Transportation and Parking

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PCC offers many parking and transportation options at all of its campuses and centers. The campus map shows parking locations for all campuses and centers, as well as TriMet and PCC shuttle stop locations.

Parking permits

tag All vehicles parked at PCC must display a valid parking permit.  Permits are required Monday through Friday 7:00am – 10:00pm at Sylvania, Rock Creek, Cascade, Southeast, Swan Island, and CLIMB.  Permits are not required on weekends.

Online sales for summer term permits began Tuesday, May 22.  You can purchase your permit online by selecting “Order a parking permit” in the “After you register” section.

If you want to pay $5 more, you can purchase your summer term permit in person.  In person sales begin Monday, June 18 at the Student Account Services office located at one of the four main campuses.

Hourly or daily permits may be purchased from any of the dispenser machines on campus.  The machines accept cash, debit, or credit cards.  The machines require the exact amount only, no change given.

Term permit prices:

  • All Day permit purchased online $45
  • All Day permit purchased at Student Account Services $50
  • Evening Only (valid 4pm – 10pm) permit purchased online $35
  • Evening Only (valid 4pm – 10 pm) permit purchased at Student Account Services $40

Online summer term parking permit sales have started!

Online summer term parking permit sales began Tuesday, May 22 and will end on Tuesday, June 26 at 8:59 pmSave $5 by buying your Summer term permit online and you are automatically entered into a drawing for one of five FREE parking permits.   Be a winner and reserve your permit online today!    The first permit mailing will be Monday, June 18.  Your PCC account will not be billed until it is mailed.


Spring term parking permit random drawing winners!!!

These ten lucky people purchased their spring term parking permits online and received free Spring term parking permits.   Congratulations to the following random drawing winners:  Kyler L, Aaron B, Connie Jo B, Rudy H, Eric B, Rebecca S, James H, Louise R, Kaelyn R, and Susan E. 

Transportation alternatives

There are plenty of alternatives to driving to PCC alone!

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No PCC shuttle service during the Summer

In the Fall, you can get to campus for free – take one of the shuttles that run between campuses. View shuttle website »

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Take public transit

PCC offers discounted TriMet passes for students and staff. Learn about taking public transit to PCC »

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Ride your bike or motorcycle

PCC offers bicycle storage and rental options, and motorcycle parking is free. Learn more about bikes and motorcycles at PCC »

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Use a ride or car sharing program

Carpool or use one of Portland’s major car sharing options. Learn more about ride sharing and car sharing »

Rules and operations

Parking regulations

PCC’s parking regulations, including violations, citations, booting, and towing.

Neighborhood parking

Parking in the neighborhoods surrounding PCC’s campuses and centers is not allowed.

Pay or appeal a citation

Did you receive a parking citation? Use PCC’s Parking Portal to pay or appeal your citation.

Need assistance?

Call PCC Public Safety at 971-722-4902 for vehicle unlocks, battery jumps, and escorts to and from your vehicle.


View a complete listing of Transportation and Parking staff.

TDM and sustainability

Details about PCC’s Transportation Demand Management (TDM) and sustainability planning.