front of Laxson Auditorium


Downtown Chico Parking

Smart parking meters, kiosks parking, and free parking can be found throughout Downtown Chico. Parking locations and directions for using the meters or kiosks may be found by going to the Downtown Chico Business Association Website.

On-Campus Parking

Parking permits are required Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Daily or hourly parking permits are available for purchase. For campus parking locations please refer to the University Campus Map-Parking.

How to pay for campus parking?

  • Download the Passport Parking App to purchase a campus parking permit with the Passport Parking app (Available at the iPhone App Store and Android Google Play Store).
  • Campus parking permit may be purchased online by going to
Additional information about campus parking can be found by going to CSU, Chico Parking Services Website, or by calling the University Police Department at 530-898-5555.