Free Parking

Berkeley City College is offering Free Parking to all students enrolled in at least 6 units at Berkeley City College. Here are the details on how to access this benefit!

Note: For only the first two weeks of school between 01/23/23 – 02/04/23, parking will be free for all Berkeley City College students. To access this, you need to have your Student ID. You may pick up your student ID at the Welcome Desk on the First Floor between Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm.

How can I get free parking for Spring 2023?

Step 1: Be enrolled in at least 6 units of classes at Berkeley City College specifically. Please note that you will need to complete FAFSA, CADAA, or the CA Promise Grant application.

Step 2: Visit the Welcome Desk with your class schedule and your Peralta Student ID between Monday – Friday from 9am – 5pm. If you don’t have one, please bring another form of Photo ID (Drivers License, Passport, etc.) Our Student Ambassadors will confirm your enrollment, provide a Student ID if needed, and attach a free parking sticker to your Student ID.

Step 3: Visit the Allston Way Parking Garage (located next to Berkeley City College) and pick up a parking ticket from the machine as you enter. Please be sure you are entering the Allston Garage located the address below:
Allston Garage: 2061 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704

Step 4: On your way out of campus, visit our lobby security desk to validate your ticket. Please be sure to scan the QR code to fill out the form and then show your student ID with the parking validation sticker on it to receive free parking validation for that day.