Campus Parking

SF State Parking ICON

SF State provides parking for students, faculty and staff, and visitors. The cost to park at different facilities and parking locations for each type of user is listed below. See the parking map for the locations of each of these lots. A valid daily or semester permit is required at ALL times in every lot. After 5:00 p.m. and on weekends, all lots are open to the public.

Daily Student and Public Parking

Lot 20: General paid public, visitor/guest, student parking

  • Hours: 24-hours a days, 7 days a week.
  • Fee:
    • $4.00 for two hours
    • $7.00 for the day (Daily permits expire at midnight)
    • $14.00 for two days
  •  Level 4i Orange to 4n Orange and the roof level are restricted to staff and

faculty between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.


Lot 25: General paid public, visitor/guest, student parking

  •  Hours: 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., 7 days a week.
  •  Fee:
    • $4.00 for two hours
    • $7.00 for the day (Daily permits expire at midnight)
    • $14.00 for two days

Please note that exact change is required; machines do not give change. Pay stations will accept $1, $5 and $10 bills as well as credit/debit cards and the SF State OneCard.

Student Semester Permits:

Campus residents may purchase a semester permit for Lot 25 through the Bursar’s office. See the permit page for more information.

Faculty & Staff Parking

Faculty/staff with current campus parking permits ONLY. For more information on parking permits refer to the parking permit page. (Add link to Faculty Staff page)

  •  Lot 1
  •  Lot 6
  •  Lot 19

Loading Zones

Loading zones are strictly enforced and limited to 20 minutes. Loading zone permits should be obtained from the Parking & Transportation Department. Buildings with Loading Zones: (Add Link to Map)

  •  Library
  •  Creative Arts
  •  Facilities
  •  Thorton Hall

Parking for Persons with Disabilities

  •  It is the policy of the University to provide convenient accessible parking facilities for all persons with disabilities who are members of the faculty, staff, student body, and visiting general public.
  •  A valid DP/DV license plate or placard issued by the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles AND a valid University parking permit must be displayed to park in a blue zone on campus.


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