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Parking Rules Summary

  • There is no free parking at any of the Ohlone Community College District campuses, except as noted in Parking Hours.
  • There is no grace period during the first few weeks of each semester. Parking rules are enforced from the first day of each semester through the last.
  • Parking is permitted only in designed areas and parking stalls.
  • Vehicles that are illegally parked and/or parked without a valid parking permit may be cited or towed.
  • All parking rules are enforced during instructional periods and on weekends when special events or classes are being held.

For the location of parking lots at the Fremont and Newark Center campuses, see Ohlone College Maps.

Under state law (Education Code 72247) all parking on a community college campus is subject to payment of a specified fee. It is a privilege extended by the Board of Trustees to the faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

Parking Enforcement

Ohlone College Campus Police Services patch with link to CPS website.Parking is enforced at both campuses Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 11:00pm and Saturdays 7:00am to 5:00pm. Parking is currently free on Sundays and Holidays (subject to change without notice).

Disabled, staff, Emergency and Fire Lane, visitor designated parking, and other special or specifically designated parking is enforced 7 days per week.

Download a summary of the Ohlone College Parking Regulations (PDF).

Additional Parking Rules

  • Park in marked stalls/spaces only. Do not park on roadways, paths, etc.
  • Vehicles must be parked front bumper to front bumper. Do not back into parking stalls.
  • On the Fremont campus, motorcycles must be parked in the reserved motorcycle area in Lot W. Motorcycles and bicycles are prohibited on campus walkways and in the buildings.
  • Students and staff may not park in any visitor stalls.
  • Vehicles parked in permit-only zones without the necessary permit are subject to citation or storage.
  • Yellow loading zones are for use by vendors and staff who must deliver bulky items. These zones are restricted to 20-minute parking.
  • Government vehicles engaged in required duties may park in all areas except Fire Lanes and Disabled Spaces.
  • The use of skateboards and similar devices are prohibited on the campus.
  • Driving is permitted on paved roads only.
  • All California Vehicle Code Laws apply on the campus of Ohlone College along with the rules set by the Ohlone Community College Board of Trustees.
  • The maximum speed limit is 25 miles per hour (mph) on roadways and 15 mph in parking lots.
  • All traffic collisions must be reported.
  • Current registration and driver's license are required of all persons operating a vehicles on campus.
  • No privately owned vehicles shall be washed, repaired or stored on college property.

Parking regulations are enforced by Ohlone College Campus Police Services / Safety and Security (CPS). Questions or concerns about parking at Ohlone College should be directed to CPS at (510) 659-6111 (Fremont) or (510) 742-2311 (Newark).

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