Employee Permits

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Employee Permit Options

A Parking Permits - All Week

Eligible employees may purchase an A Parking Permit valid in most close-in parking lots and in the remote parking lots on campus (parking map). A permits may be purchased for the following time lengths:

  • Annual A - Valid from July 1 through June 30
  • Quarterly A - Valid 90 days from start date
  • Monthly A - Valid 30 days from start date
  • Weekly A - Valid 7 days from start date
  • Daily A - Valid only on purchase date

A Parking Permits - Limited Day

Employees that have a regular schedule of 1, 2, 3, or 4 days per week should consider purchasing an A Limited Day permit; valid in all A and remote parking lots on campus.

This permit is offered on an annual, quarterly, or multi-year (payroll deduction only) basis and requires a pre-designated schedule of 1, 2, 3, or 4 days per week. The permit is valid only on the days of the week the purchaser designates and schedule must remain the same for an entire period of purchase.

Changes to limited day permits may be made during the first two months of any quarter. Limited day permits may be augmented by purchasing discounted Daily A permits.

Remote Lot (R) Parking Permits

Permits are valid only in the East Remote (104) and West Remote (127) parking lots (parking map). Permits are available for the following lengths of time:

  • Annual R - Valid from July 1 through June 30
  • Quarterly R - Valid 90 days from start date
  • Monthly R - Valid 30 days from start date
  • Weekly R - Valid 7 days from start date
  • Daily R - Valid only on purchase date

Please note that the West Remote lot is often filled with vehicles of campus residents, and is not a reliable parking resource for those who commute to campus

Night (N) Permits

These permits allow employees access to all lots that accept N permits after 3:30 p.m. (parking map). N Permits are available for the following lengths of time:

  • Annual N - Valid July 1 through June 30
  • Quarterly N - Valid 90 days from the start date
  • Nightly N - Valid only on the date of purchase

Motorcycle Permits

All employees are eligible for Motorcycle (MC) permits.

Motorcycle A Permits
Eligible to park in all lots that allow A permits (parking map)

  • Academic Year Motorcycle A - Valid only during the current academic year (mid-September through mid-June)
  • Monthly Motorcycle A - Valid 30 days from the start date
  • Weekly Motorcycle A - Valid 7 days from the start date
  • Daily Motorcycle A - Valid only on the date of purchase

Motorcycle R Permits
Free of charge, Annual or Academic year only. Eligible to park only in East Remote (104), West Remote (127), and Lot 118 (parking map)

O (Chancellor Designated) Parking Permits

Available to persons whose payroll title appears on the Chancellor-approved O Permit list. O permits are only available to career employees with no end-date to their appointment. O permits may be purchased as a Multi-Year permit and must be paid for by payroll deduction.


Applying for a Permit

Online

To apply for a permit online, visit ucsc.aimsparking.com. Employee permit applications for the 2024-2025 fiscal year do not open until 6/24/24.

Payment options include Visa, Mastercard or Discover. Payroll deduction for most types of permits is available to employees who qualify.

At the TAPS Sales Office

The TAPS Sales Office is located in the H Barn on the lower campus. Sales Office hours are Monday through Friday, from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that the Sales Office closes promptly at 5:00 p.m.; customers still in line at 5:00 p.m. will need to return the next business day to conduct their transaction.

At the Main Entrance Kiosk

Employees may purchase temporary permits at the TAPS Main Entrance Kiosk from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. After 4:00 p.m., permits must be purchased at the TAPS Sales Office.

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