Self-Service Parking Pay Stations

Self-Service Parking Pay Stations

September 30, 2013

UCLA Parking Pay Stations give you short-term parking options in lots and structures located throughout campus. Rates range from $1.00 for 20 minutes to $12 for the entire day. Rates for pay station parking in structures 5 and lot LS go up to $20 for the entire day.


Self-service parking pay stations are perfect for students without a quarterly parking permit who need to park on campus for only a class or two at a time; visitors attending a UCLA arts, performance or academic event; and anyone who is familiar with campus and doesn’t need to stop at an Information & Parking booth for directions and assistance.

        Self-Service Pay Station Parking Spot     

How to Use Self-Service Pay Stations:


1. Park in a Parking Pay Station space and take note of your stall number (please note that Pay Stations in Structure 3 South, Lot 11 and Lot 36 do not require you to specify a stall number).

2. Go to the nearest Parking Pay Station. If prompted, enter your stall number into the Parking Pay Station by using the number pad.

        Self-Service Parking Pay Station     

3. Choose the amount of time that you would like to spend on campus (all-day passes can also be purchased at Parking Pay Stations).

4. Enter your payment using cash or credit card.

5. Return to your vehicle and display the ticket face up on the driver’s side of your dashboard.

        Self-Service Parking Pay Station     



Using Parking Structure 7 Pay by Plate:

Parking Structure 7 Pay by Plate hours of operations are Monday – Friday from 4:30 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.        

1. Pay by Plate users may park in PS7 at non-reserved parking spaces.  Permits are not valid in stalls reserved for Blue or X permits. Pay Station machines are located at: Pauley Pavilion south side, south east area by the elevator and on the north side by the stairs.

2. Park in the designated area and go to the nearest Parking Pay Station.

3. Enter your license plate number or the last 4 (four) digits of your Vehicle ID Number (VIN). Your VIN can be found on the driver’s side door or on the lower driver’s side of the windshield. 

4. Choose the amount of time that you would like to spend on campus. 

5. Pay using exact cash amount or with a credit card. 

6. For those using their VIN number, please place your receipt on your dashboard.

        Self-Service Parking Pay Station     

Acceptable Forms of Payment

Only cash and credit cards may be used at campus pay stations. There are no refunds for purchases at campus pay stations.

Pay stations only accept $1, $5, and $10 bills and DOES NOT give change in the form of cash or credit. If change is required, a slip will print after your parking ticket. To claim your change, slips must be taken to the nearest Information & Parking Booth within two days of receiving the slip.

Additionally, pay stations accept Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card and American Express for your convenience.

Information & Parking Booth