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Graduate Fall 2020 Permit Sales

The parking office has now implemented various health and safety controls in response to COVID-19 to allow parking operations to resume effective August 1, 2020. Current permits will be honored throughout August to allow renewals and sales to occur.

The Fall 2020 graduate student parking allocation will open August 1, 2020 and close September 7, 2020 at noon. Graduate students can enter the lottery via under the Student Tab. Successful lottery applicants will receive an email notification from the parking office after the lottery closes.

You may experience delays as you visit the parking office, as staff follow COVID-19 protocols. Space within the office will be limited, and individuals may have to wait in line outside of the office to ensure safe social distancing. Please follow posted signage. In addition, individuals are reminded that Memorial is strongly recommending wearing non-medical facemasks while in public spaces and common areas at Memorial.

Students must pay for permits by cash or debit (debit is preferred) and present their vehicle registration at the parking office at the time of purchase. The vehicle for which a permit is being acquired must be registered in the student’s name in order to obtain a parking permit. The parking office is open from 8:00 am until 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday.

Permit Rate Increase:

The Board of Regents approved a permit rate increase for faculty (excluding MUNFA), staff and graduate students by the consumer price index (CPI) rate of 1.1 per cent, effective May 1, 2020.

Evening and Weekend Parking Permits

Evening and weekend permits are available for purchase at the Parking Office for a cost of $12.00 (plus tax) a semester.

Undergraduate & Graduate Student Parking

Parking permits for both Undergraduate and Graduate students are allocated through the Student Parking Permit Lottery located in the portal.

Field Hall Residence Parking Permit Application Process

 Applications for parking opens on the on portal one (1) month prior to the start of the each semester.  The application process closes at 12 pm the first day of classes for that same semester.  For example, the Fall semester is open Aug 1 and will close at 12 pm September 6.

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. This will include a date that permits must be picked up by (approximatly two weeks).  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.

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.

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.


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