Violations

Violators of Valparaiso University parking and traffic regulations will be fined according to the following schedule. More than one violation may be cited and more than one fine assessed per ticket.

To calculate the total charge, add the appropriate violation fee to the fine.

Violation fee + fine = total charge

Violation fees

First violation in an academic year $10.00
Second violation in an academic year   $15.00
Third violation in an academic year   $25.00
Forth violation in an academic year   $35.00
Fifth and each succeeding violation in an academic year  

$45.00


Fines

Driving or parking on grass   violation + $25.00
Unregistered vehicle
*$50 fine will be waived if registration is paid within 7 business days
  violation + $50.00 + $125.00
Falsification on registration form   violation + $25.00 + $125.00
Unauthorized transfer of registration   violation + $25.00
Parking in zone restricted to disabled   violation + $50.00
Parking in fire lane/zone   violation + $50.00
Reckless driving or driving left of center   violation + $50.00
Disregarding stop sign   violation + $25.00
Seat Belt violation   violation + $15.00

A sixth violation in an academic year may result in revocation of campus vehicle registration, impoundment of the vehicle and loss of campus driving privileges


Speeding

  • 1-10 mph over--violation plus fine $15.00
  • 11-20 mph over--violation plus fine $25.00
  • 21 mph or more over--violation plus fine $40.00

Vehicle Impoundment

Vehicles on Valparaiso University campus may be impounded for violation of campus and state regulations including but not limited to:

  • Driving or parking on grass
  • Non-registration or a vehicle for which registration has been revoked
  • Parking in a fire lane/zone
  • Parking in zone restricted to the disabled
  • Obstructing traffic and/or creating a safety hazard
  • Vehicle abandonment
  • Excessive fines