Campus Police and Parking

Parking Fine Payments, Penalties and Appeals

Payment of Fines

Please have your citation or license plate number with you when paying.

  • Fines may be paid in person with cash, check or credit card at Police & Parking Services in Aspen Hall, or at the Cashiers' window, 140 Berndt Hall.  The cashiers can also accept funds from your Skycard account for payment of citations.
  • A check or money order may be mailed to the address on the citation. PLEASE DO NOT MAIL CASH!
  • Internet payments may be made at . There is a $3.00 transaction fee, and multiple citations may be paid per transaction.
  • Payment of fines must be made within 14 days from the citation date or the fine will double.


  • Fines not paid within 14 days from the issue date will DOUBLE
  • Vehicles with three (3) or more outstanding parking violations may be immobilized and/or towed
  • Fines may be added to your student account and billed through the Controller's Office. This may create a financial hold on your account which will prevent you from registering or receiving a transcript. Fines added to accounts must be paid at the Cashier's window. Delinquent accounts may be handled through an outside collections agency. Contact the Controller's Office for more information, 247-7361.

Parking Citation Appeal Process

  • Appeals must be filed within 10 business days of the citation date.
  • An independent parking appeal committee meets periodically throughout the school year.  This volunteer committee is comprised of a faculty member, a staff member, and a student.
  • The decision made by the Fort Lewis College Parking Appeal Committee is final.
  • Appeals must be written on an appeals form and submitted to the Fort Lewis College Police/Parking Services. Forms are available at Police & Parking Services in Aspen Hall.  You may print or view the appeal form here.
  • Forgetfulness, parking for only a short time, failure to display parking permit, not seeing a sign and/or a lost ticket are unacceptable grounds for appeal. Any appeal submitted on these grounds will automatically be denied.

Please click here for general information about parking rules and regulations.