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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.

Online Vehicle Registration

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 authorization.

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.


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 Student Services 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 disciplinary action.

Processing Citations

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 fines. 

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