COVID-19 OPERATIONAL UPDATES

Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Parking Information

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.

In an effort to support Social Distancing, Parking Services will implement the following changes:

  • Due to the recent COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak, Parking Services Lobby will be temporarily closed beginning Monday, December 14, 2020. In-person services may be available by appointment only Monday, Wednesday & Friday, between 8 am – 3:45 pm, Tuesday & Thursday, between 8 am – 11:30 am.  
  • If you have questions or to make an appointment for in-person service, please email us at parking@sjsu.edu or call us during our business hours, Mon - Fri 8 a.m. - 3:45 p.m. at 408-924-6557.
  • Park & Ride shuttle services are suspended until further notice.
  • ‘S’ Commuter virtual permits are valid at Park & Ride Lot, but there will be no shuttle service to main campus. 
  • Park & Ride 2021 Spring semester permits will not be sold.
  • If you are a housing student and need to park your car on campus, please reach out to Housing Services to see if you can park your vehicle in the Campus Village Garage.

As with previous years, parking permits will be sold online. Spring Permit sales begin on December 15, 2020! Please keep in mind that due to COVID-19 measures, all current plans for 2020-2021 are tentative and subject to change. Please check our parking website (www.sjsu.edu/parking) for the latest updates.

To provide additional support to everyone working and studying remotely but who may have a need to visit campus occasionally during the Fall, here are permit options:

Student Parking Permit Option

If you need to park more than two days a week, we recommend that you look into the following virtual parking permits online via Parking Online Services:

  • ‘S’ Commuter Virtual Spring Semester Daily Permit (valid 1/23/2021-5/31/2021)
  • ‘S’ Commuter Virtual Spring Semester 2-day per week Permit (valid 1/23/2021-5/31/2021)
  • ‘S’ Commuter Virtual Spring Semester 1-day per week Permit (valid 1/23/2021-5/31/2021)
  • ‘M’ Motorcycle Virtual Spring Semester Permit (valid 1/23/2021-5/31/2021)
  • ‘H’ Overnight Virtual Spring Semester Daily Permit (valid 1/23/2021-5/31/2021)
  • (NEW) 'SWV' Student Commuter Weekly Virtual Parking Permit valid for 7 days starting on the date selected at time of purchase
  • (NEW) 'SMV' Student Commuter Monthly Virtual Parking Permit valid for 30 days starting on the date selected at time of purchase
  • (NEW) 'HWV' Student Overnight Weekly Virtual Parking Permit valid for 7 days starting on the date selected at time of purchase
    (NEW) 'HMV' Student Overnight Monthly Virtual Parking Permit valid for 30 days starting on the date selected at time of purchase
  • For single-day parking, students can purchase daily and hourly permits through ParkMobile app or pay stations.

For permit pricing and additional permit information, please visit Student Virtual Permits webpage.

Employee Parking Permit Options

If you need to park more than two days a week, we recommend that you look into purchase the following virtual parking permits online via Parking Online Services:

  • Employee Spring Virtual permit (effective 1/23/2021 to 5/31/2021) 
  • Employee Annual Virtual permit (effective 07/01/2020 to 06/30/2021) at 10 months permit rate
  • (NEW) Daily commuter virtual permit valid on the single date selected at the time of purchase
  • (NEW) Weekly commuter virtual permit valid for 7 days starting on the date selected at the time of purchase
  • (NEW) Monthly commuter virtual permit valid for 30 days starting on the date selected at the time of purchase
  • (NEW) Weekly overnight virtual permit valid for 7 days starting on the date selected at the time of purchase
  • (NEW) Monthly overnight virtual permit valid for 30 days starting on the date selected at the time of purchase

For single-day parking, employees can also purchase Daily commuter virtual permit Online valid on the date selected at the time of purchase.

For permit pricing and additional permit information, please visit Employee Virtual Permits webpage.

Please Note: The license plate registered when purchasing your parking session will become your virtual parking permit. You can register up to three vehicles on your permit. Only one vehicle is allowed on campus at a time.  If you need to have more than one vehicle on Campus at a time, the second vehicle must be registered and paid under a separate permit or day pass.  If more than one vehicle is found on campus without the purchase of additional permit, both vehicles will be cited for Misuse of Parking Permit.

Parking Services will provide parking updates as we know more about the impact of COVID-19 on San Jose State University parking in Fall 2020.

Employee Daily/Weekly/Monthly Permits are available for purchase ONLINE


Due to COVID-19, employee daily/weekly/monthly permits are available for purchase via Parking Online Services.  
1)  The process is similar to semester/annual permits purchase online.
2)  For daily permit, you select the day that you want to park, Please note: The virtual permit is valid only for that date.
3)  For weekly permit, you select the starting date.  The virtual weekly permit will expire 7 days from the date of selection.
4)  For monthly permit, you select the starting date.  The virtual monthly permit will expire 30 days from the date of selection.