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Undergraduate & Graduate Student Parking

Parking permits for both undergraduate and graduate students are allocated through the student parking permit lottery located in the portal. Permits are limited and will only be available to successful students of the draw who meet the following entry requirements:

Undergraduate students: Registered with at least 48 credit hours
Graduate students: Registered
Medical students: Registered

The student parking permit lottery for the fall 2021 semester will open on August 2, 2021 and will close on September 8, 2021 at 12 p.m. Permits are sold for the duration of the current semester only.

Students should provide a ranking of preference for all lots available. Graduate and undergraduate students have separate parking lotteries. Permits are randomly allocated to those who apply to their respective lotteries.

Students can log back onto the portal after it closes, where they will be notified if they have been allocated a permit, including the area and cost. Vehicle registration must be presented to the Parking Office at the point of purchase to obtain the permit, and payment must be made by cash or debit only. Additional information will be provided on how and when students can purchase their permits when the lottery closes.

Permits that are not claimed will be re-allocated to individuals who have already applied to the current semesters allocation via (there is no need to re-apply).

Student Residence (Paton College, MacPherson College) Parking Application Process

With exception of limited permits allocated for students who demonstrate an academic need, daytime parking permits are not available to students residing in Paton College or MacPherson College.

Students who require a parking permit for academic need (e.g. work terms, clinical practice, etc.) must put forward their request to with supporting documentation indicating circumstances that require a parking permit for their program of study.

Indication of academic need is not a guarentee of a space being made available to you at this time. Paton College and MacPherson College residents who qualify for a permit will receive a confirmation email issued by Student Residences directing when they may visit the Parking Office to purchase a permit.

The Parking Office will require students to provide their Student ID and vehicle registration at the time of purchase.

Evening and Weekend Parking Permits

Evening and weekend permits are available for purchase for a cost of $12.11 (plus tax) a semester. To request an evening and weekend permit for the Fall 2021 semester, please visit the Parking Office. Payment can be made by cash or debit only. To purchase a permit, you must present your student ID card (or other photo ID) and your vehicle registration. Permits will be issued on a first come, first served basis.

Permit 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.

Student Rates

Student Carpooling


Student Carpool Permits are available at the Parking Office.  Those interested in applying must complete the Student Carpool Registration Form and submit to the Parking Office, 1st Floor, Facilities Management Building.

Students who have a permits may also add another vehicle. The primary vehicle on file must be registered to the student with the permit, but other individuals can be added.  All students added to the Carpool Permit must have 48 credit hours.

Student Parking Permit Accommodations


Please see the Accessible Parking Access site for more details.

Pay Per Use Parking


There are a total of 438 Pay & Display spaces located on the North Side of Campus and 242 metered spaces located throughout St. John's Campus.  For more information, please see the Pay Per Use Map.

Pay Per Use parking on Campus costs $1.50 per hour.

St. Augustine's Anglican Church parking lot is also a Pay & Display parking lot under external management.

Greenbelt Tennis Club

As of June 2021, parking permits are no longer available from the Greenbelt Tennis Club on Newtown Road.


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