Daily or Short Term Parking

Visitor/Guest Parking

Visitors or guests may park and purchase Virtual Single Day and Hourly permits through ParkMobile App or self-service Permit Paystations.  We recommend downloading the ParkMobile app before arriving at SJSU for faster and move convenient visitor parking payments.  

Self-service permit paystations are located at the following locations:


  • North Garage (65 S 10th St, San Jose, CA 95192), 1st Floor by elevators.
  • South Garage (377 S 7th St, San Jose, CA 95192), Section 3A, Section 4H, or 1st Floor exterior.
  • West Garage (450 S 4th St, San Jose, CA 95192), section 1A and Section 3C.


  • new South Campus Garage (10th and Alma Streets), 1st Floor by elevators
  • Park & Ride Lot (7th and Humboldt Streets), middle of the lot

Visitor/guest virtual parking permit is valid in any General parking space not designated for any other use (such as Employee parking).  Paystations accept Visa/MasterCard and coins, $1, $5 bills (Exact change only. Paystations do not give out change.  NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN FOR OVERPAYMENT). See Parking Maps.

Visitor Parking Permit Prices

Permit Description Permit Prices
Per Half-Hour
(Maximum daily rate of $8)
Evenings after 5:30 pm (Monday - Friday) $5.00/day
All Day (Weekends & Holidays) $5.00/day
Overnight (South Garage only; permits expire at 7:00 am the following day) $10.00/night
Event Parking Event Rate

*** Event attendees must pay event parking rate.