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Parking for students with a disability or extenuating circumstances

Some students may be entitled to apply for an extenuating circumstances permit, due to the nature of their disability, or if they are a carer or have young children.

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Blue Badge holders 

Students who have a Blue Badge do not need to apply for an extenuating circumstances permit. Instead, you need to apply for your Blue Badge discount via the Hozah website by uploading a copy of your Blue Badge and selecting the Blue Badge discount option (£1 for a full day).  You can book an appointment with the Student Wellbeing team if you need any help. 

Please ensure that when you park in an accessible bay, you clearly display your Blue Badge.

Extenuating circumstances permits 

If you have a disability or difficulty which means you are not able to use the Park and Ride facility, please contact Student Wellbeing to discuss your requirements. Disabled extenuating circumstances permit holders must register to be eligible for the reduced £1 day rate.  

Please note that an extenuating circumstances permit does not entitle you to park in the accessible bays.  

Applications for de Havilland exceptional circumstances-based permits are now open. You need to be registered onto your programme before making an application. and permits are not issued on a first-come first-served basis.  You can only apply for one of these permits, if your course is based on the de Havilland campus and one of the following criteria applies to you: 

  • You have caring responsibilities 
    • Evidence required = Carers passport or letter from medical professional, support worker or social worker. A personal statement or one from a family member is not deemed sufficient evidence.
  • You have a child aged 11 or below 
    • Evidence required = Copy of full birth certificate.
  • You are a part-time student who doesn’t live in Hatfield 
    • Evidence required = Copy of course offer letter or student ID card.
  • You are a postgraduate research student who doesn’t live in Hatfield 
    • Evidence required = Copy of course offer letter or student ID card.

Submit your application - please note, in order to complete an application form, you need to be logged into your University, Microsoft Office 365 account.

Please contact Student Parking if you have further enquires. 

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