Safety escorts are available to members of the campus community 24 hours a day, seven days a week for onsite locations. You may request a safety escort by calling 334-244-3424 or by stopping by the University Police Department service desk and a Police Officer will provide the service. The University Police Department does not provide escorts to locations off campus, but we can request that the Local Law Enforcement Agency meet you at your destination. Parking Tags
Parking Tags Purchase
Parking tags/stickers for reserved Staff/Faculty spaces can be purchased from the Auburn University Montgomery Cashiers Office. After the purchase has been made, the parking tag/sticker can be picked up from the University Police Department. Parking stickers for anyone living on campus can be picked up from Student Life.
General stickers are a way of showing school spirit. These stickers do not have any parking privileges, but are a great way of showing our love and support for our university. The general stickers can be picked up from the Cashiers Office, Admissions, Book Store and the University Police Department. These stickers should be displayed on the left lower rear back window.
Displaying the Permit
Parking in Auburn University Montgomery reserved parking areas are required to display an up to date parking hangtag and or sticker. Staff/Faculty hang tags must be displayed on the rear view mirror and the sticker is to be placed in the left lower back rear window. Residents (anyone living on campus) must have their hang tag displayed on the rear view mirror and must be parked in designated Resident areas. Any vehicle that is parked in a designated lot/ resident area without a valid hang tag will be ticketed.
Permit holders are urged to protect their permits from theft by locking their vehicles. If a permit is lost the loss should be reported to Auburn University Montgomery Police Department, in person, immediately. There is a $10.00 fee for replacement products.
Individuals may purchase only one parking permit (sticker). UNL parking permits must be applied to the windshield on the inside lower left-hand (driver side) corner, so the entire permit is visible from the outside of the vehicle. You may move the permit from one registered vehicle to another registered vehicle. The authorized permit holder or the registered owner of the vehicle is responsible for all infractions & penalties attributed to that vehicle or permit.
Individuals with physical disabilities may park in designated handicapped parking areas reserved for the exclusive use of handicapped persons by presenting an official current State handicapped permit. It is prohibited to park in handicap spaces without a handicap permit 24/7.
Visitors may park in designated areas or in the general white lined parking spaces. When parking in housing areas, the visitor must respond to the University Police Department, accompanied by the housing resident they are visiting, to obtain a 4 hour visitor parking pass for that location. This permit must be clearly displayed. Traffic and Parking Monitoring
The AUM Police Department is empowered to monitor and enforce traffic and parking regulations. Our goal is to provide you with safe and reliable access to campus. We are dedicated to maintaining accessible, attractive and safe parking facilities.
Our objective is to manage parking resources efficiently, emphasizing customer service, so that students, faculty, staff and visitors are able to park without difficulty and lawfully.
The following traffic guidelines should be followed when operating a motor vehicle on Auburn University Montgomery property.
Speed for motor vehicles on University property ranges from 25 to 10 mph; 25 miles per hour on straight away and in parking lots 10 mph.
No person shall operate a motor vehicle at a greater speed than is reasonable and prudent under existing conditions.
Driving on grass or sidewalks is prohibited at all times.
Exceeding the speed limit or otherwise operating a motor vehicle in a reckless manner is grounds for revocation of parking and driving privileges on Auburn University Montgomery property.
Motor vehicle accidents which occur on university property should be reported to the University Police at 334-244-3424. Accident reports are available upon request for insurance purposes for a fee of $5.00.
Motorcycles and motorbikes, including mopeds, will be operated only on motor vehicle thoroughfares.
Traffic Violations and Penalties
Moving traffic violation or criminal citations are adjudicated through the appropriate municipal, circuit, or district court.
The fine for parking illegally in reserved parking spaces is listed below.
- Handicapped parking: $150.00
- Staff/Faculty: $25.00
- Parked on grass, dirt, sidewalk: $25.00
- Prohibited by yellow marking: $25.00
- Loading zone: $25.00
- Meter Violations: $25.00
- Parked in driving lane: $25.00
- Prohibited by sign: $25.00
- Residential zone: $25.00
Fines for parking violations are payable in person at the Auburn University Montgomery Police Department Service desk 24 hours a day.
Safety and Emergency Preparedness Seminars:
While AUM remains a safe place, recent events on campuses in our Nation remind us of the continued need to be aware of our surroundings and how we can protect ourselves. Each session will provide information on general safety tips, personal safety strategies, self-defense tips and what a person should do if they observe someone in trouble.
We especially want students to be mindful of their environment when they are out late studying and moving around campus or throughout our city. These sessions are being offered to share tips and remind participants of the resources AUM provides and what every individual can do to enhance safety.
The following Safety Seminars are offered by our Auburn University Montgomery Department of Public Safety:
- Rape Prevention
- Home/Apartment and Residence Hall Security
- Crime Prevention for offices, academics areas & libraries
- Alcohol & Drug Awareness
- Personal Safety/Self-Defense
- Prevention of Work Place Violence
- Emergency Preparedness
For more information about a seminar or to request a seminar for your group please contact the AUM Police Department at 334-244-3424
On Campus Event Security
Many events, both large and small, occur on the Auburn University Montgomery campus. Departments on campus coordinate with Auburn University Montgomery Police Department for safety and traffic control during events. Scheduling event security will in no way guarantee space availability or represents approval for the event. All inquiries into space and event approval should be made with the Conference and Campus Services Department.
The following guidelines are offered when scheduling the AUM Police Department’s presence at and event.
Requests for service should be submitted no less than 2 weeks prior to your event date in order to allow for sufficient planning. If your request is made with less than 2 weeks’ notice, there will be no guarantee that an officer(s) will be available for your event. The request form can be picked up from the University Police Department service desk.
A minimum charge of 3 hours per requested officer(s) will be assessed for each event. All events lasting over 3 hours will be billed for the actual hours worked by the officer(s).
A minimum of 24 hours’ notice is required for cancellation of the request for police services. If cancellation is not received or is received less than 24 hours before the scheduled time of the event, then your department or group may be billed for minimum charge of $25.00.
You may request a specific number of officers needed for your event, but the Auburn University Montgomery Police Department will be responsible for assessing the proper number of officers needed based on factors such as crowd size, type of event, location, etc.
Lost and Found
AUM Police Department maintains the official “Lost and Found” for the University. We make every effort to identify the owner of the property and see that it makes it back to them. You may enquire in person 24 hours a day, or by telephone at 334-244-3424. Anyone claiming property must show Student ID, Driver’s License or Passport. Lost and found property may be turned into the Police Department anytime. The retention period and manner of disposal depends on the item. But most fall into the following table:
Bicycles, book bags, backpacks, books, calculators, cameras, portable music players, electronics, jewelry, umbrellas, watches – held for 3 months, then sold at auction.
Check books, payroll checks, charge cards, operator’s licenses, ID cards, license plates, bank cards, etc. – held up to 30 days, then returned to issuing agency or destroyed.
Clothing and eyeglasses – held up to 10 days, then donated to charity.
Keys and medications – held up to 3 months, then destroyed.
All unclaimed money goes into the Police Department’s Crime Prevention fund after 90 days. The proceeds of all lost and found property auctions also go into this fund. For information on pending University auctions or public sales, please visit the State Surplus Property sale page.
If you have a flat tire or your vehicle battery has died, call the University Police Department at 334-244-3424 for assistance. Be prepared to answer a few questions such as, where you are calling from, what type of vehicle you have, and where you would like the officer to meet you to assist you.
Safety begins with your equipment. Some basic precautions and attention to details can help prevent injuries both to yourself and the people around you.
The University Police Department provides limited vehicle assistance as a courtesy service to the campus community based on the terms and conditions listed below for the services listed.
Jump-starts and accessing will only be done on University grounds.
Only the registered owner of a vehicle may request a jump-start. If the person driving the vehicle is not the owner, it is the drivers’ responsibility to make contact for verification purposes. Identification is required.
If our office does not have the personnel available due to emergencies or other responsibilities, we may offer to call a mobile alternative service for you.
AUMPD reserves the right to decline vehicle assistance for any reason.
Before services are performed, the registered owner or his/her designee will be required to sign a Release of Liability Waiver.
The University Police Department does not provide assistance for unlocking vehicles, but we can contact a locksmith service for you.