Issuance Date: 12/01/1997
Issuing Office: Police/Campus Security
The UCSD regulations, Code Section 600.00, Bicycle and Skateboard Enforcement Code, was developed to help reduce the risk of accidents and to ensure a safe environment for the campus. The codes are available from the Campus Police.
Reckless or Unsafe Skating
Skateboarding and skating in a reckless, disruptive, or unsafe manner is prohibited at UCSD.
A reckless, disruptive or unsafe manner is defined as riding at excessive speed and/or performing or practicing stunts; causing noise which disrupts people; riding with undue regard for the safety of others; or riding in a manner that causes damage to UCSD property and landscaping.
Skateboards and skates must never be ridden up and down steps, stairways, access ramps, retaining walls, seat walls, benches, railings or similar architectural features. In addition, continuous skateboard riding in one location is prohibited. Furthermore, skaters cannot jump or slide on railings whether or not their skates are equipped with rail guards.
Skateboard riding and skating, even in a responsible manner, is prohibited in any campus area where signs are posted regulating such activity, including areas posted with signs prohibiting bicycles. Supplement I lists Regulations for major campus walkways and complexes.
Skateboard riding and skating is prohibited inside all campus buildings and on building decks (e.g., Mandeville Center).
Skateboard riding and skating is prohibited anywhere other than on paved surfaces.
Skateboard riding and skating is prohibited on all campus roads and parking lots.
Regulations for campus walkways for skateboards and all skate devices include, but are not limited to the following:
Both skateboard riding and skating is prohibited between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, except holidays in the following areas:
Ridgewalk between the Revelle Plaza and Peterson Hall
Paths around the old Student Center and Mandeville Center
Grove path south of the Faculty Club
University Extension Complex
Skating is prohibited between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday, except holidays, in the following areas:
Price Center Plaza
Skateboard riding is prohibited at all times in the following areas:
Price Center Plaza
Warren Mall including pathways leading to and from Warren Mall
The section of Ridge Walk from the south edge of the Social Sciences complex to the north edge of the Institute of the Americas complex
Paths, walks, and terraces at SERF building, Pacific Hall, and Sumner Auditorium
Both skateboard riding and skating is prohibited at all times in the following areas:
All campus building interiors
All building decks, including Mandeville Center and Oceanview Terrace
Geisel Library Forum
Concrete walkway south of Cognitive Science buildings
Warren College housing areas
The concrete ramp and concourse north of RIMAC