Parking FAQ


Where can I buy a parking permit?

Student semester parking permits are available for sale online and in person. To purchase a permit online, you must access your Parking Account by logging into the Campus Portal Opens in new window , click on the "Parking services" link then follow the steps. For more information regarding online semester permit sales please click here. Semester parking permits may be purchased in person at the Parking and Transportation Office, however; we do not have semester permits available for purchase at our visitor information centers.

What do I do if my permit is lost?

Student and Faculty/Staff semester permits purchased in person: Report a lost permit to Parking and Transportation Services. A replacement permit can be purchased according to the permit fee schedule which prorates approximately every 30 days. If a lost permit is recovered by enforcement staff while issuing a parking ticket, the cost of the replacement permit will be refunded. Student and Faculty/Staff semester permits purchased online: Report a permit lost to Parking and Transportation Services. Only permits purchased online will be replaced at no cost, if the permit is not received in the mail, if reported within the first 3 weeks of instruction, or within 4 weeks of the date of purchase. Annual/Special Permits: Report a lost permit to Parking and Transportation Services. The administrative fee for a replacement is $25 each. If a lost permit is recovered by enforcement staff while issuing a parking ticket, the administrative fee will be refunded.

How do I get a refund for my parking permit?

Refund requests must be made at the Parking & Transportation office located in T-1400 (north of the police department). Permit must be returned to the Parking and Transportation Office prior to the first day of classes for 100% refund. Starting the first day of classes and every 30 days thereafter the refund amount is reduced by 25%. During the summer session it is every 25 days thereafter the first day of classes.You must come in and fill out and turn in a refund form. Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards get refunded back to the original credit card used.  Click here for the refund schedule.

If I arrive on campus late in the morning, where is the best place to park?

If you arrive on campus after 9:00 a.m., you will find it easier to locate a space at the north end of campus in lots A & G. You can exit the 57 freeway using the Yorba Linda Ave. off ramp for direct access. As well as our more parking options at our off campus EV church lot. For additional information on more parking please visit our website.

What can I do about a Parking Violation Notice (Parking Ticket)?

You may pay or contest any parking violation notice within 21 days from the issuance date at our parking and transportation office (T-1400) PDF File or online through you campus portal by clicking on the "parking services" tab. *Due to nightly system maintenance, online transactions cannot be completed from 11:00pm to midnight.