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Parking Permits

TAPS' mission is to protect the parking spaces of those who pay for and properly display a valid parking permit to ensure a safe and user-friendly environment is maintained on campus. Parking citations will be issued to those who do not abide by UC Merced's parking regulations.

Parking Enforcement Hours (valid parking permits required during these hours)

Le Grand Lot and Library Lots 1 & 2

7 a.m. to 8 p.m., Monday through Friday

North Bowl Lot, Lake Lot 1 & 2, Evolution Valley Lot, and ECEC Lot

7 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday

Student Housing Lots & Specialty marked spaces

24 Hours a day, every day

Parking Permit Information



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