Parking Regulations

Vehicle Registration

All students must register their motorized vehicles each year in order to park and drive on OC campus.  This must be done online within one week of having it on campus and each year prior to Fall school semester.  Fall vehicle registration begins May 1st.  If you get a different vehicle after school starts or get a new windshield you will need to again register online.  There is no charge for registering or obtaining a vehicle decal. Online vehicle registration is now available year round.  To register your vehicle, follow these directions:
Go to your website, search 'Vehicle Registration', log in and register your vehicle.  
The following items are required to register online for all persons operating a motorized vehicle on university property.  You will need to be bring these with you when you pick up your vehicle decal:
  1. OC Student ID.
  2. Current drivers license number.
  3. Vehicle license plate number.
  4. Current liability insurance and name of insurance agent.

After registering during the Summer, you may be notified by student announcements or by email when vehicle decals may be picked up.  When Fall and Spring school begins you may still register on line, but you will need to follow the sequence to register by 4:00pm on one day and pick up your decal the following day to allow for processing.  Decals may be picked up MON, WED, THU, FRI, from 9:00-11:00am and 1:00-4:00pm.  REMEMBER to bring the above items with you for verification and authorization to drive and park on OC campus.  The decal should be affixed on the upper driver side (left) front windshield of your vehicle, but not in the top tint area of your windshield.  For motorcycles: The decal should be affixed on the left fork.  Parking and driving privileges are authorized by academic classification.  Freshman and Sophomores must have a blue decal sticker.  Juniors and Seniors must have a maroon decal sticker.  Graduates must have a gray decal sticker.  NOTE:  OC vehicle decal stickers are not transferable or reusable.

Parking and Safety Regulations

Any person operating a vehicle is responsible for the control and safe operation of that vehicle and observance of traffic control signals, barriers and devices. All vehicles parked on campus should be secured against theft or burglary. Oklahoma Christian University assumes no responsibility for the protection of vehicles or the property left within vehicles.

Parking on Campus regulations/privileges apply during school days (as listed below) from 7:00am to 5:00pm.

Freshman and Sophomore students are required to keep their vehicles in the dorm parking lots.

Freshman and sophomores commuters may park in the parking lot West of Enterprise Square and South of Garvey Center, West and South of the Gaylord University Center (Student Center), and the triangle lot on the North side of campus by the soccer fields.

Juniors, Seniors and Graduate students are allowed to park in student parking marked with yellow lines in the following parking lots:

A. Parking lot North of the Mabee Learning Center (the far North half).
B. Parking lot South and West of Hardeman Auditorium..
C. Parking spaces on West side of Thelma Gaylord Forum only, which is next to the Gaylord University Center.
D. Parking lot East of Harvey Business Center.
E. Parking lot West of Enterprise Square.
F. Parking lot North of Prince Engineering Center and Herold Science Hall.
G. Parking lot South of Williams-Branch Biblical Studies Center.

Students must not park in 'White Lines', the visitor parking or faculty/staff parking (between 7:00a.m. and 5:00p.m).
Visitor parking is located on the North and East side of Thelma Gaylord Forum on Wilson Way and the West side of Hardeman Auditorium.  There are no appeals for unauthorized parking in Handicap and parking in Firelanes.

Campus Police and Safety will additionally issue tickets to students who park in "Reserved" parking (yellow curbs), including RD/RA spaces, faculty/staff parking (white lines), visitor parking, handicapped parking without permits (blue curbs), fire zones (red curbs), on the curb in the Forum, in the circle drive at Hardeman Auditorium and the Gaylord University Center, on sidewalks or grass areas, campus roads and loading zones.

Faculty/Staff parking (white lines) are located in the following parking lots:

A. The parking lot North of Mabee Learning Center.

B. Parking lot North of Prince Engineering Center and Herold Science Hall.

C. Parking lot East of Judd Theatre and west of Hardeman Auditorium.

D. Parking lot South of the Williams-Branch Biblical Studies Center.

E. Parking lot East of the Heritage Plaza Business Building.


All fines are to be paid in the Business Office, Heritage Plaza Business office, within 7 days of the date of the citation, or it will be added to the student's account at that time.

The University reserves the right to revoke driving privileges in case of repeated violations, reckless driving or unwarranted disregard of vehicle rules and regulations, damaging property or any act detrimental to the safety or best interests of the university community.


Appeals should first be made in person to the Director of University Services WITHIN 5 BUSINESS DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF THE CITED VIOLATION at the Campus Police Department Administrative Office, located at Heritage Village building (SE corner of campus), 2801 E. Memorial Rd., Suite 101.  Appeal hours are 9:00a.m. - 4:00p.m., MON - FRI, closed for lunch from 12:00p.m. - 1:00p.m.  Office phone is (405) 425-5158 or (405) 425-5503.