Valid CSUSM parking permit must be properly displayed at all times.

Parking enforcement hours: 

7 days a week/24 hours a day

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Summer 2016 Parking Permits on Sale May 9

License plate and vehicle information is required. Purchase your permit in the Parking and Commuter Services Office or online.

Click here to purchase your permit.

Permits purchased online can be picked up in the Parking office during regular business hours.

Parking Lot L (in front of The Clarke and The Sports Center) is now open. 

Parking in this lot is limited to 2 hours per day in all unmarked spaces.  All vehicles parked in unmarked spaces in Lot L will need to display a valid CSUSM permit.  There are three marked 30 minute spaces in front of The Sports Center (permit not required in these spaces – max parking: 30 minutes).

There are also reserved spaces in Lot L – each reserved space is marked with a sign; please be mindful where you park.

Commuter News

Attention campus bike riders

Those who have a bike locker rental - the key needs to be turned in or locker renewed by Friday, May 20, 2016 at close of business, 5:00 pm.

Bikes left in bike racks after Sunday, May 22, 2016 will be tagged and removed in accordance with the Campus Bicycle Policy.


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As a member you get:

Access to Zipcars 24/7.

Discounted hourly rate for faculty, staff and students age 18 and older. Rates start at just $7.50/hour or $69/day.

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