Parking Regulations

 Information

A valid student or staff or a valid daily parking permit is required to park on campus.

 Parking permit required Monday-Sunday, 7:00 A.M. - 10:00 P.M.


  • Areas specifically marked for disabled parking, red zones, staff parking, time zones, and other restricted areas are enforced every day, seven days a week, 24-hours a day.
  • Overnight parking is prohibited without prior authorization from the District Police Department. Vehicles left overnight without authorization from the District Police may be towed at owner's expense.
  • A semester-length student parking permit may be purchased online or in person at the Admissions and Records Office.
    • For online purchases, a printable temporary permit will also be provided if the permit is currently in use.
    • To purchase a semester-length permit, either online or in person, you will need to know your vehicle's make, model, color, and license plate number. To be valid, the semester-length permit must be properly placed on the vehicle and be clearly visible from the outside of vehicle.  
  • If you are a Financial Aid student receiving a Board of Governors Waiver, you can purchase your permit online, but you must enter your student ID number when prompted to receive the discounted price.
  • Purchase and/or possession of a permit does not authorize parking on campus. It is the responsibility of the driver to properly park the vehicle and display a valid and authorized permit. Vehicles with car covers are no exception. Failure to properly display a permit may result in a citation.
    • To be properly displayed, permit must be affixed to the inside of the front windshield, bottom corner, driver's side. Improper or non-display of a permit may result in a parking citation.
  • One-day "Daily" permits must be displayed on the driver's side of the front dashboard and the expiration date must be visible from the outside of the vehicle.
    • Parking is prohibited in any area not specifically marked as a parking space, including planted and unplanted landscapes, lawns, sidewalks, pedestrian malls, service docks, service drives, roadsides, driveways, streets and other traffic ways, pedestrian crossings, disabled ramps, bus zones; red, yellow, white and unmarked curbs, posted No Parking zones, barricaded or closed lots and streets.
  • Vehicles must be parked with all wheels resting within the boundaries of the parking space as indicated by painted lines or other markers.
    • Vehicles are to be parked in parking spaces front-end first (No “backing into” the space).
    • Taking more than one parking space is prohibited.
  • Business cards or notes left on a vehicle are not an acceptable substitute for a valid parking permit. Vehicles displaying only a business card or note will receive a citation. No warnings are issued.
  • Stolen permits should be immediately reported to the West Valley-Mission Community College District Police Department by calling 1-408-855-5435 or by visiting the Police business office. Lost permits will not be replaced free of charge, however, a replacement permit may be purchased at the standard purchase price.
  • Voided, stolen, altered or counterfeit permits may be confiscated by the District Police Department using any reasonable means necessary.
  • Purchase and/or possession of a parking permit does not guarantee the availability of a parking space. It is the responsibility of the driver to locate an authorized parking space, legally park the vehicle and to properly display a valid parking permit. Vehicles with car covers are no exception.
  • All four-wheeled vehicles must properly display a valid West Valley-Mission Community College District parking permit when parked on campus. Improper or non-display of a permit will result in a parking citation. Students and visitors may purchase either a one-day “daily” parking permit, or a semester length parking permit.
    • Motorcycles do not require a parking permit. However, Motorcycles must be parked in a designated motorcycle parking area. Motorcycles are prohibited from parking in stalls designated for four-wheeled vehicles.