Speed limit:The speed limit on campus is 15 MPH. Operating at a speed above this limit is a violation of University policy and subject to a fine of $50.

Safe Operation: Vehicles are expected to be operated on campus with due regard to the safety of persons and/or property. Operation in willful or wanton disregard for safety is a violation and subject to a fine of $35.

Complying with traffic signs: Vehicles are to be operated/parked on campus in compliance with all traffic control devices/signs. Disobeying the instruction on a traffic control device is a violation of the University policy and subject to a fine of $35.

Restricted roadways: Roadways on campus may be designated by the posting of appropriate signs for one-way traffic. Operating a vehicle in the opposite direction than designated is a violation of University policy and subject to a fine of $35.

Abandoned vehicles: (non-resident students, faculty, staff) If you must leave your car overnight, please notify JCU Police Department at 216.397.1234. Parking in excess of 72 hours is a violation. The driver of any inoperable vehicle must notify JCU Police Department of the vehicle location, nature of the problem, and how long the vehicle is expected to be inoperable.

Immobilization Fees – There is no cost to have the immobilized removed the first time.  Each time after the first the price to have the immobilizer removed increases by $25.  The second time is $25, The third time is $50.

Group A – fine $50

  • Fire lane/zone
  • Handicap zone
  • Altered / Concealed Permit

Group B-fine $30

  • Faculty/Staff/Administrator restriction
  • Reserved/Restricted
  • Student with Visitor Permit
  • Improper Permit for Campus
  • Expired Student Permit

Group C-fine $20

  • Improper Display
  • No permit display
  • Non parking space
  • Blocking traffic lane
  • Expired visitor permit
  • Unreadable / Obstructed Permit
  • Outside of Marked Space
  • Other

Moving Violations

  • Stop sign – fine $35
  • One-way road – fine $35
  • Speed – fine $50
  • Reckless operation – fine $100
  • Failure to Yield to Pedestrian within Crosswalk – fine $35
  • Use of Handheld Communication Devices While Driving – fine $35
  • Other – fine $35