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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 Info Cheat Sheet (For detailed parking info, please scroll down to Parking Rules & Policies):

 

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).

 

FALL 2018 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.

 

 

FALL GRACE PERIOD

No permits required in student lots (White-lined spaces only) from August 20, 2018 - August 31, 2018.

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

IMPORTANT: This grace period only applies to white-lined student spaces. 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.

No parking across the street (College Estates Parking District):

Beginning August 22, 2016, students and non-residents will no longer be able to park in the residential neighborhood (College Estates) east of Otay Lakes Road across from Southwestern College. The City of Chula Vista has created a parking district exclusive to the residents of College Estates. Parking in the College Estates will require a city-issued residential parking permit that only neighborhood residents can purchase. All non-residents will be cited. The city-issued permit (not Southwestern College parking permits) must be displayed on vehicles in College Estates from 8am – 5pm, Monday through Friday. For more information please visit: www.chulavistaca.gov/parking

Health First Fitness Club Member Parking:

IIf 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.

Parking permits for the summer semester are available for purchase on WebAdvisor beginning May 2, 2018

 

 

PARKING RULES & POLICES

 

Index

I.     Parking Dispenser Locations & Contact Information

II.    Visitor Parking

III.   Student Parking

IV.   Staff/Facuty 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 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 lines is prohibited. 


4. 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.


5. All vehicles must have a properly displayed parking permit in order to park on campus. Vehicles with handicap placards or handicap plates are permitted to park in yellow-lined staff spaces if all designated handicap spaces are full. It is imperative that all disability placards be visible when parking on campus. If a disability placard is not visible and the vehicle is parked in a handicap or staff parking space, the vehicle may be subject to a citation and documentation to show proof of disability placard ownership will be required in order to appeal the citation. The disability placard/plates MUST belong to you in order for the citation to be voided. This information will be checked in our system.


6. Yellow-lined spaces are reserved for staff only. All staff/faculty members must have their staff permit visibly displayed on their vehicle. Staff members may not park in visitor or disabled spaces without proper disability placards/plates displayed.


7. All white lined spaces are available to students with a valid semester permit or daily permit. Parking is enforced Monday - Sunday, 7:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.


8. Daily permits are available for purchase in parking lots of A, B, F, J, O, & T. There are signs that pecify exactly where the permit machines are located.


9. Motorcycles have a special parking permit allowing them to park in designated motorcycle parking or regularly marked spaces. Due to motorcycles unable to place a daily permit on their bike, if a citation is given and you have a valid motorcycle permit, please report to the police department in room 105D.


10. Any valid staff, visitor, or student parking permit does not always guarantee a 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. Also see policy #3.


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


12. Temporary staff, vendor, and visitor permits may be obtained at the College Police Parking Services department and may only be requested by verified employees. Staff must provide their staff/faculty ID in order to request a temporary staff permit. 


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


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


15. 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 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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