Traffic Regulations & Citation Appeals
Designated parking areas have been established on campus for use by students, faculty, staff and visitors. College of DuPage Police officers are sworn peace officers in the State of Illinois and, as such, have the power to enforce the laws under Illinois Compiled Statutes. All students, faculty, staff and visitors of the campus are asked to abide by the following rules and regulations as established by the Police Department.
All vehicles must be parked on pavement between the yellow parking lines. Parking on campus roadways, sidewalks or in parking lot traffic lanes is not permitted. Students are not allowed to park in the restricted or reserved parking spaces or in restricted and reserved faculty/staff parking lots. Blue light emergency call boxes are located throughout the campus and may be activated to summon help. [campus map]
Overnight parking is not permitted, except for mechanical problems or when a student is on a college-sponsored trip. If you must leave your vehicle on campus overnight, notify the Police Department at (630) 942-2000.
Special handicapped parking permits are available and must be validated through the Health and Special Services office, (630) 942-2154. Posted handicapped parking is available in designated lots on the north side of the IC and the west side of the SRC. Additional handicapped parking is available as designated in general parking lots. All handicapped parking requires a displayed window permit or state-issued handicapped plate. There is a fine of $250 for illegal parking in handicapped areas. [campus map]
Seasonal motorcycle parking is permitted in posted areas. Additionally, motorcycles may park in any legal parking space on campus. Motorcycles are NOT allowed to park in cross-marked walkways or handicapped areas unless the operator has a valid handicapped parking permit. [campus map]
If you are involved in a vehicle accident on campus, notify the Police Department immediately to complete an accident report. All accidents that result in personal injury, death or damages exceeding $1,500 must be reported to the State of Illinois. All reports of personal injury of students, faculty, staff and visitors should be directed to the Police Department for appropriate treatment and/or assistance.
Violations and Fines
In accordance with Illinois Compiled Statutes, the Board of Trustees of College of DuPage has established a schedule of fines and penalties for violation of regulations on the college campus. Vehicles parked illegally will be immobilized or towed at the owner’s expense.
A hold will be placed on academic records if citation is not appealed or paid within five days of date of citation issue. Right of appeal is forfeited on the sixth day after citation is issued. Citation must be paid or cancelled to clear hold.
Payment of Fines
Fines may be paid in person or by mail at College of DuPage, Cashier's office, SRC 2049A, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137-6599. Credit cards are also accepted.
Students, college employees and visitors have the right to appeal citations in accordance with college procedure.
Student Resource Center (SRC), Room 2040, (630) 942-2000
Open 24-hours, 7-days a week