We would like to remind everyone that a valid parking permit is required at all times while parked on campus. Parking is enforced 7 days a week/24 hours a day.
Parking Services provides helpful forms regarding Employee Payroll Deduction sign-up/cancelation, employee commuter benefit application, permit refund request, event parking permit request, sidewalk permit application, and more.
Beat the line - Purchase your SJSU commencement parking permits online!
For graduates and guests planning to attend a commencement ceremony, we strongly recommend that you purchase your parking permits in advance of commencement day. Save 60% compare to day-of rate.
Commencement prepay virtual parking permits are $4. Day-of parking rate is $10. Spaces are limited for each parking garage.
Please note: You may only park in the garage that you select when you purchase your parking permit. Due to high traffic impact, please consider parking in the North Garage (10th & San Fernando) or the West Garage (4th & San Salvador). Please give yourself enough time to find parking and to arrive early to your ceremony.
News and Announcements
- No shuttle service during finals and end of year. Shuttle service will stop after Tuesday, December 6, 2022. Shuttle service will resume on Wednesday, January 25, 2023 (the first day of instruction for Spring Semester). Please park on main campus. South Campus semester virtual parking permits are valid in the general parking areas on main campus during final weeks. A valid parking permit is always required.
- Most 2022 Annual, Academic, and Fall Semester parking permits are available for purchase
starting July 15, 2022, through the Parking Online Services website.
Please note: The South Campus fall semester virtual permits are valid at the new South Campus Garage (located at 10th and Alma Streets) and Park & Ride Lot. The South Campus fall semester virtual permits are also valid in general spaces of the main campus parking garages from 4:30 p.m. - 11:59 p.m. Monday - Thursday, and 7 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. Friday through Sunday. The South Campus permits are not valid for overnight parking. For additional permit information, visit Parking Permit page.
- Starting June 1, 2022, only Semester and Academic overnight permits will be offered and available to students living on campus. Please plan accordingly.
- New South Campus Parking garage at S. 10th Street and Alma Street is open for public
use. There are 2 entrances; one on S. 10th Street and another on Alma Street. The
garage is open from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. everyday. A valid SJSU parking permit
is required at all times. Pay via ParkMobile app (Zone 9033) or Permit Pay-Stations available on 1st floor by elevators.
Parking General Information
We are here to help students, faculty, staff and visitors park in a safe and clean environment. We maintain 7,500 parking spaces to help our campus function safely and efficiently, and provide other crucial services for the community.
We know that the SJSU community has diverse needs when it comes to parking. That's why we offer a variety of parking permit types at various locations that can last anywhere from a single day to a semester.
Make sure you stay up to date on all our regulations, which are enforced 24-hours a day, 7 days a week, every day, including holidays. It's also important to note that if you don't follow our regulations, you could be subject to a citation or fine.
Not sure where you can park on campus? Check out our printable parking maps, where you can find spaces for permit holders, disabled persons, short-term parking and more.
We've recently partnered with Parkmobile to provide a service that allows users to pay for and extend parking sessions using a smartphone or web app. Users also get access to wayfinding tips and customizable expiration reminders!
Have a question about where you can park, our parking permits, citations or anything parking-related? We're here to help!