Freshman Vehicle Policy

Freshman Vehicle Policy

Freshmen resident students are NOT PERMITTED to bring vehicles to campus (even for a few minutes, this includes Holidays and Breaks), nor may they park in surrounding neighborhoods or the City Lot.  This policy applies to all residential freshmen.  For the purpose of this policy, a freshman student is defined as any student who graduated from high school within the past twelve months. 

Freshmen violating the policy will be fined $500 plus 10 hours of community service.  Second offense will result in an automatic referral to the Traffic Review Board and another fine of $500. Parent(s) or legal guardian of the student will be contacted by the Department of Public Safety and informed of the violation.  Enrollment may be jeopardized if this policy is intentionally violated.

A scooter, 149cc and below, may be registered with the campus if registered with the DMV (proper paperwork) and meets all the motorcycle/scooter registration requirements.  

Other allowed transportation options are listed below:

  • ZipCar (hourly or per day transportation) 
  • Car2Go (hourly or per day transportation)
  • MTS (San Diego public transit)
  • Taxi or ride-sharing services
  • Bicycle
  • Rides from friends with currently registered vehicles on campus.