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Parking Tips on How to Avoid a Ticket

  • A parking permit or paid parking session is required at all times when parking on campus.
  • Verify that your license plate information has been entered correctly. 
  • Purchase your paid parking session before you leave your vehicle. 
  • An easy way to access your parking account is to download the CSUSM app. 
  • Monthly and semester permits can be purchased online at csusm.aimsparking.com.
  • Hourly/daily options can be purchased through PayByPhone or at pay stations. 
  • Not sure where there are open spaces? Check out the space availability signs at the entrances of the lot or on your CSUSM app. 
  • ​Parking is heavily impacted at the start of each semester. Lot B or Lot X, Y, Z usually has spaces available. 
  • If you've parked and don’t want to lose your space while you go grab lunch, reserve a Zipcar.
  • No parking in PS2 from 2-5 a.m. 
  • Log in to your parking account to update your vehicle information to reflect the vehicle you have parked on campus.
  • Lots E and H are faculty/staff lots. General hourly, daily, monthly and semester permits are not valid in faculty/staff spaces and lots. 
  • February’s student regional transit pass is available to purchase from Jan. 27 to Feb. 14 for $50 with a CSUSM ID. ID must have a spring 2020 validation sticker.
  • Want to share the cost of a semester permit? Find a carpool buddy and purchase a carpool permit. Need help finding a carpool buddy? Check out the carpool board in the USU Commuter Lounge or check out our website for information.
  • New electric vehicle charging stations are located on the first level of PS1.