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The Campus and Parking Services (CAPS) office is responsible for parking enforcement at the Grossmont and Cuyamaca college campuses.

Parking Permits

Students may obtain parking permits online by logging into WebAdvisor. The purchase of a parking permit does not guarantee a parking space will be available.

All student parking permits must be in place by the second week of semester. Lost or stolen parking permits must be replaced at the vehicle owner's expense.

Only cars with staff permits are allowed in spaces designated for staff and only vehicles with handicap placards or plates are permitted to use handicap parking.

 Vehicle Permit Cost

Parking permits cost $40, and may be transferred to another vehicle owned by the same person. The permit must be displayed on the front window, either side, inside lower corner OR hanging from the rear-view mirror facing forward.

 Parking Areas

Permit parking is enforced on all District property:

  • Monday - Thursday from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.
  • Friday and Saturday from 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Sunday and District holidays - no citations are issued for failure to display a parking permit. All other parking and traffic violations will be enforced.

Motorcycle Parking

Motorcycles are not required to have a permit. However, motorcycles must be parking in designated motorcycle parking areas or they will be cited.

One-day Parking Permit

A one-day parking permit costs $2 and is valid for the date and time issued. Parking permit dispensers are located at each student parking lot and at the Grossmont College parking structure.

Disabled Parking Permits

All vehicles utilizing disabled parking must have a Department of Motor Vehicle-issued placard or DP or DV plates. Applications for placards/plates are available at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Students who have a current California disabled placard are not required to pay for a semester parking permit.

Parking Citations

Parking citations will be issued for violating parking regulations: 

  • Failure to display a valid student permit
  • Failure to display a valid staff permit
  • Improperly displayed permit
  • Altered/Counterfeit permit
  • Expired meter
  • Undesignated Area (Hash mark / No parking zone)
  • Red Zone / Hydrant / Fire lane
  • Time zone violation (15, 30 minutes)
  • Handicapped space

Parking citations cost $25 and can be paid online or appealed by going to  If the citation is not paid within 21 days, the fine will increase to $100. After 100 days, the citation will be reported to the state Department of Motor Vehicles, which will not renew your registration until the fine is paid.

All disputed fines are individually reviewed by the Campus and Public Safety office. You will be notified on the outcome of your appeal for a parking citation.

Other Services

Contact CAPS at x7654 or (619) 644-7654 for the following services:

  • Unlocking Vehicle
  • Battery Jump Start
  • Tow Service
  • Flat Tire Service
  • Fuel Service
  • Safety Escort

The person requesting assistance must present a pictured identification and must be the registered owner for the vehicle. A Request of Motorist Assistance Waiver of Liability Form must be completed by the person requesting assistance to relieve the liability from the District on any damages that may occur to the vehicle during any complimentary service.

Public Safety Contact Numbers

Call 911 in an emergency

  • Life-threatening situation
  • Medical emergency
  • Crime in progress
  • Fire
  • Major disturbance
  • Crime report
  • Request for police presence to deal with potentially-disruptive person

Call Extension 7654 or (619) 644-7654 for Campus and Parking Services

  • Automobile assistance
  • Parking
  • Lost & Found
  • Safety Escort
  • Room Unlock/Lock
  • Grossmont
  • Cuyamaca
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