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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Spring 2014 Parking Permits are Half Price

Spring 2014 parking permits will be Half Price starting Monday, March 17, 2014. 

General Spring 2014 permit, $169

XYZ Spring 2014, $127

Motorcycle Spring 2014, $35

Permits purchased online will need to be picked up in the Parking and Commuter Services office.

Attention Transit Riders  -  Changes to the Compass Card

New sale date:

The compass card will now be on sale the 25th of the previous month through the 15th of the current month.  This change will begin for the February pass.

February passes go on sale January 25th through February 15th.

New procedure for Lost/Stolen Compass Cards:

The user of the compass card will now be responsible for registering the card online at or by phone at 511.  The compass card must be registered in order to get a replacement if lost or stolen.

The Parking and Comuuter Services office will no longer be registering your compass card.  Go to Commuter Programs page for more information.

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. All stations can be utilized with a Blink Network access card.  Go to the Blink website for information on their two levels of plans

For guests there is a payment option for using your mobile phone. 

You must have a valid CSUSM parking permit and pay the appropriate charging fee to park in these spaces.  A pay station is located in Lot N or by the north elevator in the parking structure.

For more information please contact Parking and Commuter Services at 760-750-7500


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