Transportation Services

Violations and Appeals

The registered owner of a vehicle is responsible for all notices, parking fees, citations, or towing expenses that the vehicle may incur while it is registered in your name.

Parking Violation Rates

Payment of Fines

Parking violations may be paid online or at the Student Services Center within 10 business days of issuance.  Parking privileges may be suspended when a violation is 45 days past due.  After 60 days, unpaid fines may be sent to a collection agency.

The University may place a hold on a student account for unpaid citations.

Violation Appeals Process

  1. Appeals must be submitted within 10 working days of the date of the violation. Submit an appeal online here
  2. If the appeal is denied, it can be submitted to the Appeals Committee, level 2 appeal; please submit an online appeal a second time.  If the Appeals Committee denies the appeal, it can be sent to the 97th District Court in Houghton.  General questions regarding specific parking violations should be directed to Transportation Services.

Towing Policy

For more information on the University towing policy, please see Board of Trustee Ordinance 1 - Traffic Regulations.