Parking and Transportation


Lots 53 (west) and 56A (east) are most convenient to GBSF. Information about campus parking is available from the Transportation And Parking Services (TAPS) website, or call 752-TAPS (8277).

A valid UC Davis permit is required to park on campus. You can purchase a parking permit online from TAPS, or by visiting the TAPS office.

Visitor Parking

Visitor permits may be purchased for $9.00 from permit dispensing machines located at the north entrance to VP Lot 53 and at the south end of VP Lot 54.  After 5:00 pm, visitor permits are also valid at meters and in “A” permit areas.

UC Reciprocal Parking

Reciprocal parking at other UC campuses for up to 5 days is provided to faculty and staff parking permit holders who are on university business.  The permit holder should contact the campus parking office to make arrangements.

Aggie Stadium – Event Parking

Game Day parking restrictions for Lots 53, 56 and 57:

  • No parking in Lot 56
  • Parking is available in Lots 53 or 57 (parking in these Lots is free 3 hours prior to kickoff), or if you have a A/C permit
  • If you are leaving your car for the weekend, please park in Lots 53 or 57

For additional information regarding Aggie Stadium Parking, please contact Josh Flushman, Assistant Athletic Director, 530-752-3525 or  (see parking map)


Unitrans is operated in partnership by the Associated Students of UC Davis (ASUCD) and the City of Davis, and provides public transportation service to the entire city with over 40 buses on 15 routes, carrying over 3 million passengers a year.  For routes, fares, and schedules, visit the Unitrans website, or call 752-BUSS (2877).


The UCD/UCDMC Shuttle provides service between campus and the Medical Center for persons affiliated with the University of California – this includes faculty, staff, students, interns, volunteers, patients, and visitors. The shuttle schedule is available online.

Tickets and passes are available for purchase at the following locations:

  • UC Davis Transportation and Parking Services Office located on the ground level of the West Entry Parking Structure (Hutchison Drive on the Dairy Road Bikeway)
  • UC Davis Cashier’s Office, 1200 Dutton Hall (first floor)
  • UCDMC Parking and Transportation Services located in  the FSSB Building, 4800 2nd Avenue, Suite 1100

Berkeley Bus

The Intercampus Bus service provides transportation between UC Davis and the Berkeley campus.  There are two round trips daily (Monday through Friday), and a limited weekend schedule.  The bus picks up and delivers passengers at the Library receiving dock on the south side of Shields Library on the Davis campus.  For additional information or make reservations, visit the Fleet Services website, or call 752-UBUS (8287).

Bicycle Licensing and Parking

All bicycles on the UC Davis campus must have a current California Bicycle License.  The current price is $10 for three years, and renewals are $5 and valid for up to three years.  Bicycle licenses increase the likelihood of a stolen bike being returned.  See the TAPS bike website for additional information and licensing locations.

Bicycle parking at the GBSF is restricted to the bike racks located on the north, south, east and west sides of the building.  Any bicycles found secured to the building or an unapproved fixture will be removed by TAPS.

Alternate Transportation

Information about alternate transportation options is available from the TAPS website.