Parking and Traffic Rules 2012-13
- Vehicle registrations and parking guidelines are published in the Student Handbook and on the Website. Lees-McRae College assumes no risk or liability for damage to any vehicle, nor loss of contents, while any vehicle is parked on College property. Updated: 6/27/2012
All students (on and off campus) must register their vehicles and purchase a parking decal.
NOTE: Any Vehicle that is parked on Lees-McRae College Campus must have a valid Faculty/Staff, Student, or Visitor Permit. Any vehicle found parked on Campus without a permit is subject to being booted or towed at the owner’s expense.
STUDENTS ARE NOT VISITORS!
- Students are required to park in their assigned lot.
- Faculty/Staff Lots are reserved for faculty and staff Monday thru Friday.
- Students may park in any Faculty/Staff lot on weekends from Friday at 5:00 pm, to Monday at 7:00 am.
- The Village, McMillan, Apartments, Houses, and Tate Student lot (along Hwy 194), are for students with the respective permits for those lots. These lots are enforced 24/7, including weekends.
- The Library has parking for visitors, handicapped, and librarians. STUDENTS ARE NOT VISITORS. Students may park in the Upper and Lower Chaffee lots after 5 pm to use the Library.
- The President’s lot is for the President, his staff, and his guests! This area is enforced 24/7/365. Do not park at the President’s parking area at any time, day or night, for any reason, or for any length of time.
- The Cannon Student Center lot is for Faculty/Staff and visitors on Monday-Friday, 6:00 am to 6:00 pm. The visitor parking spot to the left of the main entrance stairs is for visitors only.
- 2-Hour parking is available adjacent to Hayes Auditorium and MacDonald Dining Hall. This is limited parking for Theatre Performances and Dining in the café. It is available when the buildings are in use.
NO OVERNIGHT PARKING. NO PARKING WHILE IN CLASS.
- The Bookstore lot is for shopping patrons only, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Exception: The Bookstore is sometimes opened on Saturdays for such events as Open House, Graduation, etc. - DO NOT park at the Bookstore if it is open for Business).
- The parking spots in front of and alongside of the Presbyterian and Methodist Churches belong to them 24/7, Do Not Park there. We have authorization to ticket or tow any student parking at the Churches.
- Commuter Parking: The lot behind the Presbyterian Church is available Monday-Friday only (labeled the Church Lot), and is only for students with Commuter Permits. Do not park there on Saturday/Sunday or you will be ticketed or towed. If the Church lot is full, commuters may “overflow” to the “PO” lot, which is between Avery lot and Lauritsen Building. “Overflow” commuters may also park in Hayes Lot (across the street from Hayes Auditorium)
- Students may park in the Church lot after 5 pm until 1:00 am, Monday thru Friday for visits. Anyone Parked there on Saturday/Sunday will be ticketed or towed. Respect Church Property.
NO OVERNIGHT PARKING.
- Students who live in the “Apartments” (above the SRC) must park in the designated apartment spots below the apartments. Do not park in the reserved spots marked for the SRC.
- Parking Spots in front of Whitesell Art Studio and P/A Costume Shop are reserved for Faculty/Staff.
- Students who live in the “Houses” are allowed to have two (2) cars parked at each house at any given time with a “House” permit. All other students with a “House” permit must park in the Track & Field lot. Any student with any other permit may park at Track & Field Lot to visit those at the Houses. Non-Student Visitors must have visitor parking pass and must park at the Track & Field Lot. Any car that is parked on the grass or roadway, no matter by how much will be ticketed. Any house found with more than two cars parked at it, all cars are subject to tickets. Students who have “House” permits can park in any commuter lot or Hayes Lot when coming to main campus (NOT in VISITOR PARKING).
NOTE: The two (2) car limit and parking on the roadway falls under Banner Elk Town Ordinance. Banner Elk Police can also enforce these rules if they deem necessary.
- The Track & Field Lot is for students who live at the houses, but are unable to park at their house due to the two car limit. Visitors of those who live in the “Houses” must park at the Track & Field Lot, and must have a valid parking permit.
- The Gravel lot adjacent the Skyline building (diagonally from the security office is
RESERVED for Security and Bookstore employees ONLY!!!!!
- In gravel parking lots (Village lot, “PO” lot), spots are designated by cement/wood markers. Do not try to create your own parking spot.
- Do not Double Park. Do not park in front of “No Parking” signs. Do not block access to buildings. Do not block roadways, fire-lanes, fire-hydrants, private driveways, and loading zones. Do not park on sidewalks. Do not park where barricades, speed cones or other traffic control devices are used. Do not park on the grass.
- Do not park in designated “Handicapped Parking” unless you ARE
handicapped And have an authorized Handicap tag or placard. You are required to have a valid LMC Parking Permit.
- Loading/unloading is permitted for 20 minutes, maximum. Your emergency flashers
MUST BE ON. If flashers are not on, and/or you are there for more than 20 minutes, Security will assume you are parked there and you will be subject to being ticketed, booted, or towed.
- ALL VISITORS, including parents and friends, no matter for how long,
MUST have a visitors parking permit in order to park on Campus. Students or the visitor themselves can get a visitors pass at the Security office at the cost of $3 per day. All visitors will park in Hayes Lot. This applies even if the Visitor is parked in a marked Visitor Spot. If Security is not in the office, please call 828-260-0505. Students are responsible for making sure any and all visitors obtain a visitor pass.
- The access ramp in front of Virginia, Tennessee, and North Carolina buildings is off limits to any and all students and faculty.
FOR EMERGENGY ACCESS ONLY!!
- DO NOT park on property adjoining the College. Obey the traffic laws. The speed limit on campus is 15 mph. Stop at ALL stop signs.
Additional parking rules and regulations are outlined in the annual