Parking and Traffic Regulations It pays to stay between the lines

Pikes Peak Community College provides OPEN parking at Centennial and Rampart Range Campuses. Lots are supported by your student fee paid at registration.



Lots are C, D, and E. Motorcycles may be parked in the designated marked areas in lots C, D and E.

Rampart Range

Lots are 1,2,3,4 and 5. Motorcycles may park in the designated area in lot 2.

Hang Tags

Parking hang tags are available free of charge. Persons wishing to obtain a hang tag may do so by presenting student or staff identification to the Campus Police office. Hang tags also serve as an useful tool for providing to you easy notification in case of an emergency involving your vehicle.

Speed limits on campus are 15-25 MPH on Perimeter Road and Rampart Road unless otherwise posted, and 10 MPH in all parking lots. Pedestrians always have the right of way. For the safety of all, DO NOT park in service drives, crosswalks, or roadways.

Safety Escort

Upon request, PPCC Campus Police Officers will provide safety escorts between campus buildings and parking lots during the open building hours. Campus Police will provide a safety escort from the Downtown Studio Campus ans the Double Tree underground garage. If you wish an escort, call the Public Safety Office at 502-2900/2911 or stop by Centennial Campus room A-121, Downtown Studio Campus room S-101, or Rampart Range Campus N-106.

Enforcement Authority

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

Overnight Parking

Overnight parking is prohibited at any Pikes Peak Community College Campus without prior written authorization from the Public Safety Department. Vehicles left overnight are subject to the Colorado Revised Statute abandoned vehicle law, C.R.S. 42-4-1803. Vehicles abandoned for 48 hours or more are subject to towing at the owner’s expense. Vehicles left overnight may also be towed at the owner’s expense prior to the 48-hour period if they pose a hazard or interfere with the operations of the college or any event scheduled on college property.

Handicap Parking

Only vehicles identified as belonging to handicapped persons displaying the state issued handicapped placards/license plates may park in the handicapped designated areas.

Centennial Campus

The handicapped parking areas are in lots A, B, the handicap lot behind the Child Development Center, and on South Service Drive.

Special Wheelchair Only:

These spaces are reserved for use by those persons who use wheelchairs. Parking spaces are marked for "Wheelchair Only."

Rampart Range Campus

The handicapped areas are in lots 1, 2, and 3.

Centennial Campus only: Visitor and Future Student Parking

Free Visitor Parking and Future Student Parking is available in C, D and E lots.

Traffic and Parking Violations

The Department of Public Safety will issue citations which may include fines and/or vehicle impounding 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 and S-102 at Rampart Range Campus, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. The registered owner of the vehicle or identified user of the vehicle shall be held liable for all violations.

Campus Citation Appeal

If a person wishes to appeal a campus citation, he or she must submit a statement in writing before the tenth working day from the date of the citation. An appeal form is available in room A-100 at Centennial Campus, in room N-106 at Rampart Range Campus, and online in the forms page. A Police Sergeant will review the first appeal and have it mailed back to the appropriate person. If the appeal has been denied, a second appeal may be filed with the Chief of Police or his designee. The decision of the Chief of Police or his designee is final.

Mopeds and Bicycles

Parking for these vehicles is available at the Centennial Campus outside the main entrance to A Building, by A-262, 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 the Department of Public Safety for safekeeping.


Colorado law requires all accidents be reported to the proper authorities immediately. Pikes Peak Community College Campuses are State Property, not private property. All accidents occurring on PPCC Campuses are subject to state law and must be reported to the Department of Public Safety at 502-2911. Failure to report a traffic accident occurring on campus can result in criminal charges as per C.R.S. 42-4-1601 through 42-4-1606

Miscellaneous Information Days of Enforcement

Parking and traffic regulations are enforced on all college properties. Handicapped parking violations are enforced at all times.


Information concerning PPCC vehicle regulations may be obtained at the following Department of Public Safety locations:

Centennial Campus

Room A-100

Rampart Range Campus

Room N-106

Downtown Studio Campus

Room S101

Administration phone: (719) 502-2900, all campuses.