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
Electric vehicles have access to chargers at this location

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

A variety of parking options are available for the convenience of patients, faculty, staff, students and guests.

Mission Bay Campus Map

1. UCSF Medical Center Garage, Surface Parking Lot & Valet Parking—best location for patient parking
Self parking is available at the Owens Street Garage and surface lot (the garage is connected to the surface lot). In addition, valet parking is available at no additional cost, directly in front of the UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building at 1825 4th Street.

1a. UCSF Medical Center Garage & Surface Lot at Mission Bay (self parking)
1835 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94143

Click here for Google driving directions and map.
The garage and connected surface lot are located across from the UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building. A parking booth attendant is on site from 5 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 7 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. on weekends.
Entrances/exits:
• North entrance/exit: 4th Street at 16th Street
• South entrance/exit: Hospital Street at Mariposa Street
• West entrance/exit: Owens Street

1b. UCSF Medical Center Valet Parking at UCSF Ron Conway Family Gateway Medical Building (no additional fee)
1825 4th Street
San Francisco, CA 94143

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A valet parking attendant is on site from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. for drop-off, and until 10 p.m. for pick-up, Monday through Friday only.

To access the UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay during events at the Chase Center, please review tips and suggested routes from our eta.ucsf.edu website.

To access the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital at 1975 Fourth Street, enter via Mariposa Street at Hospital Way.


2. UCSF Community Center Garage, at Rutter Center
1625 Owens Street
San Francisco, CA 94143
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3. UCSF Third Street Garage
1650 Third Street
San Francisco, CA 94158

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Permit only after 8 p.m. and all day on weekends and UC holidays. Entrance/exit located on Campus Way at Third Street.

4. UCSF Nelson Rising Lane Surface Lot 1
850 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco, CA 94158

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Parking lot entrances/exits are located on Nelson Rising Lane and on Sixth Street, at Sixth Street & Nelson Rising Lane.                                                                                           

5. UCSF Nelson Rising Lane Surface Lot 4
University Child Care Center
727 Nelson Rising Lane
San Francisco, CA 94158
Click here for Google driving directions and map.

6. UCSF Mission Hall Surface Parking Lot - restricted parking
Located on Campus Way at Third Street, across from the Third Street Garage.

 

UCSF Fitness & Recreation Member Parking

Effective July 1, 2019

Peak parking hours:
Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 4:45 pm
$4.00 per hour

Off-peak parking hours:
Monday-Friday: MUST exit garage before 8:30 am, or enter garage after 4:45 pm*
Weekends and University holidays: Flat rate available all day
$2.75 flat rate for up to 3 hours, with validation

*Available with validation at the Rutter Center, Third Street and Millberry Union Garages.
*As a reminder, fitness center weekday hours of operations are 5:30 am – 10:00 pm.

 

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
Electric vehicles have access to chargers at this location

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.

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations & Green Cars

Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations are available in the following parking structures for the UCSF community and visitors for “top-off” charging.

Locations

● Mission Bay Community Center Garage
● Mission Bay 3rd Street Garage
● Mission Bay Hospital Garage
● Parnassus Heights Millberry Union Public Garage
● Mount Zion 2420 Sutter Public Garage

Driving a fuel-efficient, low-emitting, Green Car, gives you access to priority parking in UCSF garages. A limited number of priority parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis, spaces are identified by the green vehicle parking sign.

Click here for more information on EV Charging Stations and Green Car Parking.

Other Services

The following complimentary services are available to UCSF Patients and Visitors on UCSF campus only. The services are available Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm.

For Parnassus Campus – Call (415) 476-2566
For Mission Bay Campus – Call (415) 476-1511

● Assistance locating a lost vehicle
● Vehicle dead battery jump start
● Vehicle lock out service (limited vehicles only)

For more information, contact the Transportation Services office closest to you:

Parnassus Campus
500 Parnassus Avenue
MU-Level P7, Room 26
San Francisco, CA 94143-0240
Phone: (415) 476-2566
Fax: (415) 476-9633
Open weekdays:
7:30 AM to 4:45 PM

Mission Bay Campus
1625 Owens Street, Suite 104
Community Center Garage
San Francisco, CA 94143-0299
Phone: (415) 476-1511
Fax: (415) 476-0499
Open weekdays:
8:15 AM to 4:45 PM