Parking on Campus
These Rules and Regulations were written under the auspices of The University of the West Indies, Campus Registrar and form part of The University Administrative Code.
The operation and parking of a motor vehicle on The University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus is a privilege granted by The University.
In the University’s attempt to provide staff, students and visitors with parking on the Campus fairly and equitably, the following measures were introduced effective October 1, 2004.
STUDENT AND VISITOR PARKING
Parking facilities for students and visitors are available on the Old TGR Reserve, situated west of the UWI compound, starting from Evans Street in the west, Agostini Street in the
north and ending on Rapsey Street in the south.
Vehicles should enter the car park through the gate on Evans Street and exit through the gate on Agostini Street.
Only vehicles with valid Student Parking Permits or Temporary Parking Permits are allowed to use the parking facility.
Student Parking Permits are issued annually, from August 1, and valid from August 1 through July 31 of the following year. Permits should be requested from the Security Department.
The security personnel on duty at the entrance to the car park issue temporary Parking Permits to visitors.
Students and visitors are permitted to park on the Main
• Public holidays
• Weekdays (between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 6:00 a.m.)
Limited parking is provided for students on a first come, first serve basis.
SHUTTLE SERVICE FOR
STUDENTS AND VISITORS CAR PARK
A shuttle service is provided for students and visitors using the car park. After parking their vehicles, students and visitors should proceed through the pedestrian gate at the car park shelter and board the Shuttle at the pick-up point in front of the car park shelter.
The shuttle runs every ten (10) minutes from 6:30 a.m. until the last stop at 8:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.
Shuttle Pick-Up/Drop-off Points
• Student and Visitors’ Car Park Shelter
• JFK Underpass
• Administration Building (North)
Please note that the shuttle will only stop at these four (4)
No fare is charged for the Shuttle Service Students must show a student I.D. Card before boarding. Visitors must show a visitors’ pass before boarding. Visitors’ passes are issued to bona fide visitors by security personnel at the car park.
PARKING ON CAMPUS
Designated car parks/parking lots on the Main Campus are provided for staff members’ vehicles.
Parking facilities for Executive members of the Guild of Students, Ministers of Government, Diplomats, handicapped persons, retired senior staff members and persons with appointments are also clearly identified.
Owners/operators of vehicles should enter and exit either through the Main Campus’ North Gate or South Gate.
Limited reserved bays are available to operators of commercial outlets on the Main Campus. Appropriately marked vendor, delivery or commercial vehicles engaged in official business with UWI may be permitted to go about that business without obtaining a permit. The vehicle, however, must be clearly and permanently marked on both sides.
Except for vehicles owned by The University of the West Indies and medical students who are “on call”, no vehicle should be parked in any of UWI’s garages/parking lots for more than 24 hours at a time. This includes motorcycle parking.
The Director of Security is responsible for the issuing of all Parking Permits. Parking Permits are not only required for parking but also for permission to use the roads within the UWI compound.
Issuing of Parking Permits
Parking permits are issued annually, per school year, and are valid from August 1st, through July 31st of the following year. Annual parking permits go on issue from August 1.
Types of Parking Permits
There are four (4) types of parking permits:
(1) Handicapped persons
(4) Visitors (Temporary Parking Permit)
A Temporary Parking Permit is also issued:
• Where a member of staff is using a vehicle owned by a non-staff member.
• Where a member of staff owns more than one vehicle.
• To bona fide suppliers of the University.
It is the responsibility of all owners/operators of vehicles to display a valid parking permit on the vehicle’s front windscreen/ dashboard. Vehicles not properly displaying valid parking permits are subject to parking violations.