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Carpool Parking spaces are reserved for Ohlone College students and staff. Visitors and guests are not permitted to park in Carpool Parking spaces.

Students must display a valid Semester Parking Permit or Daily Parking Permit to park on an Ohlone College campus—and must also display a valid Carpool Parking Permit to park in a Carpool Parking space.

Staff must display a valid Staff Parking Permit or Daily Parking Permit to park on an Ohlone College campus—and must also display a valid Carpool Parking Permit to park in a Carpool Parking space.

Carpool Parking Permits

Carpool parking spaces on Fremont campus.

Students and staff who wish to obtain a Carpool Parking Permit must fill out an application form listing the persons who will be carpooling together and the vehicles that will be used for carpooling. The application will be signed under penalty of perjury and submitted to Campus Police Services. Upon review and approval, a Carpool Parking Permit will be issued to the applicant(s) for the semester.

Download the Carpool Parking Permit Application (PDF) or obtain one in the Campus Police Services / Safety and Security Office.

Additional Carpool Parking Permit Rules

  • Carpool Parking Permits are valid only for the semester issued. Carpool Permits must be renewed each semester.
  • Carpool Permits are valid for Carpool Parking spaces at both the Fremont and Newark campuses.
  • The Carpool Parking Permit must be visibly and prominently displayed for traffic enforcement personnel viewing - it should be hung from the rear-view mirror.
  • A minimum of 2 persons per vehicle is required when parking in a Carpool Parking space.
  • Student vehicles parked in carpool parking must also display a valid Semester Parking Permit or Daily Parking Permit.
  • Staff vehicles parking in carpool parking must also display a valid Staff Parking Permit or Daily Parking Permit
  • Carpool Parking Permits may not be transferred or lent to another person.

Carpool Parking at Fremont Campus

With a valid Carpool Parking Permit and a valid Parking Permit, a carpooling student or staff vehicle may park in one parking space in:

  • spaces marked for Carpool Parking in Parking Lot K

Carpool Parking at Newark Campus

With a valid Carpool Parking Permit and a valid Parking Permit, a carpooling student or staff vehicle may park in one parking space in:

  • spaces marked for Carpool Parking in Parking Lots B, C, or D

Parking Violations

A parking citation will be issued to violators of Ohlone College parking regulations. Remember:

For continuing violations, the Carpool Parking Permit will be confiscated.


Parking regulations are enforced by Ohlone College Campus Police Services / Safety and Security (CPS). Questions or concerns about parking at Ohlone College should be directed to CPS at (510) 659-6111 (Fremont) or (510) 742-2311 (Newark).

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