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Wherever you’re going at UC San Francisco, we can help you get there. With campuses across San Francisco, we make sure each one is accessible and equipped to meet your needs. From car and bike parking to free shuttles to commuter pools to savings programs, we have several ways we make your life better on your way here.

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Kezar permits available now! Permits will be issued on a first come, first served basis. Call 514-9754 to reserve a spot. Please see Permit Parking for information about Kezar parking.

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Public Parking


UCSF is located in a densely populated urban environment. For the convenience of faculty, staff, students, and guests, we offer a variety of parking locations on each campus. Rates vary by location and time of day.

Prevent auto-burglary.

Keep your vehicle and valuables safe by locking your car and not leaving anything in plain site.  Thefts can occur at anytime, don’t be a victim of an auto-burglary, take the time to secure your valuables and limit the criminal’s ability for opportunity.

For more tips on prevention, Tips.
To report an auto-burglary please call UCPD at 415-476-1414 or Report Link.

Are you a UCSF Department and want to provide complimentary parking for patients, visitors, and guests? You can purchase public parking stickers online.

We offer many self-pay options throughout our surface lots.  For instructions on Pre-Pay and Post-Pay options at our fee machines, please click here.  We also have PayByPhone which allows you to make payment and extend your time via a mobile app.  Click here for more information.

Have questions or need additional information? Contact us.

Parnassus
Mission Bay
Mount Zion
Laurel Heights
Mission Center Building


PARNASSUS
Three convenient sites serve our 107-acre Parnassus campus, located south of Golden Gate Park.

Millberry Union Public Garage
500 Parnassus Avenue, located across from the Medical Sciences Building

Westside/Kirkham Surface Lot
707 Parnassus Avenue, located behind the School of Dentistry

Beckman/Koret Surface Lot
5th Avenue at Kirkham

Public parking rates at Parnassus garages are as follows:

  • 0-1 Hours = $3.75
  • 1-2 Hours = $7.50
  • 2-3 Hours = $11.25
  • 3-4 Hours = $15.00
  • 4-5 Hours = $18.75 (24-hour comp sticker rate)
  • 5-6 Hours = $22.50
  • 6-7 Hours = $26.25
  • 7-24 Hours = $30.00 (daily maximum)

  • The parking rate for motorcycles is a $5.00 daily maximum.

  • 0-1 Hours = $3.75
  • 1-2 Hours = $5.00
  • 2-24 Hours = $5.00 (daily maximum)

  • Disabled parking rates are as follows:

  • 0-1 Hours = $3.75
  • 1-2 Hours = $6.00
  • 2-24 Hours = $6.00 (daily maximum)

  • UCSF Policy on Disabled Patients/Visitors Parking

    C. Disabled parking is provided at discounted rates to patients and visitors with valid and properly displayed disabled person or disabled veteran plates, placards, or identification cards from any state in which the placard/plate is registered in their name. Patients and visitors may not use a placard in another person’s name, including family members, for the discount rate unless the registered person of the placard/plate is inside the vehicle. UCSF employees/volunteers/contractors/vendors with disabled placards/plates are not allowed to use their placard/plate for the discounted rate when parking in a UC garage/lot during working hours.


    Weeknight (6:00 pm-7:00 am) and weekend parking is available at the Westside/Kirkham Surface Lot and Beckman/Koret Surface Lot at a rate of $3.00.
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    MISSION BAY
    Located south of downtown San Francisco, our Mission Bay campus offers multiple parking options.

    1835 Owens Street Garage
    Located across from the Mission Bay Hospital

    1625 Community Center Garage
    Located next to the Mission Bay Community Center

    1630 Third Street Garage
    Located just north of 16th Street
    *Garage is permit only weekdays 8:00pm - 7:00am and all day on weekends and UC holidays

    Fourth Street Surface Lot
    Fourth Street, just north of 16th Street

    Public parking rates at Mission Bay are as follows:

  • 0-1 Hours = $3.75
  • 1-2 Hours = $7.50
  • 2-3 Hours = $11.25
  • 3-4 Hours = $15.00
  • 4-5 Hours = $18.75
  • 5-6 Hours = $22.50
  • 6-7 Hours = $26.25
  • 7-24 Hours = $30.00
  • The parking rate for motorcycles is a $5.00 daily maximum.

  • 0-1 Hours = $3.75
  • 1-2 Hours = $5.00
  • 2-24 Hours = $5.00 (daily maximum)

  • Disabled parking rates are as follows:

  • 0-1 Hours = $3.75
  • 1-2 Hours = $6.00
  • 2-24 Hours = $6.00 (daily maximum)
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    MOUNT ZION
    Home to our cancer and women’s health centers, public parking on the Mount Zion campus is offered at specialized rates.

    2420 Sutter Street Garage
    Located between Divisadero and Broderick

    Public parking is available at Mount Zion Monday through Friday, 6:00 am-10:00 pm, at the following rates:

  • 0-1 Hours = $6.00
  • 1-2 Hours = $12.00
  • 2-3 Hours = $18.00
  • 3-4 Hours = $24.00
  • 4-12 Hours = $30.00 (daily maximum)

  • Disabled patients and visitors with a current disabled placard pay a flat rate of $12.00.

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    LAUREL HEIGHTS
    Located north of Golden Gate Park, our Laurel Heights campus hosts UCSF administrative and academic centers.

    3333 California Street Surface Lot
    Located between Presidio Avenue and Laurel Street

    Public parking rates at Laurel Heights are as follows:

  • 0-1 Hours = $3.75
  • 1-2 Hours = $7.50
  • 2-3 Hours = $11.25
  • 3-4 Hours = $15.00
  • 4-5 Hours = $18.75 (24-hour comp sticker rate)
  • 5-6 Hours = $22.50
  • 6-7 Hours = $26.25
  • 7-24 Hours = $30.00 (daily maximum)
  • Conference Rate = $15.00 (daily maximum)

  • Night and weekend rates at Laurel Heights are as follows:

  • Weeknights (6:00 pm-7:00 am) = $3.00
  • Saturday or Sunday, 7:00 am-6:00 pm = $6.00
  • Saturday, 7:00 am-Sunday, 7:00 am = $8.00
  • Saturday/Sunday, 6:00 pm-Sunday/Monday, 7:00 am = $3.00
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    MISSION CENTER BUILDING
    Centrally-located in the heart of San Francisco, the Mission Center Building hosts UCSF administrative offices, audit services, and some research labs.

    1855 Folsom Street Surface Lot

    Public parking rates at Mission Center Building are as follows:

  • 0-1 Hours = $3.75
  • 1-2 Hours = $7.50
  • 2-3 Hours = $11.25
  • 3-4 Hours = $15.00
  • 4-5 Hours = $18.75
  • 5-6 Hours = $22.50
  • 6-7 Hours = $26.25
  • 7-24 Hours = $30.00 (daily maximum

  • Weeknights (6:00 pm-7:00 am) and weekend parking at Mission Center Building = $3.00 flat rate

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