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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 WayToPark, our mobile app 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.

Resident Housing Permit Information - Spring 2022 

*Current fall 2021 permit holders, DO NOT NEED TO APPLY for Spring 2022 parking.**

Housing permit applications will be available beginning December 1, 2021. These applications include freshman exception and continuing/new transfer applications. Applications must be submitted by Jan. 3, 2022. Purchasing a kiosk permit does not authorize on-campus parking during enforcement hours.

Freshman Residents - Spring 2022 

Housing incoming freshman residents are eligible for on-campus parking by applying through the parking exception application process. On-campus residents may apply for "H" Housing overnight parking if you meet one of the exception criteria. "Spring H" Housing parking permits will be valid January, 11 through May 13, 2022. Purchasing a kiosk permit does not authorize on-campus parking during enforcement hours.

Type Description Cost
H Residents* (Designated H Zones only) $200

*Available by approval only.

Commuter Students - Spring 2022 

Commuter permits can be purchased via the My UC Merced Parking Portal beginning Wednesday, January 5 and are valid January 11 through May 13, 2022

Please note, freshmen are not eligible to purchase a commuter permit to park on campus. Our office; however, provides freshman exceptions, and you must submit an application online and be approved prior to parking on campus. Carpool permits may only be purchased at the TAPS office.

Available for parking in Bellevue Lot.

Type Description Cost
Green Green Zone - Bellevue Lot $152
Green Carpool- Not available at this time Green Zone - Bellevue Lot
(2+ students driving 3 days/week)
Motorcycle Commuter Motorcycle* $132


Short-Term Medical Parking

Short-term medical parking is available. A doctor's note containing specific start and end dates is required. Students must also purchase some form of paid parking to be eligible for medical parking. Medical parking is valid in any non-specially marked space in any lot. Parking is not authorized in ADA spaces.

Please note: Refunds will not be offered for semester permits.