All vehicles parked on campus must display a valid campus parking permit, or be
parked at a paid-for meter. Depending on the duration and frequency of your visits,
you may decide to pay hourly or daily short-term rates, or else purchase a longer-term
permit that is valid for up to a year.
Click an icon below to learn more about your permit options and costs, and the areas
in which visitor parking is permitted.
We hope the information you find on this website contributes to the enjoyment of your visit.
Visiting faculty and staff
Faculty and staff permit holders from other UC campuses are eligible for complimentary
parking permits as specified in reciprocity agreements between our respective universities.
Please see the UC Reciprocity page for more
Need more information?
by phone if you have any questions about parking at UCSB.
Information may also be obtained at our
Information Kiosk, or by visiting
The Parking Services office is open Monday–Friday from 7:30AM to 5:00PM.
Information Kiosk hours have been expanded to accommodate our campus event visitors.
The new hours are: Monday–Thursday, 7:30AM to 8:00PM • Friday–Saturday, 7:30AM to Midnight • Sunday, 7:30AM to 5PM.