department menu

Student Parking Prices

Student Permit Prices

All walk-in sales for student permits are cash or check only.

Automobile Permit Prices


Academic Year Permit (Fall & Spring)

 $643.00 academic year

Semester Permit


Semester (Fall or Spring)

 $338.00 semester

Discounted X,Y, and Z Permit Only (No Overnight Parking)

 $254.00 semester

Summer Sessions


Full Summer Session - REDUCED

 $225.00 full session $180.00

Discounted X,Y, and Z Permit Only (No Overnight Parking) - REDUCED

 $147.00 full session $135.00

Motorcycle Permit Cost


Semester (Fall, Spring, & Summer)  

 $70.00 semester


 Daily Rates (Yellow or Blue Pay Stations)
 Permit Machines accept 1's, 5's, and quarters, and Debit/Credit Cards
 Permit Machines are located in parking lots B,C,F,K,N,Z and Parking Structure 1
          All Day permit ............$9.00
          4 hour permit..............$6.00
          2 hour permit..............$4.00


Purchase your parking time electronically through the PayByPhone app. Or access PayByPhone via the CSUSM app - "MOVE".

Register online ahead of time to save time and elect to receive a text or email to extend your parking time if needed.

 Parking Meters 

Parking meters accept quarters, nickels, and dimes.
Parking meters are located in parking lots C and E.

Parking Meters .........$1.50 per half hour

Parking Map