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Students, visitors, and staff must display a valid Parking Permit to park on an Ohlone College campus. Staff are provided a Staff Parking Permit; if not available, staff must purchase a Daily Parking Permit.

Daily Parking Permits

A valid Daily Parking Permit allows a student or visitor to park in one parking space, except restricted spaces.

A Daily Parking Permit must be purchased by:

A Daily Parking Permit:

  • is valid on the day purchased for parking at both the Fremont and Newark Center campuses
  • must be placed face-up on the dashboard for traffic enforcement personnel viewing

It is a violation of the Student Honor Code and a crime to give a Daily Parking Permit to another student.

Cost of Daily Parking Permits

The cost of a Daily Parking Permit is $4 each and may be purchased (non-refundable) at a Daily Parking Permit vending machine in the Ohlone College parking lots. Permit vending machines accept cash (nickels, dimes, quarters, and paper bills), credit cards (Visa and Mastercard), and ATM cards with credit card symbols. The permit vending machines do not give change for amounts over $4.

Location of Daily Parking Permit Vending Machines

On the Fremont campus, the Daily Parking Permit vending machines are located in Parking Lots E, H, P, and all levels of the Parking Structure.

On the Newark campus, the Daily Parking Permit vending machines are located in Parking Lots B, C, D, and E.

Daily Parking at Fremont Campus

With a valid Daily Parking Permit, a student or visitor may park in one parking space in:

except those spaces marked for Administration or Police/Emergency Vehicle.

See also Carpool Parking, Disabled Parking, and Visitor Parking.

Cars in parking lots on the Fremont campus.

Daily Parking at Newark Campus

With a valid Daily Parking Permit, a student or visitor may park in one parking space in:

  • Parking Lots B, C, D, E
  • the Overflow Parking Lot

except those spaces marked for Administration or Police/Emergency Vehicle.

See also Carpool Parking, Disabled Parking, and Visitor Parking.

Short Term/Hourly Parking Permit and Parking Spaces (Fremont Campus only)

A valid Short Term/Hourly Parking Permit allows a student, staff, or visitor to park in one of the spaces marked for Short Term/Hourly Parking located in:

  • Lot P

A Short Term/Hourly Parking Permit:

  • costs $1 per hour
  • is valid for up to two (2) hours after time of purchase
  • must be placed face-up on the dashboard for traffic enforcement personnel viewing

Short Term/Hourly Parking Permit vending machines are available:

  • in Lot P (same machine as the Daily Parking Permit machine)
  • on level 5 of the Parking Structure (this is a backup in case the Lot P machine is unavailable)

Parking Rules Summary

  • There is no free parking at any of the Ohlone Community College District campuses, except as noted in Parking Hours.
  • There is no grace period during the first few weeks of each semester. Parking rules are enforced from the first day of each semester through the last.
  • Parking is permitted only in designed areas and parking stalls.
  • Vehicles that are illegally parked and/or parked without a valid parking permit may be cited and/or towed.
  • All parking rules are enforced during instructional periods and on weekends when special events or classes are being held.

For the location of parking lots at the Fremont and Newark Center campuses, see Ohlone College Maps.

Under state law (Education Code 72247) all parking on a community college campus is subject to payment of a specified fee. It is a privilege extended by the Board of Trustees to the faculty, staff, students, and visitors.

Parking Violations

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


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.