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All students can park in lots A, B, C, D and F during the day for Spring 2022 including residential students who were previously restricted from parking on campus from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday during Fall 2021.

All students are allowed to park on campus for Spring 2022

Sydney Lawson, Lifestyle Editor January 17, 2022

Public Safety changed its parking policy for the Spring 2022 semester. The change allows all students to park on campus in lots A, B, C, D and E during the day including residential students who were restricted...

Anna Ardelean, president of Student Government Association, signs a resolution regarding the campus busing situation Monday. Erika Uebelhor (back left) wrote the letter of support and Haviland Wyant (back right) was the second signature on the resolution Monday.

SGA signs letter of support for on-campus bus solutions

Shelby Clark, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2021

Student Government Association signed a letter of support on Monday asking Public Safety, the Dean of Students Office and all related university organizations to fix the bus and parking situation during...

Students exit the Mets bus on their way to class, March 2021. Bus consistancey has been an issue with students for much longer than this semester.

Give me buses or give me parking: It’s time to address the bus problem

Abby Sink, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

9:15 a.m. You wake up early, get ready, make yourself breakfast and drink your morning coffee. It’s chilly, as any early November day would be, and the wind is biting at your exposed ears. Walking all...

Campus laundry facilities are putting students in tight spots

Campus laundry facilities are putting students in tight spots

Marissa Jacobs, Staff Writer October 10, 2019

With it being my first year at USI, I was not accustomed to doing my laundry on campus.  After learning where the laundry facilities were located for on-campus apartments, I decided to check it out....

Woes of USI parking

Woes of USI parking

Emily Catterton, Staff Writer September 24, 2019

Mumbles of parking can be heard anywhere and everywhere when walking onto campus. This can be heard from the last student that walks into class as the professor begins the lesson, every student turning...

Citations also come with a chance for students to submit an appeal through EagleSync via the myUSI portal if they believe their ticket was unjustified.

Is parking really a problem?

Riley Guerzini, Managing Editor December 4, 2018

Parking tickets distributed by public safety officers can be a hassle. The citations also come with a chance for students to submit an appeal through EagleSync via the myUSI portal if they believe...

The back row of parking lot C will not be available for public use until completion of phase II of the PAC renovation, which is expected to be done in October of 2020

Students demand parking

Riley Guerzini, News Editor September 14, 2017

Tian Moore-Denk said she usually arrives on campus at least 30 minutes early just to find a parking spot. “One thing that I don't like is that they have a whole section of the parking lot blocked...

The universitys next master plan has five main topics: enrollment, utilization of space, campus needs, student housing and dining and the character of campus.

Master Plan maps future

Riley Guerzini, News Editor September 6, 2017

  In 10 years, the university will increase enrollment by over 5,000, take the engineering department out of the business building and build a second entrance and exit to campus. At least that...

Resident parking rules restrictive, unreasonable

Emily Hollingsworth August 30, 2015

Parking is something everyone has an opinion about, whether it’s about handicapped parking, parking tickets or the parking lot size of SeaWorld compared to the size of Shamu’s tank.   I’m a first...

INSIDE: Traffic and Parking Regulations

James Vaughn December 11, 2013

Evan Ouellette prefers walking to driving because he lives on campus. He makes his way from student housing to main campus every day, utilizing the crosswalks on University Boulevard – a walk that,...

Parking remains an issue on campus

Brenna Wu September 24, 2013

At USI, one of the first things the Public Safety Office tells students about is the plethora of parking spots on campus, even though it may not be where the student prefers. Yet, how many of us in...

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