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Parking and Transportation Services

Parking and Transportation Services office hours
Our office hours are Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at  or call (408) 551-7080.
  • Students, staff and faculty may apply for their 2024-2025 parking permits via the AIMS single sign on tile on their MySCU Portal. 

  • There is a policy prohibiting first-year residents from bringing a vehicle to campus.  
For any emergencies, please contact Campus Safety Services (408) 554-4441.

Transportation Services is a subset of Campus Safety Services providing essential parking and transportation services to the campus community. We are dedicated to providing parking resources across campus that are both safe and reliable. We strive to provide transportation services that exceed the needs and expectations of accessibility, mobility, and sustainability through service excellence that emphasizes fairness and respect.

Our Ideal

We are dedicated to arrange parking on campus that is both safe and reliable. We strive to provide transportation services that exceed the needs and expectations of accessibility, mobility, and sustainability with service that prides itself on fairness and respect. 

We support and facilitate the achievement of the University mission and objectives by maintaining a peaceful, safe, and secure campus environment that is accessible and inviting to students, faculty, staff, and guests.

We maintain twenty-four hour dispatch and patrol staffing to assist the campus community with escorting, parking, motorist assistance, information, and event planning.

Our Values

We are committed to fair and impartial exercise of our authority and respecting fundamental human rights.

  • Integrity: We are committed to the highest ideals of honor and integrity to maintain the respect and confidence of the campus community, the campus neighborhood and external public safety agencies.
  • Service: We are committed to providing appropriate, timely, friendly, and courteous service through positive interpersonal relationships while always seeking to improve the quality and image of our professional service delivery. 
  • Ownership: We are committed to individual and departmental responsibility and accountability for the effectiveness of our strategies and service responses. 
  • Continuous Improvement: We are committed to personal training and development, efficient utilization of technology, tracking the best practices and creative thinking as paths to ever greater operational effectiveness and efficiency.

Our Service Objectives

We are committed to earning the respect of the University community by proactively demonstrating the contribution we make to campus life.

  1. To demonstrate care, understanding, and sensitivity in all personal communications and interactions.
  2. To demonstrate an eagerness to be of service and a commitment to act in the best interest of the University, constituent groups, and individuals. 
  3. To earn the confidence and support of the campus community by performing our services in an acknowledgeable and professional manner.
  4. To represent the University well by maintaining the highest standards in personal and operational commitment, appearance, attitude, and actions. 
  5. To be, and be perceived as being, an organization whose services and activities are dependable, timely, and correct.

We are a dedicated group providing parking and transportation services to staff, faculty, students, and visitors of the Santa Clara University campus.  

We are located on the first floor of the main parking structure. 

Parking & Transportation Services Staff

  Staff Position Number
Leah Nakasaki-Peterson Assistant Director (408) 551-1699        
 Employee picture David Herrera Shift Supervisor (408) 551-3610
 Natalie Staff Photo Natalie Rios Office Manager (408) 551-7092
  Andrew Meneses Parking Staff Member (408) 551-7080
 Joanna Staff Photo Joanna Parra Parking Staff Member (408) 551-7080

Leah Nakasaki-Peterson, Assistant Director, is a Super Bronco and has been serving the SCU community for the past 16 years. She joined the P&TS team in April 2022. Away from work, she enjoys baking, going to the coast, family movie nights, hiking, working out, spa days, and spending time with her friends and family.

David Herrera, Shift Supervisor, Has been serving SCU since May of 2024. Outside of work he enjoys hanging out with friends & family, working out, reading, listening to music, cooking and trying out new restaurants.

Natalie Rios, Office Manager, has been serving the SCU community since November, 2021. Outside of work, she loves cooking, hiking, cleaning/organizing and spending time with her family and friends.

Andrew Meneses, Parking Staff Member, has been serving the SCU community since 10/30/23. Outside of work, he enjoys eating and traveling with his family.  He is also a 49ers and Warriors fan.

Joanna Parra, Parking Staff Member,  joined the SCU community in October 2023. Outside of work she loves dancing, singing, and discussing topics such as animal rights, & mental health. She has a Shih Tzu dog named Yoyo who she loves spending time with.