Bike Registration and Regulations

All Bicycle registrations are handled through Parking Services. For more information, please contact them at 615-898-2850 or visit them online.

Bike Regulations

  • Secure bicycle only on MTSU provided racks.
  • Please do not ride through cultivated or flowered areas.
  • Placing or attaching a bicycle or any other devise which alters a building’s design for ingress/egress is a direct violation of MTSU policy.
  • Do not secure your bicycle to or in handicap ramps.
  • Ride with the flow of traffic.
  • Ride on the right hand side of the roadway
  • Use hand signals and turn signals accordingly.
  • Obey all traffic laws.
  • After dark, use proper equipment to keep you and your bike illuminated.
  • Do not ride on sidewalks with a large pedestrian presence.
  • Do not ride in University buildings.


  • Wear a Helmet!
  • Use a quality bicycle lock. We recommend using a "U" lock. Lock through the bike’s frame and wheels if possible.
  • Keep the sales receipt and serial number in a safe place.
  • Park in a well-traveled, well-lit area; report all suspicious activity.
  • Report all thefts or attempts immediately.
  • Register your bike with MTSU Parking Services (898-2850).
  • Etch a prominent ID in several different locations; record it.
  • Remove front wheel when leaving bike if chain or lock is too short.
  • Put name and address in handlebars, then put grips back on.
  • Paint portions in odd colors (inside bars, under bottom bracket).
  • A color photograph showing ID locations can be useful.
  • Report suspicious persons cruising or surveying bike areas; get their license number.
  • Engrave serial number on all accessories including wheel rims, handlebars, etc.