Skip to main content

System Status: 

Parking On Campus

Learn how and where to buy a student parking permit, and how parking works on campus at UC San Diego.

Student parking permits are sold online only. Find parking permit info at the bottom of these pages:

Flexible parking (hourly and daily rates) is available through the ParkMobile app.

Note:  First- and second-year students are not granted parking permits at UC San Diego. Find other ways to commute to campus or find off-campus parking.

Finding a parking spot

Parking on campus can be a challenge at UC San Diego. The Transportation Office's home page displays the latest news about street and lot closures and other parking impacts.


  • Use the campus map to find lot/permit types, pay station and valet locations, and more (use the links at left to filter and sort the map results)

Best bet parking on campus

For questions about parking and permits on campus, contact Transportation Services.