Student Services & Information

Commute Options:

More parking available!

Purchase an Off-site Parking Permit for $100 and park at the local Fullerton Free Church on Bastanchury and Brea Blvd Monday through Thursday 7:30 am to 7:00 pm.

Shuttle service runs every 10-15 minutes.
Last shuttle leaves campus at 6:45 pm.
Any vehicle left after 7:30 pm is subject to tow.

The off-site permit is valid on the CSUF campus on Fridays, during finals week, and when the campus is closed.

OCTA Service Alerts

CSUF - OCTA University Bus Pass (U-Pass) - Available Online

The U-Pass is available to purchase online at by clicking on "Purchase Permit" and selecting U-Pass.

The U-Pass is valid for 5 months for fall (August through December) or spring (January through May).

  • U-Passes are not transferable and non-refundable.
  • The U-Pass will be mailed within 7 business days to the address provided at purchase.
  • U-Pass is valid to board any local Orange County Transportation Authority (OCTA) bus.

Questions? Contact the Commuter Services Team at or (657)278-4699.


Spring 2023 Bike Safety Checks 

Bike Safety Checks are back! The campus community are invited to bring their bikes to Tuffy Lawn for a safety check provided by Two Wheeler Dealer. Faculty, staff and students are eligible for a check and assessment to ensure their bikes are safe to ride. Bike Safety Checks take place every second Wednesday of the month from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.  

Event Dates 

  • Wednesday, February 8, 2023: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Tuffy Lawn
  • Wednesday, March 8, 2023: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Tuffy Lawn
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2023: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Tuffy Lawn
  • Wednesday, May 10 2023: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. @ Tuffy Lawn

Carpool Program:

  • A minimum of 2 CSUF students must arrive to campus and park in Lot D together with a semester permit and a carpool permit.
  • Lost or stolen carpool permit? Contact the Commuter Services Team at

Zipcar CarShare Program

Zipcar CarShare is an exclusive car sharing service at Cal State Fullerton available to CSUF students, faculty and staff that provides the freedom of car ownership without the hassle and expense.

Getting Started

Visit CSUF ZipcarOpens in new window  to learn more or to sign up.


  • Students receive 25% off of a Metrolink pass through the Metrolink app or at the Metrolink stations.
  • While riding the train, students must show their student identification along with a valid pass or ticket upon request of fare enforcement personnel.
  • Show a Metrolink pass to board any connecting OCTA bus for free. 
  • For train schedules, please visit   MetrolinkOpens in new window .
  • Download the Metrolink App and register with your email to receive a free R/T ticket!
  • Students receive 15% off of an Amtrak pass through the Amtrak website.Opens in new window