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                College traffic/parking regulations are under the jurisdiction of the college administration. Regulations apply to all members of the college community.
 Maximum speed limit on campus is 15 miles per hour.
 Faculty, and staff members who operate motor vehicles on campus must register their vehicles with the
Public Safety Office and display a decal in accordance with current regulations. Registration is free of charge. Employees
must register their vehicles in the Personnel Office. Decals remain in effect for five years from the semester of issue.
 Stop signs, pavement arrows, right-turn-only signs, and other traffic control devices must be observed and complied with.
Vehicles must stop at marked crosswalks to yield to pedestrian traffic within the crosswalks.
 Persons driving on campus must follow directions given by Public Safety officers and furnish student or other identification
when requested.
 Vehicles may be parked only in those spaces designated for their particular type of sticker.
 Students may park in any marked parking space except those marked Employee, Disability, Maintenance, No Parking, or
with a yellow or red curb.
 Faculty and staff may park in any marked space including those marked Employee but not in those marked Disability, No
Parking, Maintenance, or with a red or yellow curb.
 Persons having a Disability sticker on their vehicle may use any marked space on campus. Vehicles having a Disability
permit may not park on red curbs.
 No vehicle other than an emergency vehicle may be parked along red curbs or in striped areas. These are fire hazard and
safety zones, and violators may be towed without warning.
 No vehicle may be parked in driveways where signs indicate No Parking or in a place not specifically marked for parking.
 Visitors may use visitor parking or any student parking space on a temporary basis.
 Backing into angled parking places is not permitted.
 Skateboards, bicycles, roller skates, rollerblades, and other similar devices shall not be ridden on the interior of the campus.
Vehicles parked on campus for longer than 72 hours will be towed at the owner’s expense.
Firearms, explosives, knives, or instruments that can be considered dangerous weapons are prohibited on campus. Only certified police officers are permitted to carry firearms on campus. All persons desiring to bring firearms to campus for class- room demonstrations or any other academic reason are required to obtain permission first from the Public Safety Director and bring them to the Public Safety Office for examination prior to the demonstration.
Lost and Found is located in the Public Safety Office. Lost and found items and inquiries should be directed to this of- fice.
Minor vehicle assistance such as dead batteries is rendered to motorists with disabled cars.
Proper identification may be requested by authorized public safety personnel, should the need arise. Students failing or refusing to identify themselves properly will be:
 Asked to leave the campus (if conduct or behavior warrants such action)
 Reported to the Dean of Student Affairs
Securing personal property, including motor vehicles, bicycles, mopeds, and motorcycles, is the student’s responsibility. MCC assumes no responsibility for damage to a motor vehicle or any loss while vehicles are parked or operated on or near the campus. Motorcycles and mopeds can be parked only on crossbars. Bicycles must be parked in existing bike racks only. Mo- peds, bicycles, and/or motorcycles that are found chained or affixed to trees, buildings, or light posts are subject to removal. They will be secured in the Public Safety Office. Owners will be responsible for the cost of the lock or chain cut.
Security escorts are provided to and from parking lots when requested.
Smoking is not allowed on campus. In order to promote a healthy learning and work environment, the Chancellor has directed that the Maricopa County Community College District serve as a total smoke-free and tobacco-free environment, effec- tive July 1, 2012. Smoking (including the use of “e-cigs”) and all uses of tobacco shall be prohibited from all District owned and leased property and facilities. Continued violations by and employee or student shall be handled through the respective con- duct procedures established for employees and students.
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