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On-campus Residents

UC Merced On-Campus Resident Application

Opens 11/18/19    Due: 1/20/20

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 spring 2020 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.