String Project

String Project students are eligible to purchase a $40 semester parking permit valid on Mondays and Wednesdays from 4pm to 7pm in Parking Structure 1 student spaces. To purchase your String Project parking permit, follow the instructions below.

Parking permits are now virtual! No need to display a sticker or hangtag on your vehicle. Your license plate is now your parking permit.


If this is your first time purchasing a Sac State parking permit online, you need to activate your parking portal account:

  1. Go to the Password Reset page and submit your email address.

  2. Check your email for an email titled “Sac State Parking Portal Password Reset”.

  3. Click the password reset link in the email and submit a new password.

  4. Your parking portal account is now active.

If you have an active parking portal guest account:

  1. Go to the UTAPS Parking Portal page.

  2. Click Guest Login.

  3. Login with your email address and password.

  4. Click Get Permits.

  5. Click Next.

  6. Select the String Project permit option.

  7. Add and/or select your vehicle.

  8. Click Pay Now to complete the transaction.

You will receive a receipt via email with the confirmation of your virtual String Project permit details.

If you need assistance, email or call the UTAPS office at 916-278-7275.