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Campus Parking & Traffic Regulations


Imperial Valley College Parking and Traffic Regulations are in accordance with Section 21113A, California State Vehicle Code.

    1. No vehicle shall be driven in excess of 10 miles per hour on any roadway or parking area of Imperial Valley College.
    2. All driving of motor vehicles on campus shall be conducted in a manner which ensures the safety of drivers, passengers, pedestrians, and others, and which prevents damage to college property.
    3. Any vehicle leaving a designated parking lot shall stop as required, and shall yield the right-of-way to other vehicles which are approaching the parking lot exit, until such time as the driver can proceed with reasonable safety.
    4. Campus traffic regulation signs are official, as specified by the California Vehicle Code, and must be complied with as on any other public property.
    5. Pedestrians shall have the right-of-way over vehicular traffic, but shall give due consideration to traffic flow.
    6. Riding of bicycles, skateboards, and roller skates is prohibited on campus sidewalks.
    1. No vehicle shall be parked in any location other than a designated parking area.
    2. No vehicle shall be parked on any interior roadway, driveway, sidewalk, lawn, playing field, or undeveloped area.
    3. Vehicles not parked in designated areas may be towed away and /or impounded at the expense of the registered owner or lessee of the vehicle.
    1. A vehicle shall park only in a designated parking space and shall not be parked in such a manner as to occupy more than one space.
    2. Faculty-staff reserved parking spaces are designated (they are marked with yellow lines and in some cases with as sign).
    3. Head-in parking only shall be permitted in campus parking spaces
    4. Motorcycles, motorbikes, and scooters shall park only in specifically designated areas.
    1. Only vehicles displaying official disabled parking authorization may park in disabled parking spaces.
    2. People with disablities should contact the Parking Control Office for information regarding disabled parking.
    3. Vehicles displaying a disabled parking permit may park in any designated parking space on campus.
    4. Vehicles illegally parked in disabled parking areas may be towed and/or impounded at the expense of the registered owner or lessee of the vehicle.
    1. Vehicles parked in Imperial Valley College parking areas shall display a valid Imperial Valley College parking permit sticker
      1. The parking permit/sticker must be affixed to the inside lower left corner of the front windshield of the vehicle (driver's side).  It is your responsibility to ensure that the permit is visible at all times.  Parking permits are not transferable.

      2. Motorcycles, motorbikes, and scooters shall display the permit sticker on the fender or fuel tank

      3. Permit stickers must be affixed to the vehicle using only the adhesive provided by the sticker itself. 
      4. Day-passes must be placed on the dashboard of your car and the time and date must be visible!

    2. Only those vehicles displaying a valid Imperial Valley College faculty-staff hang tag may be parked in spaces designated as reserved for faculty-staff.
    3. Student parking permits shall be issued each semester upon payment of the required fee. Permits are issued for a specific vehicle and are not transferable or assignable.
    4. Faculty/staff hang tags shall be issued annually prior to the first day of classes in the Fall semester.
    5. Parking permits are required beginning the first day of each semester or term.
    6. Possession of valid permit does not guarantee a parking space.
    7. Day pass machines are located in the north and south parking lots.
    1. Campus student security personnel will patrol the campus and issue citations to violators. The Imperial County Sheriff's Department has jurisdiction of the Imperial Valley College campus.
    2. Fines shall be payable to the college by means of a mail-in system. Any fine remaining unpaid after 21 days may be reported to the California Department of Motor Vehicles. A "hold" will be placed upon the academic records of students who have outstanding traffic fines.
    3. Vehicles with numerous outstanding violations may be subject to the vehicle being immobilized.
  7. AUTHORITY AND FEES- Parking is controlled by the College Governing Board in accordance with Sections 2545.1, California Educations Code.
    1. Falsification of information or misuse of privileges, disciplinary action or revocation of parking privileges, or both.
    2. Click here for information on Student parking permit fees
    3. If a registered vehicle is sold, a replacement student parkng permit permit sticker will be issued upon payment of a $1.00 processing fee and return of fragments of the sticker removed from the vehicle which was sold.
    4. Faculty/Staff hang tags will be replaced upon return of the fragments from the previously assigned tag.