Appeal Citation 

To appeal a citation issued to your vehicle, please visit Appeals must be submitted within 10 calander days of the violation in order to be considered. All formal appeals will be reviewed by our appeals board and you will be notified of the outcome via email. 


Pay Citation  

Citations can be paid online by logging into If a violation is issued to a student and is not paid or appealed within 10 days, the violation will be posted to the student's account in Cardinal Station. 

If you are unable to pay your citation online, you may also pay: 

By Mail

Transportation and Parking Services
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue, NE
Washington, D.C. 20064

In Person

  • Cash (exact change only);
  • Credit Card (Master Card or Visa)


Unresolved Parking Violations

A citation that remains unpaid after the 10-day period or after a reduced or denied appeal is considered unresolved. Transportation and Parking Services may take one or more of the following steps to achieve resolution:

  • Vehicles with three (3) or more outstanding citations may be immobilized at the owner's expense. Vehicles will not be released until those outstanding fines and fees are satisfied.
  • Individuals with three (3) or more parking citations are required to pay a minimum of all but two (2) violations prior to the issuance of a new parking permit.
  • All citations must be paid prior to an employee's last day at the University.
  • Students may be responsible for citations issued to vehicles owned by family members.
  • If a vehicle owner is unknown, Transportation and Parking Services may look up the registered owner for the purposes of collecting on outstanding parking citations.