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If a license plate is marked "MP" or "MOPED", drivers need to park at designated moped areas on campus with a FREE sticker from the U of M Police Department (UMPD). The sticker is required to park at these free spaces.
The Police Department is located at 100 Transportation & Safety Building, 511 Washington Avenue SE, East Bank campus. Hours are Monday - Friday from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Drivers will need to bring three things to pick up the free sticker:
Mopeds and motor scooters are prohibited from all campus sidewalks and can be assessed a parking ticket for parking at bike racks on campus.
As a reminder, in Minnesota, all mopeds/motor scooters must have a license plate.
University and State Regulations
Mopeds/motorized bicycles are defined in Minnesota State Statute 169.01, Subd. 4a and usage is addressed in Minnesota State Statute 169.223 .
For more information, view the Minnesota Motorcycle, Motorized Bicycle (Moped) & Electric-Assisted Bicycle Manual .
Motorcycle License Plate
Mopeds/motor scooters with plates designated “motorcycle” must adhere to all of the rules for motorcycles .Vehicles must park in a regular parking spot.
If the moped areas are full in your area, email firstname.lastname@example.org with the time of day and location. We'll do what we can to arrange more space if the situation persists.
UMPD is the four-letter acronym for the University of Minnesota Police Department.