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Parking & Alternative Transportation Services

The Parking & Alternative Transportation Services Department's mission is to provide & promote alternative transportation options to our campus community and guests while also providing a safe, well maintained parking infrastructure that allows the Cal State East Bay Community to get to their destination as safely and efficiently as possible.

Commencement Parking Permits


Please click here for more information about how to obtain your commencement parking permits. 

Please note that the following is regularly updated with scheduled lot closures and does not guarantee a lot is open if not listed.


Section of Lot A 


  • Saturday, April 27th (Roots Game)


Parking Lot P


  • Friday, April 26th - Saturday, April 27th (Roots Game)

Parking permits are no longer required in the Student/General Parking Lot and the Electric Vehicle Charging Spaces (there is still an EV charge fee though)  at the Concord Campus as of June 12, 2023. See ASI resolution below for more information on this change


Please note, we will continue to cite in the Faculty/Staff Parking Lot and a Faculty/Staff permit is required to park there. 


Purchase your  Faculty/Staff Annual or Semester parking permits at the Cashier's Office in the Student Services & Administration Building lobby. Permits can only be paid by cash, check or payroll deduction (if you qualify).

For more info use this link and scroll down to the "Employee Permits" section.

The new platform Pioneer Commute recognizes and rewards your actions to reduce the traffic, parking and environmental impacts of driving alone. Whether you’re coming to campus daily, learning and working from home, choosing lower-impact modes every day or mixing up your commute, you can reduce your impact and earn rewards!

Find out more here.

Clipper START - discounted transit pass

Clipper START is a pilot program to provide single-ride discounts to eligible riders. Participants can receive 50% San Francisco Bay Area Transit. Click here for more info.


BART & AC Transit Updates

Please click here for the latest updates from BART & AC Transit relating to service times, schedules, physical distancing, and mask requirements.


Amtrak San Joaquins - Student Discount

Take Amtrak San Joaquins to and from campus and save up to 30% off tickets with our 6TIX Student Pass or 15% off with our Student Discount! Click here for more info.

Parking on Campus - Permits Required

Parking permits are required at Cal State East Bay when students, faculty, staff or visitors are parking their vehicle on campus Mondays -Thursdays from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. and Fridays from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the Hayward and Concord campuses. Parking permits are required during the break in between terms as well.

Daily/Hourly permits can be purchased on campus at any of the five Parking Permit Dispensers.

Student Semester permits can be purchase online here.

Faculty/Staff permits can only be purchased on campus at the Cashier's Office. For more info use this link and scroll down to "Employee Permits".

Questions?  Contact us at or 510-885-3790 during business hours.

Parking will be enforced Monday-Friday except for the holidays observed by the campus, please use this link to access the Holiday Calendar.

Contact Us

Parking & Alternative Transportation Services

California State University, East Bay
Student & Faculty Support - SF 140
25800 Carlos Bee Blvd
Hayward, CA 94542

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm

Phone: (510) 885-3790

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Office closed on the following days:
  • Monday, January 15th MLK Day
  • Monday, April 1st Cesar Chavez Day
  • Thursday May 9th - Sunday, May 12th Commencement
  • Monday, May 27th Memorial Day
  • Wednesday, June 19th Juneteenth