Parking Permits

Spring 2014 permits on sale: NOW
Summer 2014 Permits on sale: May 1

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Under state law all parking on a University campus is subject to payment of a specified fee. This applies to all Staff, Faculty, Students, and Visitors. Visitors who are parked in posted time zones or who display valid visitor parking permits are excluded.

The University reserves the right to charge a fee for parking during special events on weekends and holidays.


Parking Fees Updated 1/1/2013
Parking Type Fee
General Semester
$94.00
Housing Semester
$94.00
General Summer
$63.00
Reserved Evening (See Note)
$175.00
Reserved Semester
$262.00
Reserved Summer
$157.00
Motorcycle Semester
$22.00
Motorcycle Summer
$15.00
Daily General
$5.00
Daily Reserved (See Note)
$8.00

Parking Fees

Under state law, all parking on a California State University campus is subject to payment of a specified fee. This applies to all employees, students, and visitors, except those visitors who are parked in posted time zones or who display valid visitor permits.

Students with California disabled placards who are receiving financial aid may be eligible for parking fee waivers. Please contact Financial Aid for eligibility information.

Different fees may apply to certain represented employees. Please contact Customer Services for additional information.

Three different types of parking permits are available. General permits are valid in lots E, F, G, H, J, L, M, N and O. Reserved permits are valid in all General lots and in lots A, D (closed until further notice) and on Juniper Lane.

Note

Evening reserved permits are valid in reserved parking lots between 5:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and are valid in general parking lots during all other applicable hours.
Daily reserve parking are subject to availability and may be unavailable without notice.


Refunds

Parking permits are generally non-refundable. Permits that are lost or stolen are not eligible for free or discounted replacement.

Students may be eligible for a full or partial refund under the following circumstances:

  • The permit is sold for the incorrect amount.
  • A student is disenrolled or deemed ineligible for enrollment in the term, if the University does not provide notice to the student before the first day of classes (when the delay in notification is not due to incomplete or inaccurate information provided by the student).
  • A student is activated for compulsary military service.
  • Extraordinary circumstances where the University approves a refund of student fees.

Employees may be eligible for a full or partial refund under the following circumstances:

  • Employees participating in payroll deduction who request a stop where the deduction is not stopped as requested.
  • Employees who have purchased a semester permit and separate from state service prior to ethe expiration date of the permit.

Full refunds of permits may be available if the permit is returned prior to the first day of classes. All other refunds are subject to the proration schedule. Partial-month refunds are not available.

Parking Permits

Parking permits may be purchased at Seawolf Services in Salazar Hall.

Persons who park on campus on a regular basis are strongly encouraged to purchase semester permits. Long-term (two year) parking permits may be purchased by full-time faculty and staff who participate in the payroll deduction plan. These permits will be automatically replaced before the expiration date unless a stop is specifically requested by the participating employee.

Beginning Fall 2011, adhesive parking decals will no longer be available, except for motorcycles. All permits will be a hangtag style permit. Hangtag permits must be displayed in clear view inside the windshield hanging from the rear view mirror or on the lower driver’s side dashboard. Permits must be fully visible at all times. Please remove your hanging permit before driving.

Semester Parking Permits
Term On Sale Valid Expires
Fall 2013 08/01/2013 08/01/2013 01/17/2014
Spring 2014 12/01/2013 01/01/2014 5/23/2014
Summer 2014 05/01/2014 5/1/2014 08/31/2014

Other valid CSU parking permits are honored on the SSU campus in general parking lots.

Parking permits are generally non-refundable. Prorated refunds may be available based on specific circumstances. Please visit Seawolf Services for more information.

Fraudulent use or production of parking permits is strictly enforced with minimum fines of $278.00. In addition to fines, incidents of fraudulent parking permits will be forwarded to law enforcement for administrative and/or criminal investigation.

  • PERMITS ARE NOT TRANSFERRABLE BETWEEN PARTIES
  • PERMITS MUST BE ENTIRELY VISIBLE TO BE VALID
  • DISPLAY ORIGINIAL PERMIT ONLY (NO COPIES)

Short-Term Parking Permits

Short-term parking permits are available for purchase at permit permit machines located in most parking lots or at either of the Parking Information Centers. Please refer to the campus map for exact locations. Permit machines accept cash or all major credit cards. Machines do not give change.

Short-term parking is available without a permit only in marked timed zones. Timed zones are located in many parking lots for 15, 20, 30 or 45 minutes. Timed zones are strictly enforced.

Short-term parking permits are $5.00 per day for general and $8.00 for reserved parking. Multiple day permits are available for consecutive days at the daily rate. Multiple day permits and reserved permits are available only at the Parking Information Centers. Short-term reserved passes are subject to availability at the discretion of Parking Services.

Students, faculty or staff who attend the University on a regular basis are strongly encouraged to purchase a parking decal. Persons who come to campus two times a week for a 16 week semester will spend $160.00 on daily permit fees. Additionally, parking decals save you time with parking permit machines!

If the machine does not operate properly, it is the responsibility of the purchaser to immediately contact Police & Parking Services at (707) 664-4444. The purchaser must obtain a permit at another operable permit machine or at either of the Parking Information Centers.

Temporary Disability Parking

Qualifying students, faculty, or staff with temporary or on-going disabilities who do not possess a DMV Disabled Placard may apply to receive a Temporary Disabled Parking Permit. This permit allows vehicles to park in disabled zones on campus for up to 30 days. Vehicles must also display a valid SSU parking permit.

Temporary disabled parking permits may be obtained by filling out a Temporary Disability Parking Application (doc) and information regarding the acquisition and proper use of the permit are available in the 30-Day Temporary Parking Guidelines (pdf). Medical certification may be required. Applications should be returned to Disability Services for Students. Please contact Disability Services for Students at (707) 664-2677 for additional information about this program.

The permits may not be renewed. Individuals who require longer accommodation must contact the California DMV to apply for a disabled placard.

Parking Information Centers

Parking Information Centers are located at both the north and south entrances of campus. The centers offer transit information, campus maps and parking information. Daily and weekly parking passes are also available for sale.

Please visit our Parking Information Centers web page for more information.