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. Permits can be purchased online at usf.thepermitstore.com. Permits may be purchased one semester at a time or for the entire academic year. Faculty and Staff with outstanding parking citations will not be eligible to purchase a parking permit until the citations are paid for and cleared.
Link to purchase a parking permit: https://usf.thepermitstore.com/
Methods of Payment
- Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover
- Payroll Deduction (Faculty/Staff ONLY)
As a courtesy to the USF community, valet parking is provided by California Parking in the Hayes-Healy underground garage, 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 5:30 pm during the regular academic year.
Koret Center lots: Monday-Thursday 9:30 am to 6:00 pm during the regular academic year.
After-Hours Key Pick-Up
After 5:00 pm, vehicle keys from Hayes Healy and Loyola may be picked up from the Main Gate and Lone Mountain Gate, respectively. Please note that the parking gates are only open until 8:00 pm, and after 8:00 pm, Public Safety Dispatch must be called to retrieve Hayes Healy and Loyola Lot keys. After 6:00 pm, vehicle keys from the Koret Lot can be retrieved by calling Public Safety Dispatch at 415-422-4201. Please be advised that valet tickets are required at time of key retrieval.
USF Students may enter the Student Parking Lottery for Full-Time and 3-Day Part-Time parking permits. The student parking lottery is done once per academic year in the summer. Applications for the 2015-2016 will be available beginning June 1 and will be accepted up until 4 p.m. on Friday, July 31. Winners will be provided with a link to the online parking program where they will be able to purchase and manage their permit and personal information.
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 Students with outstanding parking citations may not receive a parking permit and will be withdrawn from the lottery.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 will not be eligible to purchase a parking permit until the citations are paid for and cleared.
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.
Fees for all semester permit types can be found here: Parking Fees
Daily- A limited number of 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; Only credit cards are accepted for daily permits. No cash.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
When conducting business on campus, Emeritus faculty and staff members can contact Public Safety at 415-422-4222 or email email@example.com for a complimentary parking permit.
Temporary Permits for current permit holders will no longer be issued due to the ability of current permit holders to personally change information such as vehicle information in their iParq account. Some exceptions may be made if a sudden change of vehicles occurs.
More information is available on the Official Guest/Temporary Parking Permit Request Policy.
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.
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.