Lot descriptions

Reserved faculty/staff parking

Note: every effort is made to provide the parking lot of your choice, however if space is not available in the lot of your choice we do maintain a waiting list.

Lot A – Transponder controlled

Permits are sold to faculty and staff if space is available. Visitor parking is available evenings at 3:45 pm and weekends $5.00 per entry with Visa or MasterCard (Does not accept Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit or Tim Hortons Visa)

Lot B – permit controlled

Permits are sold to faculty and staff if space is available.

Lot H – Transponder controlled

Permits are sold to faculty and staff if space is available.

Visitor parking is available during non-co-op days for $2.00 an hour to a maximum of $10. After 3:45 p.m and on weekends this lot is a flat rate of $5.00 with Visa, American Express or MasterCard

Does not accept Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit or Tim Hortons Visa

Reservations can be made at this lot by e-mailing uparking@uwaterloo.ca. For further instructions please click here

Lot K – permit controlled

Permits are sold to staff members of the residence buildings if space is available.

Lot L – Transponder controlled

Permits are sold to faculty and staff if space is available. There is currently no evening or weekend parking available.

Lot O – card controlled/visitor

Permits are sold to faculty and staff if space is available.  Visitor parking is available all day/evening at $5.00 per day.  This lot is a pay on exit and is also designed to accept tokens given by the clinics at Optometry.

Lot Q – permit controlled

Permits are sold to faculty and staff if space is available.

Visitor parking is available at all times by purchasing a ticket from the pay and display machine with coin, WatCard or credit card. (Does not accept Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit or Tim Hortons Visa)

Lot R – Transponder controlled

Permits are sold to faculty and staff if space is available.

Visitor parking is available evenings after 3:45 p.m and weekends at a flate rate of $5.00 per entry with Visa or MasterCard (Does not accept Visa Debit, MasterCard Debit or Tim Hortons Visa)

Lot T – card controlled

Permits are sold to faculty, staff and residents of Velocity. Evening and weekend parking for visitors is available until 10:00 pm each night at the meters.  Overnight parking requires a permit purchased from Parking Services. 

Lot X - Staff/Faculty/Student/Visitor

Any faculty/staff permit holder may park their vehicle at any time, day or night, in X Lot as long as their permit is displayed. 

Unreserved student permit/visitor pay & display

Lot N - permit controlled/visitor pay and display

Permits are sold to students on a per term basis.

Visitor parking is available at all times by purchasing a ticket from the pay and display machine. A valid permit must be displayed at all times. Students may use all student unreserved parking lots when they have purchased a valid permit/ticket.

Lot C - permit controlled / visitor pay and display

Permits are sold to students on a per term basis. Visitor parking is available at all times by purchasing a ticket from the pay and display machine. A valid permit must be displayed at all times. Students may use all student unreserved parking lots when they have purchased a valid permit/ticket.

Lot W - permit controlled/visitor pay and display

Permits are sold to students on a per term basis. Visitor parking is available at all times by purchasing a ticket from the pay and display machine. A valid permit must be displayed at all times. Students may use all student unreserved parking lots when they have purchased a valid permit/ticket.

Lot X - permit controlled/visitor pay and display

Permits are sold to students on a per term basis. Visitor parking is available at all times by purchasing a ticket from the pay and display machine. A valid permit must be displayed at all times. Students may use all student unreserved parking lots when they have purchased a valid permit/ticket. Permits are also sold to Faculty and Staff.  Lot X is open and free from 4:30 pm Friday until 6:00 am Monday for daily visitors. School of Pharmacy permits are valid to park here while on main campus after 4:30 p.m. Any organizers must make prior arrangements prior to using X lot at any time.

Lot M – pay and display (permit valid in lot M only)

Visitor parking available at all times $6.00 per entry.

Lot D – visitor and reserved parking

Visitor parking at $2.00 an hour to a daily maximum of $15.00. After 3:45 p.m and on weekends it is a flat rate of $5.00

Reservations can be made at uparking@uwaterloo.ca at least 48 hours in advance

Please click here for further instructions

Lot H – transponder controlled/reservation/visitor

Visitor parking cost $2.00 an hour to daily maximum of $10.00 during non co-op hours. A flat rate of $5.00 after 3:45 p.m during weekdays and all day on weekends.

Reservations can be made for this lot by e-mailing uparking@uwaterloo.ca. For further instructions please click here

Residence parking

Current residence agreement must be shown prior to a permit being issued. Permits are only issued in the parking lot which covers the residence in which you live.

Lot Columbia Lake Village (CLV) - S permit controlled / visitor pay and display

Permits are available for students living at CLV - S (units 1-100 only).

Lot J – permit controlled

Permits are available for students living in Village 1, William Lyon MacKenzie King, and Ron Eydt Village. 

Lot S – permit controlled / visitor pay and display

Permits are available for students living in Village 1, William Lyon MacKenzie King and Ron Eydt Village. 

Lot University of Waterloo Place (UWP) – Permit controlled / residence permit / visitor pay and display

Permits are available for students living at University of Waterloo Place. Pay and display available for visitor parking. School of Pharmacy permits are valid to park here while on main campus.

Lot V - permit controlled

Permits are available for students living in Village 1, William Lyon Mackenzie King and Ron Eydt Village.

Faculty/staff permit parking

Faculty/staff members with a valid parking decal may park in any un gated lot after 4:30 pm on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday, this does not include metered spaces.

Miscellaneous parking

Lot ECH – permit controlled

Permit parking for contractors doing campus construction only.

Lot E - free parking

The contractor lot (E Lot) on Seagram Drive does not require a permit and is for the exclusive use of UW affiliates between the hours of 8 am - 6 pm Monday to Friday and open to the public all other times. The lot has been signed accordingly. If you have any questions or concerns, please post/tweet or call ext. 33100.