Visitor Parking
  1. All visitors who park on the SUNY New Paltz campus must display a valid Visitor/Day Parking Permit on the vehicle's dashboard or hanging from the rear view mirror, Monday - Friday between 6:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Park & Pay machines are located in the entrance of the Rt. 32 Lot, West entrance located on Hawk drive, off Rt. 208 and Elting Lot adjacent to Parker Theater. A Visitor/Day Permit is valid for the date of purchase only. (view our campus map.) Visitor/Day Permits purchased from the Park & Pay machines are date-stamped for 24 hours from purchase time. They must be purchased each day if necessary, and cannot be pre-bought.

  2. Permits are required year round.

  3. Visitor/Day Permits allow visitors to park in any lot on campus EXCEPT for the Service Building Lot and resident student lots. Overnight (2 a.m. to 6 a.m.) visitor parking is allowed ONLY in Route 32 Lot  or Wallkill Lot .

  4. All vehicles that are parked on SUNY New Paltz campus property must have a parking permit. Park & Pay Day Permits must be displayed on the dashboard. Scratch-off Visitor/Day Permits must be hung from the rearview mirror.

  5. Failure to display your parking permit for any reason will result in a parking ticket.

  6. Overnight parking on campus applies to the hours of 2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m. unless otherwise stated. Any guest or visitor parked on campus past 2:00 am must be in either Route 32 Lot or Wallkill Lot.

  7. Disability spaces are labeled as such and are designated by blue paint. Any Blue Grid area is considered as part of the designated disability space adjacent to it. Under NO circumstance is parking allowed in a disability space without a properly displayed, valid disability permit. The minimum fine for this offense is $75.00. You must also display a valid SUNY New Paltz parking permit at all times. The disability permit expiration date and both permit numbers must be clearly visible.

  8. All Parking citations must be paid online using our online services portal, in person at the Parking Office located in Wooster Hall, Office of Student Accounts, Rm 114, or by mail within ten (10) business days. Failure to do so will result in a $5.00 late fee per violation.

  9. Parking Tickets can be appealed. Appeals must be completed online using our online services portal. The appeal must be submitted within ten business days of the ticket issue date.
  10. Parking shall be within the confines of one (1) legal parking space. A legal parking space is designated by the area between two (2) white painted lines on the paved lot surface. No motor vehicle may be parked in or on any of the following:
    • Campus roadways, driving lanes
    • In Faculty/Staff or commuter parking lots from 2:00 a.m. - 6:00 a.m.
    • Within 15 feet of any fire hydrant
    • Premises outside the boundaries of the parking lots
    • Within 20 feet of a building
    • Service Vehicle areas or loading docks
    • Blocking/obstructing a dumpster
    • On sidewalks, pedestrian walkways, on grass, or unpaved area
    • Fire Lanes
  11. All campus speed limits and traffic rules must be observed.

  12. All disabled vehicles must be reported to University Police at 257-2222 to be placed on the disabled vehicle log, which allows a period for removal without being ticketed.

  13. A portable power pack is available at University Police for jump-starting a vehicle.