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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 a one-week grace period at the beginning 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 and/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.Parking is enforced at both campuses Monday through Friday from 6:00am to 11:00pm and Saturdays 6:00am to 5:00pm. Parking is currently free on Sundays and Holidays (subject to change without notice).

All other parking rules, such as disabled, staff, Emergency and Fire lane, visitor/guest parking, and other special or specifically designated parking is enforced 24 hours per day 7 days per week.

Additional Parking Rules

  1. Vehicles must be parked in marked stalls only, not on roadways, paths, etc.
  2. Motorcycles must be parked in the reserved motorcycle area in Lot W on the Fremont campus and in Lots B and C on the Newark campus. Motorcycles and bicycles are prohibited on campus walkways and in buildings.
  3. Vehicles parked in permit only zones without the necessary permit are subject to citation or storage (towing).
  4. Yellow loading zones are for use by vendors and staff who must deliver bulky items. These zones are restricted to 15 minute parking.
  5. Government vehicles (emergency vehicles) engaged in required duties may park in all areas except fire lanes, and disabled lots.
  6. The use of skateboards and similar devices are prohibited on both the Fremont and Newark campuses.
  7. Driving is permitted on paved roads only.
  8. The Fremont and Newark campuses are closed from 11:00pm-6:00am.

All California Vehicle Code Laws apply on the Ohlone College campuses, along with the following rules set by the Ohlone Community College Board of Trustees:

  1. The maximum speed limit is 25 m.p.h. on roadways and 15 m.p.h. in parking lots. The maximum speed limit is 5 m.p.h. in the South Parking Structure.
  2. All traffic collisions must be reported to Campus Police.
  3. Current registration, driver’s license, and proof of insurance are required of all vehicle operators on both campuses.
  4. No privately owned vehicles shall be washed, repaired, or stored on College property.
  5. Alcoholic beverages and prohibited drugs and narcotics are not permitted on both campuses.
  6. Suspicious persons, incidents, or thefts should be reported directly to Campus Safety and Security at extension 6111 on either campus or at (510) 659-6111 if using a non-campus phone. To report directly to the Newark campus, use extension 2311 on campus or (510) 742-2311 if using a non- campus phone.

If a parking vending machine is broken, Campus Police Services should be notified immediately at (510) 659-6111 in order for the broken machine to be repaired.

On the Fremont campus vehicles are not allowed in bus zones. Drivers may park in Key B to drop off or pick up passengers, as long as the driver does not leave the vehicle unattended.

Also see the list of Emergency Telephones on the Fremont and Newark campuses.

Campus Police Services has a 24-hour hotline recording at (510) 979-7997 which may be used to report crime or suspicious events.

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.