Contact Safety & Security

Emergency Number:
(585) 385-8111

Non-Emergency Number:
(585) 385-8025

Fax Number:
(585) 385-7282


Please note that all calls to the Safety and Security Department are recorded.

Parking & Shuttle

Parking Guidelines

Parking Lot Changes/Updates

Faculty, staff, students, and visitors, please note:

  • Parking Lots D and E, located on both sides of the Salerno Center, have been designated for faculty and staff use ONLY (Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.). Additionally, Lot G has also been designated for faculty and staff use only.
  • Parking Lot F, adjacent to the Wegmans School of Nursing, was repaved and reconfigured during the summer, resulting in an additional 24 spots that are available to students.
  • Overflow parking for resident students will be reassigned to Lots U, V, and W.
  • Lot Z is for commuters and visitors only.

Parking Reminders

Classes start at 8 a.m. every day of the week. We ask that commuter students plan their time accordingly and arrive on campus early enough to park and get to class on time. Follow @FisherParking on Twitter between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. for parking updates.

If you are a resident student, you must keep your car parked in your assigned resident lot when on campus. Those lots are dedicated to you and keep other parking available for our commuters. We ask you to respect these guidelines. If we see cars with resident lot permits parked elsewhere on campus, they will be ticketed.

Parking Regulations

Parking and operating a motor vehicle on the St. John Fisher College Campus is a privilege. All vehicles on the Fisher campus including Park & Ride (Lot S) must be registered with the Safety and Security Department and display a valid parking permit or pass on the vehicle.

Learn more about Parking Regulations and Fines.

Parking Lot Designations

Commuter Student Parking

Commuter designated permits may only park in Lots A, C, F, I, W, Z, and Park & Ride (Lot S). Commuter student overnight parking is permitted in V and W Lots only, unless approved by Security in advance.

Commuter Parking Map

Resident Student Parking

Resident students are assigned lots in the residence hall parking areas based on their total number of earned credit hours and prior violation history. During special events or snow removal, resident students may be asked to move your vehicles to alternate parking areas for short periods of time. Resident students may park only in their assigned parking area according to the following permit designations:

  • I - Lot I (Haffey and Ward Hall resident assistants only)
  • J - Lot J (Dorsey, Murray, and Michaelhouse)
  • P - Lot P (Keough Hall)
  • T - Lot T (Founders Hall)
  • U, V & W - Lot U,V & W (Murphy Hall and residential overflow)

When a resident student's assigned lot is full, then the student must park in the designated area of Lots U, V, or W.

Resident Student Parking Map

Faculty/Staff Parking

Faculty/staff designated spaces are posted in Lots A, C, D, E, F, G, I, M, N, Q, R, S, and X. Faculty and staff may park in any of the parking areas designated for faculty, staff, or commuter student parking. Faculty and staff are not authorized to park in spaces reserved for visitors to the College.

Faculty/Staff Parking Map

Visitor Parking

Parking in the front of Kearney Hall is reserved for President's Office visitors only during normal business hours (M-F 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.).

Resident student's visitors must obtain a Visitor Pass from the Safety & Security Office. Overnight Resident Visitor passes will be issued for W and V Lots. Visitor parking passes are only valid for a maximum of 3 days from the date of issuance.

Alternate Parking: During winter months and for special events, vehicles may need to be moved to alternative parking areas for a short time. Members of the campus community will be notified by email as appropriate.

During special events or snow removal, resident students may be asked to move your vehicles to alternate parking areas for short periods of time.

Temporary Permits

Students, faculty, staff using a temporary vehicle must obtain a Temporary Parking Permit from the Safety and Security Department. Temporary Permits are valid for no more than 5 days from date of issuance without the approval of the director or assistant director of Safety and Security.

Accessible Parking

In accordance with New York State Vehicle and Traffic Laws, accessible spaces in campus parking lots are reserved for those vehicles displaying authorized accessible parking permits or license plates. Please note that the Safety and Security Department does not issue, nor is authorized to issue, temporary accessible parking permits. Contact the Safety and Security Department at (585) 385-8025 with questions.

Resident Freshman Parking

Resident freshmen may not have cars on campus. For parking purposes, a freshman is defined as a student who is in their first year of college regardless of any incoming advanced credits. If you were admitted through Freshman Admissions, you will be considered a freshman for parking for the entire academic year.


Campus S-Lot Shuttle Schedule

» Live Shuttle Tracking

7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Weekdays)

Start: S Lot Bus Shelter
10 minute round trip

Murphy Shuttle Schedule

» Live Shuttle Tracking

7 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Weekdays)

Morning Inbound (Murphy Hall)
10 minute round trip

Afternoon Outbound (Kearney Hall)
10 minute round trip

After Hours Campus Van Schedule

The after hours shuttle service runs during the hours of 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Sunday through Saturday. This is a passenger escort "by request" service. A phone call to the security office at (585) 385-8025 will bring the van to your location for "on-campus" transport.

Students, faculty, and staff can also call the security desk for a safety or medical escort.

Parking Permits

Students, faculty, and staff may apply for parking permits online or at the Safety & Security Department anytime Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m. No permits will be sold during the weekend.

Registering Your Vehicle

All student vehicles using College parking facilities must register yearly with the Safety & Security Department using the online vehicle registration form or by filling out a registration form in person at the security desk.

Parking permits for the 2016-2017 academic year are $50 for commuters and $75 for residents and are valid for the entire school year. NY sales tax is included in this fee.

Permits may be picked up at the Security Office. You must produce your vehicle registration to show proof of ownership.

Resident Students

Pre-register your vehicle by August 1.

Resident students may only register one vehicle. To be considered for your preferred parking lot you must pre-register your vehicle by August 1.

Resident freshmen may not have cars on campus. For parking purposes, a freshman is defined as a student in their first year of college, regardless of incoming credits.

Please Note: Preferred parking for residential students is assigned by earned credit hours. Not every student will be assigned a parking spot in their preferred lot, as permit requests usually exceed the parking availability. Anyone not receiving their preferred lot will be issued a parking pass in a designated overflow lot and will automatically be placed on a wait list for their preferred lot. Adjustments will be made to accommodate students on the wait list as availability arises throughout the year.

Residents students that miss this deadline may still obtain a resident parking permit and will be assigned to an appropriate overflow lot.

Displaying Your Permit

All parking permits must be displayed on the driver's side rear window of the vehicle to ensure that security officers can identify your vehicle. If not properly displayed, the car is subject to ticketing. The registration process is complete only when the issued parking permit is affixed to the vehicle as prescribed by the Safety & Security Department. All faculty, staff, and students will be held responsible if they park in a lot other than their assigned lot.

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