Student Parking

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Student day and overnight permits are available for purchase through the Transportation Portal for eligible students. First-year, on-campus residents will not be permitted to bring a car their first year of study at SDSU. More information is available on the First-Year On-Campus Resident Parking Policy website.

Students Living in On-Campus Residential Communities

Parking & Transportation Services does not manage residential parking for Aztec Shops properties, M@College or The Essential. More information for Aztec Shops parking can be found at https://eva.aztecshops.com/reservedparking/. If you are living at M@College, you may email Trent Martin at [email protected] for more information. 

Student Day Permit

  • Student day permits are only valid between 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
  • "S" parking stalls are unmarked if the area does not have other permissions present. 
  • Students may not park in spaces marked as Faculty/Staff (F/S) unless it is after hours.
  • Students may not park in spaces marked for Service/Vendor (S/V), Special Permit (SP), Electric Vehicles (EV), or Disabled Person (DP) unless accompanied by a special permit, DMV placard/plate or are actively charging in an EV space located in student parking.
  • Student day permits are invalid in PayByPhone only locations: P6B and P10.
  • Students may not share the same permit on another student's vehicle.
  • P1, Levels 3-5
  • P2A (3:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. only)
  • P2B
  • P2C
  • P3
  • P4
  • P7
  • P12, Levels 3-8
  • P15
  • P16
  • P17
  • P17A
  • P17B
  • Students may park in any F/S location on campus during the following times:
    • Monday - Friday, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m.
    • Saturday & Sunday, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m.
  • Students are not authorized to park in F/S locations overnight.
Permit Period Fee
Day $7
Weekly Day $15
Monthly Day $40
Fall 2023 Day (Valid August 15 - December 31) $174
Spring 2024 Day (Valid January 1 - May 18) $174

Student Overnight Permit

  • Student overnight permits are valid 24 hours.
  • "S" and "N" parking stalls are unmarked if the area does not have other permissions present. 
  • Students may not park in spaces marked as Faculty/Staff (F/S) unless it is after hours.
  • Students may not park in spaces marked for Service/Vendor (S/V), Special Permit (SP), Electric Vehicles (EV), or Disabled Person (DP) unless accompanied by a special permit, DMV placard/plate or are actively charging in an EV space located in student parking.
  • Student overnight permits are invalid in PayByPhone only locations: P6B, P8 and P10.
  • Students may not share the same permit on another student's vehicle.

Students with an overnight permit can park in any authorized locations stated under the student day permit between the hours of 6:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m. In addition, student overnight permit holders can park in the following locations 24 hours:

  • P3
  • P4
  • P7
  • P12, Levels 3-8
  • P17
  • P17A
  • P17B
  • Students may park in any F/S location on campus  during the following times:
    • Monday - Friday, between the hours of 6:30 p.m. and 1:00 a.m.
    • Saturday & Sunday, between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 1:00 a.m.
  • Students are not authorized to park in F/S locations overnight.
Permit Period Fee
Weekly Overnight $23
Monthly Overnight $60
Fall 2023 Overnight (Valid August 15 - December 31) $276
Spring 2024 Overnight (Valid January 1 - May 18) $276

Motorcycle (M) Permit

  • M Permits are valid in any "M" motorcycle stall, 24/7
  • P1
  • P2
  • P2B
  • P3
  • P4
  • P6
  • P7
  • P12
  • P14
  • P15
  • P17A
Permit Period Fee
Fall 2023 (Valid August 15 - December 31) $37
Spring 2024 (Valid January 1 - May 18) $37

Students who purchase a semester vehicle permit can obtain a free motorcyle permit through the Transportation Portal. 

Fee Proration & Refund Schedule

Permit costs will be prorated per the University's proration schedule.

The amount of the refund is rounded down to the nearest dollar. Refunds will not be approved for amounts of $5 or less. The schedule of refunds refers to calendar days, commencing on the date of the term when instruction begins. 

Please note: Your refund credit will first be applied to any outstanding debt with the university.

SPRING 2024 Parking Fee Schedule
Purchase Date Student Day Student Overnight Motorcyle (M)
Dec. 15 - Feb. 15 174.00 276.00 37.00
Feb. 16 - Mar. 17 130.50 207.00 27.75
Mar. 18 - Apr. 16 87.00 138.00 18.50
Apr. 17 - Apr. 19 43.50 69.00 9.25
SPRING 2024 Parking Refund Schedule
Refund Date Student Day Student Overnight Motorcyle (M)
Jan. 2 - Jan. 21 174.00 276.00 37.00
Jan. 22 - Feb. 4 130.50 207.00 27.75
Feb. 5 - Feb. 25 87.00 138.00 18.50
Feb. 26 - Mar. 24 43.50 69.00 9.25
Mar. 25 - No More Refunds

Parking Waiver

Setion 42201 of Title 5, California Code of Regulations, provides for the waiver of campus parking fees for students with disabilities who have been issued a DMV placard or license plate, and who meet low income requirements. For further information regarding eligibility, contact the Student Disability Services.