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Parking Permits

On-campus parking is managed by Transportation and Parking Services(TAPS).

Incoming first-year resident parking permits are available by exception ONLY. A limited amount of space is also available to continuing and new transfer students but located at remote sites.

Resident Parking Applications and Information: 

Please contact TAPS directly for all parking related questions: 209-228-8277 or taps@ucmerced.edu

Heritage Apartment Parking Applications and Information:

What parking will be available?

Please read this important notice from Transportation and Parking Services (TAPS) about parking at Heritage Apartments and on-campus. For additional questions contact TAPS: (209) 228 – 8277 | taps@ucmerced.edu.

Parking at Heritage is restricted to the street unless you are assigned a parking stall. You may not use any of the uncovered stalls on site or the reserved spaces near the leasing offices at any time. 1 stall is allotted per student on a first come, first served basis. Additional stalls may be assigned dependent on availability. Parking assignments are not guaranteed unless you have a physical mobility issue or disability that requires a space near your unit. Failure to comply may result in your vehicle being towed, which is at the cost of the student. 

Please email your request to aeagleson@ucmerced.edu prior to move-in.  

UCM Heritage Residents will NOT be allowed to purchase a UCM commuter parking pass, however, may purchase a UCM Heritage carpool permit. Please note Heritage carpool spaces will be limited and released on a first come, first served basis. For all other parking information, please visit the TAPS web site, http://taps.ucmerced.edu/.

For Heritage Express and CatTrack line information visit the CatTracks web page: http://cattracks.ucmerced.edu/