FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS - STUDENT PARKING
WHAT IF I AM A STUDENT EMPLOYEE NEEDING A PARKING PERMIT?
Use your normal student parking permit. This can be purchased through your student portal (under optional fees) or in person.
WHO MUST PAY FOR PARKING AT SRJC?
Anyone, including students, who intend to park a vehicle on District properties must obtain a valid SRJC parking permit.
HOW DO I PAY FOR MY STUDENT PARKING PERMIT?
Student parking permits are available during registration online checkout process or in person at the various locations below (be aware of each department's hours of operation):
- Accounting Office in Bailey Hall - Santa Rosa Campus
- Admissions & Records in Plover Hall - Santa Rosa Campus
- District Police in Pedroncelli Center - Santa Rosa Campus
- After hours only, not applicable for prepaid permits online
- Welcome & Connect Center in Mike Smith's Hall - Petaluma Campus
- Administration Office - PSTC
To purchase the student parking permit online, separate from registration fees, select Optional Fees in your Pay Fees Checkout.
When paid online, save your receipt: Your permit will be mailed the following business day during the current semester. Please wait at least two weeks for the permit to arrive. Be aware the permit will not be mailed just because it is pending in your cart, it must be paid for. When paying online, you will have the option to print a temporary permit from your student portal. The temporary permit is only valid the first two weeks at the start of the semester or as specified on the print out.
Parking permits are designed to be hung from the rear-view mirror and must be displayed in vehicles by the first day of each semester. Motorcycle permits are to be affixed to the right front fork. There is no grace period.
Permits that are lost, stolen or damaged can be replaced at full price by going to the Accounting Office.
IS MY SRJC PARKING PERMIT GOOD TO PARK IN THE SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS?
No. A valid SRJC parking permit is only valid for SRJC properties. The cities of Santa Rosa and Petaluma have enacted their own parking permit program for specific neighborhoods. The only people eligible to purchase a permit are individuals who live in those neighborhoods. The residential neighborhoods surrounding the Santa Rosa and Petaluma campuses are posted Residential Permit Parking only.
CAN I PARK IN STAFF PARKING AT NIGHT?
Students parking at the Santa Rosa Campus may park in staff reserved lots after 3 PM with the exception of staff "B" lot, which remains the only staff area reserved at night. Students may park in "B" lot after 7 PM. Students at the Petaluma and Windsor sites may not park in staff reserved spaces at any time Monday through Friday.
WHY DO YOU SELL MORE PARKING PERMITS THAN THERE ARE SPACES?
Students need to remember that not all students are on campus at the same time and parking spaces turn over approximately three to four times a day and night with people coming and going. The purchase of a parking permit "Entitles parking when space is available."
WHAT ARE THE PARKING RULES?
For more information on parking and regulations, please visit the District Police's Website.
WHERE CAN I PAY MY PARKING CITATION?
The Accounting Department does not process/review any parking citations. If you need further assistance with a citation, please contact District Police or review the information listed on the citation.
WHAT IS THE DISTRICT CARPOOL PROGRAM?
Designated carpool parking spaces are available in the Emeritus, Zumwalt and Bech lots on the Santa Rosa Campus only. These reserved spots are open to "ECO" pass holders on a first come first serve basis. "ECO" passes are available for $30.00 per student for the semester (Promise Grant Waiver does not apply). Two ECO passes are required to be displayed on the dashboard of vehicles parked in designated carpool parking spaces. At this time it is not available. For more information and rules, click here.