Permit parking

Reserved faculty/staff

Card or Transponder controlled access to reserved parking lots. Charges per month for full time faculty and staff eligible payroll deduction based on current rate. Faculty and staff are guaranteed a space in the lot of their choice as space permits. Waiting lists are maintained where space is not available.
$38.00 per month plus taxes ($42.94)

Unreserved student

Students may purchase a permit for use in all lots designated unreserved. Unreserved parking lots will have pay & display machines available for cash payment for part-time Students and Visitors. Students will have access to all unreserved parking lots and are required to move to the next available lot if one location is full.
$150.00 per term plus taxes ($169.50)

Resident parking

Resident permits are available for students living in University of Waterloo Place, Columbia Lake Village-South, Columbia Lake Village-North,  Velocity, Village 1, Ron Eydt Village and Mackenzie King Village. Students must provide resident documentation after applying to obtain a parking permit to the Parking Service office. $150.00 per term (taxes do not apply to residence permits).

Visitor parking

View lot locations on the University of Waterloo parking map.

Credit card payments are currently available at the machines in C Lot, N Lot, S Lot and W Lot.  Machines in these lots do not issue change.

The following parking lots are available for use by visitors to campus;

  • Parking Lot C  - $5.00
  • Parking Lot N -  $5.00
  • Parking Lot W - $5.00
  • Parking Lot M -  $6.00
  • Parking Lot X - $5.00 (Free on Weekends beginning on Fridays at 4:30p.m)

Parking Lot H - $2.00 hourly Max $10  (during non co-op days)

After 3:45 p.m H Lot is a flat rate of $5.00 as well as on weekends.

Parking Lot D - $2.00 hourly Max $15

After 3:45 p.m D lot is flat rate of $5.00 as well as on weekends.

Reservations for both D lot and H lot can be sent to uparking@uwaterloo.ca and more information for both D and H lot can be found here

Entry machines at D and H lot will only take MasterCard or Visa.  It will not accept Amex, Tim Hortons Visa, MasterCard Debit or Visa Debit.  There are signs on the machine at both the entrance and exit to indicate same.  There are help buttons on all machines which will ring into the office.  

Lots B, R, A, are available for entry by coin evenings and weekends  after 3:45 pm at a cost of $5.00

***Parking lots T and L are not available for visitors at any time.


Residence visitor parking

The following parking locations have a pay and display machine available for use by visitors to the residence. The permit provides for 24 hours from the date and time purchased. Display on your dash.

Parking lot S - $5.00 may use in S, J, V

Parking lot Columbia Lake Village (CLV) - $5.00 may use in CLV only.

Parking lot University of Waterloo Place - $5.00 may use at University of Waterloo Place only.