University of California, Riverside

Palm Desert Center

Parking Information

Parking permits are required 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.


Permits can be purchased by e-mailing Marylynn Newbrander at Permits can be paid by cash, Visa, MasterCard or Student Business services.

Gold Permit

  • Valid in Lot B all day; in Lot A after 4 p.m. only
  • Quarterly permit: $99

Evening Only Permit

  • Valid in Lot A or B after 4 p.m. only
  • Quarterly permit: $33

UCR Extension Students

Please purchase your parking permit through UCR Extension at the time you enroll in your classes. You can also purchase a daily permit each time you are at UCR Palm Desert for $5 at the dispenser in Lot B.


One Hour Spaces

Spaces are available in Lots A & B for one hour only. There is no charge for one hour visitor parking.

Daily Parking

Daily permits can be purchased at the permit dispenser which is located in parking Lot B. The dispenser accepts only credit cards or ATM debit cards. The cost of a one-day permit is $5 (note: this is the only permit option available from the dispenser). The dispenser will issue a permit that you must place on the dash of your vehicle so that it is visible from your front windshield.

  • Valid in Lot B only
  • Daily permit: $5

Special Events

Parking arrangements for special events can be made in advance through the Events Department at


Permits can be purchased by payroll deduction by filling out a TAPS payroll deduction form.

More Information 

General Campus Information

University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

Department Information

UCR Palm Desert Center
75080 Frank Sinatra Drive
Palm Desert, CA 92211

Tel: (760) 834-0800
Fax: (760) 834-0796

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