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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)

An interactive campus map can be found at: https://www.caltech.edu/map/campus

Visitor permits may be purchased at the following rates:

  • 1 hour permit: $3
  • 2 hour permit: $4
  • 3 hour permit: $6
  • 4 hour permit: $8
  • All day permit: $9
  • Weekly permit: $27

Please Note: The visitor parking rates will be increasing effective January 1st, 2020. Rate Increase Table.

A $9 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 $9 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 $9 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 are valid in unmarked (commuter) parking stalls.