I.    Parking Services Locations & Contact Information
           II.    Visitor Parking
          III.    Student Parking
          IV.    Staff and Faculty Parking
           V.    Parking Information
          VI.    Parking Policy
         VII.    Announcements
        VIII.    Parking Citations (Administrative Review)

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

I. Parking Services Locations & Contact Information

Permit MachinesParking Dispensers

Parking dispensers (Lot B, F, J, O and A are $3 for a daily permit) (Visitor permits are $1 and only available in Lot A)

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

The Daily Dispenser permit is ONLY valid on the date that is printed on the receipt and in any student space (white-lined). It is NOT valid in staff space (yellow-lined), meter parking or for overnight parking.

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

II. VisGreen Parking Linesitor Parking

Visitor parking requires either a full day or 60 minute parking pass from the machine on the north end of Lot A. The green marked spaces are only for visitors spending less than 60 minutes on campus; for longer than 60 minutes, visitors need to purchase a full day pass and park in white spaced lines outside of Lot A.



For Non-Students/Auditing a class coming for Turtle Swim or College for Kids:

• Between the times of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., go to the police department at 105D
• Request a permit number and state your reason for needing a permit
• Go to the Cashiers in the Cesar Chavez building and pay the required amount
• Return to the police department with your receipt and a parking permit will be issued
• Be sure to know your license plate number and all information in correlation with your vehicle.

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


If you need more information about online parking permits and the fields of payment, please click on this flyer.

III. Student Parking

White Parking Lines
Students must now purchase parking permits online using WebAdvisor. If cash is your only means of payment, use a designated computer from within the Higher Education campuses or the Cesar Chavez building on the main campus. For detailed instructions, please view the fall parking services flyer.

Permits are mailed via U.S. mail in 5 to 10 business days. During the interim, students may print out a temporary permit until the permanent one is received. Students must have a parking permit beginning the first day of class.

The student parking permit only allows parking in white-lined spaces. Parking in a yellow-lined space (STAFF PARKING ONLY) may result in a citation.

Students purchasing parking permits will need to do the following:

• WebAdvisor URL is
• Log into WebAdvisor:
• Go to the Academic profile and you will see SWC Parking Permits on bottom left column
• Follow the direction and it will lead you to the Credentials website
• Pay for your permit
• Print out your temporary permit (if needed)

IV. Staff and Faculty

Dear SWC Staff and Faculty,

 Yellow Parking Lines We are going online with ordering parking permits. All employees will need to register online in order to receive your NEW TWO (2) YEAR parking permit. You will need your license plate numbers to register. Once you have registered, you will receive an email notification that your parking permit is ready for pick up. Employees will pick up their permits at Campus Police in Room 105D on the Chula Vista campus. The parking permit will be valid until August 18, 2017. Employees at the Centers, permits will be sent to your schools.

To request a two (2) year parking permit you will need to go to;
• WebAdvisor: URL is
• Sign in
• Go to the Purchasing tab and you will see SWC Parking Permits, select that.
• Follow the directions it will lead you to the Credentials website.

Employees will pick up their permits at Campus Police in Room 105D on the Chula Vista campus once the order has been submitted.

If your permit is lost or stolen, you will need to file a police report to obtain another one.

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 as well. The following rules and regulations pertain to all vehicles within the jurisdiction of Southwestern College. The parking services hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., however, on Saturday there is still parking enforcement. If you have any parking related questions and cannot find your answer here, please do not hesitate to contact us through email at or by dialing (619) 216-6611.

VI. Parking Policy


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

  2. The maximum speed limit on the 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 line is prohibited. Overflow parking will ONLY be allowed in the dirt area adjacent to Lot O. ON the Chula Vista maps. Permits are required at all-time including in the overflow parking area.

  4. Within Lot A of the Chula Vista Campus, there are visitor parking spots marked by green lines near the parking machine on the North end of the lot. The permit dispenser has parking passes that cost $1.00 for up to 60 minutes of parking.
  5. All of the Higher Education Centers (HEC) have available parking meters that have a fee of $1.00 for a total of 45 minutes. All of the parking machines at the HECs will not accept additional coins for an extension of time.

  6. Starting the first day of the class, all vehicles must have a properly displayed parking permit in order to park on campus with the exception of metered and handicapped spaces. For those who purchase parking for only lots O and G on the main campus, must only park within those parking lots. It is also imperative that all disability placards be visible when parked in any spaces except for the green visitor spots.

  7. All spaces that are marked with yellow lines are only available to staff members who have a visible staff permit, but are able to park in white lines as well. Staff members may not park in metered, visitor or disabled spaces without proper display.

  8. All white lined spaces are available to students with the proper permit or daily pass and will be enforced from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday. The only parking will be enforced on Sundays is if there is a special event.

  9. Daily permits are available for purchase from within the parking lots of A, B, F, J and O. There are parking signs in order to specify exactly where the permit machines are located. A $3.00 day pass allows any vehicle to park in only white lined student parking spots.

  10. Motorcycles have a special parking permit allowing them to park in designated motorcycle parking or regularly marked spaces. Depending on a staff or student motorcycle rider will determine where on the campus they may park. Due to motorcycles unable to really place a daily permit on their bike, if a citation is given, report to the police department in room 105D.

  11. Any valid permanent parking permit or daily pass does not always guarantee and parking space. It is the operators’ responsibility to find a legal parking spot and illegally parking will not be justified if there are not any available spots.

  12. Southwestern College is not responsible for any lost or stolen parking permits and all replacements will have to be bought at the full price.

  13. Temporary permits that consist of student, staff, vendor and visitor may be obtained by the police department depending on the reason a temporary pass is needed.

  14. All unaccompanied vehicles that are parked in a loading zone for longer than 15 minutes will be cited.

  15. Parking and loitering on campus after 11:00 p.m. or after special events is prohibited.

  16. If a fraudulent parking permit is noticed on campus, that vehicle will not only be cited, but the permit will be confiscated and the owner will be 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 (Administrative Review)

A Request for Preliminary Administrative Review of Parking Citation form (PDF) should be completed within 21 days of receipt of the parking citation. The Administrative Review form may be obtained at the College Police Office, or (by pressing the "Ctrl" key on your keyboard, and clicking on the blue/bolded text above).
The Administrative Review form can also be downloaded as an Electronic Form (Word). Once completed, please send this form to for review. It may also be submitted in person to the parking services personnel at the College Police Department in room 105 D or by mailed to:

Southwestern College Police Department
Attention: Parking Services
900 Otay Lakes Road Bldg 105D
Chula Vista, CA 91910

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