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.

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 are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 1-2 Hours = $8.00
● 2-3 Hours = $12.00
● 3-4 Hours = $16.00
● 4-5 Hours = $20.00 (24-hour comp sticker rate)
● 5-6 Hours = $24.00
● 6-7 Hours = $28.00
● 7-24 Hours = $32.00 (daily maximum)

Motorcycle parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 2-24 Hours = $6.00 (daily maximum)

Disabled parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 2-24 Hours = $7.00 (daily maximum)

Weeknight (6:00 pm - 7:00 am) and weekend parking at the Westside/Kirkham Surface Lot and Beckman/Koret Surface Lot = $3.00 flat rate

Mission Bay


Located south of downtown San Francisco, UCSF Mission Bay offers multiple parking options.

1835 Owens Street Garage
Located across from the Mission Bay Hospital

1625 Owens Street/Rutter Center Garage
Located next to the Mission Bay Community Center

1650 Third Street Garage
Located just north of 16th Street
*Garage is permit only weekdays 8:00 pm - 7:00 am and all day on weekends and UC holidays

Opening Summer 2017: Nelson Rising Lane surface lot 1
Located on the northwest side of the UCSF Mission Bay campus. Enter via Nelson Rising Lane.

Public parking rates at Mission Bay are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 1-2 Hours = $8.00
● 2-3 Hours = $12.00
● 3-4 Hours = $16.00
● 4-5 Hours = $20.00 (24-hour comp sticker rate)
● 5-6 Hours = $24.00
● 6-7 Hours = $28.00
● 7-24 Hours = $32.00 (daily maximum)

Motorcycle parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 2-24 Hours = $6.00 (daily maximum)

Disabled parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 2-24 Hours = $7.00 (daily maximum)

UCSF Fitness & Recreation Member Parking


Premier Member Parking Rates

Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
● $2.75 per hour - up to three hours
● $4.00 per hour - after three hours
● Available with validation at the Rutter Center and Third Street Garages. Pre-paid parking debit card may be used at the Rutter Center Garage only.

Monday-Friday: exit before 8:30 am or enter after 4:45 pm
and all day on weekends and University holidays

● $2.75 flat rate - up to three hours
● $4.00 per hour - after three hours
● Available with validation at the Rutter Center, Third Street and Millberry Union Garages. Pre-paid parking debit card may be used at the Rutter Center Garage only.

New: Pre-paid Debit Card for Premier Members

The pre-paid debit card is a convenience established for Premier members to access public parking at the Rutter Garage and pay hourly parking fees. The card will eliminate the need to pay with cash or credit/debit card at each visit. Download pre-paid debit card application form.

● Pre-paid debit cards are issued only to Premier members of UCSF Fitness & Recreation Centers. The card is only valid in the Mission Bay Rutter Garage. Swipe your card at the card reader at the garage entrance. The arm to the gate will automatically lift up. Members may exit the Rutter Garage via either exit lane.

● Sign up for a card at the Rutter Center Garage customer service window, ground floor, west side.
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:15 am - 4:45 pm.

● No more than one debit card will be issued per UCSF Premier membership.

● A $20 refundable deposit is required for the pre-programmed debit card; a $20 refund will be applied upon return of the debit card.

● Load any amount in $20 dollar increments plus a one-time refundable deposit of $20 for the parking debit card which is refundable upon return to UCSF Transportation Services. After the initial purchase, you can reload online in $20 dollar increments or sign-up for a recurring monthly reload of $60.00/month at: paymyinvoice.ucsf.edu (available August 14).

● Pre-paid debit cards may only be used in conjunction with your valid membership. Upon cancellation of your UCSF membership, you must surrender your pre-paid debit card in order to receive a refund of any remaining credit.

● If the Rutter Garage is full, members may park at the 3rd Street Garage but will need to pull a physical ticket, have it validated at the fitness center, and pay with cash/credit card to receive the discounted hourly rate. Discounted rates are not available in any surface parking lot.

Standard Member, Program Participant, and Guest parking rates

Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
● No discount. Regular parking rates apply.

Monday–Friday: exit before 8:30 am or enter after 4:45 pm
and all day on weekends and University holidays

● $2.75 flat rate - up to three hours
● $4.00 per hour - after three hours
● Available with validation at the Rutter Center, Third Street, Millberry Union Garages

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
* Operating hours are Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 8:30 pm

Public parking rates at Mount Zion are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $6.00
● 1-2 Hours = $12.00
● 2-3 Hours = $18.00
● 3-4 Hours = $24.00
● 4-24 Hours = $30.00 (daily maximum)

Motorcycle parking rates are as follows:

● 0-24 Hours = $6.00 (daily maximum)

Disabled parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $6.00
● 2-24 Hours = $12.00 (daily maximum)

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 = $4.00
● 1-2 Hours = $8.00
● 2-3 Hours = $12.00
● 3-4 Hours = $16.00
● 4-5 Hours = $20.00 (24-hour comp sticker rate)
● 5-6 Hours = $24.00
● 6-7 Hours = $28.00
● 7-24 Hours = $32.00 (daily maximum)

Motorcycle parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 2-24 Hours = $6.00 (daily maximum)

Disabled parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 2-24 Hours = $7.00 (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

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 = $4.00
● 1-2 Hours = $8.00
● 2-3 Hours = $12.00
● 3-4 Hours = $16.00
● 4-5 Hours = $20.00 (24-hour comp sticker rate)
● 5-6 Hours = $24.00
● 6-7 Hours = $28.00
● 7-24 Hours = $32.00 (daily maximum)

Motorcycle parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 2-24 Hours = $6.00 (daily maximum)

Disabled parking rates are as follows:

● 0-1 Hours = $4.00
● 2-24 Hours = $7.00 (daily maximum)

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

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, click here.

To report an auto burglary please call UCPD at 415-476-1414 or Report Link.

UCSF Public Parking Stickers

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

Public Parking Payment Options

We offer multiple self-pay options throughout our surface lots.  For instructions on credit card (cash/coins not accepted) pre-pay parking at any of 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.

UCSF Policy on Disabled Patients/Visitors Parking

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.

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