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Please view parking updates on a regular basis to avoid receiving a parking citation while parking on the SDSU campus. All updates and news will be featured below.


Spring Semester Parking Permits

For students and staff that would like to purchase a parking permit for the Spring semester who haven't yet, they are available NOW!!!  You can purchase a permit from your online parking account (on the menu to the right).


Scooters and Mopeds
Moped/Scooter/Motorcycle parking is prohibited from November 15 - March 1.

Between Nov. 15 - March 1, Moped/Scooter/Motorcycle parking areas are where SDSU will pile snow.

Please move your moped/scooter/motorcycle off campus.

Abandoned moped/scooter and/or moped/scooter still left on campus after dates are subject to towing or impounding


License Plate Recognition Enforcement

Starting May 1st, parking services will use license plate recognition enforcement. With this new technology, parking on campus is monitored through a camera system attached to a Parking Services vehicle that scans license plates and compares them to our virtual permit database.  Because of this, the SDSU parking regulations were amended to require parking in such a manner that a valid license plate or temporary hangtag is clearly visible from the drive lane immediately adjacent to the parking space. Failure to park so that a valid license plate is clearly visible from the drive lane may result in future citations. 


Individuals need to be certain all vehicle license plate information is correct within their online parking account.  Your online parking account allows you to register up to three vehicles, but only one vehicle per permit will be allow on campus at one time.  Incorrect information will result in citations.



Scooters and Mopeds

Scooters, mopeds and motorcycles will need to be registered and have a permit by August 1 to be able to park on campus.  Scooters will need to park in motorcycle parking areas between March and November. Motorcycle parking is closed from December through February as many of the areas are utilized for snow storage.  Mopeds and scooters found unregistered or parked anywhere other than motorcycle parking areas will be given a citation and towed at the owner’s expense.



Parking Meters on Campus

Parking Services has been approached by many customers about a lack of pick-up/drop-off locations in the core of campus, so in response to our customers we have installed 12 single-space parking meters in the interior campus lots.

Single-space parking meters are located outside of Yeager Hall, Wagner Hall, Morrill Hall and Solberg Hall/AME. These locations will help individuals who may need to visit Yeager Hall, DePuy Military Hall, Avera Health & Science Center, Wagner Hall, Morrill Hall, Communications Center, Old Horticulture and/or Solberg Hall/AME.

Meter rates are $0.75 for 30 minutes and will currently accept coin (quarters only) and credit cards. These metered stalls are open to everyone but are intended for short term parking to visit above buildings.

Any questions about the meters, please contact Parking Services at 605-688-7275.



Update of 2010 Parking Master Plan

After six months of research and collecting data/information, Joe Bilotta of JBA, Inc. gave his final recommendations for updating the Parking Master Plan. Presentation can be see at


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