Abandoned vehicles will be affixed with a warning notice on the windshield. After three days, the unclaimed vehicle will be towed, ticketed, and stored at the owner’s expense.
To retrieve a towed vehicle, the owner of the vehicle must pick up a tow release form from the Police Department.
If a vehicle must be left on campus, notify the Police Department at 708.534.4900.
If you are involved in an accident on GSU property, call the Police Department immediately at 708.534.4900. Failure to report an accident to police authority is a criminal act.
Parking Citations and Appeals
Parking citations on campus are issued by GSU Police Department under the Illinois Vehicle Code 625.
Fines and Payments
Will County Court House
Office of the Circuit Clerk
14 W. Jefferson Street
Joliet, IL 60432
Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
For speeding, no insurance, or expired registration citations, the court location is 712 West Street, Peotone, IL 60468.
For suspended license, suspended registration plate, or driving under the influence citations, the court location is 14 West Jefferson Street, Joliet, IL 60432.
Fire Lanes and Handicapped Parking Zones
Parking is not permitted at any time in fire lanes or designated handicapped parking zones. When unloading a passenger and/or packages, a vehicle may utilize loading-zone parking spaces with hazard lights flashing for a maximum of 15 minutes. Citations will be issued for any unattended vehicles parked in these areas.
Notify the Police Department at 708.534.4900 of unloading in an unauthorized parking zone. In the event of an emergency, vehicles will be towed at the owner's expense.
Repairing of Vehicles on Campus
Performing major repairs and oil changes are prohibited. Minor repairs, such as fixing a flat tire, replacing a battery, or replacing light bulbs are permitted.
Campus speed zones that are observed and strictly enforced.
Theft and Damage
GSU does not assume responsibility for theft and/or damage to vehicles or their contents while on campus. Vehicles should be locked at all times and valuables stored out of plain view.
Rules and regulations are enforced 24 hours a day. Vehicles must be operated and parked in a manner that assures the safety of other vehicles and pedestrians. Parking is permitted in marked stalls only. The entire vehicle must be within the boundary lines of the parking space. Responsibility for finding a legal parking space rests with the vehicle operator. Snow or other severe weather conditions are not valid reasons to disobey the regulations. Also, it is unlawful (ILCS 6-304) to permit an unauthorized person to drive while on GSU property.
Liquor and Drugs
Any person who operates a vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor, narcotic drugs, prescribed medicine with restrictions, or opiates is subject to arrest.