Parking and Transportation



With very limited students, staff and faculty coming to campus effective Fall semester 2020, SF State is temporarily suspending shuttle service to Spring Semester 2021 from Daly City BART to the 19th Avenue drop-off until further notice.

To see the list of alternative MUNI services to and from campus go to For students, MUNI ride is free with student GatorPass.

For updates on the changes to Muni service lines, please visit:

Remember, when on Muni or BART, masks or face coverings are required. Give yourself extra time and practice physical distancing. When boarding Muni, be sure to board by the back door unless you require any assistance.

Although the campus shuttle service is temporarily suspended, on-campus safety escorts and transport assistance for individuals with mobility issue continue to be available. If you require this service, call UPD at (415)338-7200, and a safety escort will assist with a cart service within 10-20 minutes.


Our Parking and Transportation Office will have limited office hours from 9am to 3pm on Tuesdays and Wednesdays for the campus community by appointment only during the COVID-19 health crisis. The safety and welfare of our students, faculty, and staff are the University's top priority.

To make an appointment please send an email to and specify what day and time you are able to come in. Please have your COVID-19 Screening completed before coming in to the office. We will need to see that you have been cleared to enter the campus.

Services and requests for assistance for guests and campus community are also available via virtual modalities during the hours of 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. Parking staff are available to provide assistance via email;

Safety Escorts are available and can be requested by calling Police Dispatch at (415) 338-7200 then press 0 to speak to a dispatcher. Please visit to get additional information.

For emergency assistance, please call the University Police at (415) 338-2222.



The city and county of San Francisco will begin collecting the mandated 25% parking tax from all drivers who park on campus, as ordered by the California Supreme Court. This 25% parking tax will be added to the cost of all parking permits sold on campus or through payroll deduction, which includes daily, semester and annual permits, with the exception of on-campus resident student semester permits.

For payroll deduction permits, parking tax will be added starting with May paycheck which pays for June permit. San Francisco State University has not increased its rates for parking permits.

More information on the ruling can be found in this San Francisco Chronicle article.

For more information please visit Faculty/Staff Permits or Student Permits.

Questions? Please email and our staff will be glad to assist.

Virtual Parking Permits

Virtual permits allow you to park in your designated parking lots, and the license plate registered when you purchase a permit becomes your virtual parking permit.

Virtual permit also allows Parking & Transportation to support the University’s commitment to zero waste and campus sustainability while making purchasing parking permits more convenient, efficient and cost effective.

For more information, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for Faculty/Staff FAQs or Student FAQs.


Click here for Faculty/Staff Parking Permit
Click here for Student Parking Permit




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