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On-Campus Resident Parking

Fall 2021 Resident Overnight Parking Permit

Aug 19th UDPATE: Appointments to purchase overnight parking are currently being scheduled with TAPS in order of being received. Please park in the Bellevue Long Term parking zone until you have completed your purchase. You will be guided to park in the Residential  (H Zone) beginning Monday, Aug. 23rd. 

UC Merced On-Campus Resident Application - applications will be processed in order in which they are received - Waitlist

(Forms will continue being accepted. Please contact our office with further questions or to apply. You can call our office at 209-228-8277 or email us at

Permit Validity Dates: Aug. 23-Dec. 18, 2021

Resident parking permits ("H" Zone) are available for students that live on-campus on a first-come, first-serve basis.  All other permit types (including kiosk permits) are not available for purchase by residents.  However, a limited number of spaces have been allotted to accommodate resident parking 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.