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Parking and Traffic

All vehicles parked on campus must display a valid hanging parking permit or temporary dashboard parking permit. The hanging permit will be legally honored only if it is readable, placed in the proper position on the mirror, and displayed in accordance with parking regulations. Student permits may be purchased online through WebReg. One-day permits may be purchased from dispensing machines in each general parking lot.

Parking is limited to designated areas and in marked stalls. Parking without a valid permit will result in the issuance of a citation. Parking in unauthorized areas can result in the towing of the vehicle at the owner’s expense. The registered owner of the vehicle is responsible for all parking citations given to a particular vehicle regardless of who is driving or who has parked the vehicle.

Bicycles and Motor-Driven Bikes
These vehicles must be parked in areas so marked. They may not be ridden on inner campus pathways and must be walked moving through the campus interior.

Parking and Traffic Regulations
Violation of these regulations will be subject to citations issued by the College Security Department or the Monterey Police Department. Parking citations will be filed with the Monterey County Municipal Court. All citations must be cleared within 21 days. No citation will be voided on campus.

  • Permits
    All vehicles must properly display a current semester, annual, or daily permit. Vehicles that do not properly display a current permit will be subject to citation.
    Enforced 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday.
  • Parking
    No person shall park or leave standing any vehicle except on a designated parking lot. When painted lines designate parking spaces, no parking will be allowed in that lot except between those lines. Where no lines are
    painted within a parking lot, no vehicle shall be parked in such a manner as to prevent the entrance, exit, or free movement of any other vehicle.
    Enforced 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday.
  • Staff parking
    No person whose vehicle does not properly display a current “Staff” or “Press” parking permit shall park in lots designated and marked staff parking and/or parking spaces marked in yellow.
    Enforced 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, unless otherwise posted.
  • Accessible parking
    No person whose vehicle does not display either the distinguishing license plate or placard issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles shall park in any space designated for use by persons with disabilities. These spaces are designated by a blue wheelchair on white background in the center of the space.
    Enforced 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
  • Visitor parking
    Visitors may park free of charge for 30 minutes in the rows of spaces across the street from the Humanities and Student Services (HSS) Building and Student Services Building.
    Enforced 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday.
  • Overnight parking
    No overnight parking is permitted except for field trips or with written permission. Vehicles with staff permits are exempted.
    Security must be notified in advance.
  • Speed
    The campus speed limit is 15 miles per hour.

** Click here to dispute or pay your citation.


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