The Carlow University Police Department has full authority to enforce parking regulations on campus. Carlow is private property and is governed by Pennsylvania Motor Vehicle Code, Title 75, Section 353, Subsection (c). Violation of any parking regulations will result in fines and/or towing at the owner’s expense.

Citations and fines

If a Carlow University ticket is issued, a $50.00 fine will be assessed to Carlow affiliated violators and a $100.00 fine will be assessed to all non Carlow affiliated violators.  Failure to display parking pass is a $25.00 fine.  The fine must be paid within a ten (10) day period or a state citation will be issued through the Magistrate’s office. Tickets are to be paid by check or money order only at the Police Department’s Parking office, located on the 3rd floor of Frances Warde Hall. Failure to pay the ticket will result in loss of parking privileges and/or towing of vehicle.

Parking on campus requires a valid Carlow University parking permit

Any vehicle parked illegally, or in a restricted area on campus, will be issued a ticket and towed. If your vehicle is towed, contact McGann and Chester Towing, 700 Hargrove Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15226  412.381.9400.

Appeal process

  • Citation appeal forms are to be filed in the Police Department’s Parking Office, 3rd floor Frances Warde Hall.
  • The appeal must be completed within 10 days of receipt of the ticket. The appeal will then be reviewed.
  • Appeal granted: No further action is necessary.
  • Appeal denied: $50 for Carlow affiliates and $100 for non Carlow affiliates must be paid within five days of notification of your denied appeal. Failure to pay the fine after this time period will result in permanent loss of parking privileges and/or vehicle tow.
  • The decision of the appeal is final. 

Contact Parking & ID Services

Phone: 412.578.6005


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