Car Policy (First-Year Students)
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First-year students are not permitted to possess or operate
motor vehicles on the Dickinson campus or in the Carlisle area. This
restriction applies to any vehicle regardless of its type, ownership, or
registration but does not apply to ﬂeet vehicles used in accordance with
college sponsored activities. This policy is in effect seven days a week.
Exceptions to the policy are granted according to strict guidelines and can
only be made by the Department of Public Safety through consultation with the Director
of the Health Center as necessary. Requests for exceptions must be made in writing
by the student and forwarded to the Department of Public Safety.
Violations of the ﬁrst-year student car policy may result in
loss of car privileges for the ﬁrst full semester of the sophomore year, a ﬁne
and the immediate removal of the vehicle from the Carlisle area.