Visitor Parking

UTSA offers a variety of short-term parking options, including hourly paid parking, daily scratch-off permits, and permit-free parking times.

Event Planners

If you are a university official, department, or student organization hosting an on-campus event that requires parking, please visit Event Parking for information.


Hourly Paid Parking

Main Campus

$2/hour. Payment required at paystation or garage cashier window. Available at the following locations:

  • Garage
    • Ximenes Avenue Garage (XAG)
    • Bauerle Road Garage (BRG)
    • Tobin Avenue Garage (TAG)
  • Surface Lot
    • Resident Lot 2 (R2)

Downtown Campus

$2/hour. Payment is required at a paystation upon arrival. Available at the following locations:

Weekend and Evening Parking

Drivers can take advantage of permit-free parking options in Employee A, Employee B, and unmarked Commuter spaces only during the times below. This policy applies at both the Main and Downtown Campuses, regardless of permit status.

  • Monday – Thursday: 10:00 pm – 7:00 am
  • Friday: 4:30 pm – 7:00 am the following Monday

Daily Scratch-Off Permits

Single-use daily parking permits are an affordable visitor parking option. Scratch off the correct month and date, then hang the permit from vehicle rear-view mirror with the scratched off date fully visible.

Permits must be purchased by a UTSA student or employee at the BRG or XAG garage cashier stations on the Main Campus, or at Campus Services (FS 2.418) on the Downtown Campus. View scratch-off permit options on our Parking Permits page, under the Other Permits dropdown.


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.