Westside Research Park

UCSC parking permits are required for Westside Research Park located at 2300 Delaware Avenue in Santa Cruz from 8:00am to 5:00pm daily; no permits are required on administrative holidays. The following UCSC permit types are valid in Lot 301 (the south lot closest to Delaware Avenue):

  • "A" permits (faculty and staff)
  • "B" permits (graduate students)
  • "MC" permits (Motorcycle)
  • "N" permits (faculty, staff, grad students valid after 3:30pm)

There are also two ten-minute parking spaces. "R" and "C" permits are not valid at this location. On-street parking continues to be free at this location, which is also served by Santa Cruz Metro routes 3, 20, and 22.

Departments expecting visitors to 2300 Delaware can provide a departmental guest permit (https://taps.ucsc.edu/parking/departmental-permits.html), or advise the visitor to purchase a temporary permit weekdays at the UCSC Campus Main Entrance Kiosk (7:00am to 1:00pm) or at the TAPS Sales Office (1:00pm to 5:00pm).

For those attending the Coastal Science Campus, paystation parking ($1.50/hour or $9/day) will continue to be offered during enforcement hours, Monday through Friday, 8:00a.m. to 5:00p.m., in Lots 201 and 206. Santa Cruz Metro Route 22 provides direct service between CSC and the main UCSC campus; Route 3 also serves CSC.

2300 Delaware Parking Map