Parking at UCSB

The University of California, Santa Barbara requires visitors to observe parking regulations and have a valid parking permit while visiting the UCSB campus.

Parking in Lot 10, adjacent to Elings Hall

Visitors wishing to park in Lot 10, for 4 hours or less, can purchase parking passes from the permit dispensers in the parking structure. Visitors must park in stalls labeled, "Coastal Access." These passes are valid between 8:00am and 5:00pm.

Visitors wishing to park after 5:00pm or on the weekends in Lot 10 can purchase Evening/Weekend passes from the permit dispensers and do not have to park in spaces labeled, "Coastal Access." Evening passes are $4.00 and are valid Monday-Friday between 5:00pm and 7:30am the following morning. Weekend passes are $4.00 and are valid Saturday or Sunday between 7:30am and 7:30am the following morning.

Non-UC Visitors

Visitor parking is limited to "C" (Commuter) parking lots between the hours of 7:30AM and 5:00PM. Pay stations accept payment via Visa and Mastercard in addition to $1 and $5 bills (Note: the pay stations do not give change.)

Parking Areas

Faculty permits are also valid in lots labeled "Faculty", and staff permits are valid in lots labeled "Staff". Please watch for spaces or areas within these lots that may have additional restrictions. Please note faculty and staff permits are not valid in restricted areas, restricted spaces, reserved spaces, metered spaces, coastal access spaces or lots/spaces marked for vendors.

If you would like additional information regarding parking, please go to the Transportation & Parking Services web site.



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University of California
Santa Barbara, CA 93106-6105