Clark State visitors are responsible for understanding and complying with parking policies and procedures. Your cooperation in following the parking regulations is greatly appreciated. The regulations provided apply to Clark State Community College campuses only. Streets around the campuses are governed by city ordinances.
Parking in College lots is permitted for those engaged in Clark State related business or events. Parking and driving on campus are permitted in accordance with these regulations, which are designed with the safety of students, faculty, staff and visitors as its goal. Drivers should observe all College, local and state traffic and parking regulations and drive safely giving pedestrians the right of way at all times. Anyone operating a vehicle on campus is responsible for learning and complying with all traffic and parking regulations. The College reserves the right to ticket, immobilize and/or tow, at the owner’s expense, any vehicle in violation of established traffic and parking regulations. In addition, persistent violators may have their parking privileges revoked.
The College assumes no responsibility for the care of, damage to and/or protection of any vehicle or its contents at any time while it is operated on or parked on campus. All vehicles should be locked when left unattended and valuables should be secured out of sight.
Where to Park
To assist people in using the lots, faculty and staff lots are designated with the appropriate signage including handicapped and visitor spaces. All other spaces and lots are available for student/seminar use. Visit the Campuses page to download parking maps for each location.
After Hours Parking
The College assumes no responsibility for the care of, damage to and/or protection of any vehicle or its contents at any time while it is parked on campus during or after normal operating hours.
Parking for People with Disabilities
Use of handicapped parking spaces is restricted to only those vehicles with a state-issued handicapped license plate or a properly displayed state-issued handicapped certificate. Quick errands, deliveries or drop-offs are not valid excuses for parking in or obstructing handicapped spaces or fire lanes. Violators will be ticketed and their vehicles could be towed.
Clark State has adequate parking available for faculty, staff, students and visitors. Clark State cannot allow needed space to be used as storage for unwanted or abandoned vehicles. Vehicles (even those with valid permits) parked in Clark State lots must be moved within three days or shall be deemed abandoned and may be ticketed and/or immobilized or towed unless specifically authorized by the Campus Police Department.
Emergency Parking Situations
In the event of vehicle breakdown, flat tires or severe weather situations, individuals should immediately contact the Campus Police Department to obtain short-term exceptions to parking prohibitions. The Campus Police Department cannot authorize a vehicle to remain illegally parked in handicapped spaces, fire lanes, blocking traffic, etc., and reserves the right to deny an emergency parking request.