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Parking Permit Rules and Regulations

UHCL Parking Regulations are intended to create an orderly and safe campus parking environment. The goal is to achieve voluntary compliance of University parking regulations for the sake of personal safety and convenience for employees and visitors.

The University reserves the right to change these regulations, without notice, as necessitated by changes to the University environment or to State of Texas legislation. On special occasions - and during emergency situations – further parking limitations may be imposed that otherwise do not appear in the University’s official Parking Regulations.

Download Official Parking Regulations

Parking Violations/Resolution of Citations 

The University Parking Department issues citations for violations of University Parking Regulations. Failure to properly settle a parking citation may result in any of the following:

  • Student – Encumbrance of records. Future parking permit may be denied until outstanding fees are paid. Vehicle may be towed. Delinquent fines sent to collection agency.
  • Employee/Visitor – Future parking permit denied until outstanding fees are paid. Initiate UHCL “Employee Financial Responsibility” policy and all associated actions, up to and including termination.

Parking citations must be paid via the Parking Department’s E-business site. Only debit and credit cards are accepted.


Parking violations may be appealed through the University Parking Citation Appeals Committee. Appeals of parking violations must be made and received within 14 days of issuance. Parking violation appeal requests must be submitted via the UHCL Parking Department website.


University of Houston-Clear Lake reserves the right to remove and impound any vehicle at the owner’s expense for parking in reserved areas, violations of state law, for the sake of public safety, to clear roadways, parking lots and drive ways, for hazardous vehicles, for habitual violations of UHCL’s Parking and Regulations, and for failure to pay parking or traffic citations. B. The University will not be liable for damages or costs involved in the removal or impoundment of any vehicle on campus. C. The location of towed vehicles is maintained by the University Parking Department and the University Police Department. Owners/operators of towed vehicles will have to meet the fees and identification requirements of the tow storage yard, as well as pay all outstanding University reinstatement fees, before the vehicle will be released.


  • Parking and Transportation

    Phone: 281-283-2277

    2700 Bay Area Blvd
    Houston, TX 77058-1002

    Office Hours:
    7 a.m.-10:30 p.m.

    7 a.m.-5 p.m.