Section I: Quick Reference to Parking and Traffic Regulations
- Permits Required for Access and Parking: The UNT Health Science Center requires a University parking permit to access and park at all campus properties unless the vehicle is parked at a parking meter or in a marked loading zone.
- Classes of Permits
- An employee of the University who meets the requirements of the Premium permit listed in Section VI: Parking Permits. Premium permit holders may park in designated premium spaces.
- An employee of the University who meets the requirements of the Employee permit listed in Section VI: Parking Permits. Employee permit holders may park in designated Employee spaces.
- Any registered student of the University is eligible. Student permit holders may park in designated student spaces.
- Any faculty, staff, or student of the University with a motorcycle, moped, or motor scooter is eligible. Motorcycle permit holders may park only in designated Motorcycle parking spaces.
- Permit Restrictions: Purchase of a permit does not guarantee a parking space on campus. Purchase of a parking permit grants the privilege of parking a vehicle on University property. Permit holders are prohibited from lending or otherwise allowing anyone to use their permit.
- Permit Ownership: Ownership of the permit remains with the University and is not transferrable.
- Visitors: All visiting, event, and conference parkers must have a permit to park on campus unless parked at a paid parking meter or prior arrangements have been made with the Parking Office.
- Loading Zones: Vehicle operators may park in a marked Loading Zone for 30 minutes to load/unload a vehicle. The vehicle’s emergency lights must be flashing. There are no permits required for loading zones. Once the loading/unloading process has been completed, the space must be vacated and those not obviously in the process of loading/unloading will be cited.
- Lot/Garage Closures: On occasion, the Chief of Police may close certain parking lots and/or parking garages for University events.
- Speed Limit: The maximum speed limit at UNT Health Science Center campus properties is ten (10) miles per hour at all times, unless otherwise posted.
- Posted Signs: Posted signs, whether permanent or temporary, must be obeyed at all times. Posted signs take precedence over painted curbs, pavement markings, and designations shown on any University map.
- Parking Improperly: Detailed parking requirements for University property are listed in Section V: Parking Regulations.
- Enforcement and Impoundments: Failure to abide by these regulations may result in the issuance of a university citation, application of an immobilization device, and/or impoundment of a vehicle.
- Appealing a Citation: University parking citations may be appealed within ten (10) business days from date of citation.
- Bicycles, Mopeds, Motor-Assisted Bicycles, and EPAMDS: All must be operated in accordance with and conform to the local, state, and federal regulations.
- Pedestrian Rights and Duties: Pedestrians must obey all traffic control devices. Pedestrians have the right-of-way at marked crosswalks, in intersections, and on sidewalks extending across a service drive, building entrance, or driveway.
- Disabled Vehicles: If a vehicle becomes inoperable, a telephone call must be made to the Police Department Dispatch at (817) 735-2210. The Parking Office will either render assistance or authorize temporary parking. Temporary parking shall not exceed 24 hours and must not create any obstruction or hazard.
NOTICE: Usage of a UNT permit indicates acceptance of all University of North Texas Health Science Center parking rules and regulations.