University of Southern California
Faculty/Staff Permit Info
You must park in your assigned location(
properly displaying your valid permit
) from 7am-5pm weekdays.
park in any off campus Housing lots at anytime, unless you have a specific permit for that off-campus location.
Parking area FULL.
If you find that the area you are in is full, please return to the nearest gate entrance and our Customer Service Representative will assist you. If you are directed to another location, you will be issued a secondary permit to display on your dash that will prevent your vehicle from being cited.
You are allowed to park in any lot or structure(that is accessible) on campus from 5pm-7am weekdays and all day weekends and holidays. Lot P is accessible after 730pm weekdays.
Your University Park Gold permit is valid at our
Health Sciences Campus
Biggy Structure only from 7am-5pm.
park in any spaces or areas that are posted with restrictions(i.e.
, Meters, Disabled,
etc) unless your permit is assigned to that location/space. Faculty and staff with a valid Disabled Placard and a valid USC parking pass or permit are able to park in any designated Disabled space or meter on campus without putting money in that meter but must have their valid permit/pass displayed as well as their Disabled Placard.
Spaces marked Carpool require displaying a valid USC Carpool permit 7am-5pm weekdays only. Please look for signs on walls that will have arrows on them identifying a area or row that has been assigned to Carpool permits. You may also find markings on the ground that will say Carpool. The same rule applies.
Compact Only / No SUV parking
. Please ensure when parking in a USC parking structure, all spaces marked Compact Only or No SUV, requires that your vehicle size meets that guideline. If your vehicle's width takes up the entire space and/or protrudes over the lines of that space or prevents cars on either side of getting in or out of their vehicle or space, we ask you to relocate to a larger space that is not restricted and wider in size. Parking in these restricted spaces with a vehicle deemed too large as outlined above can result in a citation for Incorrect Parking area.
that may occur at night or on weekends, parking is provided on a first-come first-serve basis. You are not guaranteed a space in the lot you are assigned to during the weekdays. You will be allowed to park where space is available.
Car in the shop
. If your vehicle that has a valid USC parking permit attached to it is placed in the shop for repairs and/or you have to drive another vehicle, or have an emergency need, a Temporary Permit (2 weeks max) may be obtained free-of-charge for current permit holders. This also applies to situations where permits are reported stolen. Documented proof of any of the above must be submitted upon request before the permit will be issued.
All permits are the property of USC. All parking permits must be purchased from Transportation Services. Permits may not be exchanged from customer to another and may not be resold. Parking is assumed at owner’s risk.
No one is allowed to stay overnight inside their vehicle, parked in USC's parking Structures or lots. Living in or storing a vehicle, trailer, mobile home or motor home on any USC parking lot or street, or in any USC parking structure, is strictly prohibited
Disability & Sick Leave:
Faculty and Staff not participating in carpools and who are taking a disability-sick leave may be refunded for any time period exceeding the first 30days(leave of absence). Proof of leave must be submitted for refund eligibility.
Carpool permit holders are not eligible for disability or sick leave credit, unless the permit is canceled at Transportation Services.
Cancellation of your parking permit may result in loss of your current parking location assignment. Parking is never guaranteed to persons canceling parking permits.
Any vehicle parked, operated or driven on campus shall be solely at the risk of the owner and operator. The University of Southern California assumes no liability or responsibility for damage to or theft of any vehicle parked or driven on campus. Acceptance of parking privileges (access card, hang-tag, faculty sticker, etc.) constitutes an agreement between the holder and the university that the university shall not be responsible for the loss or damage to the vehicle, its accessories or contents, resulting from theft, fire, vandalism, collision or any other cause. No bailment for the University of Southern California is created by any permission to park.
Parking accomodations during pregnancy
. Faculty and Staff who submit a physician's note documenting the need for preferred parking during pregnancy will be assigned parking for the duration of their pregnancy in the available lot closest to their work location. An "available lot" is a lot where space is available and where there are no lot restrictions.
While on USC campus, all faculty/staff members or students at USC (in order to park on a meter without feeding the meter) must have a valid USC parking pass or permit displayed IN ADDITION TO their valid Disabled Placard. In addition, you may park in any disabled space with a valid disabled placard and USC parking pass or permit displayed. However, if there are no disabled spaces available in a given lot or structure you must return to another lot/structure or meter. Parking in a non-disabled space without the correct permit for that lot or structure will result in citation.
are valid at any non-reserved lot to include PSA, PSB, PSD, PSX and our open surface lots, i.e. Lot 6, Lot V, etc.,
ONLY from 5pm to 7am,
7 days a week, including Holidays
. Evening Permit rates subject to change in early 2006.