Yes. An annual parking permit is mandatory for all faculty, staff, and students; all Faculty, Staff, and Students are mandated by the city of Orange parking plan to park on University owned or controlled property. All parking areas are restricted 24 hours-per-day, seven days-per-week. The Parking Policy governing parking will be enforced during these restricted hours.
Yes. A parking permit may be purchased at anytime throughout the year. Please refer to the 2017/18 Parking Plan for fees. Student fees are automatically billed twice annually. Faculty and staff can pay at the Cashier or via monthly payroll deduction. Forms are available on Payroll's website or at Public Safety.
No. Fees are billed on a semester basis and you will only be billed for the semester you attend. If you attend only the fall semester, you will need to return your permit/transponder (if applicable) to Parking Services before a refund for the spring fees will be applied.
No. The Business Office will adjust the fees for students Studying Abroad. You would need to waive the parking fee on-line at Vehicle Registration for the semester you will not be on campus. You must waive within the first three weeks of the semester you will not be on campus in order to have half the parking fee waived. If you will be Studying Abroad in the spring semester and had a permit during the fall semester, you must return your permit before a waiver can be submitted and approved.
No. Fees are prorated via monthly payroll deductions.
Yes. Parking fees may be waived on-line at Vehicle Registration during the first three weeks of each semester. Only new/transfer students, faculty or staff, entering in the spring semester qualify to waive the parking fee in the second semester. The deadline to waive (in each semester) is 5 p.m. Sunday at the end of the third week of classes. Because there are occasions where a person who signed a waiver may have to drive they are allowed to buy a visitor pass from a dispenser up to three times per semester. Anyone discovered driving more than the three allowed exceptions or anyone signing a waiver and found parking in the neighborhood will be subject to a $500.00 fine. Additionally, students in violation of this policy will be subject to sanctions through the student conduct system. Faculty violators will be reported to the Provost and Staff violators will be referred to Human resources.
Permit’s must be placed in the lower corner of the inside front window on the driver's side and must be adhered to the window in order to be valid. Motorcycle permits must be placed on the front left fork. The permit issued for the 2017/2018 academic year will be valid through August 10, 2018. Permit not valid for storing of vehicles on campus. Vehicles left unattended/unmoved from a space or lot for 15 days or more are subject to citation and or tow at owner's expense.
If you have a permanent decal type permit you may come by the Public Safety Office and provide proof of your repair or rental vehicle contract. With valid proof you will be issued a short-term permit. The short term permit will only be valid while your primary vehicle is unavailable. Any misuse of a temporary short term permit may result in the vehicle being impounded and / or university sanctions. It is required that all additional vehicle(s), whether owned or rented, be registered on-line at Vehicle Registration. Unregistered vehicles will be cited. If you were issued a hangtag type permit, you will need to register the vehicle you will be driving and transfer the hangtag permit to your current vehicle.
If you bring in a police report to Public Safety or some form of proof of windshield replacement, you may obtain a replacement permit at no charge. You will be required to complete a Lost/Stolen/Damaged Report Form at the time a new decal is issued. Without a police report or proof of window replacement, the replacement cost will be $25.00. All replacement fees must be made to the Cashier and the receipt brought to Public Safety as proof of payment in order to obtain a new parking permit. If you were issued a hangtag type permit you will not be issued a replacement one unless your current one was damaged in the accident or stolen.
No. Parking restrictions are enforced 24 hours-per-day, seven days-per-week. The only exception is during summer months during unrestricted parking
No, a city-parking permit is required. The City of Orange has extended the neighborhood parking permit program to include all streets surrounding the University for a three-block radius. The Orange Police Department issues $55.00 citations to all illegally parked vehicles. The city requires the university to have a mandatory parking permit policy for all university constituents. University constituents parked on city streets or in public parking lots while working, attending classes or attending a function at the university are subject to citation, fine, conduct and/or disciplinary action.
All streets east to Cambridge, North to Everett, and West to Lemon and South to Maple (except Center Street which is restricted up to the Orange Public Library). Signs are posted stating “NO PARKING THIS BLOCK EXCEPT BY PERMIT ONLY.”
No. Again the city mandates that Chapman Constituents (students, faculty, staff or visitors) park in Chapman owned or operated parking areas. Anyone found parking in the neighborhood, the Metrolink lot or city lots, except when doing business with the city; are subject to fine, conduct and/or disciplinary action.
You must either pay or appeal your citation in writing (within 21 days of issuance) to a review officer who will review and rule to dismiss or uphold the ticket. Failure to respond within 21 days will result in a denied appeal. A written letter of appeal should be sent to the following address: CHAPMAN UNIVERSITY, PARKING ADMINISTRATION, P.O. BOX 25120, SANTA ANA, CA 92799-5120. Please keep copies for your records. Be sure to include the parking violation along with your letter of appeal. You will receive notification within three to six weeks whether your citation was dismissed or upheld. Additional appeal steps will be included with the "review form", when it is returned to the person making the initial appeal.
No. A vehicle inoperative or left unmoved from the same parking space or lot for more than 15 days is subject to tow. Vehicles cannot be parked overnight in the Barrera Structure, the Lastinger Structure, the West Campus Structure or the Palm Lot. Also, vehicles cannot be stored on campus during summer months. Those doing so will be subject to citation and tow. Exceptions to this policy can only be made by Parking Services.
Visitor parking is available in the Cypress Lot, Knott Studios Lot, Palm Lot, Rinker Campus, the West Campus Structure and the West Palm Industrial Lot. Monday - Thursday after 4:00 p.m. and all day Friday - Sunday, visitors may also park in the Barrera and Lastinger Structures. The location of the parking machines will be as follows:
Cypress Lot - east side of lot by the emergency phone
Fred L. Barrera Structure
Levels 1 & 3 by elevators
Level B1 - main entrance, east wall, lobby of elevator
Level B2 - lobby of elevator
Marion Knott Studios - center of rear parking lot
Rinker Campus - by emergency phone between 9401 and 9501
West Campus Structure - level one by the elevator
Daily Pass Fees
Once you obtain a daily pass, it must be placed on the front dash of the vehicle on the driver’s side. Please report any malfunctions immediately to Public Safety at (714) 997-6763.
Departments may choose to purchase visitor permits for their guests. Permits are $2 per permit/per day. Please refer to the Parking Policy for instructions on how to obtain these permits.
During the summer, Winter break, Interterm, Spring break, Monday - Thursday after 4 p.m. and all day Friday through Sunday there is unrestricted parking; Unrestricted parking simply means that if you have a valid permit you may park in any non-restricted lot/space; everyone who parks on campus at anytime must have some form of permit. There is no guest parking in the residence complex unless you are a summer conference attendee assigned to the residential life area. Lots/spaces that are restricted 24 hours-a-day, 365 days-a-year to designated permit holders are the Memorial lot, Conference Center Lot, Vendor/Contractor spaces, Resident Director spaces, and the Reserved spaces.
Yes. There will be a hanging permit assigned to each reserved spot. Any vehicles that are planning on using a reserved space must be registered under the account of the space holder. Unregistered vehicles found parked in a reserved space will be subject to citation. As long as the assigned hanging permit is properly displayed on the vehicle as well as a valid university parking permit the vehicle will not be cited for parking in a reserved space. If a vehicle is found displaying a lost or stolen permit, the vehicle will be subject to impound, legal and/or university sanctions.
Yes. Their vehicle must be registered and it must be displaying the proper permit for the particular space. (See answer to question 24)
All contractors and vendors are required to check in with Public Safety or Facilities Management to register for a one-day temporary parking pass. They will be directed to park in the parking lot closest to where they will be working/delivering on campus. There are vendor reserved spaces in the Conference Center Lot. Parking in a vendor space without a pass will result in a citation. There is no vendor parking allowed in the Hashinger or Memorial Lots. Vendors are also not authorized to park in the Barrera or Lastinger Structures during times of restriction which are Monday - Thursday 7 a.m. - 4 p.m.