Parking and Traffic Regulations have been created in order to comply with state law and provide the safest possible environment for those who drive on campus and ensure the fair use and distribution of parking spaces.

All faculty, staff and students are required to have parking permits, which are available through the parking website.

Complimentary visitor parking permits are available for up to three days, with a limit of two per semester. Visitors can obtain a parking permit at the University Police Department, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Semester visitor permits may be purchased by visitors conduct regular business campus, visit students who live on campus, utilize St. Mary’s University facilities. Please contact the University Police Department for more information.


Parking permit holders are responsible for parking fines issued to their vehicles. Unknown vehicles are identified through the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles, and citations will be sent to our collections agency if payment is not arranged through the University Police Department. All parking citations are $50. Please make payments through Gateway or directly to the Business Office.


Any person who receives a St. Mary’s University parking citation, except when in violation of the Vehicle Immobilization and Towing Policy, can request to have it reviewed by submitting an appeal within 10 business days.

Appeals must be submitted within 10 business days from when the citation was issued. Citation appeals can be accessed via Gateway for faculty/staff and students. Visitors can submit a citation appeal form.

Citation appeal forms can be mailed, faxed or emailed:

University Police, Parking Division
St. Mary’s University
One Camino Santa Maria Box 70
San Antonio, Texas 78228
Phone: 210-431-6754
Fax: 210-431-6757

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