Section 800: Financial Affairs

Effective: September 2005
Revised: February 2015
Review Date: September 2017
Responsible Party: Vice Chancellor for Finance & Administration

Statutory Authority: See 75 R.C.M. 8503.3

Policy:

Campus access fees for the campus shall be established under the authority of state policy, or statutes, and policy of the Board of Regents of the Montana University System.

The monies received from campus access fees will be used for the maintenance and improvement of parking lots, sidewalks and lighting.

Procedures:

Student Access Fee: Students will be assessed an amount approved by the Board of Regents per semester credit hour per semester or Summer Session, capped at 12 semester credit hours per semester.

Employee Access Fees:

  1. Standard Parking: Annual fee, effective dates September 1st – August 31st. No semester or prorated option is available.
    1. Authorizes parking in standard designated spaces on all streets and lots.
    2. Does not authorize parking in reserved spaces.
  2. Reserved Parking: Annual fee, effective dates September 1st – August 31st. No semester or prorated option is available.
    1. Authorizes parking in standard designated spaces on all streets and lots.
    2. Authorizes parking in a single parking space and assigned by number and will be reserved 7:00am – 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.

Employee parking forms will be distributed in August and must be returned with parking and payment options selected to MSU-Northern Business Services by requested date. Any forms not returned will result in employees being charged the standard parking fee for that period.

Handicap Permits:
Individuals requesting temporary handicapped parking permits will be issued two-week temporary handicapped parking permits from the Director of Student Health Services and Employee Wellness, the Dean of Student Engagement, or the Director of Human Resources. Beyond the initial two-week temporary permit, persons must obtain written justification from their attending healthcare provider.

There shall be no refund of Campus Access Fee.

References:

Montana Code Annotated 20-25-312: Motor vehicle regulation -- enforcement of regulations -- appeals.