Parking and Traffic Regulations

The Pikes Peak Community College Centennial Campus and Rampart Range Campus will provide OPEN parking in all general lots, supported by a student fee paid at registration. These include C, D, and E lots at Centennial and lots one through five at Rampart Range. At Centennial Campus only, motorcycles may be parked in the designated marked areas in lots D and E. At Rampart Range Campus, motorcycles may park in the designated area in lot 2.

Those wishing to obtain a "hang tag" must do so by bringing student/staff identification to the Campus Police office at the Centennial and Rampart Range Campuses. Those wishing to obtain a "hang tag" at the Downtown Studio Campus (DTSC) must bring student/staff identification to the Student Life Office at the DTSC. It provides the following benefits:

  • Easy notification in case of an emergency involving the vehicle.
  • The hang tag is valid for the student’s entire career at PPCC.

Speed limits on campus are 25 M.P.H. on perimeter road and Rampart road unless otherwise posted, and they are 10 M.P.H. in the parking lots. Pedestrians always have the right of way. For the safety of all, DO NOT park in service drives, crosswalks, or roadways. Violators may be ticketed.

Enforcement Authority: By Colorado Revised Statutes 23-5-107. Authority of Governing Boards, Parking.

Handicap Parking: Vehicles bearing state issued handicapped placards, state issued handicapped license plates, or state issued temporary handicapped passes may park in the handicapped areas in lots A, the designated all handicap lot, and on South Service Drive at the Centennial Campus and in the handicapped areas in lots one, two and three at the Rampart Range Campus. Only vehicles identified as belonging to handicapped persons displaying the state issued handicapped placards/license plates may park in the handicapped areas.

At the Centennial Campus only: Visitor Parking: A-Lot Visitor Parking for those on short-term business with the College. These visitor parking spots are for the convenience of College visitors and not for use by students, faculty, or staff. Those who park at the one hour visitor parking spots can receive a ticket if they are parked there for more than one hour. Visitors whose business will take longer than the visitor parking allow should use the parking spaces in C, D, and E lots.

Traffic Violations: The Department of Campus Police (DCP) will issue citations which may include fines and/or vehicle impoundment for both parking and moving violations occurring on College property. Summons and Penalty Assessments must be answered in El Paso County Court. College Citations for parking violations will result in a fine which must be paid to the College cashier in A-101 at Centennial Campus or S-102 at Rampart Range Campus, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday–Thursday and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday.

The registered owner of the vehicle or identified user of the vehicle shall be held liable for all violations.

Appeals: If a person wants to appeal a parking citation, he/she must submit a statement in writing before the tenth working day from the date of the citation. Appeal forms are available in room A-100 at Centennial Campus and N-106 at Rampart Range Campus. The Director of Campus Police reviews the appeals and mails them back to the appropriate person.

Mopeds and Bicycles: Service decals are not required for bicycles or mopeds. Parking for these vehicles is available at the Centennial Campus outside the main entrance to A-building, by A-121, and at Rampart Range Campus outside the main entrance. Bicycles or mopeds locked or parked in hazardous locations will have the lock or chain cut, and the vehicle will be impounded by Department of Campus Police for safekeeping.

Accidents: Colorado law requires that all accidents be reported to the proper authorities. Accidents occurring on PPCC Campuses must be reported to the Department of Campus Police at 502-2911.

Information concerning PPCC vehicle regulations may be obtained from Department of Campus Police in A-100, or by calling ext. 2900 at the Centennial Campus and in N-106 at the Rampart Range Campus.

Safety Escort Service: Safety Escort Service is available through the Department of Campus Police, contact 502-2911.