Who is eligible
UCSB employees and members of the community are eligible to purchase a Night
& Weekend permit.
If you visit the campus infrequently, you may find it more economical to purchase a flat-rate Night
& Weekend permit
from the dispensers located in the lots and parking structures on campus.
Please view our
Short Term Rates
When & where to park
A Night & Weekend permit allows parking on campus Monday through Friday from 5:00PM until 7:30AM the next
morning, and all day Saturday and Sunday. These are the only times for which
the permit is valid.
Parking is allowed during the above designated hours (and only during these hours) in:
The permit is not valid in lots, areas, and spaces marked “At All Times”
or where other restrictions apply — for example, reserved, metered or Coastal
Access spaces, or lots/spaces marked for vendors or “RS” permit holders.
The permit is not valid in the off-campus parking facilities operated by Housing & Residential Services.❖
- faculty and staff lots
(see Faculty & Staff Parking for the locations of lots that allow
visitor/student parking during non-business hours)
- student lots (see
Visitor & Student Parking
- time-restricted parking spaces for the time designated
How to apply
- Apply online for an annual Night & Weekend permit.
to begin the order.
Your permit will be mailed to the address listed on your application.
- Alternatively, apply in person at the Parking Services office
for an annual permit.
- Purchase a 30-day permit from a permit dispenser on campus.
Thirty-day Night & Weekend permits go on sale at 4:45PM on weekdays.
They are sold at all hours on Saturday and Sunday.
When to renew
Annual permits expire on June 30. Thirty-day permits expire at the end of thirty days.
A 30-day permit purchased on October 1, for example, expires on October 30 and is invalid on October 31.
Price and payment options
- $192 for an annual permit.
The cost is prorated if purchased after June 30.
- $16 for a non-refundable 30-day permit.
Permit returns and refunds
Annual permits that are not being used must be returned to
to qualify for a refund. See here
for more information about our permit return policy.