Appeal Information

Parking Appeals

Anyone with a valid reason may appeal a parking ticket within five (5) business days of the alleged violation online.

NOTE: Generally, the following have NOT been recognized as valid reasons for upholding citations, but not limited to:

  • Ignorance of the regulations
  • Late arrival for classes, appointments, etc.
  • Inability to find a convenient legal parking space
  • Inclement weather
  • Returning to campus late at night

Appeal Procedure 

  • Appeals must be filed online on the parking portal,, within five (5) working days of ticket receipt. (Receipt is defined as the day following the issuance of the ticket.)
  • Reviews will be considered based on the written record. (Individuals may appear before the review panel upon request.)
  • The Parking Appeal Committee may uphold or deny the original ticket.
  • The Parking Appeal Committee shall review the ticket after submission of the online appeal.
  • The Parking Appeal Committee may, at its discretion, seek clarification from all parties involved in the matter under review.
  • The findings of the Parking Committee are final and e-mailed to you.
  • There are no verbal decisions provided.
  • Any e-mail correspondence ‘returned’ will not be sent a second time. (Please make sure e-mail address is accurate upon submission).

VSU Police Department

21012 Service Road
PO Box 9405
Petersburg, VA  23806
Emergency Phone (804)524-5411
Non-Emergency Phone (804)524-5360
Fax (804) 524-5614

VSU Police Department