This regulation is applicable to all persons who operate or park a motor vehicle on NSU Broward County and Tampa Bay Campuses. Every motor vehicle parked on University property must maintain a valid paid permit or "pay to park" using PayByPhone or pay at multi-space meters. All County traffic and parking ordinances which are not in conflict or inconsistent with NSU regulations shall extend and be applicable to the University’s The NSU Public Safety Department is responsible for reporting violations of university motor vehicle regulations to Nova Southeastern University officials. Florida laws pertaining to the operation of motor vehicles are enforced by the local police department, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, Miami-Dade Police, and the Florida Highway Patrol. Violations of university motor vehicle regulations will be controlled by the agency with jurisdiction.
This regulation is applicable to all persons who operate or park a motor vehicle on NSU Campus. Every motor vehicle parked in any parking lot or parking garage on University property must maintain a valid permit. All County traffic and parking ordinances which are not in conflict or inconsistent with NSU regulations shall extend and be applicable to the University’s campuses. The NSU Public Safety Department is responsible for reporting violations of university motor vehicle regulations to Nova Southeastern University officials. Florida laws pertaining to the operation of motor vehicles are enforced by the local police department, the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, Miami-Dade Police, and the Florida Highway Patrol. Violations of university motor vehicle regulations will be controlled by the agency with jurisdiction
All faculty, staff and students of the University and/or any operator of a motor vehicle visiting the University are expected to be familiar with and abide by these rules at all times. The fact that a person does not receive a citation for noncompliance of any portion of the parking code does not mean or imply that the rule is not in effect. The responsibility for obtaining knowledge of all applicable rules rest with the motor operator and/or parking permit owner.
The University assumes no liability for vehicles parked or operated on University property. The issuance of a permit does not guarantee space availability at a preferred location.
All parking lot entrances in the University parking system are identified by informational signage that a permit is required, a representational color identifying which permits are allowed. Absence of signage does not imply that Nova Southeastern University parking policy is not in effect. Parking facilities are enforced 24/7/365.
All vehicles parked on NSU campus must abide by the ‘head-in only’ rule to ensure that the license plate is facing the road and can be read by the License Plate Recognition (LPR) cameras. Vehicles displaying either an official State-issued front license plate may reverse into parking spaces. Reversing into a parking space without the front plate option will result in the issuance of a ‘no back in violation’ citation.
Review parking permit types and their associated fees to park on the NSU main campus in Fort Lauderdale / Davie, Florida.
Review NSU parking and traffic policies that relate to all administrators, faculty, staff, students, contractors or vendors, and visitors/guests of the University.
Failure to abide by any of the provisions of these regulations shall be considered a university parking infraction. The University may enforce university parking infractions through use of warnings, citations and fines, vehicle immobilization, towing and any other means authorized by statute.
Review the NSU Permit Policy and learn how to obtain your parking permit for your vehicle.
Parking and traffic violation(s) payment of fines information for all administrators, faculty, staff, students, contractors or vendors, and visitors/guests of the University.
Parking citations issued by the NSU Public Safety Department are valid unless determined otherwise. NSU parking citations can be appealed through the NSU Division of Parking Enforcement. Review the Citation Appeal Process.
The university reserves the right to revoke any on-campus parking and driving privileges for the following reasons:
A vehicle may be towed at the owner’s expense after parking citations have been issued to the vehicle and remain unpaid past the deadline for payment.
The following are also subject to be towed from campus at the owner’s expense:
The towing of a vehicle from the campus may occur any time a vehicle has no parking permit. All towing enforcement for regional campuses must be referred to the local campus director, the operations administrator, or their designee, who will work with the Public Safety Department on appropriate action.
Complimentary valet parking is available for NSU students and employees who are Sanford L. Ziff Health Care Center and Dental Clinic patients. Valet tickets will be validated in the doctor’s office, and tickets that are NOT validated will be assessed a flat fee of $20 (fee subject to change).
NSU students and faculty and staff members who utilize rideshare services or receive deliveries must direct them to designated rideshare areas or appropriate facility receiving areas.
Individuals utilizing golf carts on NSU property are expected to operate them in a safe and courteous manner.. Golf cart operators found in violation of these safety procedures and/or misusing golf cart equipment may be subject to disciplinary action, including being prohibited from operating a golf cart on NSU property. This policy will be enforced by NSU Public Safety and the local police.