University of California, Riverside

Transportation & Parking Services



FAQ - Visitors & Guests


Do the kiosks accept debit or credit cards?

Yes, the kiosks accept cash, checks, Visa, Mastercard and Discover. There is also an after hours permit dispenser located at the main campus kiosk that accepts Visa and Discover. 

Where are the kiosks located and how do I get there?

The University Kiosk is located at the University Avenue entrance on W. Campus Drive.
From the 60/215 freeways, exit at University Ave and head east on University Ave. Make a right on W. Campus Dr. The University Kiosk will be on the right, before you reach the first stop sign.

The Martin Luther King Kiosk is located at the Martin Luther King Blvd. entrance on Canyon Crest Drive.
From the 60/215 freeways, exit at Martin Luther King Blvd. and head west on Martin Luther King Blvd.  Make a right on Canyon Crest Drive.  The Martin Luther King Kiosk will be on the right.

What are the kiosk hours?

During the academic quarters, our University Kiosk hours are Monday - Saturday, 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM; and Sunday, CLOSED and our Martin Luther King Kiosk hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 AM - 2:30 PM; and Saturday - Sunday, CLOSED.

During the summer, our University Kiosk hours are Monday - Saturday, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM; and Sunday, CLOSED.  Our Martin Luther King Kiosk is closed during the summer.

Hours vary from time-to-time during academic breaks and holidays.  It's always a good idea to check in advance by calling Parking Services at 951-827-1294. Kiosk Information is also available on our web page under Visitor & Guest Services.

I need to park on campus for only 15 minutes.  Where can I find short term parking?

Hourly Pay-by-Space parking is located through-out the campus. Attendants at the campus kiosk can direct you to a Pay-by-Space lot best suited for your visit.  Lot locations for short-term parking are referenced in our Visitor & Guest Services web pages.  You can also pin point these lot locations on our campus map.

Is parking free on the weekends?

No.  Parking permits are required and parking regulations are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays. For more information, please review the campus Parking Rules and Regulations.

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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