Important Things to Know

Where do students park at STCC?

Generally, students MAY NOT park on campus before 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

From 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, students must park in STUDENT PARKING LOTS and must have registered for a virtual parking permit.

After 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, students MAY park on campus. Night students must apply for a virtual parking permit

Students may park on campus on Saturdays and Sundays.

See a Map of Student Parking Lot Locations

Shall I drive to STCC or ride the PVTA Bus? Which may I do?

Students may apply for EITHER a PVTA Bus Pass OR a Virtual Parking Permit for a student parking lot. Students may NOT have both! There is NO COST for a Virtual Parking Permit or the FIRST PVTA Fast Break Smart Card.

How and when do I apply for a Virtual Parking Permit or Bus Pass?

Starting July 22, 2019, students can apply for virtual parking permits and PVTA Fast Break Cards online on our Parking Portal.

Oops! I was unable to apply for a virtual parking permit or bus pass online! The online system told me to check with Student Accounts! What happened?

Students will not be able to apply for a virtual parking permit or PVTA Fast Break Card until the student's financial account is paid in full or the student has made financial arrangements with STCC Student Financial Services.

If you are unable to access the online application form using your FULL student ID number, please check with Student Accounts to make sure your account is paid up BEFORE YOU CHECK WITH THE PARKING OFFICE.

Are there any parking rules and regulations?

Yes, read about them here. Also, when students ARE allowed to park on campus, they must park in actual parking spaces unless directed otherwise by the STCC Police or Parking staff.

Are the rules enforced?

Yes. The STCC Police Department strictly enforces all parking regulations. They issue parking tickets for violations and tow cars at the owner s expense.

When can STCC tow my vehicle?

Vehicles that have been issued at least 3 tickets in 1 semester may be towed at the student's expense even if the tickets have been paid.

Any vehicles obstructing building access or otherwise parked in a way that creates a hazard may be towed.

Any vehicles in violation of certain motor vehicle laws under Chapter 90 of the Massachusetts General Laws may be towed.

Any vehicles parked illegally in a regulated handicapped space may be towed.

Please see the Parking Rules, Regulations for information on the ticket appeal processes.