Vehicle Registration for Students

Effective Date

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Office of Primary Responsibility

Transportation Services

Reason for Policy

This policy is intended to safeguard vehicles on campus, to be able to contact vehicle owners in a timely basis, and to consistently apply regulations to vehicles that are parked illegally. 

Affected Parties

All Students

Policy Statement

All students bringing motor vehicles to Hanover must register with Transportation Services. Their offices are located at 6 Massachusetts Row, 1953 Commons, with online registration encouraged at parking.dartmouth.edu. When registering, students must provide the vehicle registration, plus their valid driver's license and college ID. Parking will be assigned at the time of registration.

Undergraduate Students

Undergraduate students must register their vehicles with Transportation Services and display a parking permit. Parking permits for the A-Lot are renewable each term at a cost of $81.96 per term. There is no charge to register for off-campus parking (i.e. fraternities, sororities and private homes).

All student permits are available online at parking.dartmouth.edu.

First-year Student Vehicle Policy

First-year students are not permitted to bring a privately-owned vehicle to campus. If a rare exception to this policy is needed for emergency, medical or family reasons, please contact Transportation Services for an application.

Graduate Students

Daily commuting graduate student parking permits are assigned location based on first or second year status in either the Dewey, Ledyard or Lewiston Lot. Permits are available July 1 - June 30 for varying periods of time, with prorated charges based on an annual rate of $191.83

Resident graduate student parking permits are assigned to the A-Lot. Permits are available July 1 - June 30, with charges based on an annual rate of $95.61, prorated by the month.

Additional Information

All student permits are available online at parking.dartmouth.edu. Contact Transportation Services for more information.

Full information regarding Transportation Services is available from their homepage, including access to maps, rates, policies, rules and other programs.

 

Exclusions & Exceptions

This policy affects all undergraduate and graduate students who bring vehicles to campus.

If an exception to the policy that disallows first-year students to bring vehicles on campus is needed for emergency, medical or family reasons, please contact Transportation Services.

Ramifications

Failure to register vehicles with Transportation Services will result in a $50 fine for each event of non-compliance. 

Last Revised

Wednesday, September 4, 2019