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The Compton College Police Department is in charge of the personal safety and security of all students, employees and visitors of Compton College. The Vehicle Code Laws of the State of California, the ordinances of Los Angeles County and the Traffic and Parking Regulations of the Compton Community College District are in effect 24 hours per day, seven days per week and are enforced by the Compton College Police Department pursuant to section 21113 (a) (c) (f) of the California Vehicle Code.

Anyone parking in district parking lots is required to display a valid Compton College parking permit in his/her vehicle. Semester parking permits are available for purchase from the Bursar's Office located in C-36 for $20 per session/semester.

Parking regulations are enforced seven days per week, 24 hours a day throughout the year, including weekends and holidays, unless otherwise specified. Vehicles parking in staff parking areas must display a valid Compton College staff parking permit. Students/visitors and the general public may park in staff parking areas on weekends and holidays with a valid Compton College student semester permit or daily parking permit. Parking availability is subject to change, and lots may be closed or restricted for special events.

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update on Compton College Parking Permits for Summer 2019 and Fall 2019:

Summer 2019 Parking Permits are Not Required
At this time, summer 2019 student parking permits will not be sold online or at the Bursar’s Office.

Tickets will not be issued to non-employees (visitors and students) who park in student lots during the summer 2019 term (June 17, 2019 – August, 2019), weekdays and weekends.

Please note, all California parking and traffic regulations will be enforced, including handicap parking requirements, no-parking red zones, and the basic speed limit of 15 miles per hour in all posted areas.

Fall 2019 Parking Permits are Available for Purchase
Students may purchase fall 2019 parking permits at the Bursar's Office. The cost is $20.

Beginning September 7, 2019, citations will be issued to those who do not have a valid parking permit visible in their car.

Parking will be enforced seven days per week, 24 hours a day throughout the year, including weekends and holidays. Vehicles parked in staff parking areas must display a valid Compton College staff parking permit. Parking availability is subject to change, and lost may be closed or restricted for special events.

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Traffic and parking regulations are posted throughout Compton College. Compton College Police will issue municipal court citations to violators of these regulations. Parking violations are a minimum of $38.

The Compton Community College District shall not be liable for the loss or damage caused to any vehicle parked in a district parking lot. View parking regulations here.

The basic speed limit is 15 mph in all posted areas. All provisions of the California Vehicle Code and the Traffic Rules of the Compton Community College District are strictly enforced. Police officers may issue superior court citations to violators of these regulations.

If you have lost property at Compton College, please stop by the Police Department office Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lost property not claimed within 90 days is disposed of in accordance with district policy.

You may reach the police department in an emergency situation by dialing 9-1-1 from any pay telephone at Compton College or by dialing 310-900-1600, ext. 2999 from a cellular telephone.

First aid, as well as help in all emergency situations, is provided through the police department.

The use of skateboards, Razors, scooters, roller skates and bicycles is not permitted on campus. It is a violation of California Vehicle Code section 21113(F) to operate those items on campus.

Disabled Persons Parking

Students/visitors with disabilities who have been issued a DMV Disabled Person (DP) placard may park in any designated disabled person stall. Disabled persons may park in faculty/staff/ student space and MUST DISPLAY the DMV disabled person placard/plates AND a valid Compton College semester or daily parking permit when parked. Failure to display the DP placard and a valid Compton College permit (when parked in faculty/staff/student space) will result in the issuance of a citation. See California Code of Regulations - Title 5, Section 54100; Ed Code 67301(a). Temporary medical parking arrangements can be made at Campus Police located in V-72.

Daily Permit Parking Pay Stations

Compton College's Daily Permit Parking Pay Stations make paying for parking more convenient than ever. The four automated stations are located near the Administration and Math/Science buildings and parking lots F and H. Daily permits are $3.00 each.

To view the location of the Daily Permit Parking Stations, please click here.

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