2017-18 Permit and Programs Applications

Parking-Eligible Undergraduate Student Applicants:


  • All commuting students are eligible to apply for a parking permit.
  • Permit Eligibility status for residential students is determined by the number of units (90 units) completed by Fall 2017. Read more about the Freshman/Sophomore Residential Parking Prohibition here. Ineligible residential students with critical parking needs may pursue parking through a parking appeal before applying for a permit.
  • R and C permits are allocated on a first come, first served basis for eligible students. C permits are sold out for 2017-2018.


  • For your application to be processed prior to August 28, 2017, you must select the UCSC Student Account billing option.
  • If you select credit card as a payment method, we are unable to process any permit prior to August 28, 2017.

Permit Availability 

  • R permits are available at this time, but C permits are sold out.
    R (Remote) permits are valid for parking in the remote lots (East Remote Lot 103, West Remote Lot 127, and North Remote Lot 150; see map) and are required on weekdays from 7am to 5pm. After 5pm on weekdays R permits are also valid in Hahn Lot 101, Kresge Lot 142, and Rachel Carson College Lot 146.
  • Email tapssales@ucsc.edu if you have questions.

Proceed to the 2017-18 Undergraduate Student Parking Permit Application.

Graduate Student, Faculty, and Staff Applicants

  • Multi-Year Permits (see sample) do not need to be renewed at this time.
  • Online payment for R Remote permits (when paying with a credit card) is not available until August 28, 2017. Please pay in person at the TAPS Sales Office after submitting an application online. If electing to use payroll deduction to purchase an R permit, you are not required to go to the TAPS Sales Office.
  • Email tapssales@ucsc.edu if you have questions.

Proceed to the 2017-18 Grad Student, Faculty, Staff Parking Permit & Programs Application.

Retiree Applicants: 

  • Email tapssales@ucsc.edu if you have questions.
  • Please note when adding new license plates to your permit, we will require the vehicle registration to be emailed to tapssales@ucsc.edu.

Proceed to the 2017-18 Retiree Parking Permit/Bus Pass Application.