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Although all parking and traffic citation appeals will be considered the following grounds are typically insufficient, on their own, in order for the Appeals Committee to approve the appeal.

  • Signs are not needed to enforce all regulations
  • Lack of knowledge or understanding of the regulations
  • Legal parking space was unavailable
  • Improper display or failure to display the current parking hang-tag
  • Inclement weather
  • Late arrival for class, meeting, or appointment
  • Parking in a handicapped space without the appropriate State and/or University documentation
  • Parking in a fire lane for any length of time (no matter how brief)

Instructions for e-Appeal form:

All fields must be filled in to be considered for appeal. Improper e-Appeal forms can be rejected by the appeals committee. All appeals must be filed using this e-Appeal form. Failure to file a formal appeal within 7 (seven) days time limit shall constitute a forfeiture of all appeal privileges. You will be notified of the outcome of your appeal via e-mail of the committee's decision. You are strongly encouraged to attend the committee meetings. Notice: The decision of the appeal committee is final.
The Traffic Committee meets in the the University Police Department conference room located at 4314 Ryan Street in Lake Charles, LA.
Meetings will begin at 2:00 PM.

Fall 2015

  • August 25
  • September 29
  • October 27
  • November 17 (week before Thanksgiving break)

Spring 2016

  • January 26
  • February 23 (Mardi Gras break is February 9)
  • March 22 (Easter is March 27 and spring break is the following week)
  • April 26

Summer 2016

  • June 28