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Visitor/Guest Parking

A paid parking session is required at all times while parked on campus.

Visitors may purchase a daily or timed permit in any general parking lot utilizing our daily permit machines. All permits are available in the Parking and Commuter Services office (located in PSB 63) .  For questions, please call Parking and Commuter Services at: (760) 750-7500.

Pay Station Rates (Yellow & Blue Pay Stations)
Pay stations accept 1's, 5's, and debit/credit cards.  No Coins accepted
Pay Stations are located in parking lots B, C, F drive up, F walk up and  N.

  • 24 hour permit: $15.00
  • All Day permit:  $10.00
  • 3 hour permit:   $ 5.00

Visitors may utilize parking meters located in lots C and E.  Cost of the parking meters are $1.50 per half hour.
Visitors and guests may park in any timed zone such as 3-, 5-, 15-, and 30-minute zones.

Pay Station permits are Virtual.   License Plate number is required when purchasing your parking session from the pay stations.   No physical permit will be issued.  

Pay By Phone

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

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

Location Location Number

Lot B


Lot C 5713
Lot F 5714
Lot J 5710
Lot K 5709
Lot L 5694
Lot N 5705
Lot O 5715
PS1 5695
Lot X 5720
Lot Y 5725
Lot Z 5726