Parking Regulations

Registration and Parking Decals

All Faculty, Staff and Students are required to register their vehicles with the Campus Police Department and to maintain parking decals on their vehicles.

  • Decals are to be placed on the inside (facing out) of the left upper corner of the rear driver's side window.
  • If the vehicle has no rear window, the decal should be placed on the left upper corner of the driver's window.
  • The registration is to be accomplished by the end of the first week of the school semester.
  • A fine of twenty dollars ($20.00) will be imposed for each offense for either failure to register a vehicle or failure to display a Holyoke Community College parking decal.
  • When driving a vehicle, which does not display a campus decal, a temporary permit must be obtained before parking from the campus police office in E building.

No Parking Zones

All areas not lined, signed or marked for parking are no parking zones. This includes the perimeter road, (Campus Road), access lanes and turnaround areas in parking areas, traffic circles, loading and unloading zones along west side of Donahue Building, west side of Frost Building, roadway to Lower J lot, walkway to Marieb Building, along grassed areas, lawns, fields and open areas.

Overnight Parking

Overnight parking is not permitted on the campus without prior written permission from the campus police department.

Speed Limit

The speed limit is 20 miles per hour on any campus roadway and 10 miles per hour in any parking lot. Speeds greater than this shall be deemed unreasonable, except as otherwise posted, and for vehicles engaged in emergency work.

Moving Violations

Citations will be issued in accordance with the General Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  

Summer Parking

Traffic rules and regulations are enforced all year, including the summer months.

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Holyoke Community College
303 Homestead Ave. Holyoke, MA 01040
(413) 538-7000