Valid CSUSM parking permit must be properly displayed at all times.
Parking enforcement hours:
7 days a week/24 hours a day
Parking and Commuter Services CLOSED Friday, May 17
Parking and Commuter Services will be closed on Commencement day, Friday, May 17 and will reopen at 8:00am on Monday, May 20. UPD will be open but will not be able to assist with any parking related business. The main doors to the station will be locked. For assistance, use the emergency phone at the entrance to the building and a dispatcher will be able to assist you.
Parking requests should be submitted and permits picked up prior to the office closure.
Parking Lot Closures for Commencement
Parking lots B, C, X, Y and Z will be closed for general parking on Thursday, May 16 in preparation for Commencement ceremonies. These lots will be reserved for Commencement parking on Friday, May 17 & 18, Faculty and Staff should enter campus via Campus Way or La Moree and plan to park in Lots E or F. Graduates have been instructed to park in Parking Structure 1. To view the campus map, visit www.csusm.edu/parking/images/map.pdf.
Expected Commencement Traffic Congestion: May 17-18
Traffic congestion and backups are anticipated Friday and Saturday on surrounding campus streets, especially along South Twin Oaks Valley Road, the 78 Freeway, Barham Drive, and Craven Road. University Police will be directing traffic flow. Motorists should expect traffic delays; graduates, families and friends are advised to plan accordingly to arrive on time.
Increased bicyclist traffic is also expected around the campus on Friday, May 17, as part of the regional Bike to Work Day.
Attention Bike Riders!
Bikes left in the racks for more than 72 hours after May 17, 2013 will be considered abandoned. Abandoned bikes will be tagged and then removed in accordance with the Campus Bike Policy. Parking and Commuter Services (PACS) has the summer bike locker storage program if you are interested in storing your bike over the summer. Your bike must be registered and the locker fee of $15 paid at the Parking Office before May 15, 2013 to use this service.
Contact PACS for more information on this program or for any other questions about the bike program.
Summer and Fall 2013 parking permits go on sale Monday, May 6!
Purchase your permit online at my.csusm.edu.
To avoid online convenience fee, purchase permit via electronic check. A 2.9% processing fee still applies to online payments made by credit card.
Summer permits purchased online will need to be picked up at Parking and Commuter Sercvices located in the University Poilice Building.
Fall permits purchased online before August 11 will be mailed to the address the University has on file. Permits purchased after August 11, will need to picked up at the Parking and Commuter Services Office.
Permits may also be purchased at the Parking and Commuter Services Office, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 5:00pm. Cash, Check or Debit accepted when purchasing permits at the Parking and Commuter Services office.
LOT P Closure
Lot P will be closed for construction begining June 1, 2013.
Electric vehicle charging stations are now installed!
Electric vehicle charging stations are located on the 1st floor of the parking structure next to the main entrance. There is also a disabled access charging station located next to north side elevator. Currently, all stations can be utilized with a Blink Network access card. Go to the Blink website for information on their two levels of plans www.blinknetwork.com.
For guests there is a payment option for using your mobile phone. The two stations closest to the Lot N entrance have this option as does the station closet to the main entrance.
You must have a valid campus parking permit and pay the appropriate charging fee to park in these spaces.
For more information please contact Parking and Commuter Services at 760-750-7500
GREAT NEWS FOR TRANSIT RIDERS!
A monthly discounted SPRINTER/BREEZE college pass is available through the Parking and Commmuter Services office only.
Go to Commuter Programs Page for more information
Find Cougar Carpool Matches with RideMatcher
Welcome back Cougars! This semester save money on parking and gas by carpooling to campus. Cal State San Marcos has teamed up with SANDAG's iCommute program to bring RideMatcher to CSUSM. RideMatcher is a new online tool to help find fellow student carpoolers in their area with similar class schedules.
Go to Commuter Programs Page for more information
PARKING LOT CLOSED EVERY WEDNESDAY (LOWER LOT B)
Every Wednesday from 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm, CSUSM hosts the San Marcos Farmer's Market, sponsored by Event and Conference Services, in Parking Lot B. At the market, you'll find fresh, locally grown, healthful produce including fruit, vegetables, eggs, and honey. You will enjoy demonstrations, music, artisanal breads and prepared foods, tastings, and more. The market is certified by the state meaning that the produce is being sold by the grower, is grown in California, and meets all California quality standards. Stop by to check it out.
Please note: In support of this community event the west half of Parking Lot B (lower lot B) will be closed every Wednesday for the Farmer's Market. As an alternative, we recommend parking in Lot s X, Y or Z which can be accessed from Twin Oaks Valley Road.
- Pay Citation Online
- Citation Appeal Form
- Live Scan Information
- Suggestion/ Comment Form
- Visitor/Guest Request Form
- Faculty/Staff Parking Permit Prices
- Student Parking Permit Prices
- Purchase Parking Permit Online (Student)
- Parking Rules and Regulations
- Parking Map(pdf)