Anyone owning or operating a bicycle on the MU campus is required to observe and obey all signs and control signals applicable to motor vehicles, all Missouri laws, and the MU Traffic & Parking Regulations. In addition, all bicycles owned or operated on the MU campus must be registered with the MU Police Department. This registration fulfills the City of Columbia ordinance requiring bicycle registration.
Bicycles must be parked in or immediately adjacent to bicycle racks provided they are not parked on lawns, sidewalks, ramps, entrances accessible to persons with disabilities, or chained to trees, light poles, fences, benches, railings, etc. Bicycles considered to be illegally parked may be ticketed and/or impounded by MUPD. Bicycles may not be taken inside any University building, except in University-operated residence hall student rooms.
Bicycles that are considered to be abandoned will be tagged and removed no earlier than two weeks after the initial tagging. Removal may include the cutting and removing of any locking devices. Abandoned bicycles are impounded.