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Office of Public Safety

PARKING

PARKING QUESTIONS PICWE ARE SELLING PERMITS FOR THE PERIOD JULY 1, 2015 TO DECEMBER 31, 2015

PARKING DESK - NAC 4/201
OUR HOURS ARE 9:30 AM TO 4:30 PM MONDAY TO FRIDAY (Fridays off in the Summer 4 day work week period)


RESERVED PARKING PERMIT HOLDERS:  THERE HAVE BEEN SOME CHANGES MADE IN WHO IS ELIGIBLE FOR RESERVED PARKING. THOSE WHOSE RESERVED PARKING PERMITS WERE RESCINDED WERE SENT AN EMAIL EXPLAINING WHY.  

WHAT'S NEW? ST. NICHOLAS TERRACE PARKING PERMITS ARE VALID FOR A FULL YEAR INSTEAD OF SIX MONTHS.   ALL OTHER PERMITS REMAIN THE SAME.


Download the Parking Permit Application Form

HOW TO APPLY FOR A PERMIT:

Permit applications are available at the CCNY Public Safety Department located in NAC 4/201.  You can also download and print one by clicking on the link above.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS (ALL FOUR DOCUMENTS ARE REQUIRED):

Permit applications must be submitted to the Office of Public Safety, along with a copy of:
  1. Applicant's driver's license
  2. Vehicle registration(s)
  3. Proof of insurance for each vehicle
  4. A currently validated CCNY ID card

Applicants must have a valid CCNY e-mail address in order to qualify for a permit.

Except for for mail-in applications, payments MUST be made at the  Bursar's office. To pick up your permit please bring your original Bursar's receipt to  the Public Safety Office, NAC 4/201 Monday to Friday from 9:30 AM TO  4:30 PM, along with your completed parking application and the required  documentation.

YOU MAY ALSO MAIL YOUR COMPLETED APPLICATION ALONG WITH A COPY OF THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS AND A SELF ADDRESSED STAMPED ENVELOPE TO:


CCNY PUBLIC SAFETY DEPT.
ATT: PARKING
160 Convent Avenue
NAC 4/201
New York, NY 10031

POLICIES:

  • PARK AT YOUR OWN RISK.  THE COLLEGE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THEFT, LOSS OR DAMAGES.  
  • Parking may be suspended or delayed due to snow removal.
  • Parking spaces are very limited and are not always immediately available. On a high use day you may have to wait for a spot.  
  • Overnight parking on campus is prohibited unless one is at work (i.e.: Physical Plant workers, Public Safety Officers, Researchers who work after normal business hours, etc).  
  • All of our parking locations require a permit.  
  • There is no through traffic on Convent Avenue from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM weekdays.
  • STUDENT PARKING:  There is no general student parking available.  Paid Parking may be offered to students with disabilities who have a New York State or NYC issued disabled parking permit or license plate. Click here for Information on New York City and New York State Persons with Disabilities Parking Permits


PARKING LOCATIONS:

  • South Campus Parking Lot; the entrance is at 133rd and Convent Avenue.
  • NAC Parking Lot; the entrance is just off Amsterdam Avenue at 135th Street.
  • St. Nicholas Terrace on the East side of the street in the designated areas between 140th Street and 134th Street for faculty members with permits .  PLEASE READ ALL STREET SIGNS BEFORE YOU PARK.   THESE PERMITS ARE LIMITED IN NUMBER AND ONCE THEY ARE GONE NO MORE WILL BE AVAILABLE UNTIL THE NEXT PARKING PERIOD. 
HOURS OF OPERATION:
  1. The South Campus parking lot is available everyday for 24 hours each day (restrictions apply).
  2. The NAC lot is open from 6:30 am until 10:30 pm - Monday through Friday.
  3. Parking along St. Nicholas Terrace is authorized by the City of New York from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday.
TYPES OF PERMITS AND FEES (ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE):

Permits are valid for an entire year but they are distributed twice a year (one will be marked July 1 to "December 31" and the other will be marked "January 1 to July 31").  St. Nicholas Terrace permits are dated for an entire year.   Paid permits are issued bi-annually to allow  you to pay for it in 2 installments.

There are five (5) types of permits:
  1. General parking permits ($600) are available to all faculty and staff and are good for either the South Campus lot or the NAC lot.
  2. St. Nicholas Terrace parking permits are free to all faculty (please note that there will be a limited number of St. Nicholas Terrace parking permits available.  Faculty and staff may obtain both General and St. Nicholas Terrace parking permits simultaneously).
  3. Reserved parking permits ($700) are limited to Deans, certain College officers and certain essential service employees ONLY.  If a reserved space is not used by 10 am by the permit holder it will be made available to general parking permit holders on a first come first served basis unless the reserved permit holder calls before 10:00 am asking that their space be held. 
  4. Evening parking permits ($300) are available for parking after 3 PM to all faculty and staff for either the South Campus lot or the NAC lot.
  5. Motorcycle parking permits ($250) are available to all faculty and staff for the NAC lot.
  6. There are designated spaces for Faculty, Staff and Students with disabilities in the NAC lot who have either a New York State or NYC issued handicapped parking permit or license plate.  You must also have a valid CCNY parking permit to use these spaces and they cost the same as the regular parking permits listed above.  You can visit the New York City Department of Transportation's web page for information on parking permits for people with disabilities by clicking here.
DISCOUNTS FOR ENERGY EFFICIENT VEHICLES:  A 20% discount will be applied to each form of permit if the permit hiolder  drives an approved low emission and fuel-efficient vehicle.  If your vehicle registration doesn't list your vehicle fuel as Hybrid or Electric then you will need to provide alternative proof.  Contact Parking at (212) 650-7183 for details. 
SPECIAL NOTES:
  1. PARK AT YOUR OWN RISK.  THE COLLEGE IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THEFT, LOSS OR DAMAGES. 
  2. Payment for the permits must accompany the application and be made by check or money order. Cash payments must be made at the Bursars Office and the original receipt of payment must be included with the application.  Credit cards are not accepted as payment.
  3. Requests for permits after the beginning of the permit year will be based on the remaining number of months in the permit year starting with the first day of the month within which the permit is issued.
  4. Refunds if requested will be based on the remaining whole months in the permit year.
  5. Permits MUST be clearly displayed on your rear view mirror (it is a removable hang tag).  Please remove the hang tag before you drive the vehicle.
  6. Parking permits are NOT TRANSFERABLE.  You cannot lend, give away or sell them.  They are for the sole use of the driver and the vehicle(s) listed on the permit application only. NO EXCEPTIONS.
  7. GUEST PARKING:  We have a limited number of guest parking spaces on campus.  It is suggested that you email your requests to parking@ccny.cuny.edu well in advance of the requested date.

Additional Resources to view and download:

NYC Bicycling Rules


Live Parking Information is available Monday to Friday 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Call us at (212) 650-7183 or drop by NAC 4/201


Email: parking@ccny.cuny.edu