University of California, Riverside

Transportation & Parking Services



Undergraduate Students


A valid parking permit must be displayed at all times on the UC Riverside campus. Undergraduate permit options are described below.

Permit Types:

Gold Commuter

Gold commuter permits are available online by logging in with your UCR NetID. Undergraduate commuter students MUST purchase their permit online.

Gold commuter permits may be purchased using Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Gold Undergraduate 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
Gold Plus Commuter

Gold Plus commuter permits are available online by logging in with your UCR NetID. Undergraduate commuter students MUST purchase their permit online.

Gold Plus commuter permits may be purchased using Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Gold Plus Undergraduate Commuter Students Gold Lots 26, 30, 32, gold striped spaces in Falkirk AND the additional lot designated on the permit $129.00/quarter $136.50/quarter

Gold Plus commuter permits are VALID:

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

Gold Plus 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 
Remote Commuter

Remote commuter permits are available online by logging in with your UCR NetID. Undergraduate commuter students MUST purchase their permit online.

Remote commuter permits may be purchased using Visa, Mastercard, Discover or by Transfer to Student Account.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Remote Undergraduate Commuter Students Designated spaces in the Gethsemane Church parking lot $37.50/quarter

Remote permits are VALID:

  • Monday-Friday 6:00 AM - 5:00 PM in designated spaces in the Gethsemane Church parking lot located at 891 Blaine Street (on the corner of Canyon Crest Drive and Blaine Street)
  • After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots on campus

Remote 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
Residence Hall

Residence Hall permits for returning students 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 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 for returning students, 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.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Night Undergraduate 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.

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 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.

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.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Rate
Medical Undergraduate Students
with appropriate documentation
Disabled, Medical, Red, Blue, Gold,
Residence Hall, Campus Apartment and 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

Additional Information: 

Temporary Permits

One day Gold temporary parking permits are available at the University Kiosk located at University Ave. and West 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.

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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