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.


  • 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 to properly 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.
  • Restricted areas, including disabled parking, red zones, staff parking, time zones, and other restricted and special parking 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 California Promise Grant (Formerly 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. You must do so via the link in the student portal located on the college website, and you must enter your student ID number when prompt.
  • Semester-length parking permit refund requests must be made in accordance with the refund schedule identified by Admissions. For permits purchased in-person at the Admissions Office, please take your permit to the Admissions Office to request a refund. For permits purchased online and mailed to your home, please take your permit to the District Campus Police office.
  • 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.
  • Special Parking and Loading: Students or Staff members who have special parking or loading needs must make arrangements with Parking Services or District Campus Police office in advance.
  • 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.
  • Designated motorcycle parking is available at the front of each parking lot. No parking permit is required for two-wheeled vehicles.
    • 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.