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 Now

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.

Fall 2016 Parking Permits

Will be available for purchase online or in the Parking and Commuter Services office on August 1.

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.

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RYDITE mobile app 

Developed by fellow CSU students, RYDITE is a free college ride-sharing network mobile app. designed to connect the student body to travel together.

Whether you’re going to school, sporting events, music festivals, or looking for a ride home for the holidays. 

This real time app can help you connect with fellow campus students.   

Download the app from your phone at the app store.  Learn more at

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Need a car? Reserve a Zipcar! CSUSM has partnered with Zipcar to bring self-service, on-demand car sharing to the campus, starting this February.  To use Zipcars, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or on your phone, use your Zipcard to scan into the car, and drive away.  When you’re done return the car to the same location where you picked it up.

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.

Gas, insurance and maintenance are included for free!

Join for only $15 a year.

To learn more and get started today, visit