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Undergraduate Student Parking Permits

Student Commuter Parking

On-Campus Resident Parking



Daily or Short-Term Parking

If you have not purchased semester parking, hourly permits are available via "Pay by Text", or kiosks located in Bellevue Lot. Student commuter parking is only available in Green Zone in Bellevue Lot.

To be eligible to purchase campus parking, students must be a sophomore, junior or senior (30 or more units). All other students will be placed on a waiting list and permits will be released as space is available.

Short-Term Medical Parking

Short-term medical parking is available. A doctor's note containing specific start and end dates is required prior to to receiving medical parking.  Providers may email notes to or can be faxed to 209-228-4731. Students must also purchase some form of paid parking to be eligible for medical parking. Medical parking is valid in any non-specially marked spaces except for Restricted parking lots. Parking is not authorized in ADA spaces.

Parking Access

UC Merced Transportation and Parking Services may temporarily close or modify any parking space or facility.
Every attempt will be made to provide adequate advance notice. Any vehicle entering a barricaded area or passing a posted notification may be cited, immobilized (booted) or towed.