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PARKING PERMITS ARE REQUIRED ON ALL VEHICLES THAT PARK ON CAMPUS.

It is the responsibility of every driver on campus to follow the Southwestern Community College District Parking rules and policies. Please scroll down for more information.

Parking "quick review" Info sheet coming soon!

VISITOR PARKING PERMITS

WHERE TO PARK: If parking 1 hour or less, park in green-lined visitor spaces in Lot A. If parking over an hour, please park in any white-lined student space in student Lots B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, L, M, N, O, & T.

Visitors may purchase daily parking permits at any daily permit machine located throughout campus in Lots A, B, F, J, O, & T. Visitor permits are not valid in yellow-lined staff spaces or Health First Fitness Club Member parking spaces.

$1.00 for an hour permit
$3.00 for over an hour/all day permit

The dispensers accept cash, debit and credit cards. All dispensers will provide change for bills up to five dollars ($5).

STUDENT PARKING PERMITS

WHERE TO PARK: White-lined student spaces in Lots B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, L, M, N, O, & T.


All students must purchase their semester parking permits online via WebAdvisor https://webadvisor.swccd.edu

Fall parking permits are available for purchase on WebAdvisor beginning July 13, 2018 and are valid from August 6, 2018 - December 14, 2018.

COST:

Student Automobile Parking Permit: $40
*Eligible Financial Aid BOGFW recipients: $20

*Special classification BOGFW recipients do not qualify for a cost reduction in parking fees. If you are approved for BOGFW and WebAdvisor is not displaying the option to purchase the permit at the BOGFW reduced price, please contact a BOGFW Financial Aid Specialist before purchasing a permit to verify your eligibility. BOG Specialist: (619) 421-6700 x-5253

NOTE: Two vehicles can be registered on the same permit, however, only ONE permit will be provided and must be displayed on the vehicle that is parked on campus. Both vehicles cannot be parked on campus at the same time.

Lost or stolen parking permits are not replaced. Stolen decals should be reported to the SWCPD. Staff or student replacement permits must be purchased at full price.

SPRING 2018 PARKING GRACE PERIOD

No permits required in WHITE-LINED STUDENT SPACES for the first two weeks of the semester (January 28 - February 8, 2019. To avoid a citation, you must have a valid permit visibly displayed on your vehicle by Monday, February 11, 2019. 

Thereafter, parking enforcement for the fall semester will resume Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

IMPORTANT: This grace period only applies to white-lined student spaces only. Students or Visitors parked in yellow-lined staff spaces at any time are subject to a citation.

AVOID CITATIONS

Parking permits are required and must be visibly displayed on all vehicles that park on campus.

Please note designated parking areas: 

White-lined spaces = Student parking
Yellow-lined spaces = Staff parking
Green-lined spaces = Visitor parking (one hour or less)

DISPLAY YOUR PERMIT PROPERLY:
It is the driver's responsibility to display their parking permit properly. Please make sure the front portion of the permit is facing outward on your windshield or dashboard. If any permit information is obstructed/not visible to our officers, you may be subject to a citation.

NON-DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS: Students are permitted to park in designated white-lined student spaces only. Parking in non-designated parking areas such as lot triangles, along roadways, or along parking lot curb lines is prohibited.

HEALTH FIRST FITNESS CLUB MEMBER PARKING: If you are a student with a student permit and are taking a class at the HFFC, you must park in a standard white-lined student space throughout campus. Please see reverse side for details.**

RESTRICTED PARKING ACROSS THE STREET: The City of Chula Vista has established a residential parking district in the College Estates neighborhood across the street from SWC. Only residents with city-issued residential parking permits are permitted to park along the streets in that area. All others will be cited. This is a city ordinance effective 8/22/16. The College Estates district is patrolled by CVPD and SWCPD. For more information regarding this ordinance, please visit: www.chulavistaca.gov/parking or contact the City of Chula Vista at (619) 476-5360. 

PARKING RULES & POLICES

Index

I. Parking Dispenser Locations & Contact Information

II. Visitor Parking

III. Student Parking

IV. Staff/Faculty Parking

V. Parking Information

VI. Parking Policy

VII. Announcements

VIII. Parking Citation Appeal (Administrative Review)

IX. Pay Citations Online

**The Southwestern College Police Department enforces traffic and parking at all times during the week and also on Saturdays and Sundays**


I. Parking Dispenser Locations & Contact Information

Parking dispensers are located in Lots A, B, F, J, O, & T
$1.00 for an hour permit (Valid in Lot A green-lined visitor spaces only).
$3.00 for over an hour/all day permit (Valid in Lots B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, L, M, N, O, & T white-lined student spaces only).

All dispensers will provide change for bills up to five dollars ($5). The dispensers accept debit and credit cards.

The daily permits are only valid on the date that is printed on the receipt and in WHITE-LINED STUDENT SPACES. It is NOT valid in yellow-lined staff space or for overnight parking.

If you have any questions, please contact parking services, Monday - Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 p.m. at (619) 216-6611.

II. Visitor Parking

Visitor parking requires either a 1 hour or all day parking permit from a daily permit machine.

Visitors permits may be purchase at a daily parking permit machine located throughout campus in Lots A, B, F, J, O, & T. Visitor permits are not valid in yellow-lined staff spaces or Health First Fitness Club Member parking spaces.

$1.00 for an hour permit - (Valid in Lot A green-lined visitor spaces only).

$3.00 for over an hour/all day permit - (Valid in Lots B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, L, M, N, O, & T white-lined student spaces only).

The dispensers accept cash, debit and credit cards. All dispensers will provide change for bills up to five dollars ($5).

For non-student, auditing a class, high school swim, turtle swim, or College for Kids permits, please visit the College Police office. We will provide you with a permit numbe r. You will be given a number and directed to Cashiers for payment. Please return to College Police so that we can process your permit.

*Once a permit has been purchased, there are absolutely no exchanges or refunds.*

III. Student Parking

All students must purchase their semester parking permits online via WebAdvisor https://webadvisor.swccd.edu

To purchase a permit:

Log in to WebAdvisor: https://webadvisor.swccd.edu (Must be logged in otherwise you will see a red error message.)

Click Student box.

Under Academic Profile, select SWC Parking Permits.

Select "Term" and "Type", click Submit.

Click the GO TO WEBSITE box to continue and follow prompts. All fields with an asterisk (*) must be filled out completely.

When completed, you'll see a confirmation with your order number. If you do not see a confirmation, you might have missed a step and you must start over.

After purchasing your permit online, it will give you the option to print a one-time 10-day temporary permit which will allow time for your original permit to come in the mail to you. The permit will be delivered via U.S. Mail.

Student permits are only valid in white-lined student spaces in student Lots B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, L, M, N, O, & T. Students who park in a yellow-lined staff space at any time are subject to a citation.

IV. Staff and Faculty

All Staff and Faculty members must have a valid 2-year employee permit on their vehicle when parked on campus to avoid being cited. If you do not have a current Staff/Faculty permit on your vehicle, please request your permit on WebAdvisor:

Log in to WebAdvisor: https://webadvisor.swccd.edu (Must be logged in otherwise you will see a red error message.)

Click Faculty or Employee box.

Under the Purchasing tab, select SWC Parking Permits.

Select "Term" and "Type", click Submit.

Click the GO TO WEBSITE box to continue and follow prompts. All fields with an asterisk (*) must be filled out completely.

When completed, you'll see a confirmation with your order number. If you do not see a confirmation, you might have missed a step and you must start over.

Once you request your permit online, please allow Parking Services 48 hours processing time before you pick up your permit. Permit can be picked up in College Police, room 105D.

V. Parking Information

On-campus parking is supervised by the Southwestern College Police Department. The parking lots and traffic safety are also enforced at all the Higher Education Centers. The following rules and regulations pertain to all vehicles within the jurisdiction of Southwestern College. Parking services hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 - 5:00 pm. Parking is still enforced on Saturday and Sundays. If you have any parking related questions and cannot find your answer here, please do not hesitate to contact us through email at swcparking@swccd.edu or at (619) 216-6611.

VI. Parking Policy

1. All regulatory signs on campus must be obeyed. Violators will be cited under the appropriate California Vehicle Codes.

2. The maximum speed limit on campus is 20 MPH. No stopping, parking, or passing is allowed on the perimeter road of the main campus at any time.

3. Parking is allowed in marked spaces only. Parking in triangles, along roadways, or along parking lot curb lines is prohibited.

4. Visitor parking: Within Lot A of the Chula Vista campus, there are green-lined visitor parking spaces near the north end of the lot. Daily permits can be purchased at any parking permit dispenser throughout campus. (Also see #9)

5. All of the Higher Education Centers (HEC) have available parking permit dispensers. Daily permit cost is $3.00.

6. Starting the first day of classes, all vehicles must have a properly displayed and valid parking permit in order to park on campus with the exception of handicap spaces. It is imperative that all disability placards be visible when parked in any spaces including green-lined visitor spaces.

7. Staff parking spaces (Yellow-lined spaces) require a valid staff parking permit at all times. Staff permits are valid in student and staff parking spaces. They are not valid in green-lined visitor spaces, or handicap parking spaces.

8. Student parking spaces (white-lined spaces) require a valid student semester parking permit or a daily parking permit Monday through Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Student semester parking permits are available online through WebAdvisor.

9. Daily permits, valid the date of issuance only, are available from permit dispensers located in Lots A, B, F, J, O, and T:

$1.00 (60 minutes) Valid in Lot A green-lined visitor spaces only.
$3.00 (All-day) Valid in student lots B, C, D, E, F, G, I, J, L, M, N, O, & T white-lined student spaces only.

10. Motorcycles may parked in areas designated for motorcycle parking only and require a valid semester motorcycle permit, or by purchasing a daily permit. If you receive a citation and have a valid semester or daily permit, report to the College Police Department in room 105D with the citation and daily permit for assistance.

11. Purchase of a parking permit does NOT guarantee a parking space. The responsibility for finding a legal parking space rests with the operator of the vehicle. Lack of space is not an excuse for illegal parking. (Also see #3)

12. Southwestern College is not responsible for lost or stolen permits. Replacement permits may be purchased on WebAdvisor at full value after reported to the College Police Department, room 105D, or contact (619) 216-6611.

13. Special permits may be issued by the College Police Department and Parking Services. Special permits must be displayed face up on the dashboard at all times while parked on campus.

14. All vehicles remaining for more than 15 minutes in any loading zone on campus will be cited.

15. Parking or loitering on campus after 11:00 p.m. or after special events is prohibited. Vehicles left over 72 hours will be towed at owner’s expense.

16. Vehicles displaying duplicated or fraudulent parking permits will be cited, permits confiscated, and violators referred to Student Affairs for disciplinary action.

VII. Announcements

Parking will always be enforced during regular campus hours and any exceptions must be obtained by the Associated Student Organization (ASO) and will then need to be approved by College Police. All parking will be enforced by professionally trained police personnel in all lots pertaining to the Southwestern College campus. Any new faculty or staff should coordinate with their supervisors in order to obtain a parking permit from the Parking Services Office in Room 105D.

VIII. Parking Citation Appeal (Administrative Review)

To appeal a citation, you must complete a Request for Administrative Review form within 21 days of receipt of the parking citation. The Administrative Review form may be obtained at the College Police Office, or click here for the electronic form (PDF). Once completed, please send this form to swcparking@swccd.edu for review. It may also be submitted in person to Parking Services in the College Police Department in room 105D or via mail to: SWC Police Department, 900 Otay Lakes Road, Chula Vista, CA 91910

IX. Pay Citations Online

To pay for a citation online or to request a payment plan, please visit:
www.PayMyCite.com/swccd

You may also pay in person at the Cashiers department in the Cesar Chavez building (Bldg. 1400). You will need your citation in order to pay for it. If you need a copy of your citation, please come into the College Police office and request a copy. We will need your citation number or the plate number of the vehicle that was cited in order to look it up. If you have a pending citation appeal, do not make a payment until you have confirmation of either dismissal or the citation being upheld. There are no refunds after the payment has been processed.

 

CONTACT US:

Southwestern Community College
Police Department | Parking Services
900 Otay Lakes Road, Room 105D
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 216-6611

Parking Services Operational Hours
Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

We are closed on all state mandated holidays.

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