University of California, Riverside

Transportation & Parking Services



Visitor Parking


Welcome to the University of California, Riverside. All vehicles parked on the campus are required to display a valid parking permit at all times. Time limits are strictly enforced.

Daily parking permits are available at the Campus Kiosk, located on University Avenue entrance and West Campus Drive, and at the Canyon Crest Kiosk, located on Martin Luther King Blvd. and Canyon Crest Drive. Daily and hourly permits are available from Pay-by-Space and Pay-and-Display dispensers located in designated parking lots. Longer term visitor parking permits may be purchased online or at the Parking Services office located at 683 Linden St.

Kiosk Permits

Daily parking permits are available at the Campus Kiosk, located on University Avenue entrance and West Campus Drive, and at the Canyon Crest Kiosk, located on Martin Luther King Blvd. and Canyon Crest Drive.

Permit Type Parking Area Payment Method Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Gold Gold Lots 26, 30 and 32 Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover

$7.00/day

$8.00/day

Night After 4:00 PM Monday-Friday and all day on weekends in all non-reserved spaces in Red, Blue and Gold permit lots Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover $5.50/day $6.00/day
Campus Tour Campus Tour reservation required. Park in lot designated on permit. Cash, Check, Visa, Mastercard, Discover $8.00/day $8.00/day 

Permit Dispensers

Permit options vary by parking area as described below.

Pay-by-Space permits are valid only for the specified numbered parking space purchased.
Pay-and-Display permits must be displayed on the driver's side of the dashboard.         

Dispenser Location / Parking Area Nearby Destinations Permit Type Payment Method Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017 Availability
Lot 4 The Barn;
Bell Tower;
Highlander Union Building (HUB);
Humanities and Social Sciences;
Sproul Hall
Pay-by-Space Visa,  Discover $2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Lot 6 Anderson Hall;
The Barn;
Chapman Hall; Psychology;
Rivera Library;
School of Business Administration;
University Theatre
Pay-by-Space Visa,  Discover $9.00/day $10.00/day M-F before 4 PM, upper section of lot
$5.50/day $6.00/day M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, upper section of lot
$2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Lot 10  Botanic Gardens;
Chemical Sciences;
Orbach Science Library; School of Medicine
Pay-by-Space  Visa,  Discover $2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Lot 13

Chemical Sciences;
Orbach Science Library;
Lothian Residence Hall

Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $9.00/day $10.00/day M-F before 4 PM
$5.50/day $6.00/day M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Lot 14  Lothian Residence Hall Pay-by-Space Visa,  Discover $2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Lot 20 EH&S;
Glen Mor Apartments;
Pentland Hills Residence Hall;
Risk Management;
Transportation and Parking Services
Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $11.00/day $12.00/day M-F before 4 PM
$5.50/day $6.00/day M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends
$2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Lot 23  Aberdeen & Inverness Residence Hall;
Fleet Services;
Pentland Hills Residence Hall;
Physical Plant;
Transportation and Parking Services
Pay-and-Display   Visa,  Discover $9.00/day


$10.00/day M-F before 4 PM
$5.50/day
$14.50/2 day

$6.00/day
$16.00/2 day
M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends
Lot 24 Alumni & Visitor Center; Athletics;
Campus Store; Engineering;
Housing Administration;
Material Sciences
Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $9.00/day $10.00/day M-F before 4 PM
$5.50/day $6.00/day M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends
$2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour

$1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Lot 26 Baseball field;
Riverside Sports Complex
Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $7.00/day $8.00/day M-F before 4 PM
$5.50/day $6.00/day M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Lot 30 The Barn;
Humanities 400;
Olmsted Hall;
Rivera Library;
University Theatre
 
Pay-and-Display Visa, Discover $7.00/day $8.00/day M-F before 4 PM
$5.50/day $6.00/day M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends
Lot 32 Overflow for Lot 30 Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $7.00/day $8.00/day M-F before 4 PM
$5.50/day $6.00/day M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends
Lot B
(Palm Desert)
University Building B Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $5.00/day $6.00/day Daily
A&I Horseshoe  Aberdeen & Inverness Residence Hall;
Student Recreation Center
Pay-by-Space Visa, Discover $2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Big Springs Structure Glen Mor Apartments Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Botanic Gardens Botanic Gardens Pay-and-Display Cash,
Visa,  Discover
$1.00/hour $1.50/hour Daily before 6 PM, 2 hour maximum
Campus Kiosk   Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover

$5.50/night or weekend permit
$7.00/gold permit
$9.00/blue permit

$6.00/night or weekend permit
$8.00/gold permit
$10.00/blue permit

Dispenser available when kiosk is closed
Canyon Crest Family Housing Canyon Crest Housing Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $7.00/day

$8.00/day M-F before 4 PM. Resident identification code required to purchase.
$5.50/day $6.00/day M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends. Resident identification code required to purchase.
$2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum. Resident identification code required to purchase.
$1.25/hour

$1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum. Resident identification code required to purchase.
Canyon Crest Kiosk   Pay-and-Display Visa,  Discover $5.50/night or weekend permit
$7.00/gold permit
$9.00/blue permit
$6.00/night or weekend permit
$8.00/gold permit
$10.00/blue permit
Dispenser available when kiosk is closed
Extension Center Extension Center;
Highlander Hall;
Human Resources
Pay-and-Display Cash $0.25/15 min., 2 hour maximum
$5.00/day
$0.25/15 min., 2 hour maximum
$5.00/day
Daily 8 AM - 10 PM
Falkirk  Falkirk Apartments Pay-by-Space Visa,  Discover $2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Oban  Oban Apartments Pay-by-Space Visa,  Discover $2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum
Pentland Way  Glen Mor Apartments; Pentland Hills Residence Hall Pay-by-Space Visa, Discover $2.50/hour $3.00/hour M-F before 4 PM, 2 hour maximum
$1.25/hour $1.50/hour M-F after 4 PM and all day on weekends, 2 hour maximum

Longer Term Visitor Permits

If you require a longer term visitor parking permit, you may purchase one online or at the Parking Services office located at 683 Linden St..

Permit Types:

Gold Commuter

Quarterly and annual Gold commuter permits are available online by creating a visitor account. Gold commuter permits are also available at the Parking Services office.

Gold commuter permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Gold Visitors 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
Night

Quarterly and annual Night permits are available online by creating a visitor account.  Night permits are also available at the Parking Services office.

Permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover.

Where and When to Park

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

Permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Current Rate Rate Effective 8/1/2017
Motorcycle Visitors 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
Multi-Day or Monthly

Multi-Day or Monthly permits are available at the Parking Services office.

Permits may be purchased using cash, check, Visa, Mastercard or Discover.

Where and When to Park

Permit Type Eligibility Parking Area Rate
Multi-Day/Monthly Visitors Varies Varies

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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