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Visitor Information Center

Welcome to the Visitor's Information Center! We are located at the main entrance to campus on Grand Avenue & Slack Street and staffed by members of the University Police Department.

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Hours of Operation

Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarters:
Monday—Friday 7:00am—5:00pm

Summer Quarter and Academic Breaks:
Monday—Friday 7:00am—3:30pm
Closed during weekends and holidays.

Short Term Parking Permits

The Visitor Information Center sells daily and weekly permits for general and staff/faculty. General use parking permits can also be purchased at several parking pay stations placed in the larger lots on campus.

Daily general use parking permits are $5.00

Sponsored Guests

A Sponsored Guest is defined as any individual invited to the university whose parking fee has been paid for in advance by the benefiting college or department. The college or department may purchase a Sponsored Guest permit by submitting a request to the Visitor Information Center via fax 805-756-6607 or email