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Parking Violations

Students and guests driving and parking on university properties are subject to the SNHU rules and regulations. The following summarizes some of the actions that may be taking by the university if anybody is found to be in violation of those rules and regulations.

Please contact the Office of Public Safety with any questions or concerns.


If you receive a citation, you must do one of the following:

  • Pay the fine.  To avoid further penalties and resolve the citation, you must pay the fine.  You have two options to make payment:
    • Pay online. Within 10 days of the ticket being issued or,
    • If you choose not to pay online the fine will automatically be transferred to your SNHU student account and payments can be made at the Student Financial Services office.
  • Contest the Citation.  Wait 24 hours from the time the citation was issued and go online to file an appeal.  Appeals must be made within 7 days of the citation issue date.
    • To make an appeal you must fill out an appeal form.  You will receive a confirmation of your appeal filling and decision via email.


SNHU reserves the right to tow any vehicle for any of the following reasons:

  • Vehicle is improperly parked
  • Vehicle belongs to a student whose privilege to park or operate a motor vehicle on campus has been revoked.
  • Vehicle has received 3 or more tickets for parking without a valid permit.
  • If determined to be a safety issue and/or if snow removal is necessary:
    • Any vehicle parked in an unauthorized overnight parking lot or other unauthorized area will be towed at the owner's expense.
    • Any vehicle blocking or partially blocking a designated overnight parking lot or any other parking area that requires snow removal, or any vehicle parked in such a way as to prohibit snow removal, will be towed at the owner's expense.
    • All disabled vehicles must be moved to an appropriate overnight parking lot or will be towed at the owner's expense.

Southern New Hampshire University is not responsible for any damages incurred by towing, as an independent company does the towing. Please contact Eastern Towing at 669.8573 for any questions about your vehicle.

Revocation of Privileges

The privilege to own and operate a vehicle on campus property may be revoked and the vehicle placed in permanent removal status by the Director of Safety and Assistant Director due to continued disregard for motor vehicle regulations.

Students who have been notified that their privilege to park or operate a vehicle on campus has been revoked must move their vehicle off-campus by the date indicated.  If the vehicle is seen on any part of campus after the date indicated, the vehicle will be towed at the owner's expense and the student may be subject to further disciplinary action.