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Citations and Appeals

Pay or Appeal Citations

If you receive a parking ticket, you have 21 calendar days from the issue date to pay the penalty or submit a written appeal to the Office of Citation Appeals Administration (CVC 40215(a)). An appeal that is postmarked on the 21st day is acceptable.

  • After 21 days — The citation is delinquent, the penalty doubles and you lose your right to appeal.
  • After 35 days — The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) places a hold on the vehicle registration and adds $20 to the doubled penalty.

Note: A vehicle that accumulates five or more unpaid citations is subject to immediate immobilization and can be towed at the owner’s expense.

More Information

To ask a question about your citation, email

Event Services

Special Event Parking

  • Space Requests: Submit a form online.
  • Onsite Assistance: (858) 822-2624
  • Billing Questions:

Triton Transit

Planning and Alternative Transportation

To provide feedback or suggestions on walking, bicycling, scooter, transit or ridesharing programs and facilities, use the contact information below.

Motorist Assistance Program

The Motorist Assistance Program is a Parking Services program that supports stranded drivers requiring:

  • A battery jump (not available for motorcycles or hybrid/electric vehicles)
  • Low tire inflation
  • Gasoline – 1 gallon per calendar year
  • Bicycle tire inflation

This service is not available at La Jolla Del Sol apartments.

Note: Participating motorists must sign a waiver releasing the university from any liability in the event of vehicle damage.

Call for Assistance

Campus/UC San Diego Health – La Jolla

  • 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. weekdays; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. weekends: (858) 534-8108

UC San Diego Health – Hillcrest

  • 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m. weekdays; 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. weekends: (858) 534-8108
  • All other times: (619) 543-3762