PARKING REGULATIONS

The Department of Police and Public Safety is currently in the process of reviewing and updating the parking regulations. Once this process is complete, the updated parking regulations will be posted here and physical copies will be available at the dispatch office. In the meantime, if you have any questions regarding parking or driving on campus, you may call the dispatcher 24 hours a dayt at (815) 226-4060. Thank you.

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5100 Lot

5100 Lot

The 5100 (Puri School of Business) parking lot is located next to the 5100 building and is open, meaning anyone can park there. Some spaces in this parking lot are restricted, those space will be marked with signs.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 6
Open 190
Total 196

 

Burpee Circle

Burpee Circle

The Burpee Circle is located in front of the Burpee Student Center. This parking area is restricted to visitors only. Students and Faculty/Staff members are not permitted to park in this parking area at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 3
Visitor 7
Total 10

 

Burpee Dock

Burpee Dock

The Burpee Dock is located on the side of the Burpee Student Center and is restricted to authorized vehicles only. Students and Faculty/Staff members may not park in this parking area at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
President 1
Authorized Vehicles 5
Food Service 1
Total 7

 

Clark Arts Dock

Clark Arts Dock

The Clark Arts dock is located on the side of the Clark Arts building and is restricted to Faculty/Staff members only. Students may not park in this parking area at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Faculty/Staff 6
Total 6

 

Clark Arts Lot

Clark Arts Lot

The Clark Arts lot is located behind the Clark Arts building and is restricted to Faculty/Staff members only. Students may not park in this parking lot at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Faculty/Staff 7
Total 7

 

Fisher Circle

Fisher Circle

The Fisher Circle is located in front of Fisher Chapel. This is a time-restricted open parking area, meaning anyone may park there, but only for a maximum of two hours. Vehicles parked in a space longer than two hours will receive a citation.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 1
Open (Two Hour) 18
Total 19

 

Johnson Circle

Johnson Circle

The Johnson Circle is located in front of the Johnson Alumni Center. This parking area is restricted to Faculty/Staff members and Alumni Center visitors only. Students are not permitted to park in this parking area at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 2
Faculty/Staff 2
Alumni Center Visitor 3
Total 7

 

Nelson Lot

Nelson Lot

The Nelson parking lot is located in front of Nelson hall and is restricted to Faculty/Staff members only. Students are not permitted to park in this parking lot at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 3
Future Regent 4
Visitor 2
Faculty/Staff 36
Employee of the Year 1
Total 46

 

Nelson Slant

Nelson Slant

The Nelson Slant is located along the roadway between Nelson Hall and the Burpee Student Center. This parking area is restricted Faculty/Staff members only. Students are not permitted to park in this parking area at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Faculty/Staff 11
Total 11

 

Lot A

Parking Lot A

Parking lot A is the main campus parking lot and is located near the football stadium. Lot A is an open parking lot meaning anyone may park there. Some spaces in this parking lot are restricted, those space will be marked with signs.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 12
Admissions Visitor 3
Reserved – Other 6
Open 389
Total 410

 

Lot B

Parking Lot B

Parking lot B is located at the back of campus, near the Turner Street entrance and Clark Arts building. This parking lot is an open parking lot, meaning anyone may park there. Some spaces in this parking lot are restricted, those space will be marked with signs.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 6
Open 94
Total 100

 

Lot C

Parking Lot C

Lot C is located between the Clark Arts building and the Starr Science building. This lot is made up of two separate lots, Lot C (East) is located directly behind Starr Science and is restricted to Faculty/Staff members only. Lot C (West) is located closer to Clark Arts and is mostly an open lot, meaning anyone can park there. Some spaces in this parking lot are restricted, those space will be marked with signs.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 4
Faculty/Staff 32
Open 62
Total 98

 

Lot D

Parking Lot D

Lot D is located directly behind the Colman Library building. This parking lot is restricted to Faculty/Staff members only. Anyone may park in this parking lot between the hours of 5:45 PM and 12:00 AM Monday through Friday. Students and visitors who fail to remove their vehicles from the parking lot by 12:15 AM will receive a citation.

The Lang Health Physician space is reserved for on on-duty physician at Lang Health.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 3
Faculty/Staff 26
Lang Health Physician 1
Total 30

 

Lot E

Parking Lot E

Lot E is located next to the Seaver PE Center. This parking lot is an open lot, meaning anyone may park there. Some spaces in this parking lot are restricted, those space will be marked with signs.

Parking in front of the boiler room doors is strictly prohibited; this area must remain clear for maintenance and emergency personnel. Violators will receive a citation and will be ordered to move their vehicle.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 4
Faculty/Staff 9
Open 60
Total 73

 

Lot F

Parking Lot F

Lot F is located next to the Marland Physical Plant. This parking lot is restricted to employees of the Department of Police and Public Safety and Facilities employees only. There is one visitor space which can be used by anyone. Persons who need to speak with or conduct business with the Department of Police and Public Safety or Facilities may park in this parking lot.

Parking in the two reserved parking spaces is strictly prohibited. These space are for Police and Public Safety vehicles only.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 1
Visitor 1
Police & Public Safety 2
Open (Staff) 12
Total 16

 

Lot G

Parking Lot G

Lot G is located beyond the Marland Physical Plant, near the Kent Center and Ekvall Hall. This is an open lot, meaning anyone may park there. Some spaces in this parking lot are restricted, those space will be marked with signs.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 8
Open 158
Total 166

 

Lot H

Parking Lot H

Lot H is located behind the Cummings Complex and is restricted to Rockford University students who live in the Cummings Complex and possess a valid H-Lot permit. H-Lot permits can be purchased from the Department of Police and Public Safety; to get information on how to purchase an H-Lot permit, contact the dispatcher 24 hours a day at (815) 226-4060. There is a limited amount of H-Lot permits available each semester. Improper parking in this parking lot is strictly enforced.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 3
Permit Required 50
Faculty/Staff 6
Total 59

 

Scarborough Driveway

Scarborough Driveway

The Scarborough driveway is located in front of the Scarborough building and is restricted to Faculty/Staff members only. Students may not park in this parking lot at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
RHD 1
Faculty/Staff 2
Maintenance 1
Total 4

 

Starr Dock

Starr Dock

The Starr dock is located next to the Starr Science building and is restricted to Faculty/Staff members and utility services only. Students may not park in this parking area at any time.

 

Parking Type Number of Spaces
Handicapped 1
Faculty/Staff 9
Services/Utilities 2
Total 12
Parking Lot Statistics

This table shows the total number of each type of parking space on campus. Note that these totals may not be exact.

 
Parking Type
Quantity
Percent of Total
* ^ ~
Open
965
75.51%
*
Faculty/Staff
146
11.42%
* ^ ~
Handicapped
58
4.54%
~
Visitor
10
0.78%
*
Reserved – Police/Public Safety
2
0.16%
* ^ ~
Authorized
5
0.39%
*
President
1
0.08%
~
Future Regent
4
0.31%
*
Employee of the Year
1
0.08%
~
Alumni Center Visitor
3
0.23%
*
Food Service
1
0.08%
* ^ ~
2 Hour Parking
18
1.41%
~
Admissions Visitor
3
0.23%
* ^ ~
Reserved – Other
6
0.47%
*
Reserved – RHD
1
0.08%
* ~
Maintenance
1
0.08%
* ~
Utilities/Service
2
0.16%
^
Permit Required
50
3.91%
*
Lang Health Center Staff
1
0.08%
 
 
 
 
 
Student Parking
1,102
86.23%
 
Faculty/Staff Parking
1,208
94.52%
 
Visitor Parking
1,075
84.12%
 
 
 
 
 
TOTAL PARKING SPACES
1,278
100%

Parking Map

Parking Map

RU  Police & Department of Public Safety
Marland Physical Plant
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108

Citation Review Officer
Lead Officer M. Maggio
MMaggio@rockford.edu 
(815) 226-4060