The Colorado Community College System, Lowry Campus is committed to maintaining a safe environment for all students, faculty, staff and visitors; all of whom are expected to conduct themselves in a lawful and responsible manner. For the safety and well-being of all individuals on the campus, the Colorado Community College System, Lowry Campus, has identified examples of prohibited behaviors. Failure or refusal to follow this code of conduct may result in your being asked to leave the property.
Examples of prohibited behaviors include, but are not limited to:
- Failing to comply with directives of Colorado Community College System (CCCS) Security Officers or of law enforcement officers acting within the scope of their duties while on Community College System property.
- Unauthorized entry to or use of CCCS facilities, including grounds.
- Obstructing or disrupting teaching, administration, disciplinary procedures, or other campus activities on CCCS-owned property or at any sponsored function.
- Verbal, physical, or sexual harassment or intimidation of another person including any abuse, signs or signals intended to mock or ridicule another person while on the CCCS campus. Wearing gang-related apparel or participating in gang-related activity.
- Physical or mental abuse or, detention of any person, or conduct, which intentionally or recklessly endangers the health or safety of any person on the campus.
- Theft of, damage to, defacing of community college property or the property of others on CCCS premises (includes writing, spraying, scratching or otherwise affixing graffiti).
- Obstructing or impeding pedestrian and/or vehicular traffic on CCCS property.
- Using, possessing, trafficking, selling or distributing illegal drugs, narcotics or related paraphernalia on CCCS property.
- Unauthorized possession or use of firearms or other potentially dangerous weapons, explosives, combustibles or dangerous chemicals.
- Disorderly conduct, public intoxication, lewd, threatening behavior, indecent or inappropriate conduct or expression while on CCCS property.
- Creating litter, throwing, discarding or depositing any paper, glass or other matter of any kind on the property, except in designated trash receptacles.
- Having other than authorized (e.g., assistance animals, veterinary technician program animals) animals in any building on campus and/or failing to keep in-hand/on-leash control of animals while passing through the campus.
Guidelines for Towing Vehicles
Vehicles may be towed from Lowry Campus property by the Lowry Campus Security Department for violations of Campus Parking Regulations, including:
Upon a sidewalk or crosswalk. Within an intersection. Within eight (8) feet of a hydrant. Within a posted or marked fire zone or fire lane. Is parked in a posted Handicapped “tow away” zone At any place where there are posted traffic signs prohibiting parking or standing. In any area designated as reserved for fire, police, rescue, or other emergency vehicle. In front of driveway or gateway. In any delivery or service zone, except while loading or unloading. On the roadway side of any vehicle stopped or parked at a curb (double parked). Adjacent to any building in such a manner as to obstruct the exit or entry of pedestrian or vehicular traffic. On land, lawns, or open areas not set aside for parking under these regulations. In any parking area, in such a manner that the vehicle occupies more than one stall or is not parked in a designated stall, or obstructs exits or entry by other vehicles. Any vehicle parked in one position for more than 72 hours whether operable or not (abandoned vehicle).
Procedures Prior to Towing Vehicles
Campus Security will complete the following prior to towing vehicles from campus property whenever possible:
Vehicles parked in Fire Lanes, Prohibited Zones, Reserved Spots, or Blocking another vehicle from entering or exiting a parking space.. Campus Security will give vehicles parked in the above areas a 1 hour grace period before towing; unless exigent circumstances exist that make it impractical to wait for the hour to pass, then they will be towed immediately. Any vehicle towed for the above reasons will be photographed by Campus Security prior to towing, and an Incident Report will be completed for each vehicle towed.
Vehicles that have received three or more Parking Citations. Upon citing an unauthorized vehicle for a second time, Campus Security will indicate on the parking violation that a subsequent violation may result in the vehicle being towed or the school administration will be notified of violations. Lowry Campus will attempt to identify the owner of the vehicle and notify him/her that the vehicle is subject to being towed in the event of a subsequent violation.
All costs associated with removing a vehicle from the Lowry Campus, including towing and storage charges, are the responsibility of the registered owner of the vehicle.
Lowry Campus shall not be liable for any damage claims arising out of the vehicles towed from campus property.
“Lowry Campus”=property that is owned or primarily controlled by CCCS office, formerly Lowry AFB.
“Authorized Vehicles”=vehicles belonging to, or in control of, faculty, staff, and students of Lowry Campus or, vehicles belonging to guests of faculty, staff, or students.
“Fire Lane”=areas that have been specifically marked for the purpose of assuring access by fire and emergency equipment of Campus buildings.
“Prohibited Zones”=areas that have been marked no parking, including loading zones.
“Reserved Spots”=spots that are assigned to a specific person or position; handicapped spots.
“Unauthorized Vehicles”=vehicles that are parked in spaces, lots or other areas without permission from Lowry Campus Security.
“Abandoned Vehicle”=any vehicle parked in one spot for more than 24 hours, whether operable or not.