Frequently Asked Questions

  • Where can I park?
    Click here for a detailed list of student and employee lots.
  • How do I apply for a yearly parking permit?
    • Passes for the academic year can be purchased online. Once the application is completed, if you are registering with us for the first time or are registering a new vehicle, we will need a copy of your license and registration on a single 8½ x 11 sheet. Copies can be:
    • It will take 2-3 business days to process your parking permit. In the interim, print out your notification of payment and place on your dashboard. The sheet should be folded so only the information above the “Billed To” name is displayed.
    • The temporary permit expires five days after the date listed on the upper right-hand corner. At which point you will be subject to citations and possible tow if your permanent decal has not been installed.
    • Once your permit is ready for pick-up you will be sent an email to your manhattan.edu account with instructions on when and where to have the decal installed.
  • How do I purchase short-term parking?
    For daily passes please visit the Public Safety office, Monday-Friday, 9am-3:00pm.  You will need to bring the following:
    • Student ID
    • Driver’s License
    • Vehicle Information
    • Form of Payment ($10/night)
  • How do I resolve my parking citation?
    • Click here to pay or appeal a citation.  You have 20 days from the day of receipt to submit an appeal or make a payment without a late fee.
    • Citations are posted to accounts within 10 business days of receipt. If you would like to make a payment beforehand, contact Public Safety.
  • Can I have my parking pass prorated?
    Passes are only prorated after January 1st. Passes purchased any period between July 1-December 31 will be charged the same rate. The same applies for passes purchased January 1-June 30.
  • Can I buy a parking pass for only one semester?
    Yes, semester only parking passes are available.
    • Fall only passes (valid July 1-Dec 31) must be completed in person at the Public Safety office, Monday-Friday, 9am-3pm. You must bring the following:
      • Student ID
      • Driver’s License
      • Vehicle Information
      • Form of Payment
    • Spring only passes (valid Jan 1-June 30) can be completed online beginning January 1 and follow the same procedures as a full academic year pass.
  • I switch vehicles often, how do I get another pass?
    If you have already been issued a permit, you will need to turn in the old decal (even if it is in shreds) and provide us with the registration for the additional vehicle(s). We will issue a hang tag you can switch between vehicles. You can have up to 3 listed on the pass.
  • How do I apply for a guest parking pass?
    • For personal guest passes please visit the Public Safety office, Monday-Friday, 9am-3:00pm.  You will need to bring the following:
      • Manhattan College ID
      • Driver’s License
      • Vehicle Information
      • Res Life Guest Pass (if student lives on campus and guest staying overnight)
      • Form of Payment ($10/night)
    • For college guests (attending meetings, speaking at an event, etc.), you can submit a request through the Visitor Parking Request Form.
  • My vehicle is being repaired, how do I receive a temporary permit?
    Temporary permits can be picked up in the Public Safety office during business hours.  You will need to bring the following:
    • Manhattan College ID
    • Vehicle Information
  • My old vehicle is no longer in use, how do I receive a new permit?
    • In order to issue a new permit we will need the permit returned to us (even if it is in shreds). If you no longer have access to your vehicle we will need proof that it is no longer in your possession (ex. Bill of Sale, DMV plate surrender receipt, insurance claim).
    • After the first step is completed, you will need to send Public Safety a copy of your new registration to have your replacement permit processed.
  • Is campus parking open to the public?
    Campus parking is only available to Manhattan College employees and students.  Manhattan College does offer a set amount of spaces to residents of the 10463 or 10471 area code. See the Community Parking webpage for more information.
  • I am injured. Can I get driven to classes by Public Safety?
    The Public Safety office does not provide transportation around campus, nor does the Specialized Resource Center. Students in similar situations have utilized the following alternatives:
    • Temporary parking pass to have a car on campus and utilize handicapped parking spaces. Proper medical documentation must be provided. (Temp parking rate will be applied unless annual parking permit was already purchased*). A free pass will be given to a student for the first 30 days of his/her injury with proper medical documentation.
    • Temporary parking pass for a friend to have a car on campus and assist you (Temp parking rate will be applied unless annual parking permit was already purchased*).
    • Utilize area car service at your own expense.  Target Car service has been utilized in the past. 718-796-6900.

    Public Safety can transport students to medical facilities.

     *note: The monthly rates are only available to students who have an injury and need to temporarily have their vehicle on campus.*