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Parking Tickets

Parking regulations on Rutgers University campuses are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Violators will be issued tickets and may be towed, depending on the offense and number of pending violations.

Contact Information

Department of Transportation Services
New Brunswick

Public Safety Building
55 Commercial Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Main Office 848-932-7744
Fax 732-932-1450
Bus Dispatch 848-932-7817

Cashier and General
Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 5:00PM
September & Holiday
Hours May Vary

Department of Transportation Services

Blumenthal Hall
249 University Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
Main Office 973-353-1839
Fax 973-353-5873

Cashier and General
Office Hours

 8:30AM - 4:30PM
September & Holiday
Hours May Vary

Department of Transportation Services

Rutgers University Police Department
409 N. 4th Street
Camden NJ 08102
Main Office 856-225-6137

Cashier and General
Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 4:00PM
September & Holiday
Hours May Vary

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Parking Ticket Payments

Pay Your Tickets Online:

  • With a credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover)

By mail:

  • Check or money order payable to Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
  • Send to Department of Transportation Services (address to right)
  • Postmarked within 20 days of the date the ticket was issued to avoid a late fee

In person:

  • At the Department of Transportation Services office
  • Cash, check, money order, credit card in your name only (Visa, MasterCard, Discover), or RU Express Card
  • Coins will not be accepted for payments totaling more than $1.00 dollar (rolled or otherwise).
Late Fees

A late fee of $5.00 is charged if payment is received after 20 days and before 30 days from ticket issuance. A late fee of $10.00 is charged if payment is made after 30 days from ticket issuance.

Consequences for Unpaid Tickets

Unpaid tickets and late fees will result in a university hold barring students from:

  • Class registration
  • New parking permits
  • Receiving grades
  • Receiving transcripts
  • Permit refunds – ticket and late fee amounts will be deducted
  • Graduation
  • Unpaid tickets will eventually be sent to a collection agency to ensure payment.

Cars will be towed, at owner's expense, if the total for all tickets and late fees exceeds $300.00. Towing Company Drop Fee Policy

On Camden campus three or more unpaid citations may result in the offending vehicle being “booted”. All outstanding violations must be paid plus a $50 administrative fee in order for the boot to be removed.


Appeals must be made online only within ten (10) calendar days of issuance. The appeal can be made by following this link: If you are a Rutgers affiliated user (student, faculty or staff) please enter your NETID and password below and click submit. If you are a visitor or a holder of a non-affiliate parking permit and you have created a userID (drivers license number) and password, please enter it below and click submit. If you have not created an account, you may create one or you may retrieve your lost information if you have lost it.

Student holds will be released temporarily from appealed citations pending Appeal officer's decision. If a decision is made to deny an appeal or reduce the original citation the hold will be reinstated.


Citations will be upheld if any of the following reasons are the basis for the appeal:

-Couldn't find a legal parking space.

-Didn't know policies or regulations.

-Didn't see posted restrictions.

-Couldn't find a convenient parking space.

-Had four-way flashers on (emergency flashers).

-Didn't have enough time to park properly.

Event parking signs are posted to inform invited guests not affiliated with Rutgers University. These signs do not allow free parking to faculty, staff or students. Faculty, staff and students are required to have a Rutgers parking permit at all times and must park accordingly. Rutgers affiliated faculty, staff and students parking without permits; or outside their permit assignments will be subjected to ticketing and or towing.

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Parking Ticket Offense Codes and Fines

***Please note the ticket codes and fines listed below have been revised as of 5/28/2018 - any citations issued prior to this date will reflect the original fine amounts.

RU02 Exceeded Time Limit $ 20
RU13 License Plate Not Displayed $ 25
RU05 Failure to obey signs/markings $ 20
RU06 Closed parking lot $ 70
RU14 No Rutgers permission $ 50
RU16 Failure to move $ 20
RU20 Unauthorized campus $ 30
RU23 Outside of marked stall $ 20
RU42 Parked in fire zone $ 150
RU45 Driving/parking in prohibited area $ 20
RU78 Fraudulent use $ 100
RU85 Unauthorized lot $ 20
RU86 Parked in handicapped stall $ 250
RU87 Fraudulent registration $ 100

***Please note the ticket codes and fines listed below have been revised as of 5/28/2018 - any citations issued prior to this date will reflect the original fine amounts.

New Brunswick / UMDNJ / RBHS Campus

R2 Expired meter $20.00
R5 Failure to obey signs/markings $20.00
R6 Restricted parking 2:00 AM - 6:00 AM $75.00
R13 Vehicle Not Registered  $25.00
R14 No Rutgers permit displayed $75.00
R16 Failure to move $25.00
R20 Unauthorized campus $50.00
R23 Outside of marked stall $30.00
R42 Parked in fire zone $150.00
R45 Driving/parking in prohibited area $20.00
R78 Fraudulent use of permit $100.00
R79 Display of altered permit $250.00
R85 Unauthorized lot $25.00
R86 Parked in handicapped stall $250.00
R87 Fraudulent registration $100.00
R88 Display of lost or stolen permit/hangtag $300.00
R89 Counterfeit permit/hangtag $300.00
R90 Rutgers hangtag not displayed $25.00

Camden Campus

CMD-902 OT Parked Loading Zone $15.00
CMD-910 Unauthorized Vehicle $15.00
CMD-990 Hangtag Not Displayed $25.00
CMD-85 Unauthorized Lot $25.00
CMD-P23 Outside Marked Stall / Blocked Vehicle $25.00
CMD-P42 Parked in Fire Zone $25.00
CMD-P45 Parked in Prohibited Area $25.00
CMD-P14 No Valid Permit $50.00
CMD-P5 Failure To Obey Signs and Markings $50.00
CMD-P79 Counterfeit/Stolen/Altered Permit $250.00
CMD-P86Parked in handicapped stall $250.00
CMD-P87Fraudulent Registration $250.00

Newark Campus

NK79 Counterfeit/Stolen/Altered Permit $300.00
N6 Fraudulent Registration $250.00
N86 Parked in handicapped stall $250.00
N1 Fraudulent use of a permit $100.00
N42 Parked in a marked fire zone $100.00
N3 Boot Vehicle Fee $50.00
N14 No Permit Displayed $25.00
N15 No Vehicle Sticker Displayed $25.00
N5 Failure to move vehicle $25.00
N8 Unauthorized overnight parking $25.00
N85 Parked in unauthorized lot $25.00
N23 Parked outside of marked stall $10.00
N24 Parked in two stalls $10.00
N2 Overtime Parking $5.00
N90 Hangtag Not Displayed $5.00