Student Parking Permits

Student Parking Updates

  • Temporary Spring Semester Accommodation Ends: Effective 7/1/21, permit holders will be required to park in the parking facility for which their permit is valid. 'S' (Student) permits will no longer be honored in 'F' (Faculty/Staff), 'C' (Central Campus), or 'H' (Hill Area) parking facilities.  Additionally, the 2-mile purchase eligibility restriction will be reinstated.

  • Transition to Virtual Permits and New Permit Rates: Effective 7/1/21, all remaining student permits will transition to virtual permits, which are paperless and stickerless. The Student Carpool ('SCP') permit will not be sold this semester.

  • Residence Hall Overnight Permit: Click here for more information.
  • Students whose parking permit fees are being paid by the Veterans Administration, Department of Rehabilitation, or other third-party entity should contact our Customer Service office by e-mailing prktrans@berkeley.edu.
Permit Type Parking Duration Parking Location Parking Rate (Effective 7/1/21) Where to Purchase (and Availability Date)
Student ('S') Summer Session Summer Session Not Available (purchase a daily, weekly, or monthly permit below). Not Available (purchase a daily, weekly, or monthly permit below). Not Available (purchase a daily, weekly, or monthly permit below)
Student ('S') Fall Semester Valid 8/18/21 through 1/10/22 All 'S' (Student) Parking Facilities. $282.00 per semester (when purchased during October) My P&T Online (available now).  Carpool Permit is suspended this year.
Student ('S') Monthly Valid for one month beginning from the selected effective date All 'S' (Student) Parking Facilities. $103.00 per month My P&T Online (available now)
Student ('S') Weekly Valid for 7 days beginning from the selected effective date All 'S' (Student) Parking Facilities. $30.00 per week My P&T Online (available now)
Student ('S') Daily Valid on selected day (from 5:00 am to 2:00 am the following day) All 'S' (Student) Parking Facilities. $10.00 per day My P&T Online & PayByPhone (available now)
Hill Area ('H') Annual Valid from date of purchase through June 30, 2022 All 'H' (Hill Area) Parking Facilities. $87.00 per month (prorated price appears during checkout) My P&T Online (available now)
Hill Area ('H') Monthly Valid for one month beginning from the selected effective date All 'H' (Hill Area) Parking Facilities. $90.00 per month My P&T Online (available now)
Hill Area ('H') Daily Valid on selected day (from 5:00 am to 2:00 am the following day) All 'H' (Hill Area) Parking Facilities. $6.00 per day My P&T Online (available now)
Motorcycle ('MC') Annual Valid from date of purchase through June 30, 2022 All 'MC' (Motorcycle) Spaces in All Parking Facilities. $34.00 per month (prorated price appears during checkout) My P&T Online (available now)
Motorcycle ('MC') Monthly Valid for one month beginning from the selected effective date All 'MC' (Motorcycle) Spaces in All Parking Facilities. $34.00 per month My P&T Online (available now)

Student Permit Purchase Eligibility

  • Must be a registered UC Berkeley student with proof of enrollment for the current term.
  • Issued to students residing outside of the designated boundary. For boundary details: click here.
  • Generally, you are not eligible to purchase Student Commuter permits if you live within the following zip codes: 94702, 94703, 94704, 94705 (west of Claremont Ave), 94709, and 94720.
  • For students not eligible to purchase the Student Commuter ('S') permit, parking may be available at the Stadium Parking Garage (510-613-5982) or City of Berkeley garages.

Student Permit Parking Locations

The designated Student Commuter 'S' parking facilities (from largest to smallest capacity) are:

  • Underhill Garage
  • Lower Hearst Structure (levels 3 and 4)
  • Foothill Lot
  • Ellsworth Structure
  • Witter Lot

Please note that designated parking facilities are subject to change at any time, and may be restricted or reserved for special events.