Office Information


Cuesta College Parking Information

Parking permits are required and must be properly displayed on all vehicles parked on campus property, including parking lots and roadways. Student permits do not allow you to park in "Staff" spaces at any time. Community Programs office sells semester parking permits for the convenience of participants in our programs classes and activities. No Academic Student please! See note below.


Daily parking permits can be purchased for $2/day from:

  • the Community Programs office: call 805-546-3132 or walk-in during business hours
  • the yellow self-serve dispenser machines located in parking lots 1A, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6 on the SLO campus; lots 10 and 11 on the North County campus
    •  Machines take $1 (one dollar) bills and quarters only. Machines do not give change.
  • the Campus Police/Public Safety office on either campus

Daily parking permits must be properly displayed face up on the dashboard so that the date-of-purchase is visible.

Tips to avoid Citations per Campus Police Website:


Purchase Online

  • **Attention: Academic Students must use myCuesta registration process to purchase Semester Parking Permit or walk in to Cashiers Office or Campus Police.**

$30 for spring and fall

$15 for summer

Available at the Community Programs registration office for Community Programs participants.

See timeline below for availability and enforcement. 

Spring 2017

Summer 2017

Fall 2017

available: December 14 available: May 16 (projected) available: July 28 (projected)
required: January 23 required: June 19 (projected) required: August 24 (projected)