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

$2.50/hour. Payment required via mobile phone, at paystation, or garage cashier window. Available at the following locations:

  • Garage (payment required via mobile phone, at paystation, or garage cashier windows)
    • Ximenes Avenue Garage (XAG)
    • Bauerle Road Garage (BRG)
    • Tobin Avenue Garage (TAG)
  • Surface Lots (payment using ParkMobile app)
    • Barshop Lot
    • Bauerle Road Lots 1 and 2
    • Bosque Lot
    • Brackenridge Lots 1, 2 and 3
    • Business Services Lot
    • CAR Lot
    • Devine Lot
    • Ford Lot
    • Guadalupe Hall
    • Health Services Lot
    • Intercollegiate Lot
    • Laurel Village Lot
    • Resident Lots 2, 3 and 5
    • Thermal Energy Plant

Downtown Campus

$2.50/hour. Payment is required upon arrival using the ParkMobile app for both the Downtown Campus Garage (DTG) and surface lots. 

  • Garage
    • Downtown Campus Garage (DTG), upper level only
  • Surface Lots
    • Cattleman’s Lot (CS)
    • Downtown Garage (DTC)
    • Monterey Lot (MN)

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.


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