Transportation & Parking Information


Student parking permits are available for purchase during registration on Reg-E, or at the Accounting Office on campus. Permits are only valid for the current semester.

The parking fee is required of all students who park on campus at the following rates:

  • Auto Permits            $40.00  ($25 if eligible for financial aid)
  • Motorcycle Permits   $17.50
  • Carpool Permits        available by contacting the College Police Department

A Student Identification Card is required to pick up a permit. Only one permit per student may be purchased.

Parking permits purchased and paid for by the advance purchase deadline (7 days before the start of the semester) will be mailed to students on a weekly basis. Refer to the Academic Calendar for advance purchase deadline.

Permits purchased after this deadline and throughout the semester should be picked up at one of the College Police locations:

  • City College:             V-100
  • Mesa College:          Room Q-100 (I-400 the first week of the semester)
  • Miramar College:      Room T-100 (K-100 the first week of the semester)

See the College Police Department website for complete information.

Parking permits will be required to park in all student lots. Students without valid permits will be cited. Students may NOT park in faculty/staff lots at any time, with or without a permit.



Students who are enrolled in a minimum of 7 college units and have a valid Student ID may purchase monthly or semester bus and trolley passes at a discounted rate. Monthly and semester passes are available during Fall, Spring only. Click on the links below for detailed information regarding cost and availability.

Spring 2019 Bus & Trolley Pass Information

Due to SANDAG process changes, the disabled/senior, youth and adult bus passes are no longer available for purchase at the colleges. Disabled/senior bus passes can be purchased at reduced fares through MTS. Go to the MTS website for more information on the application process or contact The Transit Store at 619-234-1060.