Applications

Student Permit Applications

 

UC Merced On-Campus Resident Application

Due: Sunday, December 31, 2017

Resident parking permits (H permits) are available to continuing and new transfer students that live on-campus on a first-come, first-served basis.  All other permit types (including kiosk permits) are not available for purchase by Residents.  Transfer students must have their transcripts posted with UC Merced Registrar to be eligible for a parking permit. Those granted an H permit are only authorized to park at Merced College within the UC Merced Remote Lot. There will be no on-campus parking for residents within the fall 2017 semester.

Incoming freshman residents are not eligible for on-campus parking; even with the purchase of a kiosk permit. However, a limited number of spaces have been allotted to accommodate freshman residents on an exception basis. You may apply for an "H" permit if you meet one of the below exceptions:

  • Health (Medical Exception) - A medical condition, disability, or frequent and urgent visits to an off-campus health care provider that cannot be accessed through Cat Tracks. You will need to submit a letter from your health care provider on his/her office stationary detailing your diagnosis. All information provided will be kept confidential.

  • Employment - Off-campus employment. Along with your resident parking application you will need to submit your most recent pay stub and a written explanation of how your employment relates to your education. In addition, you will need to submit your most recent pay stub by the 10th day of each month as proof of your continued employment.

  • Military - Meeting your military service requirements. You will need to submit a letter from your commanding officer on unit stationary with your 1) full unit designation 2) drill location and 3) a drill schedule that reflects your required attendance.

  • Extreme Circumstances - Any other urgent transportation need. Having a car for convenience does not qualify for this exception. Please provide official supporting documentation.

Click here to apply for a Housing permit starting Friday, December 1, 2017.

 

Freshman Commuter Parking Petition

Due: Sunday, December 31, 2017

Freshman commuters are not eligible to purchase on-campus parking permits (including kiosk permits), however, a petition may be filed for those that meet the following criteria:

  • Health (Medical Exception) - A medical condition, disability, or frequent and urgent visits to an off-campus health care provider that cannot be accessed through Cat Tracks. You will need to submit a letter from your health care provider on his/her office stationary detailing your diagnosis. All information provided will be kept confidential.

  • Employment - Off-campus employment. Along with your resident parking application you will need to submit your most recent pay stub and a written explanation of how your employment relates to your education. In addition, you will need to submit your most recent pay stub by the 10th day of each month as proof of your continued employment.

  • Military - Meeting your military service requirements. You will need to submit a letter from your commanding officer on unit stationary with your 1) full unit designation 2) drill location and 3) a drill schedule that reflects your required attendance.

  • Extreme Circumstances - Any other urgent transportation need. Those that live in areas that are not serviced by Cat Tracks and/or live outside of Merced may also use this exception. Having a car for convenience does not qualify for this exception. Please provide official supporting documentation; such as proof of address.

  •  Proof of address may include:

    • A lease with the Name, Address, and Validity Date

    • A Bill (PG&E, Water, Sewage, Garbage, Internet, or Cable)

    • Please call 209. 228. 8277 or email taps@ucmerced.edu for further questions

Click here to apply for a student commuter or student carpool permit starting Friday, December 1, 2017.

 

Student Carpool Permit Requirements

  • Student carpools must have two or more currently registered students attending UC Merced.

  • Carpool members must ride together at least three days per week (Monday through Friday)

  • Each member must be present with their school and/or work schedules when the permit is purchased.

  • The primary driver must approve each member participating in the carpool.

  • The primary driver will be issued the parking decal. Each additional rider that has a vehicle registered with the carpool will have access to 6 occasional one-time use only permits. These permits are nontransferable and are for use on days when carpooling to campus is not feasible.

Click here to apply for a student commuter or student carpool permit starting Friday, December 1, 2017.

Want to recruit new carpool members? Click here to use our free online Ridematching Services.