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Parking Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Question About Parking on SDSU Campus

Where is the Parking Services Office?

The Parking Services Office is located at 1601 Stadium Dr.

Where do I purchase a parking permit?

You can only purchase a parking permit by accessing your Online Parking Account.

When does parking enforcement begin?

Parking enforcement is year round. Reserved, Commuter, Paved Remote, and Gravel parking lots will be monitored for decals and violations Monday through Friday, 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. Resident Hall lots (SE, NW1, NW2, NW3, and FH) will be enforced Sunday through Saturday at all hours.

How do I appeal a parking citation?

Citation appeals can be submitted online by accessing your Online Parking Account. Appeals must be submitted within 10 days of issuance.

How do I pay a parking citation?

You can pay a citation online by accessing your Online Parking Account or at the Parking Services Office. Don't have an online parking account? Pay now. 

I don’t have a parking decal. What times can I park on campus without receiving a ticket?

Between 4 p.m. and 2 a.m., Monday through Friday, Reserved, Commuter, Paved Remote, and Gravel parking lots will not be enforced for parking permits. All Reserved, Commuter, and Paved Remote lots are closed between 2 a.m. and 5 a.m throughout the year.

I have a commuter parking permit. Can I park in the residential hall parking lots?

If you have a commuter parking permit, you can only park in a Commuter, Paved Remote, or Gravel lots between 5 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday thru Friday. 

I have a residential hall parking permit. Can I park in the commuter lots?

If you own either a NW or SE permit you cannot park in Commuter lots between 5 a.m. and 4 p.m. during the week. NW and SE permits are only authorized for their appropriate lots, Paved Remote, or Gravel lots.

If I can’t find a parking spot in my designated lot, what should I do?

If you cannot find a parking space in your designated lot, contact the Parking Services Office at 605.688.PARK (7275) to see where you should park. Have your vehicle license number, make, and model on hand.

 

Who is eligible to buy a permit for a reserved lot?

Faculty, staff, and students who live off campus are authorized to purchase parking permit in the Reserved lots.