Receiving and Paying a Citation:

The registered vehicle owner is ultimately responsible for a parking citation (including lost, stolen or damaged citations) whether or not the owner was operating the vehicle at the time the citation was issued.

Citations are delivered by placing them on a vehicle, by email (for registered vehicles), and/or by postal mail. Citations must be paid within 14 days of the issuance of the citation. Payments should be made online at Fines not paid or appealed within 14 days will result in a HOLD placed on a student account, or a possible wage garnishment for KSU employees.

All unpaid citations are subject to collections and/or University policies. Citations for vehicles not found in the KSU Parking Database shall be traced through the appropriate state's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV)or Department of Drivers Services (DDS). Owner's addresses will be obtained for collection purposes. Any corresponding fees associated with tracing vehicles will be passed along to the respective vehicle owner.



Appealing a Citation:

All appeals must be made through and received within 14 days of citation issuance.  Appeals made by email, phone, or in person will not be accepted.  If a citation is appealed within 14 days, any associated fines will be frozen until the appeal is adjudicated.  Fines will not transfer to Banner, nor will they come due during this period of review. Citations older than 14 days cannot be appealed.

Appeal Approved: The associated citation will be voided and any associated fines will be reduced to $0.

Appeal Denied: The associated citation stands, and the initial fine remains the responsibility of the registered vehicle owner.

Parking Registration Hold:

After 14 days an unpaid citation will be transferred to a student's University Account and must be paid at the Bursar’s Office or online through Owl Express for the registration hold to be removed.  Citations may be viewed throught the KSU Parking Portal.  Any questions regarding a parking hold should be emailed to


Vehicle Booting:
Upon receipt of the third unpaid citation, vehicles are subject to being booted and/or towed at the owner’s expense. All outstanding KSU citations must be paid in order to remove a vehicle boot.  All outstanding citations must be paid online at before a vehicle may be released.  Boot removals are available during 8 AM - 5 PM, Monday-Friday.  Please contact KSU Parking & Transportation for a boot removal request.


Vehicle Towing:
Towing may occur if a vehicle is illegally parked in a dedicated parking space, or impeding traffic and is considered a hazard by the Department of Public Safety. The university tow fee is $60 (non-refundable). The tow fee does not cover towing costs or impoundment fees associated with the tow truck company. In the occurrence that your vehicle is towed, you may contact the towing company and pay the fine to have your vehicle released from the impound lot.

Kennesaw Wrecker
2615 South Main Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Marietta Wrecker
950 Allgood Rd NE
Marietta, GA 30062