Parking & Permits
Where to Park
Parking on the Pratt campus requires all members of the campus community to possess and display parking permits. Parking is on a first come basis. Students parking is permitted in the Willoughby Hall (inside the parking arm), Stabile Hall, or Cannoneer Court lots only. Faculty and staff may park in the these lots as well. Faculty may also park in Main Parking located just inside the Main Entrance to the campus on a first-come-first-serve basis. There is no overnight parking in the Main parking lot. Several spaces in this lot are allocated for visitor parking.
Visitor spaces are allocated and reserved and will be strictly enforced.
Pratt Institute Parking Rules & Regulations and Enforcement
These rules and regulations have been established to govern the use of parking facilities at Pratt Institute and to ensure that such use is managed in a comprehensive and uniform manner.
A. All vehicles parked on Pratt property must display a current valid parking permit with the permit number visible.
B. All vehicles parked on Pratt property must have a current state registration. Any vehicle not possessing same will be considered abandoned and subject to towing from Pratt property at the owners expense.
C. Permits are never transferable or assignable.
D. Faculty and staff residents having one or more vehicles must purchase separate permits for each vehicle. A $10.00 fee will be charged for each additional permit. Only one vehicle can be parked on campus. Additional vehicles must be parked in the Willoughby, Stabile, or Cannoneer parking lots.
E. Overnight parking is never permitted in the Main Lot.
F. Student parking is permitted in the Willoughby, Stabile, or Cannoneer Court lots only.
G. Permit holders are responsible for any and all violations issued to their permit.
H. Lost or stolen permits require a $25.00 replacement fee.
I. Permit recipients shall not:
- Park in yellow zone.
- Obstruct fire hydrants.
- Park in fire lanes.
- Obstruct gates and driveways.
- Park in handicap areas (unless car is tagged with appropriate state permits).
- Park in loading zones.
- Park on sidewalks.
- Park on lawns.
- Park in any unauthorized spaces.
J. Fines and penalties for violations of the above rules will be as follows:
- First violation – Written warning
- Subsequent violations – For obstructing fire hydrants, parking in fire lanes, parking in handicap areas without a valid state permit, and for obstructing gates and driveways, the fine is $50.00
- For parking in yellow zones, loading zones, on sidewalks, on lawns, or in unauthorized areas, the fine is $15.00
K. Repeat offenders or those permit holders who fail to pay fines may lose parking privileges and their vehicles may be subject to towing from Pratt property. Owners of vehicles displaying forged or duplicated permits will lose parking privileges, have their vehicles towed from Pratt property, and will be assessed $175.00.
L. At the discretion of the Director of Security or his designee, any vehicle obstructing campus operations or emergency access areas may be towed without notice to the owner.
M. Any vehicle without a validly issued parking permit will be towed from Pratt property.
N. Vehicles left on campus will be subject to towing from Pratt property at the Owner’s expense. Pratt Institute is not liable for any damage that may result from towing.
O. The purchase of a parking permit does not carry with it any rights, nor does it guarantee a parking space. Pratt Institute merely agrees to permit a person to park his/her vehicle on the campus, when and if proper space is available.
P. Permit holders are not to store vehicles on campus. Anyone needing to leave their vehicle on Campus because of emergency or other circumstances must apply in writing to the Security Office.
Q. All permit holders are subject to traffic and parking regulations while on Pratt property and are responsible for knowledge of these regulations.
R. Pratt Institute is not liable for theft of my vehicle or the contents within or damage to my vehicle while parked on Pratt property.
S. Pratt community members park at their own risk.
Parking Permits can be obtained at the Institute Safety and Security Office located in the Engineering Building, Room 105.