University of California, Riverside

Transportation & Parking Services



Faculty/Staff/Graduate Students


A valid parking permit must be displayed at all times on the UC Riverside campus. Faculty, Staff and Graduate Student permit options are described below.

Permit Types:

Red Commuter

Red commuter permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office.  Red commuter permits are lot specific and sold based on lot availability. Waiting lists are maintained for high demand lots. You may add/remove yourself from waiting lists via our Parking Account Center by logging in with your NetID.

Red commuter permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account. Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Red Faculty, Staff and Graduate Commuter Students In the Red lot designated on the permit

$11.00/day
$32.00/week
$64.00/month
$180.00/quarter

$12.00/day
$34.50/week
$69.00/month $192.00/quarter

Red commuter permits are VALID:

  • In the Red lot designated on the permit
  • In Gold Lots 26, 30, 32 and gold striped spaces in Falkirk
  • For up to 2 hours in non-reserved spaces of other Red or Blue lots one time per day
  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots

Red commuter permits are NOT VALID:

  • In Residence Hall, Campus Apartment or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
  • In any specially marked stalls
Blue Commuter

Blue commuter permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office.  Blue commuter permits are lot specific and sold based on lot availability. Waiting lists are maintained for high demand lots. You may add/remove yourself from waiting lists via our Parking Account Center by logging in with your NetID.

Blue commuter permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account.  Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Blue Faculty, Staff and Graduate Commuter Students In the Blue lot designated on the permit $9.00/day
$23.50/week
$47.00/month
$129.00/quarter
$10.00/day
$25.25/week
$50.50/month
$136.50/quarter

Blue commuter permits are VALID:

  • In the Blue lot designated on the permit
  • In Gold Lots 26, 30, 32 and gold striped spaces in Falkirk
  • For up to 2 hours in non-reserved spaces of other Blue lots one time per day
  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots

Blue commuter permits are NOT VALID:

  • In Residence Hall, Campus Apartment or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
  • In any specially marked stalls
Gold Commuter

Gold commuter permits are available online by logging in with your UCR NetID or at the Parking Services office.

Gold commuter permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account.  Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Gold Faculty, Staff and Graduate Commuter Students Gold Lots 26, 30, 32 and gold striped spaces in Falkirk

$7.00/day
$20.00/week
$40.00/month
$105.00/quarter

$8.00/day
$21.00/week
$42.00/month $111.00/quarter

Gold commuter permits are VALID:

  • In Gold Lots 26, 30, 32 and gold striped spaces in Falkirk
  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots

Gold commuter permits are NOT VALID:

  • In Residence Hall, Campus Apartment or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
  • In any specially marked stalls
Carpool

Carpool permit holders must first enroll and be pre-approved to participate in the Carpool Program prior to a Carpool permit being issued.

All carpool participants will be responsible for a portion of the permit costs.

Carpool permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account. Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Red Carpool Faculty, Staff and Graduate Commuter Students In the Red lot designated on the permit Two person carpool: $180.00/person/year

Three person carpool: $120.00/person/year

Two person carpool: $192.00/person/year

Three person carpool: $128.00/person/year

Blue Carpool Faculty, Staff and Graduate Commuter Students In the Blue lot designated on the permit

Two person carpool: $129.00/person/year
Three person carpool: $86.00/person/year

Two person carpool:
$136.50/person/year
Three person carpool: $91.00/person/year

Red carpool permits are VALID:

  • In reserved carpool spaces or any non-reserved space in the Red lot designated on the permit
  • In Gold Lots 26, 30, 32 and gold striped spaces in Falkirk
  • For up to 2 hours in non-reserved spaces of other Red or Blue lots one time per day
  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots

Blue carpool permits are VALID:

  • In reserved carpool spaces or any non-reserved space in the Blue lot designated on the permit
  • In Gold Lots 26, 30, 32 and gold striped spaces in Falkirk
  • For up to 2 hours in non-reserved spaces of other Blue lots one time per day
  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots

All Carpool permits are NOT VALID:

  • In Residence Hall, Campus Apartment or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
Executive

Executive permits are available for purchase at the Parking Services office by UCR employees in job titles classified at a level equivalent to or above Associate Dean/Associate Vice Chancellor. Eligibility is determined by the Director of Transportation and Parking Services.

Executive permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover. Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Executive (X) Faculty and Staff at a level equivalent to or above Associate Dean/Associate Vice Chancellor In all Red, Blue, and Gold spaces $94.00/month $101.00/month

Executive permits are VALID:

  • In all Red, Blue, and Gold spaces

Executive permits are NOT VALID:

  • In Residence Hall, Campus Apartment or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
Residence Hall

Residence Hall permits are available online approximately 3 weeks prior to Move-In day by logging in with your UCR NetID.  After this time, permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office based on availability. Residence Hall parking permits are available on a first come, first served basis.

Residence Hall permits may be purchased by Transfer to Student Account.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Housing Aberdeen-Inverness, Lothian,
and Pentland Hills residents
Lots 21, 22,
Big Springs Parking Structure
$56.00/month
$504.00/academic year/billed quarterly
$64.00/month
$576.00/academic year/billed quarterly

Housing permit types are VALID:

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the parking area designated for your residence hall permit type
  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots

Housing permit types are NOT VALID:

  • In Campus Apartment or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
  • In any specially marked stalls
Campus Apartments

Campus Apartment permits, excluding Stonehaven, are available online approximately 3 weeks prior to Check-In day by logging in with your UCR NetID. After this time, Campus Apartment permits, excluding Stonehaven, may be purchased at the Parking Services office.

Campus Apartment permits, excluding Stonehaven, may be purchased by Transfer to Student Account.

Stonehaven permits are available for purchase via the Stonehaven housing website. Stonehaven permits may be purchased using check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover or American Express.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Housing Glen Mor residents Lots 21, 22,
Big Springs Parking Structure
$56.00/month
$504.00/academic year/billed quarterly
$672.00/year/billed quarterly
$64.00/month
$576.00/academic year/billed quarterly
$768.00/year/billed quarterly
Campus Apartments Bannockburn, Oban,
Falkirk and University Plaza residents
Bannockburn, Oban,
Falkirk and University Plaza lots
$56.00/month
$504.00/academic year/billed quarterly
$672.00/year/billed quarterly
$64.00/month
$576.00/academic year/billed quarterly
$768.00/year/billed quarterly
Stonehaven Stonehaven residents Stonehaven lot $560.00/(Sept-June)
$672.00/year
$640.00/(Sept-June)
$768.00/year

Housing, Campus Apartment and Stonehaven permit types are VALID:

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the parking area designated for your permit type
  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots

Housing permit types are NOT VALID:

  • In Campus Apartment or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
  • In any specially marked stalls

Campus Apartment and Stonehaven permit types are NOT VALID:

  • In Residence Hall or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
  • In any specially marked stalls
Family Housing

Family Housing permits are available online in May by logging in with your UCR NetID. After this time, permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office.

Family Housing permits may be purchased by Transfer to Student Account.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Rate
Family Housing Canyon Crest Family Housing residents Canyon Crest $26.00/year

Family Housing permits are VALID:

  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in the parking area designated for your permit type

Family Housing permits are NOT VALID:

  • In other campus lots at any time
Night

Night permits are available online by logging in with your UCR NetID.

Night permits may be purchased using Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account.  Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Night Faculty, Staff, Graduate Commuter Students and Canyon Crest Family Housing residents After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved
spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots
$5.50/day
$7.00/week
$12.00/month
$36.00/quarter
$144.00/year
$6.00/day
$8.00/week
$12.50/month
$37.50/quarter
$150.00/year

Night permits are VALID:

  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots

Night permits are NOT VALID:

  • In Residence Hall, Campus Apartment or Family Housing lots
  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
  • In any specially marked stalls
Motorcycle

Motorcycle permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office.

Motorcycle permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account.  Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Motorcycle Anyone Motorcycle spaces $19.00/month
$57.00/quarter
$228.00/year
$20.00/month
$60.00/quarter
$240.00/year

Motorcycle permits are VALID:

  • In designated motorcycle spaces only

Motorcycle permits are NOT VALID:

  • In Pay-by-Space stalls
  • In Disabled or Medical stalls
  • In Service stalls
  • In any specially marked stalls
Medical

Medical permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office. Medical permits are available to faculty, staff and graduate students who have been issued a Disabled Person Parking Placard or license plate from the Department of Motor Vehicles. Please bring your placard and identification to the Parking Services office to purchase a Medical permit.

Faculty, staff or graduate students who require temporary access to disabled parking but do not have a Disabled Person Parking placard may also apply for a campus Medical permit by providing a letter from their physician stating the need for a medical parking permit and the duration of time the permit will be required.

Medical permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account.  Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Rate
Medical Faculty, Staff or Graduate Students with appropriate documentation Disabled, Medical, Red, Blue, Gold, Residence Hall, Campus Apartment or Family Housing spaces Varies

Medical permits are VALID:

  • In Disabled, Medical, Red, Blue, Gold, Residence Hall, Campus Apartment and Family Housing spaces

Medical permits are NOT VALID:

  • In Pay-by-Space or Reserved stalls
  • In University Village disabled spaces
Intellicenter

Intellicenter commuter permits may be purchased at the Parking Services office or from the Intellicenter building manager.  The Intellicenter is located at 14350 Meridian Parkway, Riverside, CA 92518.

Intellicenter permits are available to those employees whose assigned work location, according to university records, is at the Intellicenter. If the employee's assigned work location is changed to the main UCR campus, the Intellicenter permit must be returned to Parking Services.

Intellicenter commuter permits may be purchased using a personal check.  Qualified employees may also pay permit fees via monthly payroll deduction.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Intellicenter General Staff In the Intellicenter Lot and in Lot 13 Blue

$10.00/month

$120.00/year

$10.00/month

$120.00/year
Intellicenter Blue, “B” sticker Staff In the Intellicenter Lot and in any Blue lot on the main UCR campus $43.00/month $45.50/month
Intellicenter Red, “R” sticker Staff In the Intellicenter Lot and in any Red lot on the main UCR campus $60.00/month $64.00/month

Intellicenter General commuter permits are VALID:

  • In the Intellicenter Lot
  • In Lot 13 Blue on the main UCR campus

Intellicenter Blue commuter permits are VALID:

  • In the Intellicenter Lot
  • In Blue lots on the main UCR campus

Intellicenter Red commuter permits are VALID:

  • In the Intellicenter Lot
  • In Red lots on the main UCR campus

Additional Information:

Temporary Permits

One-day Gold temporary parking permits are available at the University Kiosk located at University Ave. and W. Campus Dr. (in front of Lot 1) or at the Parking Services office. Multiple-day temporary permits are available at the Parking Services office. Identification will be required. Temporary permits are limited to seven one-day permits per academic year.

Payroll Deduction

Payroll deductions for parking fees are deducted in arrears. This means that each deduction pays for the previous month. Parking fees are deducted on a pre-tax basis.

Qualifications

You must be in the payroll system with an appointment of 50% or greater (no fellowships, grants, or without salary appointments). Your appointment must be for a minimum of one year.  Undergraduate students are not eligible for payroll deduction.

Cancellation

You are responsible to pay the monthly fee on your parking permit until it is returned to Parking Services.

Emeritus/Retiree

For those faculty or staff who are retired and continuing services without compensation, Parking Services offers a free parking permit for use in any Gold parking lot or parking permits in Red and Blue lots for half price, based on availability.

Retiree permits are non-transferrable and restricted to retirees only.

Alternative Transportation

The goal of Alternative Transportation is to reduce the total number of single occupant vehicle trips made to campus by faculty, staff and students. This goal supports California clean-air mandates and reduces campus and community congestion.

A variety of programs and services are available to UCR faculty, staff, and students. For program details visit our Alternative Transportation web pages.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

Transportation & Parking Services
683 Linden Street
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Tel: (951) 827-8277
Fax: (951) 827-2178
E-mail: parking@ucr.edu

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