Transportation & Parking Services

Parking Permits

Driving to campus: TAPS offers a selection of different parking permit options. 

The permit type most commonly used by employees is an 'A' (faculty/staff close-in) permit. 

Faculty here on Science Hill utilize the Core West Parking Structure.

Core West Parking Map

Other options include: R (remote lot) permits, MC (motorcycle) permits, or N (night parking only) permits.

Alternative Transportation

Alternatives include: an external transit system (Metro buses), an on-campus transit system (Campus Transit), a vanpool programcarpools, and a campus-specific rideshare program (Zimride). There are also bike-related commute options, including a bike shuttle from two off-campus locations, bike racks throughout the campus, and showers available for those commuting by bike.

Please visit the TAPS website for Best Parking Permit Options, and Alternatives to parking on campus.

TAPS General Information
(831) 459-2190

TAPS Sales Office - Parking Permit Questions and Information
(831) 459-4543
1156 High Street
H Barn (map of location)
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Hours: Monday–Friday, 7am–5pm

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