Parking Options at Lower Columbia College
Parking is provided for students, faculty and staff on a first-come, first-served basis in the parking lots surrounding the campus.
30 minute visitor parking available in Lot G (Rose Center Lot). Visitors may park in any regular parking space on campus long enough to obtain a Visitors Parking Pass at the Entry Center in the Admissions Center.
Ride the Bus for Free!
New free transit program with River Cities Transit allows LCC students and staff with ID card to ride the bus at no cost. Peak service routes #31 and #32 stop near the campus every half hour!
Lower Columbia College is served by four bus routes, stopping near the campus 74 times every weekday, from 6:34 am to 6:34 pm.
Students are issued an official parking decal upon payment of registration fees. Students must display decal in their vehicle when parking on campus.
Faculty & Staff Parking
Staff are issued an official parking decal upon hire. Staff must display this decal in their vehicle when parking on campus.
Registered students are sent an email the first week of Fall quarter classes explaining how to sign up for a lottery drawing for a reserved parking spot in Lot A (Don Talley Lot). Students whose names are drawn from the lottery are eligible to purchase a parking spot for $25/quarter $50/year. 20 spaces are reserved for the lottery.
To use a designated handicapped parking space, a state-issued disabled parking permit must be displayed.
Parking lots are monitored. The fine for parking illegally on campus is $40. Cars will be towed if parked illegally in fire lanes, disabled parking spaces, or locations with warning signs.
Surrounding Streets - approximately 250 spaces
Includes 15th, 19th and 20th Avenues, Maple Street and Olympia Way. Parking is not permitted in the Longview Library parking lot, in driveways, or in fire lanes.
Parking Lot Descriptions
Lot A (Don Talley Lot) - 103 spaces
Accessible from 15th Avenue. Contains 76 regular, 25 reserved (20 for student lottery, 5 for staff and auto shop), and 2 disabled spaces.
Lot B (Vocational/Gym Parking Lot) - 98 spaces
Accessible from 15th Avenue. Contains 97 reserved and one disabled space.
Lot C (15th Avenue Lot) - 194 spaces
Accessible from 15th Avenue. Contains 183 regular, 5 reserved, and 6 disabled spaces.
Lot E (Rose Center Delivery Lot) - 13 spaces
Accessible from 15th Avenue. Contains 2 vendor, 9 reserved, and 2 disabled spaces
Lot F (Administration Building Lot) - 14 spaces
Accessible from 16th Avenue. Contains 14 spaces, all reserved.
Lot G (Rose Center Lot) - 21 spaces
Accessible from Maple Street. Contains 9 reserved, 5 disabled and 7 visitor spaces. 30 minute visitor parking only.
Lot H (Maple Street Lot)
Lot closed, see optional parking options (above).
Lot I (20th Avenue Lot) - 288 spaces
Accessible from 19th and 20th Avenue. Contains 255 regular, 7 reserved, 16 state vehicle, four 15-minute, and 3 disabled spaces (14 state vehicle parking spaces available during Health & Science Building construction)
Lot J (behind Myklebust Gymnasium) - 144 spaces
Accessible through Lot I. Contains 130 regular, 9 reserved, and 5 disabled spaces.
Ride the Bus for Free!
Also consider walking, biking or car pooling.
Parking and Pedestrian Safety
Request an escort to and from your vehicle
Contact Safety & Security at ext. 2911 from campus phones or 360.442.2911 from outside phones.
Parking Options During Health & Science Building Construction
Parking Lot H (Maple Street) closed. Optional parking available:
Regal Triangle Cinema parking lot - 1228 Washington Way
Approximately 30 spaces located at the Regal Triangle Theatre parking available weekdays (M-F) ONLY, from 7 am to 12 noon. See photo of this area. Please do not park in any other areas at the Triangle Shopping Center. Special thanks to Regal Triangle Cinema management staff for providing this option.
Parking Lot I (20th Avenue parking lot - behind baseball field)
14 spaces formerly reserved for state vehicles now available. See photo of this area.
Parking Lot J (behind Myklebust Gymnasium)
144 spaces constructed in Spring 2010 to accommodate loss of Maple Street Parking Lot due to construction project.