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On-Campus Resident Parking

Summer 2022 Resident Overnight Parking Permit

Resident overnight parking permits for summer 2022 are expected to go on sale May 2, 2022. Permits will be valid from May 23 to Aug. 19, 2022 and will cost $160. Summer Resident permits will only be valid in H Zones. 

Permits will be available for purchase by appointment only. Please note our office only accepts cash, check and Cat Dollars. Students paying with Cat Dollars, please email or call our TAPS office so we can process a contactless transaction.

Please contact our office with further questions. We can be reached at 209-228-8277 or taps@ucmerced.edu.

 

Fall 2022 Resident Overnight Parking Permit

The application process for on-campus resident parking permits for fall 2022 will be available beginning April 1, 2022. Permits will be valid from Aug. 22 through Dec. 16, 2022 and will cost $200.

First-year residents who would like an overnight parking permit are required to submit an application to TAPS. Please use the link below to apply for a fall 2022 permit:

Fall 2022 UC Merced On-Campus Resident Parking Application

Please contact our office with further questions. We can be reached at 209-228-8277 or taps@ucmerced.edu.

 

General On-Campus Resident Parking Information

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.