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Parking and Traffic

Parking and Traffic

Keeping Campus Safe and Efficient

Liberty's parking and traffic policies exist for your safety and to maintain the highest level of efficiency on our campus. If you have any questions, contact LUPD at (434) 592-3697 or email luparking@liberty.edu

See Liberty Transit for a list of bus routes and alternative commuter options.

  • Temporary Parking Pass

    Temporary Use Vehicles - If a student or employee drives an unregistered vehicle on campus for temporary use, they must obtain a temporary parking permit from the LUPD Records Office BEFORE they park that vehicle on campus.  The student or employee may only obtain one free temporary parking permit for a length no longer than seven days within one semester (unless the vehicle is brought on campus during the last three weeks of any semester, in which case a registration fee of $25 will be assessed).  Any additional temporary permits needed after the first free week will cost $5 each.  If there are extenuating circumstances, the student or employee should contact the LUPD Records Office to discuss what action should be taken regarding their temporary vehicle.

    Intensives - Students or employees with a vehicle on Liberty University Property for an Intensive must obtain a temporary parking pass from the LUPD Records Office or the Liberty Mountain Conference Center if they did not receive their pass in the mail.

    LU Online Students and Employees - Online students and/or employees that want to park on campus must also purchase a decal. Should an LU Online Student or Faculty member have their vehicle towed while on campus, they are responsible for the charges attached to that tow. The individual should contact LUPD prior to bringing their vehicle on campus for clear instructions on properly registering their vehicle and obtaining a parking decal or temporary pass.

    Visitors - Any visitor that comes to the Liberty University Campus with a vehicle must obtain a temporary permit from the LUPD Records Office or alternate approved site.  Alternate sites will be located at the Hancock Welcome Center, Law School, College of Osteopathic Medicine, and at the Welcome Desk at the Main Entrance to Green Hall.  If a visitor uses a student’s vehicle or any vehicle that has a Liberty parking decal registered to the vehicle; they will have to park according to the parking lots the decal is assigned to and no visitor pass will be issued. Special requests can be made via email to LUPD@liberty.edu; however, there are no guarantees of approval.

    Placement Temporary Parking Passes - There are two types of temporary parking passes. The hangtag must be hanging from the vehicles rearview mirror right side up facing the front of the vehicle. Temporary placards must be placed, right side up on the dashboard on the driver's side of the vehicle facing out toward the windshield in order to be easily read from the exterior of the vehicle. Vehicles for which the location of the decal (as described above) is not physically possible due to the vehicle’s configuration should contact LUPD’s Records Office for further instruction.

    Motorcycles, Mopeds, and Scooters - Request instructions from LUPD to properly affix a temporary parking pass to this type of vehicle.

    Leaving a Vehicle Over Break  -  If students wish to leave their vehicles parked on campus over a break, they will need to park the vehicle in the East Satellite lot and come into LUPD’s office with a spare key to sign a release form.  The release form is to indicate that in any emergency, LUPD is allowed to move the vehicle to an alternate approved location. 

  • Decal Replacement

    You will need to exchange or get a replacement decal if:

    • You are switching dorms/moving off campus
    • You switch to a different vehicle
    • The one you have is damaged or you can no longer read the information on it
    • Yours becomes lost or stolen 

     We accept decals in all of the following conditions for an exchange:

    • Folded
    • Crumpled
    • Torn pieces
    • Stuck on a piece of paper

    Decal replacements are $10 and can be paid when you come in to retrieve the new decal.

    Decal exchanges are free and are completed at the front desk of LUPD.


(434) 592-3911

(434) 592-7641

LUPD is Available 24/7

(434) 455-0375 (fax)


Green Hall, Room T725


7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

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