Visitor Parking

LMU requires that all drivers review the University's Rules & Policies before arriving and parking on campus. Please observe all signs and traffic devices when operating a vehicle on campus. California Vehicle Code is strictly enforced.

Campus Access

Visitors must access the campus via the main entrance at LMU Drive off of Lincoln Blvd. Access through the Loyola Blvd gate is restricted to students, faculty, and staff. You may exit out of the Loyola Blvd gate, but re-entry must be through the main entrance. Once on campus, visitors should stop at the Public Safety Kiosk for directions and information pertaining to their visit.

Payment & Registration

All visitors must register and pay for parking Monday through Friday, from 8 am until 8 pm. Parking is free on weekends and University Holidays. Short-term visitor parking is purchased by the day or in increments of 20 minutes. See the table below for daily parking rates.

Short-Term Parking Rates
MinutesEffective June 01, 2017
0-40 $2.50
40-60 $5.00
60-80 $7.50
80-100 $10.00
100-More $12.50

Pay Station locations

  • Lot-A, Hannon Parking Lot
  • Lot-D, Life Sciences Building
  • Lot-H, Del Rey Parking Area
  • Lot-I, Xavier Parking Lot
  • Lot-L, non-Reserved Portion of Drollinger Parking Plaza
  • Lot-U, P2 & P3 of University Hall Parking Garage

*Pay Stations do not provide change

Pay-By-Phone

Parkmobile is a convenient way to purchase parking via mobile phone. To use Parkmobile you must have the app installed on your smartphone and use the location code of 961 for LMU.

Pay in Advance

LMU Park is an online portal convenient for purchasing parking in advance.

Affiliate Parking

LMU requires that all drivers review the University's Rules & Policies before arriving and parking on campus. Please observe all signs and traffic devices when operating a vehicle on campus. California Vehicle Code is strictly enforced.

Affiliates are typically non-LMU employees that are frequently on campus providing service as a vendor or contracted employee (i.e. Sodexo, Follet, Allied Barton). Other examples of affiliates are Recreation Center members who are not faculty, staff or student, volunteers and any person that has regular business on campus. Affiliates may purchase parking as they go similar to that of a daily visitor or choose to purchase a long-term parking permit through LMU Park.

Long-Term Parking Rates & Dates
SemesterEffective DateExpiration DateAmount
Fall August 01 January 15 $297.25
Spring January 01 May 31 $297.25
Summer May 01 August 15 $119.00

Permits are non-refundable.