Mandatory Transportation Fee

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The fee will provide students the option of a campus-wide parking permit or a pass for unlimited use of Sunline bus services. This fee also helps offset the costs of Public Safety services throughout the campuses.

The virtual parking permit must be ordered online.  If you need a temporary pass for the day you can utilize the self park machines or come to the Public Safety Department office to get assistance.

Your valid College of the Desert student identification card can be used as a bus pass. To obtain a student ID card, students must present their registration statement along with a government-issued ID to one of the following locations:

  • Palm Desert Campus: Office of Student Life
  • Palm Springs Campus: Administration Office, Building 1
  • Indio Campus: Administration Office, 2nd floor

Beginning in Spring 2020, all vehicles, including motorcycles, will be required to display a Parking Permit.

Yes! Because the Transportation Fee is mandatory, your Financial Aid disbursement will cover the cost of the fee.

There is no fee waiver and the fee is mandatory for all students.

For questions regarding the ASCOD transportation resolution, please contact the Office of Student Life at (760) 862-1317.