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New!! Student Carpool Permit

December 11, 2023

New!! Student Carpool Permit available for Spring 2024!!

Permits are expected to go on sale Monday, Dec. 11, 2023. Spring semester permits will be valid from Jan. 9, 2024 - May 10, 2024 and will cost $160.
Carpool spaces will be available in Bellevue Lot - Green Zone. Carpool permits will not be available online. 


  • All members must be current UC Merced undergraduate students.

  • Carpool members must ride together at least three days per week (Monday - Friday). Members will need to provide class schedules. 

  • All carpool members must be present at the time the permit is purchased and assigned.

  • The primary driver will be issued the parking permit. Each additional rider that has a vehicle registered with the carpool will have access to one-time use only permits. These permits are non-transferable and are for use on days when carpooling to campus is not feasible. Carpoolers living within Merced County will receive 6 clean air cards and those living outside Merced County will receive 12 per semester.  

  • The one-time use clean air cards will be issued to carpoolers as needed.  Clean air cards are only valid for use with a current active carpool permit.