Parking Permits

Faculty and Staff Parking Permits

USF Faculty and Staff members living outside of a half-mile radius from campus may obtain a parking permit from the Department of Public Safety. For the academic year 2013-2014, we are introducing an online parking program and will no longer have paper applications. Permits may be purchased for Fall, Spring and Summer, Fall and Spring, or Fall only at the beginning of the academic year. Faculty and Staff with outstanding parking citations may not receive a parking permit.  A link to the new site, iParq, is now available on our home page or on the link to the right "DPS Forms, Parking Apps" 

Valet Parking

As a courtesy to the USF community, valet parking is provided by California Parking in the Hayes-Healy underground garage and Koret Center lot on Main Campus and Loyola lot on the Lone Mountain campus.

Hours of Operation
Hayes Healy and Loyola lots:  Monday-Thursday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm during the regular academic year.

Koret Center lots:  Monday-Thursday 10:30am-7pm during the regular academic year.

 Valet is available to vehicles that display a valid USF parking permit. After 5:00 pm, vehicle keys may be picked up from the Main Gate or Lone Mountain Gate. Please be advised that valet tickets are required at time of key retrieval.

Student Parking Permits

USF Students may enter the Student Parking Lottery for Full-Time and Part-Time parking permits.  The deadline for the 2013-2014 academic year has passed for the lottery. Winners will be provided with a link to a new online parking program where they will be able to purchase and manage their permit and personal information.  

The lottery is for parking during the following academic year. Students living on campus or within a 3 mile radius from the university are not eligible to apply for the lottery. 150 permits (full-time and part-time) are allocated through this process to commuter students only. Students with outstanding parking citations may not receive a parking permit and will be withdrawn from the lottery.

Outside of the lottery, students living off-campus, outside a 3-mile radius may purchase one of the following permits within the first three weeks of the semester: Evening, One Day, or Motorcycle. Daily permits are also available for purchase at the Main Gate in the Memorial Gym parking lot or at the Lone Mountain Campus Visitor Gate/Information Booth. Students with outstanding parking citations may not receive any semester or annual parking permit.

Methods of Payment

Semester and Annual Permits Types

Full-Time parking permits are valid 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Part-Time parking permits are valid for specified days of the week.

Evening- Evening parking permits are valid M-F from 3:00 PM to 6:00AM and all day on Saturdays in all parking lots except where spaces are designated for GREEN parking permit holders. 

Three Person Carpool- Full-Time Faculty and Staff are eligible for Carpool permits. The three members must be from the same city.

Two Person Carpool- Full-Time Faculty and Staff are eligible for Carpool permits. The two members must be from the same city.

Disabled- The University issues disabled permits to those identified by needing special parking due to a medical necessity. This must be documented through the possession of a DMV Disabled Placard or Plates or Student Disability issued paperwork.  A copy of the placard registration must be uploaded at the time of applying for a disabled permit online.  To be placed on the priority list for the disability shuttle on weekdays, please contact Human Resources or Student Disability Services.

Motorcycle- Motorcycle parking permits are valid 24 hours a day, 7 days a week in motorcycle designated areas only.

Daily- Daily parking permits are available for purchase at the Main Gate and at the Lone Mountain Gate on a first-come, first serve basis. These permits are valid in any parking lot, and any space unless it is designated otherwise.  Visitor Gates are open M-F 7:45am-8pm and 7:45-noon on Saturdays.

$15 - Monday through Saturday

Complimentary and Temporary Daily Permits

Complimentary permits are available from either the Main Campus or Lone Mountain Campus Visitor Gates/Information Booths. Arrangements for complimentary permits must be made by a faculty or staff member a minimum of one business day in advance by 4:00 pm. Requests must be e-mailed to The only persons eligible for complimentary permits are official guests of the university. All current university faculty, staff, and students are not allowed to receive complimentary permits.  Daily permits can be purchased from the visitor gates for $15 per day.

Faculty, staff, and/or students, who are current USF parking permit holders, may request a temporary pass (issued for up to two weeks) if permitted vehicle is not available. Proper documentation is required.

More information is available on the Official Guest/Temporary Parking Permit Request Policy.

Vehicle Storage

Vehicle storage is available to the USF community throughout the year in the Koret Center lots. Storage fees are calculated according to daily permit fees for those without a current USF parking permit. Current USF permit holders may store their vehicle in the designated lot at no additional fee. Completion of the Vehicle Storage Form is required and should be submitted to the Public Safety Administrative and Parking Office prior to storage start date.

Koret Recreational Center Member Parking

Annual Koret Membership members, Masters Swim members, and Koret members with disabilities are able to purchase parking permits from the Department of Public Safety. Parking is limited to the Koret Center.  If you have one of these memberships, please click here to apply.  For more information, please contact the Koret Center at (415) 422-6821 or the Department of Public Safety at (415) 422-4222.

See Campus Parking for campus parking locations.