Parking Information for Residential Summer Programs
In keeping with Stanford University’s goals of reducing peak-hour commuting and supporting environmental sustainability initiatives, we encourage your program to consider using alternative transportation and, whenever possible, to schedule events so that arrivals and departures to/from campus can be minimized between 7:30 AM - 9 AM and between 4:30 PM - 6 PM.
SUMMER SCRATCHER-PARKING PERMITS
Residential parking lots are enforced 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. In order to park in these lots, the following types of parking permits may be purchased from the Stanford Conferences office or from your Conference Front Desk (CFD). Please note that parking permits must display their date(s) of use in order to be valid.
Daily Summer Conference “Scratchers” $4.50 per day
Daily Summer Conference Scratcher Permits (light blue) require scratching off the date, month and year to indicate the date it would be used. These daily scratchers must be hung from the car’s rear view mirror, facing out. Please follow the information provided on the scratcher.
Daily Summer Conference Scratchers are valid only in areas designated for Resident Student Permit lots including: ‘EA’, ‘ES’, ‘SO’, ‘WE’, ‘SJ’, and shared commuter parking. These daily scratchers are valid only for the date specified on the permit. They are not valid for ‘A’, ‘C’, ‘Visitor’ or ‘SH’ parking.
Monthly Summer Conference Permits $25.00 (6-30 days)
Monthly Summer Conference Parking Permits are valid only in areas designated for Resident Student Permit lots including: ‘EA’, ‘ES’, ‘SO’, ‘WE’ and ‘SJ’ parking. Monthly permits are not valid for ‘A’, ‘C’, ‘Visitor’, or ‘SH’ parking. The permit must be taped to the inside of the front windshield (on the driver’s side, in the lower left-hand corner) and correctly marked. All Monthly Summer Conference Permits will be marked upon purchase. As this is the case, there will be no refunds for unused returned permits.
WHERE TO OBTAIN SUMMER CONFERENCE PARKING PERMITS
Daily Summer Conference Scratchers and Monthly Summer Conference Parking Permits can only be purchased from the Stanford Conferences office or from your Conference Front Desk (CFD). Please note that Summer Conference Parking Permits (daily or monthly) are not available through Parking & Transportation Services. If you wish to purchase the Summer Conference Permits in bulk for distribution to your participants, please make arrangements through your Conference Account Manager/Coordinator in advance.
Athletics and Internal Departments- Please contact Parking and Transportation directly.
The Athletics Event / Camp sponsor contacts Parking & Transportation Services (P&TS) by email at firstname.lastname@example.org  or via phone at (650) 723-9362.
BILLING AND REFUNDS
Daily Permits: If you purchase the Summer Conference Permits in bulk from the Stanford Conferences office, your account will be billed only for used Daily parking permits, provided you return any unused permits to the Stanford Conferences office (not to your CFD) within 3 days of the conclusion of your program. Parking permits not returned within three days of the conclusion of the conference will be billed to the program at their face value. Parking permits purchased directly from your CFD are non-refundable. Conference Organizers are responsible for any lost or stolen permits.
Monthly Permits: As all monthly permits must be marked upon purchase, and may not be returned. Please indicate the date range for this type of permit.
Parking regulations are strictly enforced as follows:
"A," "C," and "shared" resident/commuter lots are enforced Monday-Friday, 6 a.m. to 4 p.m., (excluding university holidays). You are free to park in these areas after enforcement hours.
Cars parked in red zones or in spaces with permit designations (e.g., ‘A’ zones, ‘C’ zones, Resident Fellow (RF), Service Vehicle, Handicapped, Special Permit Only stalls, etc.) that differ from what is listed on the parking permit will be ticketed by Stanford’s Department of Public Safety.
Resident Lots posted as ‘EA’, ‘ES’, ‘SO’, ‘WE’, ‘SJ’, and ‘SH’ parking are enforced 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Parking Meters are enforced 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, (excluding university holidays).
Parking tickets range from $45 for a permit violation to $348 for illegally parking in a disabled space. Police services at Stanford are provided by the Stanford Department of Public Safety, a division of the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. Parking & Transportation Services, Stanford Conferences, and your Conference Front Desk are not able to arrange for the dismissal of a parking ticket. The appeal procedure can only be pursued by the participant who received the parking ticket. It is the sole responsibility of the user to make sure that parking permits are displayed and scratched correctly. Visit this website for more information: http://transportation.stanford.edu/parking_info/CitationAppeal.shtml. 
PARKING FOR THOSE WITH DISABILITIES
Disabled person placards issued by any state are honored in most marked parking spaces on campus, including meters, designated blue spaces (handicapped parking is conveniently located near all of our buildings), service vehicle spaces and permit lots. State issued disabled person placards are not honored in red zones, Resident Fellow (RF) spaces, “Special Permit Only” parking, and “no parking” areas. Please visit the following website: http://transportation.stanford.edu/parking_info/DisabledInfo.shtml. 
PARKING FOR TOUR BUSES
Free short and long term tour bus parking is available ONLY in the designated bus parking areas along Oak Road between Searsville Road and Parking Structure 5, located on the west side of campus, as indicated on the campus map: http://transportation.stanford.edu/pdf/bus-parking-loading-map.pdf . Tour bus loading/off-loading of passengers at the Stanford Oval is strictly regulated. Read the Tour Bus Protocol at the Stanford University Oval for the complete policy, which includes the designated loading/off-loading area and valid times. http://transportation.stanford.edu/parking_info/tourbus-protocol.shtml.