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Visitors

We’d like to welcome you to the University of Waterloo and hope you enjoy your stay.  Should you have questions regarding parking at anytime during your stay please feel free to ask the enforcement officers (identified by bright green shirts with Parking Services decals), staff at the parking kiosks or stop by the Parking Office.  Any of the staff would be happy to assist.

The following is intended to help make your stay pleasurable.

Visitor Parking is available in lots C (C1 and C2), Q (Q1 and Q2) N, W, X, J,S,V, D, and M lot at a cost of $5.00 per day with the exception of M Lot which is $6.00 per day. If you choose to park in either J,S, or V lot, please purchase your ticket in S lot first.

H Lot allows for visitors on non co-op days at $2.00 an hour to a maximum of $10. After 3:45 pm and on weekends this lot is a flat rate of $5.00.

For more information on H Lot click here

Co-op dates can be found here

H Lot will only take MasterCard, American Express or Visa. 

H Lot will not accept Tim Hortons Visa 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. 

H LOT ENTER/EXIT INSTRUCTIONS

To Enter the Lot

  • Push the flashing green button that is indicated on machine
  • Ticket will vend
  • Remove ticket
  • Gate will vend – enter the lot
  • Payment will be made on exit with credit card only.

To Exit the Lot

  • Insert ticket in the slot that is indicated on machine
  • The machine will swallow the ticket and calculate the rate
  • Insert credit card in same slot NO COIN
  • Credit card will be swallowed while it processing the payment
  • Once payment is processed the credit card will be ejected
  • Remove credit card

There will be a momentary delay while it prints the receipt

Machine will spit out receipt – remove the receipt and the gate will vend

Meter Parking is available around campus. We have meters at SCH, Optometry, Health Services, PAC/SLC, Q Lot, ECH, T, Village 1 and Village 2. Please be advised it accepts exact coin, they do not accept debit/credit card.

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METERS MAX TIME
SCH 1 HR
DC 2 HR
OPTOMETRY 2 HR
HEALTH SERVICES 2 HR
PAC/SLC 30 Min
Q LOT 2 HR
ECH 2 HR
RESIDENCE METERS  
T LOT 2 HR
VILLAGE 1 WEST 2 HR
VILLAGE 1 EAST 1 HR
MEDICAL METERS  
PAC, T, VILLAGE 1, ECH 2HR
COST TIME
$2.00 1 HR
$1.00 30 MIN
$0.25 7.5 MIN
$0.10 3 MIN
$0.05 1.5 MIN

View the map of the available parking lots.

Accessible parking spaces are available in designated areas across campus.  A University of Waterloo permit along with a Ministry of Transportation permit must be displayed to park in an accessible parking space.  Daily permits can be purchased at Parking Services or pay and display machines where applicable.

Enjoy your stay!