Faculty and Staff Parking Permits

PARKING PERMITS  for employees:  Please follow the steps provided in the "welcome" email you should have received from Permits@thepermitportal.com.  If you did not receive an email (please check your spam folder), please contact PSAdmin@stmarys-ca.edu - the emails were sent out on the evening of July 15.

Employee Rates -  Staff and Full-time Faculty:

  1. Employee Tiered Annual Parking Permits - Valid 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
    • Tier 2 -  Annual salary less than $40,000:      $119/year (33% discount). NOTE: These full-time 1.0 FTE employees will have  $119 added to their annual salary
    • Tier 3 -  Annual salary $40,000-$60,000:       $142/year (20% discount)
    • Tier 4 -  Annual salary $60,001-$80,000:        $178/year (BASE RATE)
    • Tier 5 -  Annual salary $80,001-$100,000:       $214/year (20% surcharge)
    • Tier 6 -  Annual salary more than $100,000:   $249/year (40% surcharge)

     2.  Employee Daily Scratchers (packet of 25 scratchers):  $50 ($2/day)

     3.  Employee Carpool permit: $89/year for employees

          Note: If you are securing a carpool permit, Your carpool partner must also have a Carpool Permit.  Both Permits need to be displayed on the vehicle’s dashboard when parked (permit numbers facing up).

     4.  Employee Night/Weekends permit: $100/year - For parking after 5pm on week days, and for weekend parking only.


Income Tax Impact:

Annual Parking Permit fees (not Daily Scratchers or Night/Weekend) for employees may be paid with pre-tax dollars, which may generate savings of up to 24% over the above annual fees, depending on the permit holder’s overall tax situation. For example, the base rate fee charge is $178, but if pre-tax income is reduced by 20%, the resulting cost for annual parking is $142.40.

Employee Rates for Per-Course Adjunct Faculty 

Please review the Per-Course Adjunct Faculty email sent on August 11, 2019 to see instructions on how to purchase an Employee Tier 1 permit. If a Carpool, Night/Weekend, or packet of Daily Scratchers would better meet your needs, these are currently available to you at the Permit Portal.


Vehicles not displaying a permit are subject to citation, immobilization or tow away, California Vehicle Code Section 22658.

If you have any questions, contact the Public Safety Office at psadmin@stmarys-ca.edu or call (925) 631-4052.