Event Services

TAPS provides Event Services to help your events run smoothly with a variety of signage, parking assistance and vehicle rentals. Refer to the table below for the services TAPS offers, as well as pricing information. Please note, all reservations must be made through eDoc by following these instructions.

Type of Service

Recharge amount*

Reservation Deadline

Daily Departmental Reserved Space
(University business ONLY)
$8/space+sign 4 p.m. previous business day
Black and White Directional Event Signage
(Non-Weatherproof)
$10/sign Two-week notice required
Color Directional Event Signage
(Non-Weatherproof)
$14/sign Two-week notice required

Black and White  Directional Event Signage
(Tyvek-Weatherproof paper)

$16/sign Two-week notice required
Color Directional Event Signage
(Tyvek-Weatherproof paper)
$20/sign Two-week notice required
Parking Ambassador/Traffic Control/Driver
(TAPS assistance for event)

$10.84/hour (per student attendant)

$35.09/hour (per staff attendant)

Two-week notice required
Electronic Permits* $8/permit 48-hour notice required
Vehicle Reservation Requests
(University business ONLY)
Pricing can be found here Check with TAPS for availability.
Reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

Golf Cart Request
(Two 6-seater carts are available)
(University business ONLY)

$65.00/day (Non-Contract & Non-Grant)     

$19.01/day (Contract & Grant**)

One-week notice required
Reserved on a first-come, first-served basis.

 

 

*Electronic permits are emailed to the requester. TAPS will conduct a permit count on the day of the event and you will be recharged based on the number of permits counted.

**The use of Contract & Grant funds requires the submittal of the Special Projects Fund Approval form.

Please note: TAPS is NOT permitted to reserve parking spaces for UC Merced employees without a business justification. A 24-hour notice is required for ALL parking cancellations. Cancellations received on the same day as the reservation will still be recharged at the daily rate.

Please submit your request through eDoc. Please call the TAPS Help Desk at (209) 228-8277 or toll free at (866) 755-8277 for information or inquiries about these Event Services.

Any comments or questions, email tapsevents@ucmerced.edu.