Parking & Traffic
Online Vehicle Registration
To register a vehicle on campus, click on the icon to the right. You will need to know your RTC ID number, vehicle year, make, model, and license plate number prior to registering your vehicle. Be sure to register with your RTC email. Once your permit is ready, you will receive an email with instructions on where to pick up your permit.
Parking Rules & Permits
Parking rules and regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days
a week throughout the calendar year. RTC students, employees and
visitors are required to obtain parking permits for their vehicles.
Student parking permits are free of charge and are available from:
- Registration Office
- Employee parking permits can be obtained from the Campus Security
General Parking Rules
Unless cars are marked with a special permit (disabled, carpool or
visitor), students are required to park in the regular student parking
lots on weekdays. On weekends, students may also park in any
employee lot. Disclaimer: Information subject to change – please check
entrance sign at lots for current restrictions.
- Park one vehicle to a space inside a set of white lines. The rule of
thumb is: if the area does not have white lines around it, it is not a
legal parking spot–be aware that RTC does not mark all illegal zones
with red curbs and “No parking “signs.
- No one may park at any time in roadways, fire lanes, bus zones,
loading zones, service driveways, on sidewalks, and on the landscape.
- No one may park in a reserved space without the appropriate permit or
In addition to imposing fines, vehicles may be impounded due to the
following grounds but not limited to: blocking a roadway so as to impede
the flow of traffic, blocking a fire hydrant or fire lane, creating a
safety hazard, blocking another legally parked vehicle, parking in a
marked “tow away” zone and outstanding unpaid parking citations.
LIABILITY OF THE COLLEGE
The college assumes no liability for vehicles parking or traveling on
college property, nor shall it be held responsible for the loss of goods
or property from vehicles parked on college property.
The college, the Campus Security department, its officers, or
other employees or agents shall not be held liable for any damages,
claims, or losses occurring to or from vehicles or equipment when
rendering motorist assistance, impounding vehicles, or performing any
duties as described in these rules and regulations. This section also
applies to non vehicular modes of transportation.
The college provides only limited maintenance to college parking lots
during periods of inclement weather. Persons using the college parking
lots do so at their own risk. The college will not be responsible for
any liability or damage claims arising from weather or other natural
disaster-related causes or conditions.
Traffic Enforcement on Campus
Campus Security Officers patrol the campus (including Off Campus
Locations) on foot, on bicycles and in patrol vehicles. Officers may
initiate vehicle stops for violations of traffic laws, which are
applicable on all campus properties. Enforcement action may include a
disciplinary referral to the Vice-President of Students or enforcement
action including citation and arrest depending on the specific
violation, incident and totality of the circumstances.
Enforcement action is taken to enforce state traffic laws which include,
but are not limited to speeding, negligent or reckless driving, failing
to obey a traffic control device (stop sign), failing to yield to
pedestrians, and all other traffic laws. If an officer stops you, you
are required to identify yourself; failure to do so can result in school
Individuals may receive a citation for parking without a
permit, parking in an unauthorized area, blocking a roadway, speeding,
etc. If a fine is not paid, the college may delay (a student's)
registration, place a hold on transcripts or financial aid, impound the
vehicle and/or reserve the right to pursue collections on any unpaid