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Parking at BC3

For any questions or concerns, please contact the Campus Police Department at (724) 287-8711 ext. 8394.

Parking at BC3

Credit students must have a parking pass on their vehicle between 8:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. on main campus and all other BC3 locations. For a parking pass, visit Campus Police in the Student Success Center between 8:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday or 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Friday. Parking passes are also available at all other BC3 locations.


Handicapped students must have a state licensed handicapped placard on their vehicle. Parking is on a first come, first served basis with the exception of handicapped spaces. Vehicles will be ticketed if parked in fire lanes, sidewalks, by fire hydrants or any area marked with a yellow line or designated as an illegal space.

Shaffer Walking Trail

Any person planning to utilize the walking trail must obtain a parking permit from the Campus Police Department. Parking permits may be purchased from Campus Police Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. or Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. Permits cost $10.00 and are issued for (1) calendar year. Any vehicle parking illegally or without a parking permit is subject to a minimum fine no less than $10.00.

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BC3 Parking Information

Permits & Fees

All persons desiring to park a vehicle on the Butler County Community College Campus must register for a parking permit. Parking permits are issued by the Campus Police Department. You can download a Parking Permit Registration Form, print it, fill it out and turn it in at the Campus Police Office in the Student Success Center from 8am-6:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 8am-4pm Friday.
Students Starting BC3 in August 2014-Every student attending BC3 must obtain a permit by registering the vehicle(s), motorcycles or mopeds that he/she will be parking on campus. This permit must be displayed on rearview mirror, and will be valid for 1 academic year (ex. August 2014 to August 2015).
Students Returning to BC3 in January-Permits obtained in August 2014 are still valid and must be displayed on rearview mirror.
Students Starting BC3 in January 2015-Every student attending BC3 must obtain a permit by registering the vehicle(s), motorcycles or mopeds that he/she will be parking on campus. This permit must be displayed on rearview mirror, and will be valid for ˝ academic year (ex. January 2015-August 2015).

Before a permit is issued, the driver of a vehicle must provide a valid drivers license and vehicle registration card.

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Any person violating the traffic and parking code at Butler County Community College shall be subject to a fine of not less than $10.00 nor more than $25.00, except in reference to handicapped violations. All fine amounts must be paid within five business days.

Parking Ticket Appeal Process

If someone receives a parking ticket and feels that it was improperly given, our Department provides the opportunity for an appeal to be filed. The appeal forms are available at the Campus Police Department, located in the Student Success Center. Appeals will only be accepted if completed within (5) business days from the date the ticket was written. All appeals will then be reviewed by the Parking Authority Review Board who then passes a decision based on majority vote.

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Visitor Parking

Visitors are required to park in designated locations (see map below). The parking location and an expiration date shall be designated on the temporary permit before issued. Visitors must obtain a temporary permit from the Campus Police Department.

Contractors, repair persons, salespersons, vendors, etc. are required to register with the Campus Police Department and to obtain a special parking permit to be displayed on the inside rearview mirror with the vehicle parking in an area designated by the campus police.

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Please Note: This is general parking information only. For a complete listing of BC3 Campus parking and traffic ordinances refer to the BC3 Traffic Book (pdf).

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