Just after you open this issue of InCommon,
the new parking policy at Moravian goes into effect. (On
August 31, to be exact.)
Your bumper sticker is no longer
permission to park on or around campus. Instead, all
those who use cars on campus will be issued tags that hang
mirror. You must have one to park not only in campus lots but also in the streets
You can pick up one at the Campus Safety
Office on Greenwich Street. You’ll
need your car’s registration and proof of insurance, as well as your
license and Moravian ID card. Information: Ext. 1421.
The new rules and regs
are designed to provide more parking for faculty and staff commuters; to
appease our neighbors; and to separate lots for short-
usage. Some lots will be designated for employees and day students. Premium
Resident tags are for those who have paid $250 to secure one of the 82
spaces on West
Laurel Street, where our townhouse residences are, or in Lot I. (See the
Moravian Student Handbook for a map of parking
Three new lots, with a total of 66 spaces,
are in the planning stages, awaiting city approval for
Two will be near the Facilities building
one near the Sigma Epsilon house on Iron Street.
In all day lots, parking
is restricted to designated cars from 5:00 p.m. Sundays
to 5:00 p.m. Fridays.
Hanging tags will have annual stickers.
These are free to faculty, staff, and DCGS students;
they cost $35 for
day and Seminary students. The hanging
must be visible in cars parked in the streets around campus. This
is for control purposes, so that Campus Safety can assess
the need for
deal with complaints from our neighbors.
Some fines will increase.
Regular parking tickets stay at $20, but infringements
of handicapped zones and fire lanes rise to $50. Freshmen
with cars who
park within a half-mile of campus (without permission) will be
fined $250. Those
who park in a premium resident space will be fined $50 plus towing
costs. For those
without the annual sticker, the ticket is $50.
students, the College has secured a reduced parking rate—nine
months for $360, if purchased at the start of fall term—at
Liberty Center Parking Garage, Main and North streets.
at the garage will be added to the campus shuttle bus route.
Questions or suggestions: Sean Tallarico, director of campus
safety, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Ext. 1421.