Starting May 1, 2023, the following changes will take effect:
- Single sign-on access – parking accounts are now connected by SSO. Your U of G email must be registered to your parking account for this to work. If you are unable to access your account, please contact Parking Services so we can update your account.
- Daily permits – available for faculty, staff, and students. Daily permits cannot be purchased in advance. They must be purchased in the morning and are available each day at 12:01 a.m. Quantities are limited and may sell out. If your preferred permit is not available, select another option. Please note: Location changes have been made for the $5.25/day permit.
- Student permits – fall semester permits will be available in July. We will provide advance notice on our website closer to this date. Graduate Students and Commuting students may purchase black, red, or yellow zone permits, depending on availability. Residence students may purchase yellow zone permits. Residence students are required to park in designated lots located near their residence locations. Permits are on a first-come, first-served basis.
- NEW! Green/Red and Green/Yellow: Now a combined permit – park at the electric vehicle (EV) chargers for a maximum of four Hours per day. Once you have charged or reached the time limit, you can relocate to your designated red or yellow zone.
- Parking maintenance and improvements – Campus Parking Services will continue to make repairs to roads, parking lots and sidewalks
- Book a meeting – have any questions or need assistance? Book an in-person or virtual meeting via Teams. Meetings are available Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Visit www.parking.uoguelph.ca to book.
- If you’re parking on campus, make sure you’re aware of the Parking Policy and Traffic and Parking Regulations
|2022-23 rate (taxes included)*
|Black (premium interior), Red (basic interior) or Yellow (value perimeter) lots
|Sold one permit per spot for a designated interior lot, guaranteeing an available spot 24/7
|Basic interior lots
|Park in any Red lot during posted hours of operation
|Park in any Yellow lot during posted hours of operation
|EV charger locations & Red Zone
|Can charge at EV chargers, four hours max per day. Park in Red Zone when charging is complete or not required
|EV charger locations & Yellow Zone
|Can charge at EV chargers, four hours max per day. Park in Yellow Zone when charging is complete or not required
|$100 flat rate
|Park in any motorcycle areas during posted hours of operation
|Variety of rates and locations for students, faculty, and staff
|Paybyphone/HONK – Daily
|$20.50/day (plus transaction fee)
|Short-term parking in interior lots
|Paybyphone/HONK – Hourly
|$3.25/hour (plus transaction fee)
|Short-term parking in interior lots
How to purchase a permit
To purchase a permit, you’ll need an account with Parking Services.
- Complete a Student or Faculty/Staff Parking Account Request form online. If you had a parking permit in 2022-23, skip this step.
- Once you have an account, visit the Parking Services website.
- Log in with your central log-in credentials to purchase an annual, semester-long, monthly or daily parking permit.
If you currently have a payroll deduction permit for 2022/23 and want to continue doing so, your permit will automatically renew for May 1, 2023. If you would like to cancel your payroll deduction permit for May 1, please fill out the Permit Cancellation Form before May 1.
If you are a current Black Zone permit holder, you will be able to renew your permit for May. A separate letter with instructions will be sent to you. If you do not wish to renew your permit please fill out the Permit Cancellation Form before May 1. If you would like to get a Black Zone permit for the first time, please add yourself to the online waitlist from your online parking account. When a space becomes available you will be notified via email.
It is encouraged to purchase a permit at this time. Permits are sold on a first-come first-served basis and quantities are limited. Payment is required at the time of purchase. For more information on permit types and availability, check out the parking website.Link to this tab
First, determine how many days you require parking in a calendar month. Once you know this, you can calculate the cost to determine what permit is best for you.
There are a variety of daily permits with different costs and locations. Daily permits cannot be purchased in advance. Daily permits are available at 12:01 a.m. each day.Link to this tab
Graduate Students: Black Zone, Red Zone, and Yellow Zone
Commuting students: Black Zone, Red Zone, and Yellow Zone.
Residence students: Yellow Zone. Residence students are required to park in designated lots located near their residence locations.
Annual, Semester and Monthly permits are available. The cost per month is the same for all 3 options.Link to this tab