Connecticut College News
Boston parents, mark your calendars!
In July, you’ll have a chance to enjoy a boat cruise around Boston. The date is TBD. Watch your e-mail for more information.
Students hope to reduce the number of cars on campus
At the request of students concerned about environmental sustainability, the College has made two policy changes intended to reduce the number of student cars on campus. Student parking fees will be raised from $75 per year to $150 per year, and beginning in fall of 2011, freshmen will no longer be allowed to have cars. The additional revenue from the fee increase will support alternative transportation options introduced over the last two years. These include expanded CamelVan service to off-campus locations and ZipCars, which are subsidized by the College.
The change in parking fees, voted by the Priorities, Planning and Budget Committee (PPBC) in May, will take effect immediately for academic year 2010-2011. However, the ban on freshman parking will be delayed for a year because members of the Class of 2014 enrolled with the expectation of being able to have cars.