Parking

Location
Claremont, CA
Undergrads
940
Tuition
$43,620
Admission Difficulty
Hard
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5 College Freshman

Parking: You can get a parking permit with ease. There isn't much street parking, so it can be difficult to find a spot. There isn't much need for a car on campus-- you can probably find a friend with one if you want to go to a store.

2 College Sophomore

Parking: You get tickets randomly and can never find a place to park. Just don't bring a car, really. it is just a pain.

3 College Sophomore

Parking: Due to the school's small size, there are very few parking spaces around campus.

4 College Freshman

Parking: Lots of spots, somewhat expensive.

4 College Sophomore

Parking: Pricing is reasonable and there are plenty of spots!

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 11th
    Best Parking Availability
  • 77th
    Most Reasonable Permit Costs
  • 276th
    Best Off-Campus Parking

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jenna Tico
Hometown
Santa Barbara, CA
Major
Undeclared
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A long time in the making, the Scripps parking garage has solved many of the school’s on-campus parking woes. Keeping a car used to be considered a nightmare, and it was not uncommon to see students leaving cars in obscure—and sometimes illegal—corners of campus. However, the administration took notice and constructed a parking garage in the space below the Field House. 

Besides solving the previous parking dilemma on campus, the garage may serve as incentive for students to bring cars to school, leading to more off-campus outings. Along with the existing spaces located near dorms and department buildings, the issue of parking does not look to be of future trouble to Scripps students.

Facts & Statistics

Student Parking Lot?
Yes
There is a large parking structure in addition to the dorm parking lots.
Freshmen Allowed to Park?
Yes
Approximate Parking Permit Cost
$100 per year
Common Parking Tickets
  • Fire lane: $80
  • Handicapped zone: $100
  • No parking zone: $20–$80
Best Places to Find a Spot
In the Scripps parking structure and near large department buildings
Good Luck Getting a Spot Here
Dorm lots
Getting a Parking Permit
Parking permits are controlled by Campus Security. Students may obtain one by showing proof of registration and filling out an application.
Parking Services
Claremont Colleges Department of Safety
252 East 11th St
(909) 621-8170
www.cuc.claremont.edu/cs/index.asp

Student Polls

How convenient is off-campus parking?    Based on 23 responses

  • 0% The cost is totally outrageous, and there are never any open spots.
  • 0% The cost is totally outrageous, but you can usually find a spot.
  • 13% The cost is reasonable, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 35% The cost is reasonable, and there are usually plenty of spots.
  • 13% It's free, but spots fill up quickly.
  • 39% It's free, and there are usually plenty of spots.

Rate the campus parking on the following topics    Based on 22 responses

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  • Distance from class
  • Distance from dorms
  • Ease of finding a spot
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