Visiting the Library

DIRECTIONS TO CAMPUS

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TRAVELING ON HIGHWAY 99 SOUTH:
Heading south on Highway 99 to Merced, take the Martin Luther King, Jr. Way exit. Turn left onto Martin Luther King, Jr. Way, heading north. Turn right on 16th Street. Turn left on G Street and proceed through several major intersections. Turn right on Yosemite Avenue for 2 miles. Turn left on Lake Road. Proceed approximately one mile to the campus.

TRAVELING ON HIGHWAY 99 NORTH:
Heading north on Highway 99 to Merced, take G Street exit. Turn right onto G Street, heading north. Proceed on G Street through several major intersections. Turn right on Yosemite Avenue for 2 miles. Turn left on Lake Road. Proceed approximately one mile to the campus.

FROM AIRPORTS

MINETA SAN JOSE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Total Est. Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes     Total Est. Distance: 125 miles

Take Airport Blvd. toward US-101, then the Skyport Dr. ramp toward CA-87 / US-101 / Downtown. Merge onto CA-87 South toward Downtown (8 miles). Merge onto CA-85 South (exit on the left side) toward Gilroy (5 miles). Merge onto US-101 South (exit on the left side) toward Los Angeles (21 miles). Take the 10th St. / CA-152 East, exit 356. Turn left and follow CA-152 / Pacheco Pass Hwy. (65 miles). Merge onto CA-59 North toward Merced (15 miles). Turn right onto W. 16TH ST for 3 blocks. Turn left onto G St. (4.4 miles). Turn right onto E. Bellevue Rd. (2 miles). Turn left onto N. Lake Rd.

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Total Est. Time: 2 hours, 20 minutes     Total Est. Distance: 139 miles

Merge onto US-101 South (7 miles). Merge onto CA-92 East toward Hayward (13 miles). Merge onto I-880 North toward Oakland (4 miles), then onto I-238 South (3 miles), which becomes I-580 East toward Castro Valley / Stockton (30 miles). Keep left to take I-205 East toward Tracy / Stockton (15 miles). Merge onto I-5 North, then onto CA-120 East via Exit 461 toward Manteca / Sonora (6 miles). Merge onto CA-99 South toward Modesto / Fresno / Los Angeles (51 miles). Follow directions from "TRAVELING ON HIGHWAY 99 SOUTH" (above).

SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Total Est. Time: 2 hours, 16 minutes     Total Est. Distance: 134 miles

Follow Airport Blvd. (via Lindbergh Dr.) to I-5 South toward Sacramento / Yuba City (56 miles). Merge onto CA-4 East toward CA-99 / Downtown Stockton (4 miles). Merge onto CA-99 South (64 miles). Follow directions from "TRAVELING ON HIGHWAY 99 SOUTH" (above).

FRESNO YOSEMITE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

Total Est. Time: 1 hour, 13 minutes     Total Est. Distance: 67 miles

Go northwest on E. Clinton Way, and turn left onto N. Helm Ave. Then turn right onto E. McKinley Ave. for 1.5 miles, and merge onto CA-168 West (0.6 mile). Keep right to take CA-180 West toward Kerman / Mendota (3.5 miles). Merge onto CA-99 North toward Sacramento. Follow directions from "TRAVELING ON HIGHWAY 99 NORTH " (above).

Our mission is to protect the spaces of those who pay for and properly display a valid parking permit to ensure a safe and user friendly environment is maintained on our campus.  In addition, parking citations will be issued to those who do not abide by the UC Merced Parking Regulations.  Payment of a fee to park on campus does not guarantee space availability.

Students:  TAPS will be at the Housing Den on move-in day, Friday, Aug. 22nd from 8:30am until 5:00pm and then again on Monday, Aug. 25th from 8:30am through 10:30pm.  After that time, please come to the TAPS office to purchase your permit!

GUEST permits are available at parking kiosks in the Lake Lot and in the Library Lot.  The rates are as follows:

  • 0.0 - 2.0 hours - $2.00
  • 2.0 - 4.0 hours - $3.00
  • 4.0 - 6.0 hours - $4.00
  • 6.0 & up hours - $6.00

To purchase a UC Merced parking permit, please click here: E-pay.


PERMIT RATES:

PUBLIC PARKING HOURS  
0.0 - 2.0 $2.00
2.0 - 4.0 $3.00
4.0 - 6.0 $4.00
6.0 - 8.0 $6.00
8.0 +  
Daily Max.

$6.00

STUDENT  
(9 months) $270.00
HOUSE STAFF/RESIDENTS  
(9 months) $270.00
FACULTY  
(12 months) $360.00
ADMIN.  
(12 months) $360.00
STAFF  
(12 months) $360.00
MOTORCYCLE  
(12 months) $288.00
CARPOOL  
(12 months) $288.00
RESTRICTED  
Restricted to Senior Management Group  
(12 months) $936.00
Guest Permit Packets (10)  
Restricted to UC Merced Departments $60.00



EMPLOYEE CLASSIFICATIONS
Employees – non career working < 20 hours per week will pay 1/2 of the monthly full time rate.
Employees – non career working > 19 hours per week will pay the monthly full time rate.
Employees – Staff, Faculty, Post Docs, Grad Students, Contracted Staff will pay the monthly full time rate.

 

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