Transportation and Parking
Explore public transportation in San Francisco, parking at USF, and shuttle services provided by the Department of Public Safety.
How to Get Around
- Public Transportation
- Carpool, Vanpool, and Rideshare
San Francisco offers a plethora of public transit options, including Muni, BART, Caltrain, and Golden Gate Bus. USF undergraduates receive a semester pass for all SF Muni lines, incorporated in their tuition.
Carpool, Vanpool, and Rideshare
USF is home to six Zipcars in the Upper Koret lot and offers discounts to students and employees for the service. Students can choose from carpool services like Scoop and Waze Carpool or Uber to get around town. Supershuttle offers discounted rates to USF students for rides to SFO and OAK.
USF has approximately 60 bike racks around campus and offers Bay Wheels student and employee discounts.
All parking lots on campus are available on a first-come, first-serve basis for faculty, staff, students, and guests with valid permits. Semester and annual permits can be purchased through iParq, and daily permits can be purchased from the Main Gate or Lone Mountain Gate kiosks for $20.
USF offers the ADA Shuttle, the Night Safety Shuttle, and the Safety Escort Service. They provide reasonable transportation to classes, on-campus locations, and off-campus residences within the boundaries of the service.
Ride the Muni
Take unlimited rides around the city within a Muni vehicle – buses, streetcars, and the Muni Subway.