffic
rules and regulations of the University. Lack of knowledge of the
provisions of these rules and regulations will not be accepted as a
defense for violations. These rules and regulations attempt to cover all
instances of parking and traffic control in specific detail. However,
interpretation of the intent of these rules and regulations will be the
responsibility of UPD’s Parking Services. Specific questions may be
directed to UPD’s Parking Services, Kinard Hall Wing-C, 662-915-7235, or
A.2 Vehicle Registration
(a) Each faculty, staff, and student, full or part-time, who operates a
motor vehicle (including motorcycle/ motorbike) on University property,
regularly or occasionally, is required to register the vehicle with
Parking Services of the University Police Department within 48 hours of
the time the vehicle is first brought on campus. Failure to comply with
this rule could result in vehicle immobilization. If said vehicle is
immobilized, the person responsible for the vehicle is required to go to
the Parking Services Office and register the vehicle appropriately. A
vehicle cannot be issued a decal without a license plate/tag or a
temporary tag. In these situations, motorists will be issued a 2-week
temporary hangtag until they secure a license plate/temporary tag. The
cost of decals is charged to the student’s bursar account. The cost of
faculty/staff decals is payroll deducted. Tickets received prior to
vehicle immobilization will be charged to the person's bursar account or
(b.1) Twelve-month faculty and staff who fail to register their
vehicle(s) by August 15 of the current academic year will be assessed a
$10 late fee. If a 12-month faculty or staff member purchases a new
vehicle after the August 15 deadline, he/she has 48 hours to register
the vehicle after it has first been brought on campus or he/she is
subject to a $10 late fee. Nine-month faculty/staff who fail to
register their vehicle(s) by September 1 of the current academic year
will be assessed a $10 late fee. If a 9-month faculty/staff member
purchases a new vehicle after the September 1 deadline, he/she has 48
hours to register the vehicle after it has first been brought on campus
or he/she is subject to a $10 late fee.
(b.2) Any student, full or part-time, who fails to register their
vehicle within 48 hours of the time the vehicle is first brought on
campus will be assessed a $10 late fee.
(b.3) Parking and traffic violation records are applicable from August
15 of the current year to August 15 of the following year. Failure to
renew parking registration at the beginning of the fall semester will
result in continuance of the previous year's records.
(c) Any faculty, staff, or student temporarily using another vehicle
must, within 48 hours of the time the vehicle is first brought on
campus, register the vehicle with Parking Services, which will issue a
temporary hangtag, price to be determined by the length of time it is
needed. Failure to comply with this rule could result in vehicle
immobilization [see section A.2(a)].
(d) If a vehicle’s windshield is replaced or decal number damaged to the
point it is not readable, or decal types changed, the remaining piece(s)
of the current decal should be carefully scraped off and presented to
Parking Services for number and verification of expiration. A minimal
replacement cost for a current decal will be assessed.
(e) Decal fees are NONREFUNDABLE. Decals are
(f) Any boat or trailer kept on the campus for more than 48 hours must
be registered in the same manner as a vehicle. Failure to comply could
result in immobilization [see section A.2(a)].
(g.1) Every motor vehicle operated on campus shall have an insurance
card maintained in the vehicle as proof of liability insurance that is
in compliance with the liability limits required by the State of
Mississippi. Penalty: $100. [63-15-4]]*
(g.2) All faculty/staff/and students must also have a valid driver’s
license from their state of record. [63-1-57 and 63-1-5]*
(g.3) If subsequent to a UPD vehicular traffic stop, it is determined
the operator of a vehicle has a suspended driver’s license, the
operator’s parking decal on the vehicle will be removed/confiscated by
UPD and campus parking privileges revoked. A new parking decal at the
full market price may be issued to the operator of the subject vehicle
after they have obtained a valid driver’s license.
h.1) Every person who registers a motor vehicle on
the campus must furnish true and correct information on the vehicle
registration format. Those who fail to comply or intentionally give
false information are subject to a fine of $50, loss of campus parking
privileges, and/or judicial review. Student decal classification is
determined by residence.
(h.2) Faculty, staff, and students must present their University of
Mississippi ID card when they come to Parking Services to be issued a
(i) New license plate (tag) information obtained for motor vehicles
already registered with Parking Services shall be reported to Parking
Services within 48 hours of the time the vehicle with the new plate is
first brought on campus. Penalty: $50.
(j) No faculty or staff person shall register any vehicle and obtain a
decal for any full- or part-time student. Failure to comply with this
rule could result in vehicle immobilization. Penalty: $50.
(k) No person who has registered a vehicle and received a decal shall
affix or permit any other person to affix such decal to any vehicle
other than the vehicle for which the decal was issued. Decals are
NONTRANSFERRABLE. Penalty: $50.
(l) The person in whose name a vehicle is registered with Parking
Services shall be held responsible for all parking violations received
by that vehicle.
(m) Students who need special parking accommodations due to mobility
problems may receive a 30-day temporary hangtag from UPD that will
enable them to park in faculty/staff parking areas after first obtaining
an authorization slip from Student Health. If the need for special
parking exceeds 30 days, students should contact a county tax collector
to receive a temporary (less than six months) handicap windshield
placard that will enable them to park in handicap and other parking
spaces on campus. All vehicles must be properly registered for the
current academic year and must exhibit the appropriate decal in addition
to a medical hangtag or handicap permit.
(n) Persons needing handicap permits must acquire them from the state.
All handicap permits shall be state issued. The handicap permit must be
displayed in a manner to assure the expiration date is visible. Anyone
with a handicap permit may park in any
legal parking space on The University of
Mississippi campus, including handicap spaces. A handicap space on the
University of Mississippi campus may be designated in any of the
following ways: with a handicap sign; with painted blue curbing; with a
blue wheelchair symbol painted on the ground; or with any combination of
the preceding. Blue hashed-out areas adjacent to handicap spaces and
blue wheelchair ramps or curb cuts are not handicap parking spaces;
vehicles parked in these areas will be considered illegally parked.
[27-19-56(5)(a) and (7)]*
(o) The University reserves the right to remove,
impound, or immobilize illegally parked or abandoned vehicles or
bicycles or any vehicle on campus without a decal, with an unauthorized
or altered decal, with no license plate, or any vehicle or bicycle
parked so as to constitute a hazard to the smooth flow of either
pedestrian or vehicular traffic. The owner shall be responsible for all
costs involved in removing, impounding, immobilizing, and storing of
such vehicles or bicycles. Neither the University nor its
representatives will be liable for any damage that occurs during
removal, impoundment, or immobilization thereof. Once a wrecker service
has been dispatched to campus, the owner shall be responsible for
wrecker service fees regardless of whether the vehicle is towed.
Immobilization fee: $50. UPD personnel are authorized to remove a boot
from a vehicle; all other persons are unauthorized to do so. If an
unauthorized person removes a boot from a vehicle, the person is subject
to a $100 fine. If the boot is damaged, destroyed, or stolen due to its
unauthorized removal, the responsible party will be required to pay to
the UPD the current replacement value of the boot and will be subject to
criminal prosecution and/or judicial review. Tow fee is to be determined
by the wrecker service. Altered/Fraudulent Hang Tag/Decal Penalty: $50.
(p) A student's decal is not valid until it is permanently and properly
affixed on the outside lower corner of the rear window on the driver's
side of the vehicle. Exceptions include convertibles, vehicles with a
rear window that lowers into a tailgate, vehicles with rear windows
covered by louvers, pickup trucks with a camper shell, etc. In such
cases, the decal shall be valid when properly and permanently affixed on
the lower outside corner of the front windshield on the passenger side.
In all cases, the decal must be clearly visible and not obstructed from
view. Taping the decal to the window is not sufficient. Penalty: $20.
(q) A student who changes place of residence within the academic year
must obtain and affix an appropriate decal for the new residence within
48 hours after the address has changed. Failure to comply could result
(r) No vehicle shall display more than one current University of
Mississippi parking decal at any time. Penalty: $20.
(s) Lost or stolen decals should be reported to the Parking Services
Office within 48 hours after discovery of the loss/theft. Failure to
comply could result in vehicle immobilization. Replacement cost of
decal(s) will be determined by the Parking Services Office.
(t) Students who have multiple vehicles must register each vehicle at
(u) Privatized employees (i.e., Aramark, Barnes &
Noble, fraternity and sorority personnel, etc.) will be issued a special
hangtag at the same price as a faculty/staff decal, which must be paid
for at the time of registration [an additional vehicle will require
issuance of an additional hangtag]. These employees will be responsible
for any personal parking fines. Failure to pay their fines could result
in vehicle immobilization.
(v) Each faculty/staff who registers a vehicle will
be issued a window decal and a hangtag. Both the decal and the hangtag
must be displayed on the vehicle when parked on campus. If an
additional vehicle is registered, only a window decal will be issued;
the decal number of the additional vehicle will be posted onto the
initial hangtag [an individual is issued only one hangtag – only one
registered vehicle is to be on campus at one time]. Faculty/staff
spouses who drive separate vehicles will need to register their vehicles
separately. The first decal purchased per faculty/staff member is
charged at full cost while additional decals are charged at a reduced
rate to that individual.
A.3 General Regulations, Penalties on Driving and Parking
(a) The responsibility for finding a legal parking space rests with the
motor vehicle operator. Lack of space or unfamiliarity with the parking
areas is not considered a valid excuse for any parking violation.
(b.1) The Lyceum Circle will be closed to vehicular traffic/parking on
weekdays from 7:30 a.m. until
5:00 p.m. Faculty, staff and students
who park or drive unauthorized on the Circle during these restricted
hours will be in violation and subject to issuance of a
Parking on University Avenue between Coulter Hall and Ventress Hall is
restricted to visitors and handicap parking only from 7:30 a.m. – 5:00
p.m. weekdays. Penalty: first offense: $15, second offense: $25, third
offense and subsequent offenses: $45.
Parking in the following areas from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. on
weekdays is restricted to faculty, staff, and visitors. The restricted
area shall include all streets and parking lots within the boundary of
Fraternity Row/All American Drive, Grove Loop,
Cross Street and the parking lot on the west side of Meek, East Meek
Parking Lot, Cross Street and Dormitory Row North, Dormitory Row West,
and Bishop Hall Parking Lot and Chapel Lane. Also the parking lots of
West Magnolia Lot, Magnolia Drive, Howry, George, Farley, Lamar, Turner
Complex, Power Plant, Natural Products, National Food Service Management
Institute, National Center for Physical Acoustics, Physical Plant,
Student Health, Barnard, Isom, Somerville, Honors College, Rebel Drive
from Powers Hall to Guess Hall, parking east of Music Building, north
Track & Field Building Lot, west parking areas of the Indoor Practice
Facility, CISS, Athletic Administration Building, any other lots
designated by the color-coded maps, and any other area not herein
described but where signs are posted.
(b.2) All other parking violations (i.e., parked beyond yellow line,
unauthorized handicap, etc.) are enforced and subject to citation 24
hours a day, seven days a week. Service
vehicle only designated parking places are for service vehicles only 24
(c.1) Faculty and staff decals must be properly displayed on the
passenger's side of the front windshield and permanently affixed.
Partial affixation or taping of decals will not be sufficient. Penalty:
(c.2) /Faculty and staff hangtags must be properly displayed from the
rearview mirror. Penalty: first offense: $15, second offense: $25, third
offense and subsequent offenses: $45.
(c.3) Misuse, fraudulent use, or alteration of a faculty/staff
hangtag/decal (i.e., displayed on an unregistered vehicle or displayed
on a student's car) or any other parking hangtags issued by UPD (i.e.,
medical, temporary, vendor, visitor, etc.) could result in fine,
immobilization, or both, and judicial review.
(c.4) Possession and or use of a stolen or lost faculty/staff or student
hangtag or decal will result in the violator
paying reimbursement cost of the decal/hangtag, a fine of $50, and
immobilization fee, and judicial review.
(c.5) No faculty, staff, or student may advise a person to park
illegally. Penalty: $25.
(c.6) Illegal use or altering of state-issued handicap placard will
result in violator being fined $100,
subject to judicial review, and the placard will be confiscated.
(c.7) The display of an unauthorized handicap placard that is not an
official state-issued placard is prohibited and will result in the
violator being fined $100 and/or subject to judicial review, and the
placard being confiscated.
(d) All state laws governing movement, operation, and parking of
vehicles shall apply on University property.
(e) Operators of motor vehicles are not to park in excess of times
posted on timed parking areas. Penalty: $25 for the first 30 minutes and
$25 for each subsequent 30 minutes.
(f) Bicyclists shall follow state and local regulations governing
movement and operation of bicycles. Penalty: $10.
(g) Pedestrians in crosswalks shall be given the right-of-way at all
times. Penalty: $50. [63-3-1103]*
(h) Unnecessary noise from vehicles such as horns, mufflers, loud music,
or any other noisemaking device is prohibited at all times. Penalty:
(i) All accidents involving moving or parked vehicles that occur on
University property shall be reported immediately to the University
Police Department. [63-3-401]*
(j) Any area on the University campus that has been closed off by the
use of barricades or other traffic control devices either placed or
authorized by the University Police Department shall not be entered by
any vehicle unless so authorized. Penalty: $25.
(k.1) Riding or parking a bicycle on lawns, pedestrian paths, or
sidewalks is prohibited except for access to bicycle racks or authorized
bike parking areas. Penalty: $25.
(k.2) Motorcycles/motorbikes are to be parked in a motorcycle-designated
parking pad; or they can be parked in a regular parking place as with
regular motorized vehicles according to decal restrictions
(faculty-staff motorcycle decals are to park in faculty/staff designated
areas and student motorcycle decals are to park in student designated
areas from 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays).
Motorcycle-designated parking pads are for motorcycle parking only 24
Motorcycles/motorbikes are not to be parked in areas designated for
bicycles/bicycle racks; they are also prohibited from being driven or
parked on lawns, pedestrian paths, and sidewalks. Penalty: $25.
(l.1) All students between 7:30 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays are required to
park in designated parking areas outside of the restricted area.
Penalty: first offense: $15, second offense: $25, third offense and
subsequent offenses: $45.
(l.2) Faculty/staff shall not park in any residential parking area
designated exclusively for students between 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. weekdays;
except Student Housing custodial staff. Penalty: first offense: $15,
second offense: $25, third offense and subsequent offenses: $45.
(m) Vehicles are not to be parked beyond yellow perpendicular lines, on
campus lawns, in no-parking zones, or at places where sidewalks
intersect streets. Penalty: $25. [63-3-901]*
(n) Motorcycles, motorbikes, or bicycles are not to be parked in
buildings, near doorways, or entrances to buildings. Penalty: $25.
motorcycles/motorbikes/or similar types of cycles are not to be secured
to handrails or parked on handicap ramps. Failure to comply with this
rule could result in impoundment of said vehicle, fine, or both. Neither
the University nor its representatives will be liable for any damage
that occurs during removal or impoundment thereof. Penalty: $100.
(o.2) Parking for bicycles is available
throughout campus at designated bicycle racks. Do not lock bikes to any
tree, plant, shrub, foliage, light pole, posted signage, trash
receptacle, etc. Bicycles parked or stored in violation of regulations
may be removed and impounded at the owner’s expense. Abandoned bikes
may be impounded at owner’s expense. Bicycles must be removed from
campus property before leaving for summer break or will be deemed as
abandoned. Junk bikes (i.e., damaged or unrepaired) abandoned on campus
will be disposed of as trash.
(p) Operating any vehicle, motorcycle, motorbike, or bicycle
during hours of darkness without proper headlights, taillights, and/or
reflectors is forbidden. Penalty: $25. [63-7-11]*
(q) Every person operating a bicycle shall obey all traffic-control
signs or devices and rules of the road applicable to motor-powered
vehicles under Mississippi state laws and other rules as stated in these
(r) All operators of motorcycles, motorbikes, or similar types of cycles
and all passengers of said vehicles are required to wear helmets while
the vehicle is in operation. Penalty: $25. [63-7-64]*
(s) All operators of any type of motor vehicle or bicycle shall yield
right-of-way to emergency vehicles. Penalty: $50. [63-3-809]*
(t) Operators of all motor vehicles must have in their possession a
valid operator's license. Penalty: $25. [63-1-5; 63-1-6]*
(u) All operators of any motor vehicle must have a valid, up-to-date
license plate (tag) on vehicle in plain view. Penalty: $25. [27-19-63]*
(v) Operators of any motor vehicle or bicycle may not follow emergency
vehicles while en route to an emergency. Penalty: $25. [63-3-621]*
(w) Operators of any motor vehicle or bicycle must come to a complete
stop at all stop signs or stop signals. Penalty: $50. [63-3-311]*
(x) Operators of any motor vehicle or bicycle must yield to through
traffic. Penalty: $50. [63-3-805]*
(y) Operators of any motor vehicle or bicycle may not drive or ride
across a fire hose. Penalty: $25. [63-3-1209]*
(z) No unauthorized motor vehicle or bicycle may park in a posted
handicapped parking place or block or obstruct access to such a parking
place. Penalty: $100. Persons who so block, obstruct, or park
unauthorized motor vehicles or bicycles in a posted handicapped parking
place are also subject to towing charges. [27-19-56]*
(aa) Operators of motor vehicles or bicycles may not park or stop so as
to block or obstruct a handicap entrance/curbcut on a sidewalk, street,
or into any building. Penalty: $100. [27-19-56]*
(bb) Operators of motor vehicles shall not park in any manner so as to
block or hamper movement to any:
(1) Fireplug, fire hydrant, or fire lane - Penalty: $50.
(2) Dumpster - Penalty: $35.
(3) Traffic Flow - Penalty: $35.
(4) Driveway - Penalty: $25.
(5) Other Vehicle - Penalty: $25.
(6) Crosswalk - Penalty: $50.
(cc) The speed limit is restricted to 18 miles per hour on all streets
unless otherwise posted. Penalty: [63-3-511]*
(1) up to 10 mph above limit - $25.
(2) 11 mph to 25 mph above limit - $50.
(3) over 25 mph above limit - $100.
(4) reckless/careless driving - $100.
(dd) No operator of any motor vehicle shall operate said vehicle under
the influence of alcohol or drugs. Penalty: prosecution through
Lafayette County Justice Court. [63-11-1]*
(ee) No operator of any motor vehicle shall park a vehicle with the left
wheels to the curb unless on a one-way street where flow of traffic
allows vehicle to be faced in that direction. Penalty: $25. [63-3-907]*
(ff) The operator of a motor vehicle shall not follow another vehicle
more closely than is reasonable and prudent, having due regard for the
speed of such vehicle and the traffic upon the condition of the highway.
Penalty: $25. [63-3-619]*
(gg) No operator of any vehicle shall make a u-turn in a roadway.
(hh) No operator shall overtake or pass any other vehicle on the right
side of the roadway unless a traffic lane is provided for such movement.
Penalty: $25. [63-3-613]*
(ii) No operator of a vehicle shall overtake or pass another vehicle to
the left side of the roadway when a distinctive center line is marked
directing that traffic keep to the right. Penalty: $25. [63-3-611]*
(jj) No unauthorized vehicles are to be parked in areas or parking
places designated as tow-away zones. Penalty: $50 plus the cost of the
wrecker service. Once a wrecker service has been dispatched to campus,
the owner shall be responsible for wrecker service fees regardless of
whether the vehicle is towed. Tow fee is to be determined by the wrecker
(kk) Operator of any vehicle shall not violate markings, signs,
barriers, or other devices indicating specific lanes or streets in which
traffic shall move in one direction only. Penalty: $50. [63-3-313]*
(ll) Operator of any motor vehicle or bicycle may not park or stop so as
to park upon or block any sidewalk. Penalty: $25. [63-3-901]*
(mm) No operator of a motor vehicle may drive in such a manner as to
indicate failure to maintain control of said vehicle. Penalty: $50.
(nn) No operator shall utilize any traffic lane on a roadway for any
other than its designated use. Penalty: $25.
(oo) University personnel who drive University vehicles are expected to
obey all traffic rules and regulations. Any University vehicle illegally
parked may be cited for the offense and the subject department held
responsible for the traffic fines.
(pp) No person shall park a vehicle within 30 feet upon the approach to
a stop sign. Penalty: $25. [63-3-901]*
(qq) Littering. Penalty: $25. [97-15-29]*
(rr) Golf carts, utility vehicles, and all-terrain vehicles can be
driven on campus only if they are owned and operated by University
departments. Such vehicles that are privately owned by students,
employees of the University, visitors, or others are prohibited from use
on campus. Failure to comply with this rule could result in impoundment
of the vehicle, fine, or both. Neither the University nor its
representatives will be liable for any damage that occurs during removal
or impoundment thereof.
(ss) Golf carts, utility vehicles, and all-terrain vehicles are not to
be driven or parked in walkways, on the grass, or on sidewalks. They
should be parked in designated areas. Exceptions will be made for
vehicles that are actively being used in work projects on campus [i.e.,
(tt) Golf carts, utility vehicles, and all-terrain vehicles are to be
operated with headlights and taillights during hours of darkness.
(uu) Motorists, upon meeting or overtaking a school
bus which has stopped on the street to receive or discharge children,
shall come to a complete stop and not proceed until children have
crossed the street and the bus has proceeded.
Penalty: $100. [63-3-615]*
(vv) Motorists [i.e., automobiles, trucks, etc.]
and their passengers are required to wear seatbelts. This is a primary
charge in Mississippi. Penalty: $25.
“*” indicates the code section for that violation within the
Mississippi Rules of the Road and the Mississippi Code of 1972.
A.4 Hearing Procedure
(a) When any person is accused of violating any of The University of
Mississippi parking/driving regulations:
(a.1) Such persons shall be entitled to a hearing before a Board of
Appeals for the hearing of such cases. Student cases are to be heard by
the Student Board of Appeals, members of which are appointed by the ASB
President. Dates, times, and location for students to appeal are set by
the Student Appeals Board and made available by the Dean of Students
Judicial Office (www.olemiss.edu/depts/dos, 662-915-7248, Union Room
401). Faculty/staff cases are to be heard by the Faculty/Staff Board of
Appeals. The chancellor appoints this board. Dates, times, and location
for faculty/staff appeals are available at UPD's Parking Services Office
(Kinard Hall Wing-C, 662-915-7235, email: email@example.com).
(a.2) Such persons shall further be entitled to receive notice in
writing at least three days prior to the hearing and such notice shall
set forth charges with sufficient particularity and clarity to enable
the accused to prepare a reasonable defense.
(a.3) Such persons shall further be entitled to know the names of
witnesses who are directly responsible for having reported the alleged
violation to the Board of Appeals; or if there be no such witnesses, to
be fully informed of the manner in which the violation came to the
attention of such board.
(a.4) If a faculty/staff member or student chooses to appeal a ticket,
he/she must submit an appeals form to the respective appeals board.
For student appeals, hand-written forms are available in the Dean of
Students Judicial Office in the Union Room 401 or at UPD's Parking
Services Office in Kinard Hall between 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. weekdays.
For faculty/staff appeals, the appeal form is available at UPD's Parking
Whether submitting the appeal to the student board or the faculty/staff
board, the written appeal must be submitted no later than noon of the
court date specified on the ticket. Once the appeal form has been
properly submitted, one can appear in person before the appeals board or
have the appeals board consider only the written appeal.
An appeal cannot be made to either board after the court date specified
on the face of the ticket.
(a.5) Such person shall be further entitled to present a defense to said
Board of Appeals and shall have the right to present evidence and a
reasonable number of defense witnesses and shall be given the
opportunity to hear and question adverse witnesses.
(a.6) Such person shall be further entitled, if the person so chooses,
to be accompanied and represented by legal counsel or by law adviser;
provided however, in all hearings before the Board of Appeals, the
normal rules of procedure of such board shall be followed; but in no
case shall the board consider any matter not introduced in evidence at
(b) The failure of any person to appear and contest an action upon
delivery of notice in writing of the time and place to appear for an
administrative hearing shall be considered to have waived the right to
such a hearing.
(c) A traffic ticket issued by the University Police Department, The
University of Mississippi, shall be an official University notice of
such administrative hearing.
(d) The findings of the Student Board of Appeals shall be final.
(e) The findings of the Faculty/Staff Board of Appeals shall be final.
(f) In case of persistent or flagrant violations and in cases involving
the giving of false information, the Manager of Parking Services may
recommend to the proper University official that disciplinary action be
taken against the offender.
(g) The penalty assessed to a student by the Student Appeals Board is to
be paid at the Bursar's Office. Penalties assessed to faculty and staff
by the Faculty/Staff Appeals Board are paid through payroll deduction.
(h) All discrepancies of bills should be cleared up within the 30-day
period after the first bursar bill has been generated. Failure to comply
could result in charges being due and payable. This will affect present
and former faculty, staff, and students.
UNIVERSITY POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICE
The University Police Department (UPD) is in Kinard Hall in Wing-C. UPD
is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round. The telephone number
is (662)915-7234 or (662)915-4911 for emergency calls.
UPD's Parking Services Office hours are 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., Monday
through Friday. The telephone number is (662)915-7235; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
All business pertaining to vehicle registration, parking tickets, and
immobilizations must be directed to this office during working hours.
Rev. June 15, 2009