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Visiting UC San Diego? Find out where and when you can park and how to purchase a permit.

From 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. weekdays, UCSD visitors must purchase and display a parking permit or pay a parking meter.

Please be advised that you park at your own risk. The university is not responsible for any loss or damage to vehicles and property incurred in our parking facilities.

UC San Diego is a smoke- and tobacco-free campus.

See How to Arrange Parking for Campus Visitors and Guests.

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Getting here

Your parking options

A variety of permits meet the varying needs of people parking on campus infrequently.

Patients and visitors to medical centers can choose these options:

Using your parking permit

Observe these guidelines to avoid costly tickets.

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Tell us how we're doing. If you have ideas for improving Transportation Services, please e-mail them to TellTPS@ucsd.edu.