California State University, Fresno introduces a new service that makes parking on campus easier: PayByPhone

February 09, 2016


California State University, Fresno recently introduced a new service that makes parking on campus easier for students and visitors alike.  Together with mobile payments industry leader PayByPhone, the University is providing people on campus with an easy way to pay for parking using the PayByPhone app on their phone.  The service provides those parking on campus with the added benefit of getting text message reminders before their parking session expires.

“With the help of PayByPhone, we’re transforming the experience of coming to campus and having to wait in line at a pay and display machine,” said California State University Fresno Parking and Transportation Manager Thomas Gaffery.  “Fresno State staff are taught to “be bold” and deliver new approaches to solving problems; so we’re excited to provide a service that uses the latest technologies to provide students and visitors with a service that seamlessly integrates with their always on the go digital lifestyle.”

Available to drivers as an alternative way to pay for parking across 8,500 off-street parking spaces on campus, drivers can download the free app and register for the service for by visiting  Consumers also can download the app from the Apple App Store and Google Play stores.

Fresno State is the second school in the California State University System to bring PayByPhone to their campus – PayByPhone