Winthrop University: Campus Police - Traffic and Parking - F.A.Q.
Contact Information
Campus Police
Good Building
526 Myrtle Drive
Rock Hill, SC 29733
803/323-2542 (Fax)

Campus Police

Traffic and Parking

Frequently Asked Questions (F.A.Q.)

  1. How do I apply for a parking permit?
    Students can apply for a parking permit by registering online using a student Wingspan account or by registering at Campus Police, Good Building, 526 Myrtle Drive. Faculty and staff may also apply online at our parking permits login page.

  2. Where do I place the permit on my car?
    Parking permits in their full capacity without modification should be permanently affixed to the outside rear window on the bottom left side of your vehicle. Note: If you are driving a convertible, or truck with a camper top, the permit must be permanently affixed to the outside front window on the left side of your vehicle. Motorcycles must register at Campus Police, but will not receive a permit.

  3. What is the cost of a parking permit?
    The cost for a parking permit for various designations can be found by logging on to the online parking permit request page. When a vehicle is registered with Campus Police, the cost of the parking permit is automatically charged to your faculty, staff, or student university account.

  4. Can I appeal a parking citation and where do I pay the citation?
    Yes. Appeals are made by paying the citation at the Cashiers Office located at 21 Tillman Hall and completing an appeals form and submitting the form to Campus Police. A time will be scheduled for you to appear before the parking committee.

  5. Can I get parking privileges reinstated?
    Yes. Parking privileges will be reinstated upon completion of the "Second Chance" parking program.

  6. Do visitors need parking permits?
    Yes. Everyone parking on campus needs to have a permit. Visitor permits are free and can be obtained at Campus Police. The Visitors can park in certain spaces on campus. Please refer to the parking map for the designated visitor spaces.

  7. What do the different colored lines on the pavement mean?
    These lines represent the different parking areas. Garnet represents Faculty/Staff (F/S), green represents visitors, white represents students, blue represents disabled, and yellow represents "no parking".

  8. Can vehicles park in fire lanes, and no parking areas if they turn on their flashers or are off-loading?
    No. Fire lanes are used for emergency vehicles in case of an emergency. Winthrop University facilities vehicles may use such areas on official business.

  9. Can students park in Faculty/Staff spaces?
    Some parking spaces allow student parking after a designated time and some spaces prohibit student parking 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Students may park only in Faculty/Staff spaces where signs with designated times are posted. Parking rules and regulations will guide you on which lots and spaces will allow student parking.

Last Updated: 6/13/19