Visitor Parking

Cal State LA’s Parking Services is a self-supporting entity which does not receive state general funds to operate, maintain and construct new parking facilities. All visitors not performing state business MUST pay to park on campus.

*Visitors must display a valid daily parking permit at ALL TIMES.

For visitors not performing state business, visitors may purchase a daily permit at the pay stations located in:

  • Lot 1
  • Lot 1A (only after 4 pm)
  • Lot 2
  • Lot 3 (only after 5:30 pm)
  • Lot 5
  • Lot 7
  • Parking Structure A (All Levels)
  • Parking Structure C (Yellow Level)

 

Please take the following parking information into consideration when planning a visit to Cal State LA:

Typical visitors required to pay to park:

  • Students
  • Employees
  • Emeritus faculty and staff
  • Vendors
  • Contractors
  • Consultants
  • Attendees of all types of camps
  • Attendees of instructional activities for credit/no credit
  • Visitors of faculty and staff (not performing state business as described above)
  • Drop-in visitors
  • Attendees of non-Cal State L.A. special events

 

Daily Permit Rates

Length of Time/Rate

1 hour (Lot 4A located by Administration and Student Union only ) - $2

4 hours - $4

All Day - $8

2-Wheel - $2

PayByPhone

PayByPhone is the most convenient way to pay for daily parking.

Download the app now from the Blackberry, Google Play and iOS App Store.

For more information on PayByPhone, please visit paybyphone.com/how-it-works/parking.

PayByPhone is available for daily parking in the following parking locations;

Parking Location

Permits Available

Location Number

Lot 1

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1571

Lot 2

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1573

Lot 5

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day.

Housing overnight parking available

1476

Lot 7 (LAFC, Construction, and Housing)

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day.

1479

Lot 8 (Disabled Parking with DMV Placard)

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1574

Lot 9

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1575

Parking Structure A

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1566

Parking Structure B, B Level (After 5:30 pm only)

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1589

Parking Structure B, B Level (After 5:30 pm only)

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1567

Parking Structure C

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1568

Parking Structure C- Top Level

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

4129

Parking Structure D

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1569

Parking Structure E

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1570

Paseo Rancho Castilla (Street Parking)

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1471

Lansdowne Ave (Street Parking)

$4 for 4 hour or $8 All Day

1470

 

Lyft/Uber Drop-Off for Visitors

Planning to get to Cal State LA in Uber or Lyft?

Visitors can be dropped off at our Uber/Lyft drop-off locations located at the Transit Center and the University Student Union. (Refer to Parking Map for locations)

For more information on Lyft and other ridesharing apps visit our Ridesharing Apps page.

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