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Transportation & Parking Services

Along with a new name, Transportation and Parking Services has launched new initiatives and made changes to current policies for the 2017-18 academic year, including how parking permits are allocated, and where and when you can park. Check out these FAQs to learn more.


Resident Spring 2018 Gap Permit

Resident Spring Gap Permit on Sale May 21 at 10 am

To support your needs for move out, a limited number of three-week parking permits will be made available for resident students - including freshman - for the time between Memorial Day and move out.

Available to purchase online for $105 starting Monday, May 21 at 10 am, these “Spring Gap” permits will allow residents to park in the Village Drive Structure (R3) or the Canyon Circle Structure (R4) from Monday, May 28 through Friday, June 15.

We understand many of you will need a vehicle to move out of the resident halls and we want to help make the experience more convenient. Freshmen, who currently are not allowed to have cars on campus, will be able to bring their car for this time after purchasing a permit.

Spring Permit Waitlist Open

The waitlist for Spring quarter permits will be available beginning March 26, 2018. Students who are awarded permits will be notifed via email.

Spring Quarter Orange Permits On Sale 03/26

Commuter students can begin purchasing Spring Quarter Orange Permits at 10 am on Monday, March 26, 2018 on a first come, first served basis. Permits will be available to purchase online and a waitlist will be available. To add your name to the waitlist, click the button "Add/Edit Waitlists" from the Parking Portal main page.


2017 Bicycle Friendly University Award

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo is now recognized as a Bronze Level Bicycle Friendly University (BFUSM) by the League of American Bicyclists!

Cal Poly joins a cutting-edge group of 182 colleges and universities across the United States that are transforming the American landscape by providing more bicycle-friendly campuses for the benefit of students, staff, faculty, and community members.

SLO Transit Evening Services

SLO Transit Update Regarding Expanded Services

SLO Transit will be expanding the scheduled routes that service the Cal Poly campus. The 3B and 4B routes will now offer extended evening services and the 3A and 3B routes will offer increased service frequency.


Changes to the Transportation & Parking Services Department

As the campus grows, so does the demand for parking and alternate transportation methods on campus. In an effort to better serve our community and taking into consideration the true function of the parking operations here at Cal Poly, Parking Services has been rebranded as Transportation and Parking Services.

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Parking and Commuter Services Launches New, User-Friendly Website

Cal Poly’s Parking and Commuter Services department has launched a new website to better inform the campus community. The former parking website has been completely re-designed with the user in mind – providing quick, easy access to information on services, policies and events.....

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Parkmobile allows Mustangs to pay for, extend parking time by phone on campus meters

In its efforts to bring the latest in parking technology to the Cal Poly community, Parking Services now offers pay-by-phone meter parking at all campus meter locations....

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