The UMHB Police Department enforces the university traffic regulations 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Any traffic citation issued will result in fines which can range from $25 to $50. After receiving five citations, an additional $50 fine is added to any violation.
The fines are automatically applied to the student's financial record and must be paid prior to registering for classes, receiving clearance for graduation, or having a transcript sent to another institution. Payments are made at the cashier's office in the Sanderford Administrative Complex or online through myCampus.
Traffic Violation Descriptions
The rear of the car must face the aisle. Any vehicle that backs into a space or pulls through a space so that the front of the car faces the aisle is in violation.
Any vehicle not parked in a legitimate parking space and/or blocking a second vehicle.
All vehicles are required to park between two lines on the pavement. A line should be present on either side of the vehicle, with the exception of gravel lots. Motorcycles are allowed to park in hashed off areas as long as they do not block access to another vehicle, a sidewalk, or fire hydrant. The motorcycle exception does not apply to handicap accessible parking spaces.
Most timed parking spaces are limited to 15 minutes. Vehicles parked in 15-minute parking spaces longer than 15 minutes can be cited.
Areas marked with red curbs, signs prohibiting parking, and hashed out areas marked with yellow lines are prohibited parking areas.
Maintenance spaces are marked with signs. They are reserved 24 hours a day and are restricted to service vehicles only.
Faculty/Staff parking spaces are identified with white stripes on the pavement or by signs at the parking lot entrance. Faculty/Staff parking spaces are reserved for vehicles displaying a current UMHB faculty/staff decal during the hours of 7:30 am to 2 pm, Monday through Friday.
Areas identified as fire lanes are marked with signs or red curbs adjacent to fire hydrants, fire escapes, or emergency access points. These areas are prohibited to all vehicles.
All disabled parking spaces are reserved for vehicles displaying a current disabled license plate, disabled veteran license plate, or disabled parking placard issued by a governmental agency. In the event a disabled parking space is not available, a vehicle displaying the appropriate license plate or hangtag may park in faculty/staff spaces.
All visitor parking spaces are marked with signs. Visitor spaces are reserved parking areas for visitors only. Visitors are classified as individuals with no affiliation with the university.
No vehicle is allowed to park on the grass.
No vehicle is allowed to park on or block access to any sidewalk.
Parking suspension is assigned by the director of public safety. After receiving five citations, a vehicle is placed on the suspension list. When a vehicle is added to the suspension list, an additional $50.00 fine is added to each citation.
The vehicle's parking decal is to be permanently affixed to the bottom left corner of the rear windshield. For convertibles and trucks with campers, the parking decal is to be permanently affixed to the upper left-hand corner of the front windshield. Parking decals should be displayed on the exterior windshield of the vehicles. Decals are non-transferable and cannot be taped to a windshield or placed on different cars.
All vehicles are required to have a valid UMHB parking decal, hangtag, or placard when parked on campus. Vehicles which fail to display a valid parking decal, hangtag, or placard are in violation.
For a decal to be considered valid, it must be readable, issued during the current school year, and not altered in any way. The hangtag will be located on the rearview mirror and should face the front of the vehicle.
All motor vehicle laws and/or ordinances are applicable on campus. If the driver is stopped for exceeding the posted speed limit, the citation comment section will indicate speeding and the speed the vehicle was traveling.
An offense not included in the violation section of the citation. This may include littering, alcohol violation, etc.
Student Appeal Process
Students wishing to protest a citation must appeal within 7 days or lose the right to appeal. Appeals are made to the UMHB Police Department located in suite 107 of the Mabee Student Success Center, 905 Moore St, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm.
Emergency: 911 • Campus Police: (254) 295-5555
Location: Mabee Student Success Center, First Floor
Address: 900 College Street Box 8350 | Belton, TX 76513
Office Hours: M-F • 8am-5pm
email@example.com • (254) 295-4587
Page last updated February 01, 2018