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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 (for S spots) are sold online only. Choose annual, quarterly, monthly, 10-day, or 3-day-per-week permits.

Visitor permits (for V, S, and B spots) are sold at pay stations, at a daily or hourly rate. Rates differ based on the lot location.

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.

Note:  Freshman are not granted parking permits at UC San Diego. Find other ways to commute to campus or find off-campus parking.

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Buying a parking permit

Using parking permits on campus

Finding a parking spot

Best bet parking on campus

  • Regents Parking Lot: East Campus, Lot P704; Permits required, typically ample spots available with free shuttle to/from Price Center.

Parking citations

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