Campus Parking & Vehicle Registration

Do I have to register my vehicle in order to park on the MU campus?

Methodist University students, faculty, and staff members are required to register with the Department of Public Safety all vehicles parked or driven on campus.

Where do I go to register my vehicle on campus?

First, register through the myMU Portal, then bring the required documents (see below) to the Department of Public Safety’s office in the new Campus Services Building Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Campus Services Building is located east of the Soccer Field and south of Clark Hall and Nursing Building.

Do I have to register my vehicle online?

Yes! You must register your vehicle for campus parking online via the myMU Portal. For faculty and staff, click on the “Forms and Documentation” area. Students, once you’re on the portal, click on the “Student Life” tab, then open the “Public Safety” link and follow the directions. If you have any questions, please call our customer service office at (910) 630-7149, Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

How much does it cost to register a vehicle on campus?

  • Academic Year (Resident and Commuter Students): $180.00
  • Academic Year (Evening): $80.00
  • Academic Year (PA/PT): $45.00
  • Academic Year (Other Graduate Programs): $20.00
  • Single Semester (Resident and Commuter Students): $100.00
  • Single Semester (Evening): $50.00
  • Single Semester (PA/PT): $25.00
  • Single Semester (Other Graduate Programs): $15.00
  • Summer Session (Day or Evening Students): $50.00
  • Additional Vehicle: $25.00

What forms of payment are accepted for campus vehicle registrations?

Customers may pay with credit cards when registering vehicles via the myMU Portal. Cash, checks, debit, and credit cards are accepted at the University’s Office of Student Accounts located inside the Horner Administration Building. Please note: as of July 1, 2014, the Department of Public Safety no longer processes payments at our office for campus vehicle registrations.

What documents are required to register my vehicle on campus?

You will need your vehicle’s valid registration document(s), the primary on-campus vehicle operator’s valid driver’s license, and proof of Methodist University affiliation. If you did not pay through the myMU Portal, the receipt for your payment from the Office of Student Accounts is also required.

How do I transfer my campus vehicle registration to a different vehicle during the academic year?

Remove the campus registration decal as best you can and bring it, along with the registration of the new vehicle to the Department of Public Safety’s office Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Remember to go to your myMU Portal to register the new vehicle. Use the non-payment required form. You must bring your old permit in to receive a free replacement.

How do I get a new campus registration decal if my vehicle’s windshield is damaged and has to be replaced?

Remove the campus parking registration decal as best you can and bring it to the Department of Public Safety’s office Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm for replacement. You will need to re-enter your vehicle information in your myMU Portal.

Where can I park on campus?

See the Campus Parking Map, which is color-coded with the parking zones.

Are Resident Students allowed to park in the Red, Blue, or Purple Lots on weekdays?

Only after 5:00 pm!  Red, Blue, and Purple Lots are reserved for the primary use of Commuter Students, faculty, and staff members Monday – Friday from 7:00 am – 5:00 pm.

How do I appeal a campus parking ticket?

Go to the myMU Portal and submit the form found under Student Life > Public Safety. Remember, you only have three (3) business days to appeal a parking ticket – don’t delay!

Is there a comprehensive list of parking regulations available online?

There sure is!  Just follow this link for Campus Parking Regulations.