Parking Tickets

The purpose of regulating parking and traffic on campus is to create a safe and orderly environment for pedestrians and motor vehicles.  All persons operating a motor vehicle on campus are responsible for complying with applicable parking and traffic laws, orders and regulations.

The enforcement of parking and traffic regulations is a responsibility of the SUNY Geneseo University Police Department.

Violations & Fines

Below is a list of the violations that can be incurred on the SUNY Geneseo campus based on State University parking regulations, municipal code and state traffic law.

Code Number Violation Fine
Section 2A1: No Permit $15.00
Section 2A1: Expired Permit $15.00
Section 4A2: Improper Parking $15.00
Section 4A1: Parked in Wrong Lot $15.00
Section 4A5: Parked on Interior $15.00
Section 4A2: Reserved Space $25.00
Section 2A5: Permit Not Properly Affixed $15.00
Section 4A4: Hydrant and/or Fire Lane $15.00
Section 4A6: Meter Violation $15.00
Section 4A2: Parked in Handicap Reserved Space $50.00
Section 4A3: Restricted Area $15.00
Section 4A5: Load Zone $15.00
Section 4A7: Expired Vehicle Registration $15.00
Section 4A7: Expired Vehicle Inspection $15.00

How to Pay a Ticket

Snail Mail:

  • Parking & Transportation, 1 College Circle, Schrader Hall Room 19, Geneseo, NY 14454
  • Check/money order payable to SUNY Geneseo

In Person:

  • Erwin Hall, Room 103 (Student Accounts)
  • Open Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (4:00pm during Summer Sessions)
  • Visa, Mastercard, Discover, cash or check/money order made payable to SUNY Geneseo

By Phone:

  • (585) 245-5621 (Student Accounts)
  • Open Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm (4:00pm during Summer Session)
  • Visa, Mastercard or Discover

Online via KnightWeb:

  • Students only
  • Tickets take at least 24 hours to appear on your account
  • Visa, Mastercard or Discover

Fines cannot be paid at Parking & Transportation Services or the University Police Department.

Appealing Tickets

Parking tickets can be appealed within five (5) business days from issuance - this excludes weekends and holidays.  After the five (5) day period expires, all violation charges and/or expenses incurred become automatically due and payable.  For more information on appeals, see Section 6 of the SUNY Geneseo Traffic and Parking Regulations.

Where to Appeal

  • Parking & Transportation Services/University Police Department in Schrader Hall, Room 19
  • Snail mail by submitting an Appeal Form to: Parking & Transportation, 1 College Circle, Schrader Hall Room 19, Geneseo, NY 14454
  • Online by submitting the Online Appeal Form
  • Please note:
    • Despite what appeal form you choose, ALL fields must be completed for the appeal to be processed
    • If the information on the appeal form is not legible, a decision will not be made
    • If the name and mailing address are not legible, the decision will not be mailed to you

Appeal Types

  • Option A:
    • Schedule to meet in person with the adjudicator 
    • You will be notified by email of the time, date and location of the meeting 
    • Decisions will not be shared at the time of meeting - they will be mailed to the mailing address provided on the appeal form
  • Option B:
    • Submit your appeal in the written form
    • The appeal and any evidence will be reviewed without you present 
    • Decisions will be mailed to the mailing address provided on the appeal form

Insufficient Appeal Reasons

  • Being late or in a hurry
  • Dropping something or someone off or picking them up
  • Preferred parking lot full or too far away
  • Inclement weather
  • Others parked the same way and did not receive tickets
  • Flashing hazard lights or four-way lights
  • The amount of time the vehicle was parked
  • The owner of the vehicle was not driving at the time
  • Can't afford the ticket
  • I didn't know/I thought something else/nobody told me
  • Parked there before and didn't receive a ticket

Appeal Decisions

  • All appeal decisions are final
  • Will be indicated at the bottom of the appeal form and returned to you by mail
  • If your appeal is denied, the fine must be paid within 10 business days (refer to the paying tickets section)

Rules and Regulations

Visit the Traffic and Parking Rules and Regulations page for complete details on SUNY Geneseo traffic regulations.