For Students

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, the parking lottery is only available to students who meet the following entry requirements:
  • Undergraduate students: Registered with at least 48 credit hours completed
  • Graduate students: Registered
  • Medical students: Registered

The Undergraduate student parking permit lottery for the Spring 2024 semester will open on April 5, 2024.

The Graduate student parking permit lottery for the Spring 2024 semester will open on April 8, 2024.

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

The student parking lottery will close at 12:00pm on Monday, May 6th, 2024.  Students can log back onto the portal after the lottery closes and will be notified if they have been allocated a permit, including the area and cost. Permits are sold for the duration of the current semester only. 

Permits will be available for pick up by appointment only fter the allocation closes.  Appointment links will be sent to successful applicants after the lottery closes and appointments for pickup will begin on Tuesday, May 7th, 2024.

Vehicle registration and student ID must be presented to the at point of purchase. Permits can only be issued to the individual that won it in the lottery, permits are non-transferrable. Debit or Credit is the preferred method of payment.  Cash will be accepted, but contactless transactions are preferred.

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).  The second lottery will run at 12:00pm on Wednesday, May 15th, 2024.  Appointment links will be sent to successful applicants after the 2nd lottery closes, and appointments for pickup will begin on Thursday, May 16th, 2024

Are you staying in residence and require a parking permit?
View details on the Housing FAQs

Evening and Weekend Parking Permits

Evening and Weekend Permits are available to all students, there are no prerequesites and there is no need to enter the lottery. Permits are valid from 3:00 p.m. onwards on week days (Mon. to Fri.) and all hours on the weekends (Sat. & Sun.). Evening and weekend permits are available for purchase from the parking office. Payment can be made by cash, debit or credit card.  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.

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 at  

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 Accessible Parking

Please see the Accessible Parking Access 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 Pay & Display spaces located throughout St. John's Campus.  
For more information, please see Pay Per Use Lots

Effective May 1, 2023 - Pay Per Use parking on Campus costs $1.75 per hour.

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