Student Campus Access

How to access campus

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UCLA Transportation subsidizes nearly 50% of transit pass costs for six transit agencies for all eligible UCLA students. Avoid traffic and relax, sleep, study or read. Students who are new the University or new to riding transit may be eligible for the new Bruin Commuter Transit Benefit program.

Subsidized Transit Passes:


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Riding a bicycle or walking is a fun, healthy and inexpensive way to get to and around campus. There are over 3,000 bike racks and lockers located throughout campus. The UCLA bike shop, located conveniently on campus, offers a wide selection of services to all UCLA students including: 

  • Bruin Bike Share memberships include 90 minuntes of daily ride time
  • Commuter Group Rides
  • Free classes
  • Parts and repairs  



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UCLA offers discounted parking permits for commuters who carpool. UCLA students who apply for a carpool permit before the application deadline are guaranteed parking. 

  • Three-person carpool: $126/quarter
  • Two-person carpool: $207/quarter 




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The UCLA Vanpool Program offers a viable alternative to driving at a subsidized rate. Vanpools are groups of people who travel to UCLA in a UCLA van.

Vans typically operate Monday-Friday, traveling between common pickup locations and the UCLA campus. There are nearly 150 routes serving roughly 80 communities in five Southern California counties.





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Parking permits are in extremely limited supply and not guaranteed. Access for a single occupancy vehicle permit is offered on a prioritization process.

Registered students must fill out the online parking application in order to obtain a commuter, residence hall or carpool permit. 





Customer Service

Email: [email protected] | Phone: (310) 825-6918 | Live Chat: 9AM to 12PM and 1PM to 4PM


555 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1360

Office Hours        

7:45 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Monday - Friday