2019-2020 Parking lottery, Application and Start Smart Classes

Posted on 08/15/2018
Start Smart

Parking Permits have been issued to capacity! Students with lottery eligibility will be notified directly if future parking permits become available.

Para registrarse para la clase de Start Smart en español por favor llame. 858-391-9303 or 858-248-5717

SMHS Parking Regulations

Parking Application / Start Smart Classes
We recommend you attend one of these sessions during your Sophomore, Junior year. Do not wait until you are a Senior-classes fill up quickly.

Students who wish to park on campus must complete the Start Smart Class before applying for a parking permit.

Due to the over-whelming attendance, students are required to register on-line. Only students with on-line registration tickets will be admitted. No walk-ins will be accepted at the door. There is no wait list.

You are required to attend a Start Smart session only once in your high school years.This presentation is a requirement for a school campus parking pass.

Go to EVENTBRITE  - Start Smart - City of San Marcos - SMUSD Students Only - to register for one of the dates. Please do not register for more than one session. 

SMUSD Students Only

Start Smart – Cancellation – Wednesday March 18, 2020 – City of San Marcos – Community Center Main Hall – 3 Civic Center Dr.

Parents / Students who have pre-registered on EVENTBRITE for the March 18 date will receive an email for the “New” reschedule date. 

 Please hold on to your March 18th ticket only these tickets will be accepted for the “New” date.

Thank You!

Wednesday March 18, 2020

Wednesday May 13, 2020

Tuesday July 07, 2020

Wednesday July 22, 2020

Tuesday August 11, 2020

 Online Registration: No Walk In's, No Wait List.

Register Early - Dates Fill Up Fast.

A parent must be present in order for student to receive credit for session. 


Parking permits will be available in the Finance Office during lunch only. Students must bring a valid driver's license, proof of insurance, current registration and completed parking permit application (including parent signature).


San Marcos – Community Center Main Hall
3 Civic Center Dr. San Marcos, CA 92069
Presentation begins 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
A parent must be present during presentation.
**No children under the age of 12 will be permitted to attend due to content of subject matter.

No parking permit will be issued to any student who has not completed the "Start Smart Class" or who still owes money for books or equipment and/or has a Saturday School attendance obligation from previous years.