VIOLATIONS AND FINES

MAXIMUM SPEED LIMIT ON UNIVERSITY CAMPUS:
10 MPH IN PARKING LOTS/ROADWAYS
15 MPH WHERE POSTED

Symbols striping and painted curbs comply with the Texas Department of Highways specifications as follows:

  • Light Blue: designates handicap parking.
  • Red: designates NO PARKING ANYTIME.
  • White: designates crosswalks, parking spaces and stop lines.
  • Yellow: designates warning, no parking, traffic lanes, and no passing zones.

Parking and Traffic Fines

Parking and traffic violations are classified as either "minor" or "major" violations. Minor violations are assessed a $20 fine, while major violations are assessed a $40 fine.
If fines are not paid within 14 days, a $10 penalty fee will be added.

Repeat offenders may be subject to having a Wheel Immobilizer Device ('Boot') placed on their vehicle. The removal of the device will include all fines associated with the driver and an additional fee will be imposed for the removal of the device itself.

Students with outstanding parking citation fees will have a hold put on their Student Account, which will make them ineligible for the following:

Validation for the upcoming semester

Clearance for graduation (for balance of $25.00 or more)
Obtaining a transcript (for balance of $25.00 or more)

You are responsible for all parking or traffic citations received while on campus.

Payments can be made by mail to Our Lady of the Lake University, C/O Campus Police Department, 411 SW 24th Street, San Antonio, Texas 78207. 

Minor parking and traffic violations include
  • Parking in the Convent
  • Exceeding time limit / Visitor or Loading Zone
  • No valid permit displayed
  • Impeding traffic
  • Improper Parking
  • Equipment Violation
  • Other violations deemed by officer 
Major Parking and Traffic Violations
  • Handicapped Parking Violation
  • Failure to Stop at a Stop Sign
  • Parking in Fire Lane
  • Speeding / Reckless driving
  • Parking in Designated Reserve Parking

Appeal process

Appeal forms can be picked up at the campus police office from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday. After hours, forms can be obtained through any officer on duty by calling 210-431-4022, on line, or picked up outside the campus police office. Appeal forms must be completely filled out and returned to our office where administration will review them in a timely manner. Appellants are allowed to submit a written appeal by fax or mail: the fax number is 210-431-4067; or mail to Our Lady of the Lake University, C/O Campus Police Department, 411 SW 24th Street, San Antonio, Texas 78207. The individual submitting the appeal form is responsible for checking its status by contacting our office at 210-431-4022, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., within 2-3 business days after submitting the appeal.

Appeals will not be accepted after the 14-day grace period beginning from the day the citation was issued.

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