The Matador Patrol provides the university community with nighttime personal safety escorts during the Fall and Spring semesters, Monday through Thursday, from dusk until 11 p.m. To request this service, call (818) 677-5042 or (818) 677-5048.
Note: Campus Escort Service is not available during Winter Term.
Parking on campus requires a valid CSUN permit which must be displayed at all times (weekdays and weekends) while parked on campus. Students must present their registration receipt when purchasing a parking decal.
Parking rules for students and faculty are enforced daily, including Saturdays and Sundays. Students, faculty and visitors must display a permit every day, including weekends. All rules and regulations concerning parking may be obtained at any Campus Information Booth or the Parking Office Web site or by phone at (818) 677-2157.
Regulations are enforced on campus grounds, as are all the provisions of the California Vehicle Code. Citations will be issued if your parking permit is not visible, if you fail to park in a designated space, if you park overtime at a meter, if you park in a disabled zone or block a disabled access ramp, or if you use a lost, stolen, forged or altered permit.
Student parking permits may not be used to park in faculty lots. Parking areas and rules are subject to change. Please read signs carefully as you enter parking areas. It is suggested that you arrive early for your first class meeting to avoid delay in reaching your classroom.
Parking options include:
Parking permits may be purchased in person from University Cash Servicers, located in the lobby of Bayramian Hall, or at the Parking Office in the Public Safety Building, located at the corner of Prairie Street and Darby Avenue. Students must present their registration receipt when purchasing the permit.
To buy a parking permit, bring your registration receipt and picture ID to University Cash Services in Bayramian Hall. University Cash Services is not accepting credit cards for in-person payment of parking at the counter.
Individuals parking motorcycles on campus must register those vehicles with the Parking and Transportation Services office. The registration process takes the place of motorcycle parking permits and must be done at the Parking and Transportation Services office, not University Cash Services.
One-time parking permits ($6 per visit) may be obtained from Information Booths at Prairie Street and Darby Avenue, or Nordhoff Street and Lindley Avenue. You also may purchase a one-time parking permit from dispensers at the entrance to student lots B1, B3 and B5 on Darby Avenue, B6 on West University Drive near Plummer Street, E6 on East University Drive, G3 at Dearborn and Zelzah Streets, and G4 and G9 on Zelzah Avenue.
A limited number of coin-metered and short-term parking spaces are available on Darby Avenue between Nordhoff and Vincennes Streets. Coin-metered parking also is available on Lindley Avenue just north of the Information Booth at Lindley Avenue and Nordhoff Street, in lots B4, B5,D1,G4 and G5, and just north of the Information Booth at Prairie Street and Darby Avenue. Parking permits are not valid at meters and may not be substituted for payment. Paper money will not activate the meter.
the State's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) when the vehicle is parked in a blue space designated for disabled parking. These students also may park in time-restricted green curb zones and in metered spaces when other disabled spaces in the immediate areas are being used. Disabled students should go to a campus Information Booth for directions to parking zones.