On-Campus parking permits will be available for purchase during Online Registration beginning Monday, July 12.

OCSA Bus and OCSA Metrolink Shuttle passes will be available Tuesday, July 27 at 9:00 am.

The Orange County School of the Arts currently serves nearly 2,200 students in grades 7 to 12 from more than 120 cities throughout California.
The school provides a variety of transportation services to students and parents to assist in their daily commute to school.

Please contact Dr. William Wallace, Dean of Facilities and Supervision at 714.560.0900, ext. 6401 or william.wallace@ocsarts.net for additional information.

On Campus Parking Permits

All students who drive a car to school must obtain a Parking Permit and register their car(s) with the school.  Parking permits are available for purchase through the school website.  Permit cost for the school year is $60.00.  For safety reasons, students may not go to their car during the school day.  There is a $10.00 replacement fee for permits that are lost, stolen, or destroyed, which can be purchased HERE.

Students may park as follows (please refer to map):

  • Please do not park in visitor or reserved spots. Do not park in disabled spaces without proper permits.
  • Student parking in Lots A, B, C, G, and H all day.
  • If you have parking concerns, call 714.560.0900 Ext. 6604 or email antonio.graham@ocsarts.net.

Parents and visitors to OCSA may park in any spot labeled "Visitor" in Lots D and F. If visitors park in a lot without obtaining a “Visitors Parking Pass” from campus security personnel or the Reception Desk, they are subject to a parking ticket, or being towed at their own expense. Parents/Visitors may park in all designated OCSA parking lots after 5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and all hours on weekends.

Please contact Berene Lindbeck, Office Manager at 714.560.0900, ext. 6140 or berene.lindbeck@ocsarts.net for additional information.

  • The cost of an Annual Student Parking Permit is $60 or $30 for the Second Semester.
  • Hang assigned parking permit or place in front windshield.
  • Students must park all vehicles in designated locations only and must not block traffic/fire lanes.
  • Students must drive at a safe rate of speed and not drive in such a manner as to endanger themselves and others.
  • All accidents and/or damage to vehicles that occur on campus must be immediately reported to T100.
  • The School is not responsible for theft or vandalism to any vehicles parked on OCSA property.
  • Student Parking Permits must be turned in to T100 if student no longer attends OCSA.
  • Permits that are lost, stolen, or destroyed can be reissued for a replacement fee of $10.
  • Any violation of OCSA's Parking Rules and Regulations may result in school disciplinary action, including the possible loss of parking privileges, referrals, law enforcement citation, and/or towing at the owner's expense.
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OCSA Metrolink Shuttle School Bus

  • We have a school bus that picks up OCSA Metrolink riders in the morning at the Santa Ana Station and returns them to the station after school.
  • This parent-paid OCSA Metrolink Shuttle, provides station-to-school-to-station bus service from the Santa Ana Train Station. This shuttle is used in conjunction with a parent-purchased Metrolink Train ticket.  Student Discounted (25%) Metrolink Train One-Way and Round-Trip, 7-Day, and monthly passes are available directly from Metrolink.
  • The OCSA school bus leaves the Santa Ana Train Station at 8:00 am and arrives at OCSA approximately 10 minutes later.
  • After School, the 7th and 8th grade school bus leaves at 3:35 pm, and the 9th - 12th grade bus leaves at 4:55 pm, arriving at the station about 10 minutes later.
  • An OCSA Shuttle Pass (issued by OCSA) is required to board the OCSA Metrolink Shuttle Bus and can be purchased during Online Registration.

Depending on your arrival schedule, Free Public OCTA Bus transportation from the Santa Ana Station to OCSA may be available to Metrolink riders.  See OCTA Route 83 (Anaheim-Laguna Hills)

Arrival/Departure times are subject to change. 

Pricing for the 2021-2022 School Year
Annual Round-Trip $1,400
Semester Round-Trip $700

OCSA Los Alamitos/Rush Park School Bus

A "traditional" parent-paid Yellow School Bus is available from/to the Los Alamitos/Rush Park area.

  • There is a school bus that picks up riders in the morning at Rush Park (3021 Blume Drive, Rossmoor, CA 90720) and returns them to Rush Park after school.
  • The OCSA school bus leaves Rush Park at 6:45 a.m. and arrives at OCSA approximately 1 hour later.
  • After school, the 7th and 8th grade school bus leaves at 3:35 p.m., and the 9th-12th grade bus leaves at 4:55 p.m.
  • An OCSA Shuttle Pass (issued by OCSA) is required to board the OCSA Shuttle bus and can be purchased during Online Registration.
  • Bus arrival/departure times are subject to change.

If your child has left something on the bus, please email transportation@ocsarts.net.

Pricing for the 2021-2022 School Year
Annual Round-Trip $2,900
Semester Round-Trip $1,450

Pogo Carpool App

Partnership with Pogo for Carpool/Ridesharing Opportunities

At OCSA, creating a community is a priority. So is easing transportation barriers for our current and future families. We have partnered with an award-winning company, Pogo, using the free iPhone and Android mobile apps to help you discover families that live near you and connect you to a carpool.

Getting started on Pogo is super easy. Click on the link below from your smartphone. It will take you to download the app on both Apple and Android devices.

Once it’s installed, just enter your carpool needs and driving preferences, add parents you trust to your pool, and the app will automatically create a carpool schedule for you with parents who match your route and needs. When prompted, input OCSA's special code below.

Link: https://pogorides.app.link/OCSA

Code: 45980

Please check out the app–we really think it will make your family’s life easier. If you have any questions or feedback, feel free to check out Pogo’s FAQs, website, or email jacob@pogorides.com.

OCTA City/County Bus

Information regarding the Orange County Transportation Authority bus system and purchasing discounted City/County bus tickets and passes direct from OCTA can be found at www.octa.net. Parents may purchase discounted 30-day passes directly from OCTA for students ages 7-18.

If you have any questions regarding transportation, contact Kelly Stowe
at transportation@ocsarts.net or call 714.560.0900 ext. 6144.