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Metered Parking Information

Metered parking is available in multiple locations on campus, and is available to students, faculty, staff and visitors. When parking in a metered area, payment is required Monday through Friday, between the hours of 7:00am - 7:00pm.

Metered parking is offered in the following locations on campus:

Daily Paid Parking Locations

The following locations have no maximum time. In these areas, vehicles must have a valid USD parking permit OR pay at a pay station. Those indivdiuals with valid USD parking permits are not required to pay in these areas:

  • Mission Parking Structure
  • West Parking Structure, West Parking Lot, Gravel Lot
  • Manchester Village Field Lot and Jenny Craig Pavilion West Lot 
  • Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice South Lot

Two Hour Parking Locations 

The following locations have a time limit of two hours. In these areas, ALL vehicles (including those with a valid USD permit) must pay at a pay station:

  • Torero Way
  • Loma Hall South Lot
  • Alcala Vistas/Sports Center

Parking Rates

The rates for parking in metered areas are as follows:

  • 30 Min - $0.75
  • 1 Hour - $1.50
  • 2 Hours - $3.00
  • 4 Hours - $4.00
  • Full Day - $8.00

The pay stations on campus accept coins as well as Visa & Mastercard credit/debit cards. They do not accept cash or American Express cards.

Pay By Plate

All paid parking areas at USD operate as pay-by-plate. This means that a license plate number is required when making a payment at the pay station. It may be helpful to take a picture of your license plate after you park your vehicle. Once you have made your payment, there is no need to display your receipt on your dashboard.

Payment at all metered space locations above may also be made from your smart phone. Simply download the Whoosh! App on the Apple Store or Google Play Store.

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Please note that a small convenience fee will be added to every Whoosh transaction. 

Contact Information

Office of Parking Services
University Center 102
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Phone: (619) 260-4518
Fax: (619) 849-8323
parking@sandiego.edu

Office Hours

Monday-Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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