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Parking at PCC

Fall Parking Permits are available for purchase online beginning July 27, 2015.

They will also be sold at Campus Police, B-210, starting August 3, 2015.

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday,  8am-8pm.


CEC Student Parking Permits will be sold at Campus Police as well until August 28, 2015.

On the first two days of the Fall Semester, CEC permits will be sold at CEC in the Administration Office.

Hours of Operation: Monday - Tuesday,  8am-8pm.

Parking Fees

PCC & CEC Daily Permit $2/DAY
PCC Fall/Spring Permit $64
PCC Summer Permit $20
CEC Fall/Spring Permit $48
CEC Summer Permit $15
Motorcycle Permit $10
Permit Refund Processing Fee $5
*Financial Aid Students Fall/Spring $30

*Please refer to this link regarding eligibility for Financial Aid reduced parking fee program.

Full-Time Academic (1) Semester or $20.00
Annual $40.00
Full-Time Classified (2A) Semester or $20.00
Annual $40.00
Hourly Unclassified (2C)* Semester Only $10.00
Adjunct (3) Semester Only $10.00
Motorcycle Permit Semester Only $10.00



*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 12a.m. to 6a.m.  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.

Purchasing Parking Permits


Your parking permit will be sent by mail to the address you supplied.  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.  If 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.

You will need:

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

To purchase your permit, log into LancerPoint and use the "Parking Self Service" portlet, pictured here:
Parking Self-Service Portlet

*Please note that “Staff 2C” parking permits are not valid in staff lots before 12:30 pm.  Prior to 12:30 p.m., parking is permitted in Lot 5 (level 1 only), Lot 10 and Lot 11.  Parking is also available at the CEC with free shuttle service to PCC.

In Person

*A very limited quantity of parking permits will be available for over-the-counter sales, therefore students and the staff are strongly encouraged to purchase parking permits online. 


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

You will need:

  • A current Student Lancer Card ID Must be presented - No Exceptions
  • Students: class schedule (available at
  • Exact Cash or Check


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

Daily Permits

Students and visitors may also purchase daily parking permits for $2.00 a day from the yellow parking permit machines located on every level of the parking lots throughout both the main and CEC campuses.  All parking permit machines on the main campus and at the Community Education Center accept credit cards (as of Monday, July 9th 2012), coins and $1 bills .   

Community Education Center(CEC) Permits

Parking permits for the CEC may be purchased online or in-person at the Community Business Center at the CEC campus during specific days and hours. Please visit the Community Education Center (CEC) web site for more info.

*note that a free shuttle service is available to and from the CEC to the main PCC campus.

CEC semester parking permits are not valid for parking on the main PCC campus.

Parking Policies

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 statues and 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.


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.


Please view the entire Campus Parking and Traffic Regulation Policy for important information including:

  • General traffic & parking enforcement and regulation.
  • Citations & appeals process.
  • Shuttle service & public transportation.
  • Permits & Fees
  • Guest, overnight & disabled parking.
  • Bicycle, motorcycle and auto shop parking.

To pay or contest a citation go to


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