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Rules & Regulations

The purpose of these motor vehicle regulations is to reduce traffic congestion, facilitate orderly parking, provide a safe campus environment, and promote the fair and consistent enforcement of rules.

Click here to view a list of General Parking Regulations applicable on both the Main Campus & the VIMS Gloucester Pt Campus.

The motor vehicle regulations set forth herein have been developed by the Office of Parking Services with the advice of the Parking Advisory Committee and have been approved by the Board of Visitors. The regulations are applicable to all persons owning and/or operating a motor vehicle on the Williamsburg and Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) campuses of The College of William & Mary in Virginia. Accordingly, jurisdiction extends to all university roads and grounds.

The university does not assume responsibility for motor vehicles or their content while operated or parked on campus property.

Rules & Regulations


Enforcement is a necessary aspect of maintaining a safe and efficient campus. Every attempt will be made to maintain consistency and fairness of enforcement. Citation fines must be paid or appealed within ten business days from the date of the ticket.