We have several on-campus parking lots available for use while visiting PCC. Use our campus map to find a parking lot convenient to your destination on campus. A proper permit is required for all on-campus parking areas. Please read our parking policies to find out more.

Parking Fees


Laws governed under the California Vehicle Code, Los Angeles County ordinances, City of Pasadena Municipal Code statutes and the parking regulations established by the Pasadena Area Community College District are in effect at all times. Under the authority of California Vehicle Code section 21113 (a), parking enforcement is by citation.

Note on disabled parking: Persons who have a disabled placard or license plate may park in any disabled marked parking space without a campus parking permit. The placard or license plate must be visible and may only be used by the person it is issued to.

Students Parking Fees

FEE NAME SEMESTER AMOUNT INTERSESSION AMOUNT
Daily Parking Permit $2.00 per day $2.00 per day
Semester Permit $64.00 (Main Campus)
$48.00 (CEC)
$20.00 (Main Campus)
$15.00 (CEC)
Motorcycle Permit $10.00 $10.00
Parking Refund Processing Fee $5.00 $5.00

Faculty & Staff Parking Fees

FEE NAME SEMESTER ANNUAL
Full-Time Academic (1) $20.00 $40.00
Full-Time Classified (2A) $20.00 $40.00
Hourly Unclassified (2C)* $10.00 n/a
Adjunct $10.00 n/a
Motorcycle Permit $10.00 n/a

Note: All parking fees are subject to change. Parking regulations are enforced 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. Overnight parking is NOT permitted without an additional permit that will be valid from 12 am to 6 am. Overnight permits may be obtained at the Police Department. The purchase of a semester or intersession parking permit does not guarantee you a parking space. Restrictions apply to CEC permits - see below.

Purchase a Daily Permit


You may purchase daily parking permits for $2 a day from the yellow parking permit machines located on every level of the parking lots throughout the main and CEC campuses. All daily parking permit machines accept credit cards, coins and $1 bills.

Purchase Semester and Intersession Permits


Semester, intersession, and annual parking permits are available to students, faculty and staff.

Online Purchase

Ordering your parking permit online is easy! When buying your permit online, you will need:

  • A LancerPoint username
  • A valid Credit or Debit Card
  • Valid e-mail address

To purchase you permit, log into LancerPoint and use the "Parking Self Service" portlet and click on Purchase a Parking Permit.

After ordering, your parking permit will be sent by mail to the address you gave when ordering. You may print a 5-day temporary pass at the end of the online transaction to display on your dashboard until the actual parking permit arrives. I

f you have any problems, please call the 800 number provided at the Credentials site, or contact the Police and Safety office in B210 or at (626)585-7484.

In Person Purchase

Each semester, there are a very limited number of parking permits available for over-the-counter sales. You are strongly encouraged to purchase parking permits online.

Students:

You may purchase parking permits from the front counter of Police Services (B210) two to three weeks prior to the beginning of the semester.

To buy your permit in person, please bring:

PCC Employees:

You may purchase parking permits from the front counter of Police Services (B210) two to three weeks prior to the beginning of each semester.

Purchase Semester and Intersession Permits for the CEC


Ordering your parking permit online is easy! When buying your permit online, you will need:

  • A LancerPoint username
  • A valid Credit or Debit Card
  • Valid e-mail address

To purchase you permit, log into LancerPoint and use the "Parking Self Service" portlet and click on Purchase a Parking Permit.

CEC Parking Permits are not valid at the Main PCC Campus. If you need to come to the campus, please consider taking our free shuttle!

Parking Policies


The Parking Policies at PCC are in effect 24 hours, 7 days a week including holidays. Laws governed under the California Vehicle Code, Los Angeles County ordinances, City of Pasadena Municipal Code statutes and the parking regulations established by the Pasadena Area Community College District are in effect at all times. Under the authority of California Vehicle Code section 21113 (a), parking enforcement is by citation.

Disabled Parking

Persons who have a disabled placard or license plate may park in any disabled marked parking space without a campus parking permit. The placard or license plate must be visible and may only be used by the person it is issued to.

Parking Refunds

Parking permit refunds must be requested by the end of the second week of the semester. To receive a refund bring your permit to Campus Police, located in B210. If you purchased your permit in person (vs. online) then you will also need to bring your original receipt of purchase in order to receive your refund. The refund processing fee is $5.00

Parking Citations

Parking citations must be paid within 35 days of issuance without penalties. Citations that are not paid within that time period will incur a $20.00 late charge. Persons wishing to contest parking citations may appeal the citation, but only within 21 days of issuance. Unpaid citations will result in increased fines and additional assessment to the vehicle’s registration with the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV).

Citations may be paid directly at Campus Police, by mail to the Phoenix Group via the envelope that was attached to the citation, or online at www.paymycite.com.

Read Full Campus Parking and Traffic Regulation Policies