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

Registration of Personal Vehicles

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

Vehicle registration and parking hang tags may be obtained at the following locations:

  • Resident Students and Commuter Students: The Campus Safety Office in the Ratcliffe Community Center (OM)
  • Faculty and Staff: The Human Resources Office in Knott Hall (GS) or the Campus Safety Office in the Ratcliffe Community Center (OM)

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

Download a parking registration form here.

Parking on Campus

Below are the regular semester parking regulations that all faculty, staff, and students should follow. Exceptions will be communicated as needed.

Owings Mills

  • Lot A (Mustang Stadium Lot) – Faculty/Staff, Resident Student, Commuter Student, and Visitor Parking
  • Lot B (Caves Parking Lot) – Faculty/Staff and Commuter Student Parking
  • Lot C (SOBL Parking Lot) – Authorized Faculty and Admissions Visitors Parking. Open parking for properly tagged SU Commuter students, Faculty, and Staff is permitted in Lot C Mon.-Fri, 4:30 p.m.-midnight, and all day Sat.-Sun. Vehicles must be moved by midnight on Sunday.
  • Lot D (Rockland Parking Lot) – Resident Student Parking
  • Lot E (Residence Hall Parking Lots) – Resident Student Parking
  • Lot F (Rear of Rockland Parking Lot) – Authorized Employees Only
  • Lot G (Wooded Way Parking Lot) – Authorized Wooded Way Resident Students and Authorized Faculty/Staff Only

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 are available throughout the day from the Ratcliffe Community Center and Mustang Stadium to take students, faculty, and staff to Owings Mills North and back.

Resident students will not be permitted to park at Owings Mills North except during open parking hours (see “Open Parking Hours at Owings Mills North” below) or unless otherwise directed for special events.

Resident students are encouraged to use the Dell Family Pathway between OM and OMN, or SU Shuttles that run regularly to and from the Ratcliffe Community Center and Mustang Stadium stop to Owings Mills North.

Open Parking Hours at Owings Mills North

Open parking is permitted for all Faculty, Staff, and Students after 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday, after 2 p.m. on Fridays, and from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.


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

Owings Mills

All visitors of residential students will be required to park in Lot A (Mustang Stadium Lot). Overnight guests must register and obtain a Visitors Parking Pass from the Campus Safety Office in the Ratcliffe Community Center and park their vehicles in Lot A.

Owings Mills North

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


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 & 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 Safety Office 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 Safety Office at 443-352-4500.

Questions? Contact SU Campus Safety

Located in the Ratcliffe Community Center or by calling at 443-352-4500.


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.