Parking policies are strictly enforced!
Visitor Parking Regulations
Visitors are always welcome on the Valencia Campus. A visitor is defined as any person not employed with or enrolled at UNM - Valencia, who occasionally has business or another reason to be on campus. A visitor may park in the Visitor Parking area, for a maximum period of 30 minutes without a visitor permit. If the allotted 30 minutes is to be exceeded, the visitor must obtain a visitor permit from Campus Police in the Student Center, or the front desk of the following offices (Library, Student Services, Administration, and Adult Education Center). Place the permit on the dashboard of the vehicle. Visitor parking will be enforced Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. A visitor permit is good for the date and/or time designated on the permit and allows the operator to park in any visitor or student parking space.
Visitors must comply with all parking regulations.
Faculty, staff and students are prohibited from parking in spaces reserved for visitors and will be cited.
Overnight and Frequent visitors permit
Visitors who frequent the campus and/or visit for an extended period of days, may apply for a no-cost "Temporary" parking permit that will allow them to park in a regular parking space. Permits can be picked up from Campus Police, located in the Student Center. In order to apply, applicant will need to bring a valid driver's license, a current vehicle registration, and have a current contact phone number available. The "Temporary" parking permit must be displayed on the dashboard of the vehicle. Visitors displaying a "Temporary" parking permit are authorized and encouraged to park in a regular parking space instead of the posted "visitor parking" space.
It is the responsibility of each student, faculty/staff member and visitor to be familiar with the locations on campus where parking is permitted and any/all rules pertaining to parking on campus.
UNM - Valencia assumes no responsibility or liability for fire, theft, damage to or loss of any vehicle or any article left therein.
Parking enforcement is the responsibility of UNM - Valencia Campus Police. Parking regulations and enforcement Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Police officers may require identification of any person(s) on campus. Refusal to comply may result in the issuance of a citation, a towed vehicle or other legal or administrative action.
Should a visitor receive a citation for parking violation which they wish to dispute, they must bring the citation to the Campus Police office located in the Student Center, and request to meet with the police supervisor. Once the facts have been presented and reviewed, a decision will be made on the status of the citation.
Parking signs have been kept to a minimum to preserve the beauty of our campus. Consequently, signs primarily designate where you are allowed to park, rather than where you may not park.
For the purposes of these parking and traffic regulations, the below listed terms shall mean:
Motor Vehicles: all automobiles, buses, trucks, tractors, motorcycles, motor-scooters, motorbikes and mopeds.
Parking Permit: a temporary card or permit, hang tag or self-adhering decal issued by UNM - Valencia authorizing the motor vehicle properly displaying the permit to be lawfully parked within designated areas. The issuance and display of the permit serves as proper registration.
Visitors: are persons other than students, faculty members, staff members, approved vendors, or employees of UNM - Valencia.
Violation Notice: a form giving a warning or giving notice to a person that an administrative or criminal charge has been filed, requiring payment of a fine
Warning Notice: a citation giving notice to a person that a parking or traffic regulation has been violated. A warning notice does not result in a fine.
Valencia Campus parking stickers must be displayed on all student, staff, and faculty vehicles.
These stickers are available free of charge (first sticker only on each vehicle ) upon completion of a vehicle registration form on the Valencia Campus Police web site online form below.
Note: Bumper sticker parking permits are no longer valid. Please register for a new parking permit. The replacement parking sticker is free.
Replacement of the new Parking Permits will be a $5.00 charge. Upon completion of a Valencia Campus vehicle registration form below, please visit the cashiers office for payment and bring proof of payment to the Valencia Police office to pick up your parking permit.
Handicapped parking should be used only by handicapped persons whose vehicles display the required special license, sticker, or decal. Violators will be cited and/or booted. (a boot is a device put on the wheel of a car that prevents it from being driven)
No student parking is allowed along curbs at the college entrance or in any posted or visitor areas. You may be dropped off at the curb; however someone picking you up may not wait there, they can wait in visitor parking..
Violation of the Parking Policy could result in a boot being placed on your vehicle. Removal of the boot is $75.00
The sticker parking permit must be adhered to the windshield, on the INSIDE lower left corner of the windshield. The Parking permit must be visible.
In order to assist you with jump starting or unlocking your vehicle you must have a valid permit on file.
Make sure your doors are locked and any valuables are secured in your trunk when you leave your vehicle. UNM-Valencia is not responsible for theft, damage, vandalism, or other loss to your vehicle.
For your safety the campus parking lots are patrolled and are under surveillance 24 hours a day - 7 days a week..
Parking violators will be cited. Penalties are $10.00 per infraction. Failure to pay fines could result in your vehicle being booted and could result in administrative sanctions.