While parking in Skyline College campus parking lots, drivers must obey all campus, local and state regulations. Regulations in spaces reserved for accessible parking are being enforced. You must display a valid state-issued DP (Disabled Person) Placard or state-issued DP license plate to park in these areas, otherwise your vehicle will be subject to a citation. Day and evening students must park in student lots only, although student parking permits are waived for the 2022-2023 academic year.

Overnight parking is strictly prohibited. Violators are subject to tow.

Student parking fees have been suspended for the Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters.

Student parking fees have been suspended for the Summer 2022, Fall 2022 and Spring 2023 semesters.

Disabled person parking spaces are in various lots throughout our campuses.  If you are displaying a valid state-issued disabled person’s placard or have state-issued DP license plates, you are eligible to park in any valid parking space on campus without any additional requirements.

You must display a valid state-issued DP (Disabled Person) Placard or state-issued DP license plate, otherwise your vehicle will be subject to a citation. Information on obtaining these items is available through the California DMV website.

Parking spaces with curbs painted blue and marked with disabled person logos are reserved for those persons with a California Disabled Person placard or license plate. If all of the disabled persons parking spaces in a student lot are occupied, any vehicle with a valid Disabled Person placard may park in any available space in a staff lot.

Transportation from student lots to campus may be arranged through the Educational Access Center (EAC).

Additional Information

Day and evening students must park in student lots only. All staff lots are reserved for staff at all times. Refer to the campus map for parking lot locations. While parking in Skyline College campus parking lots, students must obey all campus, local and state regulations. Backing into parking spaces is prohibited if it results in the vehicle facing oncoming traffic or creates a hazardous condition, and violators will be cited.

Parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Skyline College and the San Mateo County Community College District do not accept liability for vandalism, theft or accidents. Use of campus parking facilities is at the user's risk. However, any such incidents should be reported to the Department of Public Safety (650) 738-7000.

Appealing a Parking Citation

The right to appeal a parking citation is outlined in California Vehicle Code section 40215.  The appeal process is designed to lawfully address citations issued in error, or when the dismissal of a citation is in the interest of justice.  A formal citation appeal must be submitted in all cases. California Vehicle Code section 40500(d) prohibits any entity from altering, modifying, destroying, or nullifying a citation before it is processed by the Office of Parking Violations.  The San Mateo County Community College District Department of Public Safety cannot rescind or void citations (even if issued in error) outside of the appeal process.

Submit an Online Appeal:

If you receive a parking citation, you can contest the citation online.

Submit a Written Appeal:

You may contest the citation in writing within 21 calendar days of the issue date of your citation. Please include the following required information:

  • Indicate the factual reason(s) you believe your citation was issued in error,
  • Include copies of any documentation (pictures are especially useful) to support your claim (documents will not be returned),
  • Include your parking permit number (if applicable),
  • Include your citation or reminder notice,
  • Include your full name,
  • Include your mailing address (results of the agency’s decision cannot be mailed without a complete and correct address – include suite number, apartment number, zip code, etc.),
  • Include your telephone number.
Mail all information to:
  • Office of Parking Violations
    P.O. BOX 9003
    Redwood City, CA 94065-9003

Lost Parking Ticket or Citation:

Please call (888) 755-0625 for lost parking tickets/citations.