Appeals must be submitted within 14 days of issuance of citation.


Parking Citation Payments

PMTS accepts payments online, in-person at the Parking Services Office, or over the phone by calling 518-442-3121, M-F: 8am-4pm. 

Checks should be made out to University at Albany, please include the ticket number(s) on the check. Checks of $110.00 or more will not be accepted. You may also mail payments to the following address:

University at Albany Parking & Mass Transit Services 1400 Washington Ave. Albany, NY 12222

If full payment or an appeal is not submitted within 14 calendar days following the date of issuance, this will be considered an admission of liability.

 Citation                              Fine                           Late Fee                                   
 Altered/Forged Decal  $150.00 +  $100.00 Boot Fee
 Handicap  $100.00  $10.00
 No Permit          $50.00      $10.00
 Expired Permit or Decal  $50.00  $10.00
 Expired Meter  $30.00  $10.00
 Restricted  $30.00  $10.00
 No Parking  $30.00  $10.00
 Other  $30.00  $10.00
 Decal not Displayed  $20.00  None


Late fees are accrued on the 30th day from the date of issuance of citation. If an appeal is submitted and the appeal process takes more than 30 days a late charge will be added 14 days after a decision is made. Citations can be paid while in appeal status or can be paid to remove a hold on your record if applicable; if the appeal is accepted the payment will be refunded.

Students have 14 calendar days to respond to a citation before a hold is placed on their records. A pending second appeal or scheduling a second appeal does not remove a hold or suspend a late charge. Late charges will be added 14 days after the first appeal is denied or 30 days from the date of issuance of the citation - which ever is longer.

Paying a citation has no affect on the appeal outcome.

Immobilization Policy

An immobilization device may be attached to any vehicle where the patron owes $100 or more in fines. The owner or registrant of an immobilized vehicle will have 72 hours to contact Parking Management to settle the fines and pay the removal fee of $100 to have the device removed.  The implementation of the Immobilization Policy is designed to assist owners and registrants of vehicles at the University at Albany in avoiding the cost, anguish, and inconvenience that accompanies having their vehicle towed from campus for excessive parking violations. Damaged/stolen immobilization devices will be charged at $500 each. 

If a vehicle operated by a resident first year resident student - freshman displays a decal purchased by an upperclassman, holds will be placed on both students' records until the decal is returned. Referral to Community Standards may result in disciplinary action, including loss of parking privileges for an additional year.

Upon the receipt of  7 campus parking violations during an academic year, a campus parking vehicle registration may be revoked for the balance of the academic year.

Method of Collection

Unpaid parking fines are subject to referral to the New York State Attorney General's Office or a collection agency for collection.

Collection Fee 

State Finance Law §18 State agencies or their representatives may charge collection fees to cover the estimated costs of processing, handling and collecting delinquent debts. The amount can be as much as 22% of the outstanding debt.


Board of Trustees Resolution 76-137 as promulgated in Section 301.2(5) of Title 8 of the Official Compilation of Codes, Rules and Regulations of the State of New York states: "...Except where otherwise authorized, no person shall receive credit or other official recognition for work completed satisfactorily, or be allowed to re-register, until all tuition, fees and all other charges authorized by the University have been paid, or University loan obligations have been satisfied."

Following this legislation, failure to pay parking fines may result in withholding of transcripts, registration, or diplomas of students. Tickets are processed daily and a hold is placed on academic records, including registration, transcripts, and diplomas, 14 calendar days after the violation was written if no action is taken. Payment of all outstanding fines is required to remove a hold.


Unpaid parking fines may be subject to payroll deduction for union employees of the University. Such fines, in the case of an officer or employee of the State University, may be deducted from salary or wages of such officer or employee found in violation of such regulations. This NYS regulation is under Title 8 of the Regulations of the State University of New York, Part 561 entitled “State University of New York at Albany.”