Coronavirus Information from Administration & Finance

Commuter Permit

Commuter permits go on sale on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning Monday, Dec. 14 at 10 a.m. Due to the lower demand experienced in fall quarter, commuter permits will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. This is a one-time, non-precedent setting sale. You can purchase Orange Lot, Rover, Evening and Motorcycle permits directly using your parking account.

All permits types will be sold for winter quarter only and are valid beginning Jan. 4, 2021. No exchanges will be granted. All dates are tentative and subject to change.

Designated Campus Parking

  • Waitlist Instructions

    Parking Waitlist

    The waitlists will be moved at a regular interval. Notification is made via parking e-mail and offered the opportunity to purchase a permit.

    Steps to add to the waitlist

    If you are eligible to add to a waitlist below are the steps to add:

    1. Login to your Cal Poly Portal
    2. Select the “Money Matters” tab
    3. Select “Online Parking Services”
    4. Select, “Cal Poly Student /Staff/Faculty Login”
    5. Select “Add/Edit Waitlists” follow the prompts, and make your selection.

    You will be notified by email once you have been awarded the right to purchase your permit.

    • Short Term Commuter & Visitor Parking Lots

      For short term commuter students:

      Daily & Weekly commuter parking is provided for students who commute to campus on a short term basis. Parking permits do not allow for overnight parking. Please review the campus parking rules and regulations prior to parking or purchasing a permit.

      Short term permits are only valid in the following lots:


      Limited Time permits are only valid in the following lots:

    • Long Term Commuter Parking Lots

      Orange Lots

      For commuter students with designated Orange Lot parking permits between the hours of 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday. All commuter permits are valid after 5:00 pm. Orange Lot Parking permits do not allow for overnight parking. Please review the campus parking rules and regulations prior to parking or purchasing a permit.

      Orange permits are only valid in the following lots:


      Rover Permits

      Rover permits are valid in Grand Ave. Structure, Orange Lots, & H1

    • Purchase a permit

      Commuter Students

      Can purchase long term parking permits.

      Online permit sales

      Visitors

      Can purchase short term parking permits at the pay station in K1 & H1. Visitors may also use the many campus parking meters or pay contactless us ParkMobile. The zone number for ParkMobile will be posted in each parking area that it is available.

    • 2020/21 Parking Rates

      Short Term

      Permit Type Commuter Permit
      1 Hour $2.00
      2 Hours $4.00
      Daily $5.00
      Weekly $25.00

      Long Term

      Permit Type Orange Lots Rover Motorcycle Evening
      (Valid after 5 p.m.)
      Quarter $150.00 $210.00 $50.00 $50.00