Visitor Parking

Campus visitors may park in any commuter (unreserved) stall on campus with a daily or weekly permit.  Permits are required in all campus lots between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Visitor permits are available at automated pay stations at the following locations:

  • Structure #1 (North Wilson Structure) 
  • Parking Lot #6 (Tournament Lot )
  • Structure #3 (California Structure) 
  • Structure #4 (Holliston Structure) 
  • Parking Lot #12 (Lura Lot)

Visitor permits may be purchased at the following rates:

  • 1 hour permit: $2 
  • 2 hour permit: $3 
  • 3 hour permit: $4 
  • 4 hour permit: $5 
  • All day permit: $6 
  • Weekly permit: $18

A $6 daily permit is valid through the end of the business day (5:00 p.m.) in which the permit is purchased.

Examples:

  • Susan arrives on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. and purchases a $6 daily permit. This permit is valid until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday.
  • David arrives on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m. and purchases a two-hour permit. This permit is valid through the remainder of the business day on Tuesday.
  • William arrives on Tuesday at 3:00 p.m.. William is not familiar with the parking regulations and purchases a $6 daily permit. This permit is valid only until 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, and is not valid at any time on Wednesday.

Visitor permits may also be pre-purchased in bulk through the Parking Office. Contact the Parking Office at (626) 395-8877 or via e-mail at parking@caltech.edu.

Visitor permits are valid in unmarked (commuter) parking stalls.