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Authorize Automatic Payroll Deductions for Transportation and Parking Fees

All career employees with an appointment of 50% or more qualify for automatic payroll deduction, a convenient and tax-saving way to pay permit or transportation fees.

Notes:

  • All deductions are pretax; credit card payments are not allowed.
  • Payroll deductions will continue indefinitely until you submit the applicable cancellation form.
  • It takes payroll 1‒2 pay cycles to set up your deductions.

Deductions for Annual/Payroll Permit Fees

  1. Complete the Parking Permit Application (PDF) and sign the section to authorize deductions.
  2. Pay permit fees using cash/check/credit card.
    • Purchasing 1st through the 15th of the month: Pay two full months parking fee
    • Purchasing after the 15th of the month: Pay  one and a half months parking fees
    • See parking permits for current rates.
  3. Submit your completed form with payment in person at the Gilman or Osler Commuter and Visitor Information Center and receive your permit immediately.
  4. Deductions begin with your next paycheck if you submit your form prior to the 15th of the month. Otherwise, deductions begin with the following check.
  5. There are no refunds on Compass Cards. Lost or damaged cards incur a $15 replacement fee and may take 1-3 days to replace. You are responsible for making any fare payments directly to the transit provider until the replacement card is activated.

Note: Payroll deductions will continue indefinitely until you submit a Cancellation/Refund Form (PDF).

Deductions for Transit Passes

  1. Complete the Transit Pass Payroll Authorization/Cancellation Form (PDF).
  2. Pay two months of transit pass fees using cash/check/credit card. (See ECO Pass and Coaster Club for rates.)
  3. Submit the completed form in person at the Gilman or Osler Commuter and Visitor Information Center. You will also need your UC San Diego photo ID.
  4. Deductions begin with your next paycheck if you submit your form prior to the 15th of the month. Otherwise, deductions begin with the following check.

Note: Payroll deductions will continue until you complete a Transit Pass Payroll Authorization/Cancellation Form (PDF).