For more information on Transportation Services operations, please click here. In response to the Yolo County Shelter in Place order and the Chancellor’s guidance to reduce campus operations,
Transportation Services offices and Kiosks will be closed until further notice. We will have a staff member responding to emails Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Parking Permits

General Permit Information

AttentionPermit requirements will be reinstated as of August 1, 2020.  Please click here for additional information regarding permit requirements and rates.

Permit Sales

  • Monthly or longer term parking permits are sold by the full calendar month (the first day of the month through the last day of the month) and are not prorated for partial months.
  • Daily permit options are available for visitors and others who only need occasional or short term parking.
  • Permits are not required on weekends or University holidays, unless special event attendants are present.
  • Housing areas and restricted spaces require display of an appropriate permit 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
  • Campus housing residents are generally not eligible for long-term day use permits.

Permit Display

  • Hangtag-style permits should be visibly displayed hanging from the rearview mirror, with the permit number and type facing out.
  • Decal permits must be attached to the rear bumper on the driver's side of the vehicle or attached to a plastic vehicle card and placed on the driver's side of the dashboard or windshield.
  • For customers who drive a motorcycle or convertible and require a more secure method to display their permit, a wire cable, lock and permit holder is available for an additional non-refundable fee. The cable may be locked to the steering wheel or frame to prevent loss or theft. Please contact Transportation Services for current rates.

FAQs: Parking Permit Refunds

  • How will my refund be calculated?
  • For permits returned in Transportation Services’ after-hours drop box or postmarked on or before May 20, 2020, a refund will be provided for the monthly parking fees from April through the expiration date of the permit. Permits returned after the May 20 deadline will be processed according to TS standard refund policy.
  • What if I will need a permit when campus operations and/or parking enforcement resumes?
  • To receive the credit for April and May parking fees, you would need to return the permit and purchase a new one when the permit requirement is reinstated for parking on campus.
  • What options are available for returning my permit?
  • Please include information to indicate the mailing address you would like the refund sent to you at, and return the permit by one of these options:

    BY MAIL: Transportation Services, 200 N. Dairy Road, Davis, CA 95616
    A drop box is available at the TS office, to the left of the lobby entrance on the North Dairy Road bicycle/pedestrian pathway.

  • When will permits be required to park on campus?
  • Transportation Services has not yet been provided with a determination regarding the reinstatement of permit requirements on campus. Updates will be posted to the TS website as additional information is received.
  • When will I receive my refund?
  • You should receive a confirmation email to indicate that your permit was received within 3 weeks from the date it is mailed or dropped off. That email will provide additional information to indicate when you can expect to receive your refund.  Due to the high volume of permits being returned, it may take up to three weeks from the date it is received in our office for the refund to be processed.
  • How will refunds be sent?
  • Permits paid for with cash, check or credit card in person at the TS office will be refunded as a check by mail. Most online purchases will be processed directly to the account the original purchase was made from, but purchases made more than six months prior to the return date may be processed as a check by mail.
  • I returned my permit more than three weeks ago and have not received a receipt confirmation. What should I do?
  • If you mailed or dropped off your permit more than three weeks ago and have not received any email to confirm that your permit was received, you may send an email to check the status of the refund. Please include the date and method by which the permit was returned, along with your mailing address.

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