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Faculty & Staff Parking

For Cal Poly State, ASI & CPC Employees.

Faculty and Staff permits are made available to Cal Poly's employees, and enable them to park in specially designated staff lots. Please review the campus parking Rules & Regulations prior to parking or purchasing a permit.

Finding a parking permit option that best fits your commute is easy using your parking account. Daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual parking permits are available online for purchase any time of day at your union rate (if applicable). You can purchase permits online and update your vehicle information using your parking account

Permits sold in parking lots at pay stations, parking meters or by ParkMobile do not offer staff rates. Parking permits are required for parking on campus during all academic breaks.

Employee parking permits for Spring 2024 go on sale March 25, 2024. Spring Quarter permits will be valid beginning April 1, 2024 through June 17, 2024. Winter 2024 quarter parking permits will expire March 31, 2024.

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Staff / Faculty Lots

Parking Rates

The following rates will be in effect 5/1/24 - 6/30/24.

Type Non-represented / MPP Units 2, 5, 7 & 9 Units 1, 6, 8 & 11 Unit 3 Unit 4 ASI & CPC Management ASI & CPC Staff
Daily $5.33 $2.86 $5.76 $5.41 $5.41 $5.33 $2.86
Weekly $26.63 $6.85 $17.27 $16.22 $16.22 $26.63 $6.85
Monthly $53.25 $20.54 $20.72 $16.86 $18.39 $53.24 $20.54
Quarter $159.75 $61.62 $62.16 $50.61 $55.16 $159.75 $61.62
Academic Annual N/A $205.40 N/A $151.84 $165.47 N/A $205.40
Annual - 12 Month $639.00 $246.48 $248.64 $202.46 $220.63 $639.00 $246.48

The following rates are historical rates from 9/1/22 - 4/30/24.

Type Non-represented / MPP Units 2, 5, 7 & 9 Units 1, 6, 8, 10, 12 Unit 3 Unit 4 ASI & CPC Management ASI & CPC Staff
Daily $5.13 $2.58 $5.20 $5.15 $5.15 $5.13 $2.58
Weekly $25.63 $6.18 $15.60 $15.45 $15.45 $25.63 $6.18
Monthly $51.25 $18.54 $18.72 $16.06 $17.51 $51.24 $18.54
Quarter $153.75 $55.62 $56.16 $48.20 $52.53 $153.75 $55.62
Academic Annual N/A $185.40 N/A $144.61 $157.59 N/A $185.40
Annual - 12 Month $615.00 $222.48 $224.64 $192.82 $210.12 $615.00 $222.48

*Effective September 1, 2022.

Payroll Deducted Parking


Employees of ASI and CPC can enroll or cancel payroll deducted parking with your respective Human Resource department.

Eligible state employees are able to enroll, change, or cancel payroll deduction status through the Cal Poly portal. Access the link by navigating to the “Personal Info” tab and access the link under “My Job Tasks”.

Portal Payroll Deduction


State Staff and Faculty: For state faculty and staff who want to cancel their permit paid for by payroll deduction, please complete the form under the Personal info tab in your Cal Poly Portal, scroll down to the “My Job Tasks” section , you will see the update link to cancel your payroll deduction and deactivate your parking permit. Cancellation requests must be submitted by the 3rd of the month in order for cancellation to take effect in current month.

CPC and ASI staff: CPC and ASI staff should contact their respective Human Resources departments to cancel payroll deduction and deactivate their parking permits.

Staff Parking Information

Prior to purchasing a staff parking permit, please review the following information:

  • Other commute options are available here.
  • Campus parking rules and regulations prior to parking on campus: Cal Poly Parking Rules & Regulations.
  • Eligible employees may elect to have permit fees deducted from their paycheck. To start or stop this deduction click on the “Personal Info” tab on your Portal. Under “My Job Tasks” the option of “Enroll in Parking Permit Payroll Deduction” will be available if you are eligible to utilize this option.
  • Cal Poly works with its neighbors to reduce traffic flow and parking in nearby off-campus neighborhoods. We are all expected to help Cal Poly be a good neighbor. In addition, most surrounding streets and neighborhoods require a city parking permit or have limited time zones. Permits are only available to the property owner or authorized recipient who currently reside within the residential district boundaries.
  • Paid permits are authorized for vehicle license plates linked to permit.
  • Permits are not transferable and cannot be resold.

If you still have questions regarding on-campus parking, please call the Transportation and Parking Services office during business hours at 805-756-6654. Questions may also be emailed to