Event Parking

Campus Services provides event parking and event transportation options for the Main and Downtown campuses. Additional services are available for large events. View our weekly event listings.

Hosting an Event?

If you are hosting an on-campus event that requires parking, you must submit an event request through RowdyLink. Parking questions are included in the RowdyLink event request form. 

For questions or assistance, please email visitorparking@utsa.edu

Event Parking Options

Scratch-Off Permits

Single-use daily parking permits. Scratch off the correct month and date, and hang the permit from vehicle rearview mirror. 

  • Cost: $7 each. Billed at time of sale. 
  • Valid for use in Employee A, Employee B, and Commuter spaces, if purchased by a department.
  • Distribution or use by university employees or students prohibited.
  • All sales final.

Garage Barcode

Convenient parking option in the Main Campus garages. Provides flexibility for department guests.

Paystation Pin Codes

Pin codes offer guests an alternative to paying for hourly parking. Not valid in the Main Campus garages. 

  • Cost: $6 per use. Billed only for the number of times used.
  • Use at
    • Main Campus: Resident Lot 2 (near Roadrunner Cafe).
    • Downtown Campus: Monterey Lot or Downtown Campus Garage (numbered spaces only).

Additional Services

Campus Services offers the following services for large-scale campus events. Submit an event request through RowdyLink, and we will help coordinate your special event parking options.


Barricades set out on surface spaces for reserved event parking.

  • Cost: $9 per space.

Event Maps

Custom electronic parking maps created for your coordinated special event.

  • Cost: Varies

Parking Signage

Directional or parking signs for guiding guests to the approved event parking area.

  • Cost: $25-40 (includes sign placement and removal)

Pay eligible parking citations with a donation of peanut butter.

It's Peanut Butter Parking Time

For a limited time, pay eligible parking citations with a donation of peanut butter. Learn more.


VIA U-Pass

VIA U-Pass

Beginning fall 2019, students and employees ride VIA for free. Learn more.


The Runner GPS App

The Runner GPS App

Track your on-campus shuttle in real-time and receive live updates. Download for free on the App Store and Google Play.


Real-Time Parking Occupancy

Real-Time Parking Occupancy

Find parking availability on campus.