Parking Information

General Provisions

All Simpson University employees and students who have a motorized vehicle on campus must have a parking permit. All parking permits should be acquired by no later than the second week of employment or of attendance of any semester of school.

Simpson University Vehicle Parking Policies

  • All faculty, staff and student vehicles must be registered with the Campus Safety office. Students register at the beginning of each semester during the registration process.
  • The university provides several parking lots on campus. They are color-coded. Vehicles should be parked only in the parking lot that has the same color as their permit.
  • Parking on campus streets is not permitted.
  • The campus speed limit is 15 m.p.h.
  • Vehicles are to be operated only on the streets and in the designated parking areas. Violation of parking regulations will result in a fine. Repeated violations will result in a loss of the privilege to park on campus.
  • Visitor parking is available in posted areas of all lots.

Simpson University Traditional Undergraduate Students (fall and spring semesters)

  1. Pay stated rate per semester.
  2. Students will be issued a new permit each new semester. By its color, this permit will indicate the parking lot or lots where they are allowed to park.

A.W. Tozer Seminary Students

  1. Students can receive a temporary parking permit at the Theology and Ministry office (first floor, LaBaume Rudat). These permits will designate where modular students can park.

Adult Studies, ASPIRE Program Students

  1. Pay stated rate per semester.
  2. Students will be issued a new permit each new semester. By its color, this permit will indicate the parking lot or lots where they are allowed to park.

School of Education Students

  1. Pay stated rate per semester.
  2. Students will be issued a new permit each new semester. By its color, this permit will indicate the parking lot or lots where they are allowed to park.

Visitors

  1. Visitors can receive a temporary parking permit from the Campus Safety office or from the department they are visiting.

Parking Lot Designations/Assignments

Green

  • The parking lots in front of the resident halls and a designated portion of Grubbs Center parking lot (located in the north east portion of the lot) are for students who live in the resident halls.

Red

  • The following parking lots are for Commuter Students and Dining Center employees:
    • Front of the Heritage Center
    • A designated portion of the lot north of the Grubbs Center (north side)

Blue

  • The following parking lots are for faculty, staff, ASPIRE students, Education students:
    • The lot west of the Grubbs Center
    • A designated portion of the lot north of the Grubbs center (north side)
    • The lot southeast of (behind) the Heritage Center

Open Parking

  • Any person with a green, red, or blue parking permit may park in the gravel parking lot on the south side of the Heritage Center (Shasta View side).

Violation Fees

Parking Violations (first violation of each)


Restricted Parking - Handicapped Parking $100
Reckless Driving $100
Excessive Speed $100
Failure to Stop at a Posted Stop Sign $15
Permit required/no permit displayed $15
Permit not valid in this area $15
Parking outside the marked parking stall $15
Parking in an undesignated area $15
Unauthorized parking in a RESERVED or DESIGNATED stall $15
Parking along curb or on a campus street $15
Passing a moving vehicle $15

Repeated Citation Policy (above violations expect numbers 1-3 which remain at $100 per occurrence)


Second Citation $30
Third Citation $45
Fourth Citation (and thereafter) $100

Enforcement Procedures

  • The enforcement process begins when a ticket is issued.
  • The recipient of the ticket can either appeal the ticket or pay it. (All appeals must be made within 7 days of issuance of the ticket to the Campus Safety office.)
  • Appeal Process
    1. Written appeal submitted to the Campus Safety department
    2. Verbal appeal before the Campus Safety Manager or his/her designee. (This committee will be established at the time of appeal.)
  • If a violation goes uncontested for 7 days, the appropriate charge for the violation will either be billed to the violator’s account if they are a student, or it will be deducted from their payroll if they are an employee of the university.
  • Repeated parking violations or any moving vehicle violations may result in the loss of a student’s privilege to use his/her vehicle on Simpson University property.