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Parking Information

The following regulations have been designed for the general safety of the campus community. These regulations apply to all students, faculty, and staff members of Stevenson University. All rules and regulations will be enforced.

General Information

Pedestrians at intersections and designated crosswalks have the right-of-way at all times. The maximum speed limit on roadways and in all parking areas on both campuses is 15 miles per hour. Traffic signs have been installed for your protection and safety. Please drive with extreme caution for your safety and the safety of others.

  • Parking Regulations

    Parking Regulations

    Registration of Personal Vehicles

    All personal vehicles that will be parked on the Greenspring Campus, Owings Mills Campus, or Owings Mills North Campus must be registered before the first day of classes.

    Registration of the vehicle and parking hang tags may be obtained at the following locations:

    Resident Students and Commuter Students – The Security Office in the Ratcliffe Community Center on the Owings Mills Campus.

    Faculty and Staff - The Human Resources Office in Knott Hall on the Greenspring Campus or at the Campus Security Office in the Ratcliffe Community Center on the Owings Mills Campus.

    You will need your SU identification card and the vehicle state registration card to register your vehicle.

    Owings Mills Campus

    Resident students may park in the areas that are adjacent to the residence halls, Rockland Center, and the Mustang Stadium parking lot.

    Resident students may not park in the following parking lots:

    • Garrison Hall
    • Brown School of Business & Leadership
    • Caves Sports & Wellness Center

    Commuter students may not park at the following locations on the Owings Mills Campus:

    • Residence Hall lots
    • Visitor spaces at Garrison Hall
    • Visitor spaces at the School of Business and Leadership

    Faculty and Staff may park anywhere on the Owings Mills Campus except for the visitor spaces at Garrison Hall and the visitor spaces at the School of Business and Leadership.

    Owings Mills North 

    Resident students will not be permitted to park at Owings Mills North except during open parking hours or unless otherwise directed for special events.

    Shuttles will run regularly from the Ratcliffe Community Center and Mustang Stadium stop to Owings Mills North.

    Commuter students are permitted to park at Owings Mills North. If the Owings Mills North lot is full, overflow parking for commuters is available in the Mustang Stadium lot.

    Faculty/Staff assigned to Owings Mills North are permitted to park at Owings Mills North. Parking may be limited for other Faculty/Staff. Shuttles will be available from the Ratcliffe Community Center and Mustang Stadium to take Faculty/Staff to Owings Mills North and back.

    *Open Parking Hours at Owings Mills North
    Open parking is permitted for all faculty, staff, and students from 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

    Greenspring Campus

    Resident and commuter students are permitted to park in any unrestricted general parking area at Greenspring. Restricted areas include but are not limited to:

    • Cottage Lane
    • Administration area
    • Faculty areas
    • Visitor areas in the front circle
    • Visitor areas in front of Knott Hall

    Faculty and Staff are permitted to park in any unrestricted general parking areas.

    Parking or driving is prohibited on grass plots, tree plots, construction areas, or where it will physically mar the landscaping of the campus, create a safety hazard, interfere with the use of University facilities or hinder the free movement of traffic.

  • Visitor Parking

    Visitor Parking

    Owings Mills Campus

    General visitors may park in any unrestricted parking areas.

    Between the hours of 9 p.m. - 6 a.m., all visitors of Resident Students, including Stevenson University commuter students, must stop at the Security Office in the Ratcliffe Community Center to obtain a parking permit.

    Owings Mills North 

    Visitor parking spaces are located in front of the School of Design building.

    Greenspring Campus

    Visitor parking is located on the front circle of the University with a two-hour time limit. These reserved spaces are not to be used by students or employees of the University.

    Handicap and Special Needs Parking

    Maryland Law and Stevenson University policy restricts the use of handicap spaces to individuals with special needs.

    Persons with special needs are requested to register their vehicles with Campus Security so that arrangements can be made to ensure that an appropriate parking space is available for them while attending classes at Stevenson University.

    Temporary handicap permits are available to members of the community for short and long-term convalescence by contacting Campus Security at 443-352-4500.

  • Fines and Appeals


    Fee schedule for parking violations:

    • General parking violations: $50 for each offense
    • Parking in handicapped spaces: $152 for each offense
    • Moving violations including speed, failure to stop at stop signs, etc.: $75 for each offense
    • Failure to register a vehicle: $100

    Fines must be paid in the Student Accounts Office located in Garrison Hall on the Owings Mills Campus within 30 days from the date the ticket was issued.

    If the fine is not paid, transcripts will be withheld until payment is received.

    Any violation that requires a Maryland State Motor Vehicle record check will have a surcharge of $35 added to the fine.

    Citations may be appealed.


    Members of the University wishing to appeal a citation should submit a copy of the citation and three (3) copies of a typewritten appeal to the Security Director describing in detail why the fine is being appealed. The appeal must be filed within 30 days from the date of the parking violation notice.

    The Citation Appeals Board will convene about once a month to consider written appeals. Decisions will be by majority vote of the Board. A written memo will be sent to the appellant stating the decision of the Board. The decisions of the Citation Appeals Board are final.

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