Campus Alert
Close

Announcement

Fall 2020 Restart Plan

The College of Saint Rose has announced its restart plan for Fall 2020. Visit the restart plan website for more details and FAQs. View Restart Information

Skip to Main Content

In addition to the Department of Safety and Security's mission statement to "support the mission of the College by providing professional services that ensure a safe campus environment which fosters the educational and learning process for all constituencies of the College community", they are responsible for overseeing parking and transportation services for the campus community.

Interactive campus map

The campus map and parking regulations are available in print at Security Headquarters, 340 Western Avenue.

Parking Regulations and Information

The following parking regulations are intended for the benefit, safety and convenience of The College of Saint Rose community. All permit holders are responsible for reading and understanding these regulations. To maximize the use of available parking spaces, the Department of Safety and Security will strictly enforce the regulations.

The College of Saint Rose has parking lots available to all permit holders. Parking permits are required to park in all College-operated parking lots and all vehicles parked in College parking lots are required to display a valid College of Saint Rose parking permit. Your parking permit is valid through the summer terms.

A vehicle hang tag does NOT guarantee you a parking space on campus. Parking is on a first-come, first-serve basis. The College of Saint Rose assumes no responsibility or liability for vehicles parked on campus.

Parking Services

  • Vehicle hang tags are required on all vehicles and are not transferable. A valid driver’s license, vehicle registration, and current Saint Rose identification card (ID) are required to register a vehicle.
  • All roads are designated as no parking areas.
  • Do not park along islands or curbs, only in spaces designated with lines.
  • Under no circumstance is faculty or staff members to purchase or loan a faculty or staff hang tag to another person.
  • Commuter students may not park in College owned or leased parking lots between 11pm and 7am. Valid permit holders may obtain a temporary parking permit to allow overnight parking for school functions, computer lab use, or visiting a resident student.
  • Parking outside of the times listed for each permit type is not allowed.

Parking Permits are issued on an Academic-Year (August to May) schedule, and go on sale each August for the upcoming year.  One rearview mirror hang-tag will only be issued to qualified full-time staff, part-time staff, commuter students and resident students, and will allow the vehicle owner to use the permit on any vehicle that they drive to campus.

Parking hang tags may only be purchased online using the link below. You will need your College ID and primary vehicle registration.

 

How do I get my parking pass?

You can order a parking pass online.

  • Students who live on campus will have it delivered to their campus mailboxes.
  • Commuters will have it delivered to their address.
  • Both part-time and full-time staff will have their permits mailed to their campus inter-office mail box.

PURCHASE PARKING PERMIT

Permit fees are as follows and payable by ACH, Visa and Master Card.

  • $45 for part-time faculty and staff
  • $55 for commuter students
  • $55 for full-time faculty and staff
  • $105 for resident students

  • Hang tags may be moved from one vehicle to another of the same registered owner.
  • Hang tags must be properly displayed when parked on campus. Hang tags must be hung on the rearview mirror above the dashboard. Hang tags correspond with the academic year, not the calendar year.
  • All outstanding tickets must be paid prior to receiving a new hang tag.
  • Any hang tag lost or stolen is the responsibility of the owner and replacements may be purchased at full price.
  • Vehicles larger than one space may require more than one hang tag.

Guest Parking is currently suspended due to guest restrictions stemming from COVID-19. If you require temporary parking for business purposes please have a representative of the college, or yourself come to the Security Headquarters at 340 Western Avenue. These passes can be issued for a maximum of (7) days. The following information will need to be provided when obtaining a temporary parking permit:

  • Nature/Location of your business/visit
  • Vehicle Year/Make/Model/Color
  • License Plate number

The College of Saint Rose provides handicapped parking spaces in all lots across campus. Only vehicles exhibiting official state issued or official local government issued handicapped permits along with a valid College hang tag will be permitted to park in designated handicapped parking spaces.

These state or local handicapped permits will only be recognized when the person to whom it was issued is present. The College of Saint Rose does not issue handicapped parking permits.

Fines vary from $50 to $100 depending on the violation. Fines must be paid within 14 days of issuance.  Appeals must be submitted to the Department of Safety and Security within the same 14 days.

Failure to pay the fine or submit the appeal within 14 days will result in an additional $50 to $100 fine per violation depending on the violation. Violators with 4 or more outstanding violations may also be subject to additional fees.

Please note: you must have your ticket when paying online. You will need to take information from it to pay. If you do not have your ticket, please go to the Security Headquarters at 340 Western Avenue to pay your ticket.

pay Parking Ticket Online

Vehicles with multiple outstanding parking violations will be immobilized.  In order for the immobilizer to be removed, all outstanding fines must be paid at Security Headquarters, 340 Western Avenue.  Security can accept fines and remove the boot 24 hours/7 days a week.

You have the right to appeal your parking violation if you believe the ticket was issued in error. You may stop into Security Headquarters, 340 Western Avenue, and request the parking ticket appeal form or download a copy below. The appeal form must be fully completed with a current mailing address. You must include the ticket when submitting the form.

 

download appeal form

 

Please complete this form and mail it to:

The College of Saint Rose
Attn: Safety and Security Department
432 Western Avenue
Albany, NY 12203-1490

Be sure to include your ticket when you mail this form. Incomplete forms will not be processed.

The parking appeals committee is made up of a group of students, faculty, staff and administrators. They generally meet on a monthly basis to consider all parking violation appeals. After the committee meets, you will receive their decision by mail. If accepted, no further action is needed. If denied, you must pay the parking violation.  All decisions by the parking appeals committee are final.

All individuals parking on campus are required to observe and obey emergency snow removal policies as posted by the Department of Safety and Security. Failure to comply may result in vehicles being removed from campus at the owner’s expense. Additionally, the City of Albany may declare snow emergencies. The City phone number for snow emergency information is 476-SNOW.

After unusually heavy snow events (typically, but not limited to accumulations >6”), the Security Department will work in conjunction with Facilities to empty and temporarily close certain parking lots so that they can be cleared of built-up snow accumulation.

Please note that during school recess periods, all student cars left on campus should be parked in the Centennial Hall parking lot.

Emergency Closing – Inclement Weather

The Albany Police may ticket or tow your vehicle if parked illegally on city streets. Read all traffic control signs carefully.

Transportation Services

The College owns a fleet of two 7 passenger mini-vans, two 8 passenger vans and six 12 passenger vans for use by members of the Saint Rose community.  Anyone wishing to rent one of these vehicles must appear on the authorized drivers list.

 

Have A Rental Account

  • Vehicle Pick-up Location -Reserved vehicles can be picked up at Lima Hall Security Desk 24 hours per day. Please bring your College identification with you. After the guard confirms that you are indeed on the College’s authorized driver list, you will be issued vehicle keys and a mileage sheet. The keys and completed mileage sheet must be returned to Lima Hall Security Desk upon return.
  • Authorized Driver List – To become an authorized driver, stop by Security Headquarters, 340 Western Avenue and request the authorized driver form. You must bring your New York State Driver’s License when you come and you must have your department head sign-off at the bottom of the form before it can be processed. Out of state drivers should contact transportation at 518.454.2111. Once the forms are completed and received, the process takes approximately two weeks. If your driving record meets the criteria, you will receive a phone call or  email to schedule a road test.

Transportation Services will provide a driver along with your bus reservation.  To reserve contact the College transportation desk at 518.454.2111.  The College department reserving the bus will be charged the following rates and fees:

  • Bus Maintenance Fee – $25.00 with each reservation
  • Van Maintenance Fee – $4.00 with each reservation
  • Driver – $25.00 per hour/4 hour minimum
  • Mileage – per mile/average fuel cost for month
  • Tolls – paid by department, there are no E-Z Pass devices on any buses
  • Fuel Surcharge – will be added if fuel prices increase above $2.60 per gal for regular unleaded.

Please Note: ALL PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE

The College has an agreement with CDTA that allows College students and employees to ride free on any CDTA line, except for the Northway Express and STAR Paratransit service. Just show your College ID to the driver to swipe through the bus fare box. Contact the ID card office at 518.485.3945 if you have further questions.

 

Download the iPhone app

 

CDTA Routes and Schedules