Summerdale Campus Parking

Interactive Parking Information

Click on the parking lot icons in the interactive map below to learn about Central Penn's parking locations and restrictions.

Below is a handy key of all of the parking locations.

Lot A, B, C, I: Student and Overnight Guest Parking (Registration Required)
Lot D, E, F: Guest & Event Parking
Lot G: Reserved Parking
Lot H, K, M: Faculty & Staff Parking  
Lot J, L - Non-overnight Guest & Visitor Parking

To learn about Central Penn's parking policies and violation procedures, please use the tab above.

There are several parking areas on the Summerdale campus. Parking is on a first-come, first-served basis for all available parking lots. Whenever possible, students are encouraged to carpool.

Applying for a Parking Permit

All persons MUST provide proof of insurance, valid vehicle registration, and a valid driver's license to obtain a parking permit form. Replacement cost for a lost, damaged or stolen parking permit will be $10.

Rules and Regulations for Parking

1. Parking areas:

  • Available parking - Lots A, B, C, D, E, F and I. All campus community members are eligible to park in these lots, if a valid parking permit is displayed on the vehicle.
  • Faculty/staff parking - Lots H, K and M are reserved for faculty/staff that have a valid parking permit displayed on the vehicle.
  • Reserved spaces - Lot G is reserved for the safety and security, business, student services and facilities offices between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. When these spaces are not occupied, they are reserved for overflow parking for individuals with a disability, visitors or any other persons with approval to park there.
  • Visitor parking - Lots J and L are reserved for visitor parking only.
  • Event parking - Lots D, E, F, K and L. These lots are utilized for campus events.
  • Overnight guest parking - Overnight guests may only park in lots A, B, C, D, E, F and I, provided the resident student registers the vehicle with the safety and security office and receives the proper temporary parking permit. This permit must be displayed on the vehicle at all times. Information needed for registration includes guest's name, vehicle make, model, color, license plate number, state, and the student's name and campus residence. Failure to register or observe the parking rules and regulations may result in towing of the vehicle and/or disciplinary action.

2. Please be alert to reserved parking areas for individuals with a disability.
3. Parking permits must be visibly displayed in the rear window of your car on the driver's side.
4. Students, faculty and staff may not park in the driveway areas (i.e., by the Library, Gale Hall, 730 Valley Road and the ATEC). This is for your safety and because the driveways are considered fire lanes. In addition, students, faculty and staff must park in marked or lined parking spaces. Failure to park within two lines or observe the parking rules may result in towing of the vehicle and/or disciplinary action.
5. Students, faculty and staff are subject to monetary fines for violations of the parking regulations.

NOTE: The only offices that deal with parking issues are safety and security and student services.

6. If you bring a car onto campus temporarily, you must register it with the safety and security office. The safety and security office will issue you a temporary parking permit.
7. Any vehicle parked illegally may be towed away, pursuant to the appropriate laws of Pennsylvania, Title 75 of the Motor Vehicle Code.
8. Any update to the parking program may appear in College publications.
9. Parking violation procedures will be continuous. Those tickets received by students, faculty and staff will remain on record indefinitely.
10. Violation Procedures

  • Violations 1 - 3: Vehicle ticketed, $5 fine per offense to be paid at the Business Office. 
  • Additional violations: Vehicle ticketed, $5 fine per offense, plus $25 for continuous violations, to be paid at the Business Office. The vehicle may be immobilized and/or towed at the owner's expense.

11. Request for Appeal - A written request for an appeal must be submitted to the safety and security coordinator, using the proper appeal form, within two business days of the imposed sanction. A student may request an appeal on one or more of the following grounds:

  • The student has been deprived of his/her rights as defined herein.
  • The facts appear to be insufficient to establish his/her guilt.
  • Sanction(s) ordered were not justified by the nature of the offense.

The decision to accept or deny a request for an appeal will be made by the Safety and Security Coordinator.