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Once you have purchased your parking permit, you will need to print your temporary parking permit. The parking permit will be valid for 10 days, which should allow enough time for you to receive your parking permit in the mail.

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Parking of motor vehicles on the campus of California State University Stanisluas is regulated in accordance with state law (Title 5, Sections 42200 and 42201). Permission to park on the campus is granted to persons in possession of a valid parking permit subject to the conditions and limitations outlined in this document.


You will no longer need to wait in line at the cashier's office to purchase your parking permit. Please read the following information to assist you with the new streamlined process.

To purchase a parking permit, click on Buy Permit. Students, staff, and faculty will login using their campus ID and password. You will need to be prepared to enter you credit card information, vehicle license plate, and the address you would like your parking permit mailed to. Once you have purchased your permit, you will need to print your temporary parking permit and place it on your vehicles dashboard. This permit will be good for 10 days, which should allow enough time for you to receive your parking permit in the mail and place the permanent permit on your vehicle. If you have any questions or have not received your permanent parking permit within 7-10 days, please contact the University Police Department at 209-667-3114.

Permits are not transferable from person to person. Under no circumstance may you sell, exchange, or give your permit to someone else. Inappropriate use may result in the confiscation of the decal. If a permit is not returned by the authorized permit holder, the vehicle which has the unauthorized permit may be cited.


Parking and Traffic Ordinances (PTO's) - Vehicles with five or more unpaid parking tickets are subject to impound per California Vehicle Code 22651.

  • PTO-1: No parking permit displayed - $33.00
  • PTO-2: Fictitious or forged permit - $121.00
  • PTO-3: Permit not displayed properly - $28.00
  • PTO-4: Misuse of parking permit - $41.00
  • PTO-5: Parked in wrong area - $28.00
  • PTO-6: Expired meter - $33.00
  • PTO-7: Parked in restricted area - $28.00
  • PTO-8: Not parked in designated space - $28.00
  • PTO-9: Failure to obey lawful order - $53.00
  • PTO-10: Parked in posted reserved - $60.00
  • PTO-11: Driving in restricted area - $39.00
  • PTO-12: Parked overnight w/o permission - $28.00
  • PTO-14: Subsection bicycle violation - $28.00
  • PTO-15: Failure to obey sign - $43.00
  • PTO-16: Defacing sign - $73.00
  • PTO-18: Use of lost or stolen decal - $121.00