Purchase Parking Permit Online (Student) 

General parking permits are available for purchase online, or in the Parking and Commuter Services office located in the University Police Building.  Summer 2015 permits purchased online will need to be picked up at the Parking and Commuter Services Office.   Fall 2015 permits purchased online before 08/16/15 will be mailed to the address on file with the university.  Permits purchased after 08/16/15 must be picked up at the Parking and Commuter Services office.

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Now accepting VISA online.

Log onto my.csusm.edu

Click student center on left side

Click Make a Payment in the center of the screen

Click Parking Permits and then select parking permit you wish to purchase.


Academic Year Permit  $643.00
Fall/Spring Semester $338.00
X, Y, and Z $254.00



Full Summer Session $225.00
Session I or II $120.00
X, Y, and Z $147.00
Motorcycle $70.00

*Refund for parking permit only; will not include convenience fee.



Since November 1, 2002 credit card payments have been processed by Smart Pay, a service owned and operated by Informed Decisions, Corp. (IDC)By partnering with IDC we are now able to accept, MasterCard, Discover, American Express, Visa, and Electronic checks.  A convenience fee of 2.75%  will be added to your credit card payment and collected by IDC. You will leave the Cal State San Marcos web services to use the IDC Smart Pay system. You will need to log in again using your campus SMART web ID and PIN.  Your data will be kept private and only used by Cal State San Marcos and the service provider, IDC.