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Employee

A person who works at the university with a faculty/staff appointment on a full-time, part-time, temporary, or on-call basis as this employment is the individual's primary purpose on campus.

Student

Anyone, other than an employee, who is registered at or attends the university on either a part-time or full-time basis during the school year.

Visitor/Guest

Visitors/Guests are persons other than students, employees and vendors/contractors who occasionally visit SDSU for scholarly work, pleasure, conference, or business.

Motor Vehicle

Any mechanically or electronically operated device that transports persons or property used on any University controlled property or street.

Motorcycle

A motorcycle is every motor vehicle with an engine size 50 CCs or greater, having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, and is designed to travel on not more than three wheels in contact with the ground.

Moped/Motor Scooter

A moped/motor scooter is a vehicle with an engine size 50 CCs or less that is designed to travel on not more than two wheels in contact with the ground.

All-Terrain Vehicle

An ATV is an open vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider and is designed to travel on a minimum of four wheels in contact with the ground. All ATVs are required to park in regular parking stalls and display a parking permit. Any ATV parked in designated motorcycle/moped parking will be issued a citation.

Owner/Operator

The owner is the person under whose name a vehicle is registered to the Parking Services Office or is registered as the owner under law, and is responsible for any fees that may occur. The person who is operating the motor vehicle is classified as the operator.

Parking Stall

A legal parking stall consists of the area within painted lines on the street and/or lot, designating a single parking area.

Parked Vehicle

Any vehicle without a driver present and/or unattended is considered a parked vehicle.

Parking Citation Warning

A warning can be issued to a person for violating any of the parking regulations. Warnings give notice that a violation was committed and do not result in a fine. Warning notices are given at the discretion of the officer.