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General Parking Permits

CSUSM paid parking session is required at all times while parked on Campus.

Fall 2018 parking permits available to purchase now. Ensure you have your license plate and vehicle information when you make your purchase. You will not be able to complete the permit purchase without it.  Last 4 of VIN is required if vehicle has no plates.

The license plate entered when purchasing your General Parking Permit will become your Parking Permit.  No physical permit will be issued. 

Purchase Your Permit Online


  • Fall 2018 General: $338.00
    • Valid dates 08/13/2018 –01/07/2019
  • Academic Year 18/19: $643.00
    • Valid dates 08/13/2018 – 06/03/2019
  • Fall 2018 Motorcycle: $70.00
    • Valid dates 08/13/2018 - 01/07/2019
  • General Monthly Permits - valid for 30 days from the date of purchase - available online only.

Payments Accepted:

  • Cash or Check : Are the only forms of payment accepted in the Parking and Commuter Services Office. 
  • Credit or Debit card: purchase permit onlineNO CONVENIENCE FEE for permits purchased online.


For information on alternate modes of transportation, including Zipcar, please see Commuter Programs

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