Each student who qualifies for a parking permit will be issued one permit per vehicle which is nontransferrable. A temporary permit will not be issued for successive days unless there are extenuating circumstances as determined by the Director of Public Safety.
Any person found in possission of a stolen faculty/staff handtag will be referred (if student) to Student Affairs for disciplinary action. In cases where Faculty/Staff is found in posession of a stolen faculty/staff permit, the employee will be referred to the college's employee or faculty handbooks for disciplinary action.
A. STUDENT PARKING PERMITS
All students who are eligible for a parking permit must first go to their web for students and log into the secured area. After logging in they would choose BOSSCARS and choose to Purchase a New Student Permit. They must print out this completed BOSSCARS pre-registration form and bring it into Public Safety along with the registration for the vehicle and their Siena ID card. A student purchasing a Siena College Parking Permit will be issued a “Student” parking permit. Vehicles bearing “Student” parking permits may park in any student lot as indicated in Section 3, Lot designations of this booklet. Students may only park between white lines.
B. RESIDENT FRESHMEN PERMITS
Resident Freshman are prohibited from having a vehicle on campus.
Due to the limited amount of parking on campus; resident freshmen are not allowed to have a vehicle on campus. All resident freshmen students must obtain prior authorization from Public Safety to have a vehicle on campus even if it is for a limited time. Temporary parking permits will not be issued to resident freshmen without prior approval from Public Safety. Failure to receive permission will result in a $100 fine and may subject the student to denial of his/her request. Any parking tickets received during the time period that the car was on campus without approval may not be appealed. Exceptions to his policy may be requested in writing to the Director of Public Safety.
The two exceptions to this policy are for Medical and Employment reasons only.
All resident freshmen students must obtain prior authorization from Public Safety to have a vehicle on campus even if it is for a limited time. Resident freshmen may request a parking permit based on medical requirements. Students with a current or pre-existing medical condition that are under the treatment of a physician may request a “Medical Parking Permit Request” form. The form may be obtained from the Public Safety Office as well as the website. This form must be completed by the attending physician and returned to Public Safety and Health Services for review. The Director of Health Services will review the documentation and forward a recommendation to the Director of Public Safety. If the request is approved, the student will be required to present a receipt for treatment or a valid script from the medical practitioner on a monthly basis. Freshman granted an exception wil only be permitted topark in Lot "U" in spaces marked with white lines.
All resident freshmen students must obtain prior authorization from Public Safety to have a vehicle on campus even if it is for a limited time. Resident freshmen with the need to maintain employment may request a parking permit. The criteria for this exception include a minimum of 20 hours per week of regularly scheduled employment within 25 miles of the campus. The college does not accept sporadic or under-the-table employment as sufficient for an exception. Resident freshmen students requesting this exception must present the following to the Director of Public Safety in writing: a letter from the student requesting the permit stating the reason for the request, the specific days and hours the student will work and a letter from the employer on company letter head stationary, stating the hours and days scheduled. If the exception is approved, the student must provide proof of continued employment on a monthly basis. The student must submit copies of pay stubs from company paychecks by the fifth of each month. Failure to submit documentation on the fifth of the month will result in the loss of the exception and forfeiture of the parking permit. If cancelled, the permit must be promptly surrendered to the Public Safety Department or a $100 fine will be imposed and levied on the student’s account. Freshmen granted an exception will only be permitted to park in Lot “U” in spaces marked with white lines.
NOTE: Freshmen permits may be denied or revoked by the Director of Public Safety if the student is in violation of the Siena Code of Conduct. Freshmen permits may be suspended for the remainder of the semester for any freshman student who has received three tickets for violations of the College’s Traffic Rules and Regulations.
Temporary Permits for Resident Freshmen:
Resident freshmen must obtain prior authorization to have a vehicle on campus even if it is for a limited time. Temporary parking permits will not be issued to resident freshmen without prior approval from the Director of Public Safety. Temporary permits for resident freshmen are only for medical reasons, and only two temporary permits will be granted to a freshman during an academic year. Failure to receive permission will result in a fine of $100 and may subject the student to denial of his/her future requests for a Freshman Parking Permit. Any parking tickets received during the time period that the vehicle was on campus without prior approval may not be appealed.
C. EMPLOYEE PARKING PERMITS
All Employees who are eligible for a parking permit must first go to the Employee Self Service page and log into the secured area. After logging in they would choose BOSSCARS and choose to Purchase a NewEmployee Permit. They must print out this completed BOSSCARS pre-registration form and bring it into Public Safety along with the registration for the vehicle and their Siena ID card. Faculty/Staff will beissued one hangtag parking permit. This permit is transferable and should be used for any vehicle used by the faculty/staff member as long as the vehicle is registered with Public Safety. The Hangtag must bedisplayed from the vehicle’s rear view mirror at all times while parked on campus. In the event the hangtag is lost or stolen, a new tag may be purchased from the college for $50. In the event the hangtag is left in another vehicle, a temporary permit will be issued for the day.
D. STUDENT TEMPORARY PARKING PERMITS (Upper Classman Only):
Temporary parking permits for upper class students may be obtained from the Office of Public Safety, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at the cost of $1.00. Temporary parking permits are only valid for a maximum of two weeks. Students may obtain a temporary parking permit from the Department of Public Safety. Upon presentation of a Valid State Department of Motor Vehicle Registration, Siena Saint Card and completion of the online registration form. The permit must be displayed on the rearview mirror with the printed information facing out so the permit is visible for viewing.
E. GUEST PARKING PERMITS (Two types):
Guest Permits will be issued Monday thru Friday thru the Public Safety Office, (Public Safety is open 24/7),upon presentation of a Valid State Department of Motor Vehicle Registration, the host Siena Saint Card and completion of the online registration form. The permit must be displayed on the rearview mirror with the printed information facing out so the permit is visible for viewing and parked betweenwhite lines only.
Online Guest Permits: Online guest permits are invalid MONDAY thru FRIDAY; online guest permits are valid after 12:00 Noon Friday until Sunday night at 9:00 PM. The permit must be displayed on the driver side of the dashboard. All guest vehicles must park between white lines only.
STUDENTS FOUND USING ONLINE GUEST PERMIT FOR PERSONAL USE MAY BE SUBJECT TO FINES.
F. HANDICAP PARKING PERMITS:
All motor vehicle operators must obtain a Siena Handicap Parking Permit if they have the need to use handicap parking on campus. These permits may be obtained from the Public Safety Office. All operators who are requesting a Siena permit must first obtain a handicap parking permit from the State, City or Town. If an operator possesses either a state issued handicap permit or handicap license plates, they must still obtain a Siena Handicap Permit. Vehicles parked on campus bearing handicap license plates or a hang tag issued by a City, Town or Village, must be registered to the operator of the motor vehicle. Requests for handicap parking permits must be accompanied by documentation from a registered physician whose care the operator of the motor vehicle is under. Vehicles bearing a proper handicap permit issued by the College may park in a designated handicap parking space. These spaces are marked with blue lines. In some cases a discharge area may be visible. Diagonal blue lines indicate discharge areas. The discharge area is not a parking space. Vehicles found in discharge areas or in handicap parking spaces without displaying a handicap permit issued by the college will be issued a ticketed for parking in a handicapped space and may be towed from campus at the owner’s expense.
G. MAC MEMBER PARKING
MAC members may park in Lots F or U.