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UIS hang tag All full and part-time faculty, students and staff must obtain a Parking Hang Tag for their vehicle, when parked on University property . The Hang Tag is obtained by registering the vehicle with the Parking Operations Office. Persons who work at the University of Illinois Springfield, but who are paid by another entity, must purchase a hang tag to park on University property.

NOTE: The parking hang tag image displayed provides an example of the 2009 – 2010 academic calendar year parking hang tag.

Parking Hang Tag Effective Dates:

An Annual parking hang tag is valid for the fall and spring semester, along with the summer session. For example, an Annual parking hang tag purchased during the FALL 2014 semester is valid for the Fall 2014 semester, the Spring 2015 semester, and the Summer 2015 session and has an Expiration date of August 31, 2015.

An Annual parking hang tag purchased in the spring semester is only valid for the spring semester and summer session. For example, an Annual parking hang tag purchased during the SPRING 2015 semester is valid only for the SPRING 2015 semester and Summer 2015 session and has an Expiration date of August 31, 2015.

All Housing parking hang tags are sold on the above mentioned academic calendar year format.

Therefore, regardless of purchase date the “14/15  UIS ANNUAL” parking hang tag’s expiration date is August 31, 2015.

A Fall parking hang tag purchased in the fall semester is valid for that specific semester. For example, a Fall parking hang tag purchased in the Fall 2014 semester is valid only for the Fall 2014 semester and has an expiration date of December 31, 2014.

Therefore, regardless of purchase date the “14 UIS FALL” parking hang tag’s expiration date is December 31, 2014.

See parking hang tag fees and refunds


Section 3-102 – Eligibility, General

A. Any University of Illinois Springfield student, faculty member, staff member, or other employee of the University is eligible.

B. No person shall register a vehicle, or receive a parking Hang Tag for a vehicle, unless he/she completes the Parking Hang Tag Application form online. Once the online purchase is complete, the Hang Tag permit receipt and a photo ID must be presented to the Parking Operations Office located on the first floor of the Public Affairs Center (PAC 119), in order to receive the appropriate Hang Tag. No hang tags will be sold to individuals with “dealer” license plates, without the permission and approval from the Parking Operations office.

Section 3-103 – Vehicle Eligible for Registration

Any UIS student, faculty, or staff member, may register only his/her vehicle, or the vehicle of a member of his/her immediate family, including any relative domiciled at the individual’s residence. Each individual UIS student, faculty or staff member, that has a vehicle on campus, will be required to obtain a hang tag at the full price for their own vehicle.

Section 3-104 – Display of Hang Tag

Registration of a vehicle is not complete until the hang tag issued, is hung on the rear view mirror, of the front windshield, with the hang tag numbers facing toward the front of the vehicle.

Section 3-105 – Online Student Registration

Any student that is taking only on-line classes, and visits campus less than 6 times a semester (for exams, etc.), will be allowed to acquire and display a temporary “one-day” dashboard pass. The one-day “pass” should be requested by the on-line student through the Parking Operations office (see Section 3-102, B above). The UIS On-line Student should request and pick up the “one-day” dashboard pass from the UIS Parking Operations office.


Hang Tags

Section 4-101 – Issuance of Hang Tags

All hang tags shall be purchased online and acquired from the Parking Operations office. Payroll deduction is an additional online purchase option, but only for full-time faculty and staff.

Section 4-102 – Persons Affiliated With the University

Persons affiliated with the University of Illinois Springfield shall not park a motor vehicle on University property, without display of a current hang tag.

Section 4-104 – Car Pools

If a group of people wish to “Carpool” to work, one individual within that group shall obtain one “hang tag”, which shall be transferred between the group’s vehicles being used, when they take a different vehicle to campus. See Section 4-105 – Vehicle Registration Fees, for the fee structure.

Section 4-106 – Other Vehicle Usage

If someone wishes to drive a different vehicle to work, or class, they may only do so, if they transfer their hang tag to the other vehicle.

Section 4-108- Ownership of Hang Tags

All hang tags remain the property of the University of Illinois Springfield and may be reclaimed for cause at any time. Upon sale of a vehicle, or other changes of eligibility for motor vehicle privileges under these regulations, a hang tag must be immediately RETURNED to the Parking Operations office.

Section 4-109 – Manner of Displaying Hang Tag

All hang tags shall be hung from the rear view mirror of the vehicle. The lettering on the hang tag shall face the front of the vehicle. Individuals that only have a motorcycle, will be responsible for paying for one hang tag, but are not required to display it on the motorcycle. Should the individual have both a vehicle and a motorcycle, they should only purchase one hang tag, but will be responsible for displaying the single hang tag on the rear view mirror, of that vehicle.


Section 5-101 – Prohibited Parking

No person shall park a vehicle unless directed by police officers:

  • (1) In a location other than an authorized parking lot or space.
  • (2) In a location prohibited by a sign or a yellow curb marking.
  • (3) In a marked loading zone for a period longer than the allotted time.
  • (4) On walks or grass.
  • (5) In a driveway unless marked or posted.
  • (6) So as to block a crosswalk or driveway.
  • (7) So as to block cars legally parked.
  • (8) So as to block a wheelchair ramp.
  • (9) In a designated parking space for emergency vehicles or other authorized vehicles.
  • (10) On a campus street or driveway except where posted.
  • (11) In a handicapped space unless the vehicle meets the standards for handicap parking as defined in Chapter 625, Illinois Compiled Statutes.

No vehicles with the exception of emergency vehicles may park in a fire lane.


Section 5-102 – Temporary Permits / Loading-Unloading

These temporary permits (dashboard passes) are available at no cost, to any visitor, but may only be issued by the UIS Parking Operations office during normal weekday business hours.

A. Temporary Employees

Temporary employees who are hired for a period greater than one month must purchase a parking permit for either a full semester, or yearly fee. Temporary employees hired for less than one month may be given a One Time Issue temporary parking permit on a case by case as need basis determined by the Parking Operations office.

B. Loading/Unloading Approval

Please contact the UIS Police department at (217) 206-6690, should you require an extended period of time to load/unload goods or material.

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