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Parking fines can be paid at the following locations: the West Campus Parking office and branch campus business offices. Online payment of fines available for Uptown campuses only. MasterCard, VISA, American Express, and Discover Card are accepted for online payments. Checks or cash may be used for payment in the Parking Office. Checks only are accepted for mail payment, do not send cash in the mail. A fee will be assessed for any check returned for non-payment.

Pay a Citation


Each violation tag must be paid or appealed within ten (10) calendar days as indicated on the violation tag. After ten (10) calendar days from the date the violation tag is issued, fine(s) must be paid, in addition to all delinquent and administrative service fees, before appeal can be heard. An administrative service fee will be assessed to all appealed violation tags as outlined in the fee schedule, which are sustained by the parking appeals board or student court. Appeals are to be submitted in writing to Parking Services on this site or in person. They are then forwarded to the Board of Parking Appeals. Undergraduate student appeals are heard by Student Court. West Campus graduate student appeals can be heard by Student Court or forwarded to the Parking Appeals Board. If the appealed violation tag is voided through the appeals process, all fines and fees paid toward that tag will be refunded. The fine will become delinquent if not paid within ten (10) calendar days from the date of the appeal notification letter.

Simple errors or omissions on a violation tag which have no direct effect on the actual circumstances surrounding the violation are not considered grounds for cancellation of the tag. All decisions rendered by the parking appeals board and/or the student court are final.

Appeal a Citation

Delinquent Policy

Parking violation fines that are not paid or appealed in writing within ten (10) calendar days from the date the tag is written will be doubled.


The failure of the university to insist upon strict compliance with any regulation in any one or more instances shall not be construed as a waiver for the future enforcement of any such regulation. All regulations remain in full force and effective twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week including holidays.

Liquor and Drugs

A person who operates a vehicle on university property while under the influence of alcohol, narcotic drugs or other substances or opiates will be subject to arrest.

Speed Limit

The speed limit on campus is 15 miles per hour. It will be strictly enforced by the UC Police Division.

Abandoned Vehicles

Any vehicle parked overnight without valid parking privileges displayed may be cited. Any vehicles remaining on university property for more than 72 hours without a valid university parking permit or decal will be considered abandoned. Abandoned vehicles may be towed and/or impounded at the owner's expense. Unclaimed abandoned vehicles may be sold at public auction 30 days after notice.


The University of Cincinnati Police and/or Parking Services may tow and/or impound vehicles.

University Operations

Vehicles may be towed for the facilitation of university operations (construction, maintenance, special events, emergency, etc.).