Parking Information

Rules and regulations have been developed to control traffic movement and parking for all persons utilizing the parking lots, roads, and ways at Lees-McRae College. 

Anyone operating a motor vehicle on property owned, operated, or controlled by Lees-McRae College is subject to these regulations unless otherwise exempt by state and federal laws, except as otherwise provided herein. The general laws of the state of North Carolina and the rules and regulations of the North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles shall apply to the college campus and other lands of the college. It is the responsibility of all persons utilizing the college parking facilities to be aware of these regulations and obey such regulations.

Every vehicle on campus must be registered with the Department of Campus Security. The vehicle must display a permit or temporary permit issued by the Security Office.

Lees-McRae College assumes no risk or liability for damage or loss for vehicles or vehicle contents when parked on Lees-McRae College property. Park at your own risk.

By operating a motor vehicle on campus, the operator is agreeing to comply with the regulations of Lees-McRae College.

View the 2021–22 parking rules and regulations

Parking Permit Registration

In an effort to make obtaining a parking permit easier, we've made some changes! All parking permits and citations are now maintained through Rydin PermitExpress. This will allow you constant access to your parking information and streamline the process for obtaining a permit.

Registration Dates
Seniors and Commuters: June 21
Juniors: June 24
Sophomores and Transfer Students: June 28
Freshmen: July 12

Frequently Asked Questions


    How do I register for a parking permit?

    Visit the RYDIN PermitExpress website and follow all directions, complete the registration form and pay the required fees. Credit card payments may be made directly to RYDIN PermitExpress. Permits are available on a first come, first served basis.

    How do I know if I’m eligible for a parking permit?

    To be eligible to register for a parking permit, you must know your Lees-McRae email address and password, and have an approved housing assignment. If you are not in the RYDIN PermitExpress system, please contact the Lees-McRae Office of Campus Security at

    How do I pick up my permit?

    Pre-purchased permits will be available on move-in day.