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Updated: August 24, 2023

Lack of Valid Decal Ticketing and Parking Lot Gates

Ticketing for “lack of valid decal” will be resume in all lots on Sunday, September 3, 2023 at 9:01pm.  Please be reminded that all other parking violations except “lack of valid decal” will continue to be enforced and lots will be patrolled as usual by Campus Police. Faculty and staff are expected to park in their assigned lots with the appropriate decal affixed to their vehicle.

Please be reminded that a parking lot gate in the raised position is not an indication that parking is permitted. 

Parking Decal Pickup

Parking decal pickup will be available for pickup in the Brower Student Center from 10am-2pm on August 30th, 31st, September 1st, 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th. Please allow 72 hours after ordering for your decal to be available.

Ordering Student Parking Decals 

Upper class residential students and commuters may order their parking decal be logging into the “CARS login” on the right side of the Parking Service homepage.

Please note: Only ONE annual decal or TWO semester only decals (one for Fall, one for Spring) can be ordered per academic year.  After ordering your decal, if you switch cars or there is a change to your residency status resulting in your need for a different decal, please notify Parking Services to arrange for an exchange of your original decal.

Ordering Faculty/Staff Decals

Employee parking decal ordering is available at all times.  Click the “CARS login” on the right side of the web page.

Faculty and staff are reminded to park in the designated Faculty/Staff parking lots


The College offers 10 electric vehicle charging stations in the Metzger Garage, Lot 7. These are available to those members of the campus community. For further information, please visit


Parking Services is committed to providing The College of New Jersey campus community with efficient customer service and the best possible solutions to meet your transportation needs. This site will help you find the information you need to make parking on campus easier.

Parking Services and Campus Police would like to remind all faculty, staff, and students that they are required to park in the lot(s) to which they are assigned at all times. Parking in a lot or space without proper decal or pass can result in ticketing and/or towing.

Please be reminded that a parking lot gate in the raised position is not an indication that parking is permitted. Also, the use of hazard lights or flashers does not authorize parking in front of a building or in any designated space.

Parking System

The college has a web-based parking system called Campus Automobile Registration System (CARS). This system allows students, faculty, and staff to order decals online, print out a temporary dashboard permit so you will automatically have a valid permit, as well as monitor and/or appeal parking citations.

A training video on how to use CARS can be found here: Ordering Decal Demonstration

Please see the Parking Services menu (across the top of the page) for additional information on parking. You may also email your questions to the Parking Manager at: or call 609-771-3144 or 609-771-2172.