Frequently Asked Questions


If you have a question that is not covered, please contact the Office of Parking Services.

1. Are tickets written during summer sessions, between sessions, holidays, weekends and nights?
2. Do I need to register my car if I park on campus?
3. Can I appeal a citation I don't think I should have received?
4. What do I do if I need to unload/load materials at a residence hall, academic building or other facility?
5. When my classes are scheduled back to back and across campus, is there a problem getting to the classes? Will I need to move my car to a different lot for each class?
6. How congested is in the inner part of campus?
7. Is there an airport in Waco?
8. How convenient is parking on campus?
9. What about transportation on campus 'after hours'?
10. If I receive a citation can I just mail it in for dismissal?
11. What happens if I park there for a minute, or a friend or teacher told me to park there?
12. What involvement does Baylor Parking Services have with parking for athletic events?
13. Who do I contact if I am locked out of my car, need assistance with a flat tire or a jumpstart?
14. What do I do if I want to notify Parking Services of an upcoming event that may impact parking on campus?




1. Are tickets written during summer sessions, between sessions, holidays, weekends and nights?
Yes. Citations are written throughout the entire year.

2. Do I need to register my car if I park on campus?
Yes. It is required that all vehicles operated by students,staff,faculty and visitors are registered with Parking Services.

3. Can I appeal a citation I don't think I should have received?
Yes. Students, faculty and staff can appeal online at www.baylor.edu/parking, under Appeals.

4. What do I do if I need to unload/load materials at a residence hall, academic building or other facility?
Loading zones are located throughout campus and may be used for a maximum of 30 minutes with flashers engaged.

5. When my classes are scheduled back to back and across campus, is there a problem getting to the classes? Will I need to move my car to a different lot for each class?
Baylor is a relatively small campus, and a student can easily walk from one side of the campus to the other in roughly 10 minutes. Aside from walking or biking, the Baylor University Shuttle is available.

6. How congested is in the inner part of campus?
The inner part of Baylor is blocked off to auto traffic. Only authorized service vehicles are permitted.

7. Is there an airport in Waco?
Yes. The Waco Regional Airport (ACT) located 15 minutes from the Baylor Campus.

Waco Streak is a private company that provides van shuttle service from the Baylor campus to D/FW and Love Field. Four regular trips are scheduled everyday, 7 days a week. For more information please call them directly at (254)772-0430 or visit their website at http://www.wacostreak.com.

*This service is not associated with the BUS system, Baylor University or Waco Transit.

8. How convenient is parking on campus?
While parking can be a problem, parking in the parking garages or in parking lots on the edge of campus is available.

9. What about transportation on campus 'after hours'?
Currently there is not an after hours service offered. At any time if someone is concerned about safety while traveling on campus after hours the police department is operated 24 hours and can be reached at 254-710-2222.

10. If I receive a citation can I just mail it in for dismissal?
No, students and faculty/staff wishing to contest a citation must do so online within 14 days from the date of issuance. If a citation is mailed in with a note directing that the citation be dismissed, it will be billed to the party responsible.

11. What happens if I park there for a minute, or a friend or teacher told me to park there?
If you are in doubt, contact Parking and Transportation Services for the answer. A professor or friend may intend to be helpful, but will not be responsible for your citation. If you even stay for a minute or two, your vehicle is still as illegally parked as if it had been there all day.

12. What involvement does Baylor Parking Services have with parking for athletic events?
Parking for athletic events at the Floyd Casey Stadium are handled by the Athletic Department. For more information call 254-710-1234.

13. Who do I contact if I am locked out of my car, need assistance with a flat tire or a jumpstart?
Baylor University does not provide these services. However, the Baylor Police Department can be contacted on their 24 hour phone line 710-2222 and can refer you to a local agency that can provide this service.

14. What do I do if I want to notify Parking Services of an upcoming event that may impact parking on campus?
Any one wishing to notify Parking Services of an upcoming event is requested to do so in the form of an e-mail at least a week prior to the event. It is understood that events will come up unexpectedly and schedules may change.

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