Permits are required Mondays through Fridays from 7:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m. This includes in between semesters.
The following parking areas are enforced 24 hours daily:

  • Red Curbs/Fire Lanes
  • 15-minute time zones
  • Service/Maintenance stalls
  • White and yellow curbs
  • Disabled permit parking stalls

No. The hourly parking area is enforced during the same hours/days of the week/ and year that parking permits are required. Students are welcome to use the hourly spaces, but the rates must be paid during enforcement hours.

It is common for students to temporarily change vehicles and, as a result, forget their parking permit. If this happens, you simply stop by one of the Daily Permit Machines and purchase a day permit. Metered parking is also available.

Purchase of a parking permit allows you to park on campus on a first-come-first-serve basis.

No. Parking permits are your personal property just like books, calculators, etc. To replace a permit you will have to go to the University Police Department and fill out a lost or stolen permit form and pay a $10 fee for a lost/stolen parking permit.

If the permit machine doesn't print out your permit or is not working, call our office immediately at (209) 667-3114 to notify us. If a permit is not dispensed, we will provide you with a permit once verified.

If you are not a dorm resident and must leave your vehicle parked overnight for Stanislaus State business on weekends in a lot other than the dorm parking lot, call our office at (209) 667-3114 right away to notify us. If your vehicle will be parked overnight during weekdays you must have a valid Stanislaus State permit or purchase an extended daily permit (anywhere from two to five days) from any permit machine on campus.

If you have a motorcycle permit you must park in motorcycle parking. If you have a regular permit you can register your motorcycle at the University Police Department which allows you to park your motorcycle in regular parking stalls.

Parking tickets which are not paid within 21 days from the date of issue or 14 days from the date of the reminder notice will be subject to increased penalties, including placement of hold against the vehicle registration at the Department of Motor Vehicles.

Parking citations must be appealed within 21 days from the date of issue or 14 days from the date of the reminder notice. If you do not appeal within the set time frames you lose your right to dispute the citation.

Vehicles may be towed or impounded if any of (but not limited to) the following conditions exist:

  1. The vehicle has accumulated a total of five (5) unpaid citations.
  2. The vehicle is illegally parked and/or appears to be abandoned or left unattended.
  3. The vehicle registration is expired in excess of six months.

Updated: November 29, 2023