For employees

Employee Parking Permit Renewals

Parking permit renewals for the St. John’s and Signal Hill campuses will begin on July 5, 2021 via and will close on Aug. 13. To ensure health and safety and avoid congestion in the Parking Office, permits must be renewed online this year and paid for by payroll deduction. Permits will be sent via internal mail. Permits will not be sold by drop-in visits at the Parking Office. If circumstances do not allow you to pay by payroll deduction, please email

Renewed permits will come into effect on Sept. 1, 2021. When you renew your permit, you will pay a prorated rate from Sept. 1, 2021 to Apr. 30, 2022.

Until Sept. 1, individuals can continue to park at no cost on the St. John’s campus. Parking permits are still required (at no cost) for the following parking areas on the St. John’s campus: lots 60, 30, 27, 1, 25, 28, 20, 13 and 4. Permits that expired on Apr. 30, 2021 for these areas will be honoured until Aug. 31, 2021. Campus Enforcement and Patrol will continue to enforce permit use in areas noted above that require permits and will enforce parking regulations for metered and pay-per-use lots, blue zones, fire lanes, and areas where parking is prohibited.

Please contact the Parking Office at if you have any questions.

Marine Institute: Permit renewals for fall 2021 will begin July 13 for faculty and staff who are on the Marine Institute campus. Payroll deduction for faculty and staff is strongly encouraged when applying. The Marine Institute Ridge Road Cashier Office accepts payment via payroll deduction, cash and debit. Please ensure you show your vehicle registration when picking up your permit.

Grenfell Campus: Permit renewals will be available for purchase as of Tuesday, June 22, 2021 for faculty and staff who are on the Grenfell campus. Employee parking permits will be valid from Sept. 1, 2021 to Apr. 30, 2022 at a prorated fee for the eight month period. To renew, employees can complete the parking permit application form found here and return it to the Bookstore. Permits will be offered on a first come first served basis. Parking permits issued up until Apr. 30, 2021 will continue to be honoured until Aug. 31, 2021.

Parking Rate Increase

At the March 11, 2021 meeting of the Board of Regents, a parking permit rate increase equivalent to consumer price index (0.9%) was approved for St. John’s campus student, staff and faculty rates (excluding MUNFA), effective May 1, 2021. As per the MUNFA collective agreement, last year’s rates have been maintained for this group. There was no change to the Signal Hill Campus rates. Since parking permit renewals have been suspended until further notice, these rates will not come into effect until renewals begin and rates will be prorated.


Employee Temporary Parking Permits

Employee Temporary Parking Permits are available by completing the Employee Temporary Parking Permit Request form.  Employees unable to access the Employee Temporary Parking Permit Request form may email the Parking Office with their request at

Purchase of Parking Permits for New Employees

New employees must contact the Parking Office to purchase a parking permit.  Confirmation of employment must be provided to the Parking Office via email ( or a letter signed by the employee's Manager, or designated authority, before sale of the permit is finalized.

Overflow Parking

Employees may park in their designated overflow parking areas should their permit areas be fully occupied.  Desinated overflow lots for Memorial University employees are as follows:

  • Area 15:  Designated overflow lot for South Campus permit holders.

Employee Carpooling 

Staff and Faculty can share a permit by registering multiple vehicles under one (1) permit at the Parking Office. The one (1) permit is then shared and displayed in the vehicle is on Campus.

Parking Events

 It is the responsibility of persons organizing conferences, seminars, or inviting guest lectures to contact the Parking Office to make necessary parking arrangements.  For inquiries or assistance, contact

Employee Parking Accommodations

All Employee Parking Accommodation requests must be submitted to the employee's designated Human Resources (HR) Advisor.  The HR Advisor will review each Employee Parking Aaccommodation request with supporting documentation and submit to the Parking Office the following:

  • Employee Name and Employee Number
  • Duration of required Employee Parking Accommodation
  • Building the employee is required to be located near

Once an Employee Parking Accommodation request has been submitted to the Parking Office by the HR Advisor, the employee must visit the Parking Office to return their current permit and be issued a new permit.

All general inquires can be made to the Parking Office.


Telephone: 864-2736


Campus Enforcement and Patrol

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000