Parking - Frequently Asked Questions

Who do I call to report an on-campus accident?

If a serious accident occurs, call 911. Report all accidents you witness or are part of to Security/Safety Office, 215-881-7422. After hours, 215-881-7575.

 

Which lots are for students?

Six lots on campus are for students. They are designated on campus map as Lots G, H, J, K, L and M.

 

Where can I park if the on-campus lots are full?

There are two off-campus lots: Huntingdon and Target. The Huntingdon lot is about a mile from campus at Huntingdon and Susquehanna Rds. The Target lot is along Route 611 in front of the Abington Target store across from the BP gas station. Shuttle vans run from each of the lots from 9am to 8:30pm, Mon - Thur, and 9am - 5pm on Fri. When using either lot, allow 25 minutes for the shuttle van to pick you up and drop you off.

 

Where do I pay a traffic fine?

A student's account will be charged for violations on vehicles displaying a current parking permit. Payment can be made in person at the Bursar's Office, 122A Sutherland, 8am - 5pm, or by mail at the address listed on the ticket.

 

How do I appeal a traffic ticket?

You may appeal a ticket by -

  • going to Parking Appeal form on our website
  • submit the form to Parking Appeals Committee within 7 days of ticket issue date (appeals are decided within 7 days of the submission date; if your appeal is denied, must make payment to the Bursar Office)

 

What do I do if my car breaks down on campus?

Contact Security/Safety Office at 215-881-7422 during regular business hours, or 215-881-7575 at all other times. You must make arrangements to have your car towed in a timely manner if you are unable to start it.

 

What do I do if I need to leave my car on campus overnight?

Contact Security/Safety Office at 215-881-7422.

 

Temporary Handicap Permit

Temporary permits are issued by the Business Services Office, 125 Sutherland, for the period of time required for rehabilitation or a specific period of time (normally no longer than four weeks). These permits are for the temporary disabled and are non-renewable.

 

Will the Security/Safety Office unlock my car or jump start my vehicle?

Security/Safety Office does not unlock vehicles where keys are locked insides, jump start vehicles with cables or give rides except in an emergency.

Security/Safety Office

107 Rydal Bldg

215-881-7422