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Parking lot map

Please follow the link to an interactive map of our campus.

Visitor parking - Coin entry

A: $5.00 per entry

M: $6.00 per entry

N, W, X: $5 per day - pay and display. Lot X is free on weekends.

H: Weekdays: $2. per hour with $10. deposit on entry. Deposit reduces throughout day. Evenings (after 4:00 pm) and Weekends: $5 coin entry

D: Weekdays: $2. per hour up to daily maximum of $15.
Evenings (after 4:00 pm and weekends): $5. coin entry

P: $4 coin entry for St. Jerome’s University, Renison College and St. Paul’s College; $2 per hour up to a $6 daily maximum at Conrad Grebel University College.

Additional visitor parking evening (after 4:00 pm) and weekends only
B, EC, R - $5.00 per entry

Student parking


Visitor parking

With pay and display machines- $5.00 per day
N, W, X
(Lot X is free on weekends)

Faculty/staff permit parking

A, B, BFG, H, K, L, O, R, T

Resident permit parking

CLV-S, J, S, V, University of Waterloo Place, T

Short-term parking

On ring road at Environmental Studies 2, Ira G. Needles Hall, and William G. Davis Computer Research Centre. Meter parking is also available.


Motorcyclists purchase a term or day pass from Parking Services, in the COM building for use at motorcycle pads.

Accessible parking

Accessible parking for persons with disabilities is available in most lots. You must display a University of Waterloo permit to park in an an accessible space.  A Ministry of Transportation permit alone constitutes a Fail to Display violation.  Accessible entrances to buildings is available on the Office for Persons with Disabilities site map.

Index of buildings

Building abbreviation Full name of building Building abbreviation Full name of building
AL Arts Lecture Hall HS Health Services
BFG B.F. Goodrich Building LIB Dana Porter Library
BMH B.C. Mathews Building MC Mathematics & Computer
B1 Biology 1 MKV Mackenzie King Village
B2 Biology 2 MHR Minota Hagey Residence
CGR Conrad Grebel College ML Modern Languages
CIF Columbia Icefield NH Ira G. Needles Hall
COM Commissary (University of Waterloo Police & Parking S) OPT Optometry
CPH Carl A. Pollock Hall PAC Physical Activities Complex
C2 Chemistry 2 PAS Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology
DC Davis Centre PHY Physics
DWE Douglas Wright Engineering RCH JR Coutts Engineering Lecture Hall
ECH East Campus Hall REN Renison College
EIT Centre for Environmental & Information Technology REV Ron Eydt Village
EL Engineering Lecture Hall SCH South Campus Hall
ESC Earth Sciences & Chemistry SLC Student Life Centre
ES1 Environmental Studies 1 STJ St. Jerome’s University
ES2 Environmental Studies 2 STP St. Paul’s College
E2 Engineering 2 TC William M. Tatham Centre
E3 Engineering 3 UC University Club
FED Federation Hall University of Waterloo Place University of Waterloo Place
GH Graduate House V1 Student Village 1
GSC General Services Complex    
HH J.G. Hagey Hall of Humanities