Before you arrive
buy a parking permit online
Daily parking permits can be purchased through ParkMobile.
For events located in the ARTS Building venues (the Studio Theatre or the Performance Lab), choose Lot 1 or Lot 24.
For events located in the University Theatre, choose Lot 5 or Lot 6.
If you’ve never been to campus, here are directions to UCR.
If you have questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org between the hours of 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. PST, Monday to Friday. Please allow up to one business day for a response.
Additional visitor parking information is available here.
Buy a parking permit on campus
Parking permit dispensers are available in Lot 24 (near the ARTS Building) and Lot 6 (near the University Theatre). These allow you to purchase short-term or daily parking permits.
Pay stations accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Apple Pay and Google Wallet.
If you need guidance, the parking kiosk on West Campus Drive is open Monday – Friday from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. The kiosk is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. Please note: the kiosk does not sell permits.
For any additional questions, email email@example.com for assistance. Please allow up to one business day for a response.
Free parking on nights and weekends
On weeknights, Monday to Friday from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m., permits are not required when parking in Gold lots (26, 30, and 50).
On weekends, starting at 12:00 p.m. on Fridays until 6:00 a.m. on Monday morning, the following lots do not require a paid permit when parking in the unreserved spaces:
- Lot 6 Blue
- Lot 13 Blue
- Big Springs Parking Structure 2
- Gold lots (26, 30, and 50).
Learn more about UCR Visitor Parking.