Bicycles on Campus

Policy on the Use of Bicycles, Skateboards, Roller Skates and Inline Skates On Campus

This policy is established to provide for the safety of all members of the campus community and decrease the University liability. It is issued pursuant to California Vehicle Code Section 21113, which provides for the establishment and enforcement of all vehicle traffic (including bicycle), pedestrian traffic, and parking regulations upon the grounds of the California State Universities.

Skateboards, Roller Skates, and Inline Skates

The use of skateboards, roller skates, inline skates, and scooters is prohibited upon the grounds or in the buildings of California State University, Dominguez Hills; except for authorized instructional purposes. Responsible use of this equipment will be allowed on weekends and holidays. These privileges can be individually suspended by University Police whenever other campus visitors and University property are put at risk.

Bicycles

  1. Riding of bicycles (also to include mopeds) is prohibited on all pedestrian walkways of CSUDH. Bicycles are to be walked on all University sidewalks, walkways, and within the quad areas.
  2. Bicycles may be operated on streets and bike routes but may not be operated at a speed which exceeds the University speed limit for vehicles (15 miles per hour). Designated bike routes will be clearly marked.
  3. Bicycles must obey all traffic laws pertaining to motorized vehicles.
  4. Bicycles must park in bike racks specifically designed for this purpose. Bicycles locked to trees, etc., may be impounded under the vehicle code.
  5. Bicycles are not permitted within University buildings.

Enforcement

Enforcement of this policy will be Monday through Friday. Weekend enforcement will be at the discretion of University Police for the protection of campus visitors and University property.

Questions concerning this policy may be directed to University Police at (310) 243-3639 or the Office of Risk Management at (310) 243-2995. Thank you for your cooperation in the administration of this program.