Resident students may buy "Resident" permits for areas around their designated house or dorm. However, incoming freshman students may not bring a vehicle to campus during their first year.
*Please note "Resident" permits including EA,ES,SJ,SH,SO, and WE are valid on the Stanford Redwood Campus in the Bay parking lot refer to the signage in the lot for valid parking spaces.
Freshman Parking Policy
Resident students are not permitted to bring cars to campus for the duration of their first year.
Thriving at Stanford Without a Car
Experience all the Bay Area has to offer—the beaches, nightlife, shopping, and the great outdoors—all by using Stanford's and the Bay Area's public transportation options.
Transportation Alternatives for New Students
Learn about the Marguerite shuttles, on-campus car sharing and rental cars, public transit, airport shuttles, and more transportation options.
5-SURE Security Escorts (725)-SURE
Safe, evening transportation via golf carts that is free for the Stanford community. Operates 7 nights a week during the fall, winter, and spring quarters only.
Stanford Main Campus Parking Enforcement
Learn about parking enforcement for residents, commuters and visitors on both campuses.