Special Events

Arena EventThere are many events that occur throughout campus on a daily basis.  Parking & Transportation Services provides services to help assist in making your event successful.  We understand the importance of building on excellence on all levels.  If you are planning an event, we can give you parking information, traffic control and assist with staffing when necessary. Contact our Special Event Coordinator for more information.

Event Staffing Request Form

Parking for Campus Events

Permits or payment for parking are required at all times for events on campus. The only exclusions are Move-In Day, Convocation, Explore SDSU and Commencement.

All patrons are required to buy a permit from our yellow pay permit machines. The amount is $2 per hour. Please purchase over the amount you plan to stay for unforeseen circumstances.

For Viejas Arena and Cal Coast Credit Union Open Air Theatre events we collect a minimum of $15 per car at designated parking locations. If there are no money collectors present at these event locations then a pay machine permit is required for the time you are parked.

Parking for Athletic Events

Men’s Basketball we collect $10 or $15 depending on where you park. If there are no money collectors present when you arrive at these event locations then a pay machine permit is required for the time you are parked.

Patrons attending all other athletic events are required to buy a permit from our yellow pay permit machines. The amount is $2 per hour beginning 8/12/15. Please purchase over the amount you plan to stay for unforeseen circumstances. There are 3 machines located in Parking 7.

Detailed Athletic Event Parking Information