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Vendor/Contractor Parking Policy

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All vendors/contractors must park in a legal parking space or will be subject to ticketing and towing. vendors/contractors are responsible for immediate payment of all tickets. Department funds cannot be used to pay ticket fines.

Failure to adhere to Boston College permit and parking rules and regulations will result in loss of all on campus parking privileges and cancellation of permit.

Lost or stolen permits must be reported to the Transportation and Parking Office and BCPD. Replacement cost is equal to face value of permit.

 

Vendors/Contractors Frequently on Campus

Vendors who are frequently on campus will be issued a GVC (Vendor/Contractor) permit. This permit will apply to consultants as well as engineers, architects, service/maintenance providers, sales representatives, etc. To submit a Contractor Parking Permit Request Form, click here.

Payment will be due in full by check at student services in Lyons Hall. No cash or credit cards are accepted, for the full term of the permit, prior to permit distribution. This is required for Newton, Lower, and Brighton campus parking areas. Based on some project needs, vendor/contractors will be restricted to specific parking areas. Main gate Middle Campus access is restricted and parking must be prearranged as needed through Transportation and Parking.

Vendor/Contractor Permit Fees
Monthly $80
Six-month permit $324
Full-year permit $630

 

Projects Less than One Week Needing Vehicle at Site

Department will contact the Transportation and Parking office via transportation@bc.edu to arrange parking. Information needed includes dates, first and last name, location, and Department contact person.

 

Projects Less than One Week NOT Needing Vehicle at Site

Department will direct vendor/contractor to visitor parking.

Visitor Parking Rates:

First 20 minutes: FREE
Every hour after: $3.00
Daily maximum: $25.00

 

Vendors/Contractors – One-Time Site Evaluation or Walk-Through

Department will direct vendor/contractors (includes consultants, engineers, architects, etc.) to visitor parking. If Main Gate access is required, they must contact the Transportation & Parking office via transportation@bc.edu. Information needed includes dates, first and last name, location, and Department contact person.

 

Drop-off or Deliveries in Clearly Marked Company Vehicle

Driver is to be instructed to check in with gate attendant. Parking is permitted for up to one hour only in service/delivery area. If a delivery or service call requires more than one hour to complete, the Transportation and Parking Office must be contacted via transportation@bc.edu to prevent ticketing and/or towing.