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    Northeast Mississippi Community College
   
 
  Dec 17, 2017
 
 
    
Student Catalog 2017-2018

Vehicle Rules & Regulations


Parking Decals

All students who plan to operate a vehicle on NE Campus must register the vehicle and display a valid Northeast decal. The registration fee is $30.00 per vehicle, per year. NEMCC decal expires on August 1 of each year. Decals may be purchased in the Housing Office of Ramsey Hall during campus office hours.

Decals must be permanently affixed to the driver’s side back window. In case of tinted window or convertible, decal should be placed on the driver’s side front windshield.

If a registered vehicle is sold, traded, or disposed of, it is the responsibility of the individual who registered the vehicle to remove the decal and register the replacement vehicle. The original decal may be returned to the Office of Housing for a replacement decal.  If the student cannot bring the decal in for a replacement, a fee of $30 will apply.

Providing false vehicle registration information or displaying an invalid decal will result in disciplinary action.

Process for registering a Handicapped Parking Decal will be given upon request.

Motor vehicle rules and regulations will be given to students when decals are purchased. Students are responsible for reviewing and following all motor vehicle rules and regulations.

Temporary Parking Permits

Temporary parking permits may be obtained for a period of five consecutive school days with a maximum of three issued per semester. These permits are available free of charge for those students who have purchased a permanent decal and have a need to drive a non-registered vehicle to the NEMCC Campus.

Parking and Traffic Regulations

Dormitory residents are prohibited from parking on Cunningham Boulevard between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Students with valid handicapped credentials are exempt from this provision.

Individuals who register a motor vehicle are responsible for their vehicle at all times. Traffic rules of NEMCC prohibit vehicles from backing into or pulling through a parking space.

Adequate parking space is available on campus. Lack of parking space is not considered a valid excuse for violation of parking regulations.

Vehicles should not be parked in a manner that obstructs parking or traffic. In addition, no vehicles shall park on: lawns or grassed areas, loading zones, No Parking Zones, crosswalks, sidewalks, driveways

Additional parking is available in the parking lot behind Mississippi Hall.

The speed limit on all college owned streets is 20 miles per hour. A student who drives or operates a vehicle in an unsafe manner will receive a citation and driving privileges could be revoked.

All pedestrians shall have the right of way at all times on the campus; however, no one must endanger their safety or constitute an unreasonable impediment to lawful vehicular traffic by crossing the street at other than authorized lines (crosswalk), or by willfully walking or congregating in the street.

Traffic Citations

Students who receive five traffic citations during a semester could have their driving privileges revoked and their vehicle barred from NEMCC Campus.

All traffic citations should be paid within five school days (see due date on the ticket). Tickets not paid within five school days will double in cost. Tickets may be paid in the Office of Event Planning & Housing in Ramsey Hall. A hold will be placed on the student’s record until payment is received.

Traffic Citation Appeal Process

Traffic citations may be appealed through the following process:

  1. Appeals must be made within five school days of the issued date on the ticket (see due date).
  2. An appeal can be made in the Office of Event Planning & Housing in the Ramsey Hall.
  3. The Traffic Appeal Committee of the College will meet to consider appeals, and those who appeal will be notified of the decision of the committee.
  4. If an appeal is denied, all tickets stand as originally issued and if overdue, tickets will double.