Please keep in mind that driving and parking on campus is a privilege not a right. Failure to follow the below policies/guidelines will result in ticketing and excessive violations will result in the loss of on campus parking privileges. For the purpose of these guidelines the campus includes the CCS alley, Kirby Street and the bordering streets of Brush, Ferry, John R, and Frederick Douglass.

Driving On Campus

In order to provide a safe environment on campus when driving, please adhereto the following:

Unloading On Campus

When it is necessary to park in a restricted area for the purpose of unloading:

Parking On Campus

In order to park on campus:

When parking on campus everyone is expected to:

Parking Structure

Students, employees and visitors are welcome to park in the structure. Students and employees must use their CCS ID card to enter the parking structure. If you lose your ID, go to the Campus Safety Office for replacement at a cost of $20. Visitors must identify whom they are coming to visit when entering the parking structure and obtain a temporary parking tag from the officer in the entrance booth.

Only vehicles belonging to residents of the ACB that have a current school year ACB resident parking sticker can use the parking structure as their primary parking space. Thus, overnight parking in the parking structureis only permitted for residents of the ACB.

Please note that vehicles parked in the parking structure after 2:00 a.m. that do not have a current school year ACB resident parking sticker will be ticketed for unauthorized parking.

Administration/Admissions Lot

The parking lot east of the ADM Building is for assigned employees and visitors to the building. Employees are to park in their assigned parking space and visitors in the designated visitor parking spaces. Students are not permitted to park in this parking lot. Visitors will be issued parking hangtags bythe department they are visiting in the Administration building. Visitor hangtags must be displayed on the inside rear view mirror.

Walter B. Ford II Lot & Mud Lot

The parking lot on the south side of the Walter B. Ford II Building andthe Mud Lot located on the north side of the Kresge-Ford Building are for employee, student and visitor parking. Vehicles using these lots must bear a current CCS parking sticker or hangtag. Overnight parkingis prohibited in both of these lots.

Parking/Traffic Violation Sanctions

CCS tickets, which carry a $50 fine, will be issued to any vehicle violating the traffic/parking guidelines on campus. Fines will be posted to student accounts, and if unpaid, will result in both registration and grade holds. The Human Resources office will track tickets issued to employees and failure to pay will result in disciplinary action.

The Office of Student Affairs & the Office of Campus Safety and Security will track CCS tickets. Upon receiving a third ticket, the student/employee will lose all parking privileges on campus. This will include deactivating their access to the parking structure, as well as having their vehicle placed on the Tow List. Vehicles on the Tow List that subsequently park on campus will be towed at the owner’s expense.

Ticket and Loss of Parking Privileges

Anyone receiving a CCS traffic/parking ticket who wishes to appeal the ticket can do so by submitting their appeal in writing to the Director of Student Affairs (students) or the Director of Human Resources (employees) within 14 days of the date the ticket was issued.

Anyone wishing to appeal the sanction of losing their parking privileges on campus must submit a letter of appeal to the Director of Student Affairs (students) or the Director of Human Resources (employees) within 14 days of the date of the written notification of this sanction. If the appeal is approved the payment of a $25 reactivation fee will be required prior to the reactivation.

City of Detroit Tickets

CCS has no control over tickets issued by the City of Detroit.

Revised July 2003