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Why register your bike:

  • Registration is FREE and MANDATORY
  • Provides a record of ownership
  • Aids authorities in locating the owner of a stolen bike
  • The more bikes are registered, the more we have leverage in funding bicycle programs and facilities
  • Free lock-cutting service for registered bikes on campus
  • Available to UMD students, faculty, staff and visitors
Bike Registration sign

How to register your bike:

To get started begin by:

  • Read the biking regulations
  • Download and complete the bike registration form
  • Bring your bike and registration form to the DOTS office at Regents Drive Garage, Bldg #202
  • Ensure you fill out the serial number

Where to find the serial number:

serial # locator image ~Diagram and labeling courtesy of

Registration Event

DOTS holds several registration events each year. At the beginning of each semester there is a "Free U-lock with new registration" promotion. Also, DOTS employees offer registration at multiple locations. Look at the events page for more information or like us on facebook image for updates.