Parking Services Highlights


  • Most parking permits are available online.
  • The South Campus Park & Ride Lot is half price at $4 a day (or $96 per semester).
  • The single-day maximum rate for evenings (after 5:30 p.m.) and weekends has been reduced to $5


  • Automated Permit Pay-Stations are available in all 3 garages and Lot 4.
  • Pay-Stations accept coins, $1, $5, $10 bills and Visa/MasterCard.

Transportation Programs

  • Parking Services provides funding to help subsidize:
    • Vanpool program
    • DASH Shuttle
    • Highway 17 Express monthly passes
    • VTA EcoPasses

Traffic Congestion Relief

  • Complimentary parking is provided at the South Campus Park & Ride Lot during the first week of each semester to reduce traffic congestion at the main campus.
  • SJSU employees and on-campus residents will always find parking available in the South Garage — a portion of the roof is reserved for their use.
  • The South Garage exit ramp is reversed from 7:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. during the first 2 weeks of each semester to allow traffic to enter from E. San Salvador Street, reducing congestion on S. 7th Street.

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