[Published: March 16, 2020; Updated: May 26, 2020]

Until further notice, parking permits are not required to park in 'A,' 'C,' resident, or shared commuter/resident spaces at Stanford's main campus and Stanford Redwood City.

Parking for 'Z' permit holders remain in effect. However, 'Z' permit holders--and all new employees--can park in 'A' and 'C' spaces without a parking permit.

Parking restrictions in special zones, such as disabled parking, red zones, fire lanes, 'D' spaces, and special-permit-only spaces, will continue to be enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Cancel your permit

If you have a permit for April or recurring monthly permit, please follow our How to Return a Long-Term Permit guide and cancel your permit for April and beyond through our online ordering systemAll commuter and resident permit holders, including 'Z' permit holders, can cancel their parking permits and park in available 'A' and 'C' spaces without a permit.

Please note that if you purchased a March parking permit, there are no refunds or exchanges.  

Due to the rapidly evolving situation surrounding COVID-19, we do not have a date when parking permits will be required again. The Stanford community will be notified in advance before parking permit requirements are reinstated

Medical center parking

If you need to commute to campus, the following lots and garages are alternatives to Hoover Pavilion Garage:

Medical center staff are asked to park at these or other alternative Stanford parking locations and utilize the free shuttle services provided. Parking for 'Z' permit holders remains in effect. However, 'Z' permit holders can park in 'A' and 'C' spaces.

The Pasteur Visitor Garage and Lucile Packard Children's Hospital West Garage are strictly for patients and are not to be used by medical center staff.

General COVID-19 updates are available for the university community at healthalerts.stanford.edu.

If you have questions about parking on campus at this time, please contact us at transportation@stanford.edu or 650.723.9362. 

If you have questions about Hoover Pavilion Garage, please contact Stanford Health Care’s parking team at transportationservices@stanfordhealthcare.org or 650.736.8000.