22 IVA and 38 IVA ePermit
All UCSB parking permits have transitioned to a virtual ePermit parking system. The UCSB ePermit system works by associating your vehicle’s license plate with your individual parking account. The UCSB ePermit allows one vehicle to be associated with your parking ePermit. Upon application please be prepared to provide a copy of your vehicle's DMV registration.
The 22 IVA and the The 38 IVA allows Isla Vista residents who are UCSB students to park in 22 Parking Structure or Lot 38. Space is very limited and offered on a first-come-first-serve basis.
Who is eligible
UCSB non-on-campus resident students are eligible to purchase the 22 IVA ePermit or the 38 IVA ePermit. The program accommodates up to 75 automobiles and motorcycles. We cannot however accommodate trailers, RVs, or other types of oversized vehicles see Enforcement Information here. Parking permits are granted for the purpose of transportation to and from campus and long term parking for UCSB non-on-campus resident students.
Where to park
A 22 IVA ePermit entitles you to park on the upper levels of 22 Parking Structure (on levels 4 & 5). Please observe signage on individual spaces, as restrictions sometimes apply. For example, the permit does not allow you to park in Coastal Access spaces on weekdays, Monday–Friday 7:30AM–5:00PM.
A 38 IVA ePermit entitles you to park in the unmarked spaces in Lot 38. The 38 IVA is NOT valid in A/B/C Visitor spaces.
22 IVA & 38 IVA ePermits are valid in their assigned lots AT ALL TIMES. The 22 IVA & 38 IVA ePermit allows you to park in other locations throughout campus after 5pm weekdays and all day on weekends. (See Lot entrance signs; some lots/spaces are reserved "At All Times")
The 22 IVA & 38 IVA permit are NEVER valid in Lots 1, 2, 11, 19, 24 or the UCSB owned off campus housing units (Santa Ynez, San Clemente, El Dorado, Westgate, West Campus, Storke Family Housing, Santa Catalina, or Sierra Madre).
How to apply
Apply for your annual permit online by clicking . Upon creating your account, you will then add yourself to the appropriate ePermit waitlist(s). Be prepared to provide a copy of your vehicle's DMV registration.
- Our office will verify your ePermit eligibility and email you (typically within 48 hours) with an approval or request for additional information.
- Once approved, return to your account online to complete your purchase. You will receive a confirmation email receipt.
- Contact Parking Services at (805) 893-2346 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org(link sends e-mail) if you do not receive a confirmation.
- Your vehicle license plate is your parking ePermit, be sure to reference the Parking Guidlines provide at checkout for additioanl ePermit details.
The ePermit is also sold at our Parking Services office. Please see mail page for in-service business hours.
When to renew
The annual ePermit expires on June 30. Please note that renewal is not automatic. To maintain parking privileges, log into your online account and apply for a new ePermit before June 30.
Price and payment options
- The 22 IVA ePermit costs $900.00 per year (July–June).
- The 38 IVA ePermit costs $750.00 per year (July-June).
The cost of the annual ePermit is prorated if you purchase after the start of the fiscal year.
TPS accepts payment by cash, debit/credit card, or a check made payable to UC Regents.
ePermit returns and refunds
Contact Parking Services to determine if you qualify for a refund. See here for more information about our ePermit return policy.