Parking & Visitor Services

Western Parking Map

Reference the parking map and see the selections below to get quick information about parking lot rates and permit requirements.

Other map features include:

  • Barrier-free metered parking
  • Motorcycle parking
  • Traffic light intersections

Please note: as of May 1st, the daily maximum rate at all attended parking lots as well as gated visitor lots (with the exception of - Huron Flats Lot and Althouse Student Lot) will be $18 during business hours (Monday – Friday from 7 am – 6 pm). After 6 pm the maximum parking rate is $7. The Althouse Student Lot as well as the Huron Flats Lot will retain a daily maximum rate of $12 during the day until 6 pm when the rate drops to $7. When attended, payment at visitor lots is by cash or credit card. Gated permit lots are pay-by-credit only during specified visitor times. Please see below for visitor access to lots.

Althouse Lot (Lot H) - Perimeter

Location: west side of Western Road, south of Sarnia Road at Althouse College.

Type of Permit Required:

Student Lot:
Green, Grey or Orange permits at any time.

Staff Lot:
Grey or Orange permits Monday - Friday 7 am - 4 pm, Green permits are authorized Monday - Friday 4 pm - 7 am

Staff lot visitor entry: Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 7 am and Friday 4 pm - Monday 7 am - $1.50 per half hour to $12 daily maximum before 6 pm or $7 maximum after 6 pm. On May 1st the maximum daily rate will be $18 and $7 after 6 pm. On weekends the daily maximum is $7.

Student lot visitor entry:  Visitor parking at any time, $1.50 per half hour to $12 daily maximum before 6 pm or $7 maximum after 6 pm. Complimentary weekend parking from Friday at 5 pm until Monday at 4 am.

September - April, this lot hosts visitors to the Senior Alumni Program on Tuesday mornings.

Paystation: Located in the front of the building for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour). No daily maximum.

Summer visitor parking both Althouse lots: May 1 - August 31, pay by credit card on exit to a maximum of $12. Green permits are allowed access to the Staff Lot all day.

Helpful advice: From September - August, space remains available most days, in both student and staff lots.

Alumni/Thompson (Lot M) - Visitor Lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Alumni Hall and Thompson Arena.

Type of permit required: No Green, Grey or Orange permits allowed until attendant leaves (8 pm Sept - April and 7 pm May - Aug).

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 8 pm - pay by cash or credit card up to $12 maximum. Evenings and weekends up to $7 maximum. Complimentary Parking when unattended, Monday - Friday after 8 pm and weekends from Friday at 7 pm through Monday at 4 am. As of May 1st the daily maximum rate will be $18.

Summer parking: Monday - Friday, 7 pm - 7 pm - pay by cash or credit card up to $18 maximum. Complimentary Parking when unattended, Monday - Friday after 6 pm and weekends from Friday at 7 pm through Monday at 4 am.

Helpful advice: Do not park in reserved spaces, hashlined areas or in designated fire routes.

Bayfield and Ausable Halls - Residence Parking

Location: just north of Saugeen Maitland residence.

Type of permit required: Department of Housing issues appropriate permit type.

Visitor parking: Metered area in close proximity for both areas for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour).

Helpful advice: Do not park in posted Fire Routes.

Chemistry Lot (Lot Q) - Perimeter Lot

Location: off Perth Drive, across from Chemistry Building.

Type of permit required: Orange and Grey permits only. Green permits are permissable at these times: 4 pm - 7 am, Monday - Friday.

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 am and weekends,  take a ticket to pay by credit card up to $12 maximum. As of May 1st the daily maximum rate will be $18.

Paystation: Located between the North Campus and Visual Arts building for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour). No daily maximum.

Helpful advice: From September - June, weekdays, this lot fills to capacity and remains full until 4 pm. Overflow can park at Westminster Hall (Lot B). Do not park in "reserved spaces" or hash-lined areas.

Elborn College (Lot X) - Perimeter Lot

Location: west side of Western Road, north of Sarnia Road, near Elborn College.

Type of permit required: Grey or Orange permits only from 7 am - 4 pm, Monday - Friday. Green permits are permitted during these times: 4 pm - 7 am, Monday - Friday.

Visitor parking: Complimentary from Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 am and all day Saturday/Sunday/Stat Holidays until next business day at 7 am.

Meters: Located in the front of the building for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour). 

Helpful advice: From September - April, weekdays, this lot fills to capacity. Overflow can park at Springett (Lot I) or Huron Flats (Lot S).

Huron Flats (Lot S) - Perimeter Lot

Location: east of Western Road, near Essex Hall and Thompson Arena.

Type of permit required: Green, Grey and Orange permits.

Visitor parking: Take a ticket on entry to pay by credit card on exit, up to a maximum of $12, Monday through Friday. After 6 pm the maximum rate is $7.

Weekend parking: Complimentary parking is available on selected weekends when there are no special events scheduled at TD Stadium OR Thompson Recreation and Athletic Centre.

Summer rates: Same as above.

Helpful advice: From October - April, during the week, this lot does not fill to capacity. In September this lot usually fills to capacity due to scheduled events at the TD Stadium. Overflow can park at Medway (Lot R).

Kent Drive Lot (Lot A) - Clinic Patient and Core Reserved lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near 3M Center.

Patients of Fowler-Kennedy Clinic: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 6 pm, $7 Flat Rate.  As of May 1st 2018, the flat rate will be $8.

Type of permit required: This is a reserved patient lot during business hours.

Visitor parking: Monday to Thursday, 6 pm through 7 am, credit card payment up to $7 maximum.

Weekends: From 6 pm on Friday, credit card only up to $7 maximum, until 7 am Monday.

Helpful advice: Do not park in "reserved spaces" - this includes Fowler Kennedy reserved patient spaces (7 am - 6 pm).

Lambton (Lot L) - Core Lot

Location: off Wellington Drive at Western Road, just north of the Support Services Building.

Type of permit required: Orange permits 24/7. Grey and Green permits 4 pm - 7 am, Monday - Friday and on weekends until Monday at 7 am.

Meters: Located just north of the lot exit for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour).

Helpful advice: from September - April, weekdays, this lot fills to capacity. Overflow can park at Springett (Lot I). Do not park in "reserved spaces".

Medical Science (Lot C) - Dental Patient Lot

Location: off Elgin Drive, beside the Medical Sciences Building.

Dental Clinic Patients: 7 am - 5 pm Monday - Friday, $1.50 per half hour up to $7 maximum.  As of May 1st 2018, the daily maximum will be $8.

Off-campus dental clinicians: clinicians have access when lot attended (Monday - Friday, 7 am - 5 pm).

Visitor parking: After 5 pm, cash or credit card up to a maximum of $12. After 6 pm, credit card only up to $7 maximum. Friday at 6 pm through Monday at 7 am, credit card only up to $7 maximum.

Paystation: Located at the entrance to this lot for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour). No daily maximum.

Summer visitor parking: (May 1 - August 31), 4 pm - 6 pm, credit card only up to $18 maximum and 6 pm - 7 am credit card only up to $7 maximum.

Medway (Lot R) - Perimeter Lot

Location: north of University Drive, across from Sydenham Hall.

Type of permit required: Green, Grey or Orange permits.

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 am - take ticket on entry to pay by credit card up to a max of $12.

*Complimentary weekend parking available in this lot from Friday at 5 pm until Monday morning at 4 am.

Meters: Located in front of the residences for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour).

Summer rates: (May 1 - August 31): Monday - Friday, 24 hrs/day - take a ticket on entry to pay by credit card up to $18 daily maximum.

Helpful advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot does not fill to capacity.

Middlesex (Lot G) - Core Lot

Location: off Perth Drive, behind Middlesex College, behind the Greenhouses.

Type of permit required: all year, Core orange permits only.

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 am and weekends - pull ticket on entry to pay by credit card up to a daily maximum of $12.

Paystation: located across the street between the North Campus and Visual Arts buildings for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour).

Helpful advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot usually fills to capacity. Please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY.

Ontario (Lot N) - Perimeter Lot

Location: west side of Western Road, south of Sarnia Road, at Althouse College by Ontario Hall Residence.

Type of permit required: all year, Green, Grey or Orange permits. There is no paid visitor parking in this lot.

Siebens (Lot W) - Core Reserved Lot

Location: entrance off Western Road, north of Elgin Drive.

Type of permit required: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 7 pm - Orange core reserved permits and SPARC Patient parking.

*Complimentary visitor parking Monday - Friday, 7 pm - 7 am and on weekends from Friday at 7 pm until Monday morning at 7 am.

Paystation: Located across Western Rd. at the Support Services building for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour). No daily maximum.

Helpful advice: Please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY - Monday - Friday, 7 am - 7 pm.

Social Science (Lot J) - Visitor & Core Reserved Lot

Location: off Elgin Drive, behind the Social Science Center.

Type of permit required: all year, 7 am - 4 pm Orange Reserved permits only.

Visitor parking:

  • Monday - Friday, 7 am - 5 pm, $1.50 per half hour to maximum of $12 - pay by cash or credit card
  • 5 pm - 6 pm, $1.50 per half hour to maximum of $12 - credit card payment only
  • 6 pm - 7 am, $1.50 per half hour up to $7 maximum, credit card only
  • As of May 1st the maximum daily rate will be $18 until 6 pm when maximum rate is $7

Helpful advice: After 4 pm, all permits can access this lot in the visitor area only (left side of the lot and UCC Dental Spaces). Do not park in "reserved spaces".

South Valley (Lot P) - Perimeter Lot

Location: off Huron Drive.

Type of permit required: September 1 - April 30, Orange and Grey permits 24 hrs/day.

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 am and weekends - pull ticket on entry to pay by credit card up to $12 maximum. As of May 1st the daily maximum will be $18 until 6 pm when maximum rate drops to $7.

Meters: located near the Health Sciences Building for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour).

Summer rates: (May 1 - August 31) pull ticket on entry to pay by credit card at rate of $1.50 per half hour up to maximum $18.

Helpful advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot fills to capacity; please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY.

Springett (Lot I) - Perimeter Lot

Location: west side of Western Road, near Huron College food court.

Type of permit required:

East/Center Gates:
Grey or Orange permits, access 7 days/week, 24 hrs/day, Green permits after 4 pm only as well as on the weekend.

West Gate:
Green permits, access 7 days/week, 24 hrs/day.


 

 

 

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 am - pull ticket to pay by credit card at rate of $1.50 per half hour up to $12.00 maximum. As of May 1st the daily maximum will be $18 until 6 pm when it drops to $7 maximum.

*Complimentary weekend parking available in this lot from Friday at 5 pm until Monday morning at 7 am.

Summer rates: May 1 - August 31 - Monday - Friday - pull ticket to pay by credit card at rate $1.50 per half hour up to $18 maximum - all gates OR access by all permit types.

Helpful advice: from September - April, East/Centre Gate during the week does not fill to capacity. Please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY. West Gate green zone during the week, fills to capacity.

Support Services Lot (K) - Core Lot

Location: behind the Support Services building off Western Rd.

Type of permit required: Orange permits at any time. Grey and Green permits are allowed access: 4 pm - 7 am, Monday - Friday.

Visitor parking: complimentary from Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 am.

Weekend parking: complimentary Saturday/Sunday/Stat Holidays.

Meters: located at the side and back of the building ($1.50 per half hour).

Helpful advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot fills to capacity.

Talbot (Lot F) - Core Lot

Location: intersection of University Drive and Huron Drive, across from Talbot College.

Type of permit required in gated area: Core Orange Permits only 24/7, After 4 pm to 7 am. Grey and Green permits are allowed Monday - Friday.

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, 4 pm - 7 am - pull a ticket on etnry to pay by credit card at a rate of $1.50 per half hour up to $12 maximum or Pay Station is located in the south part of this lot ($1.50 per half hour). As of May 1st the daily maximum rate will be $18.

Tennis patron parking: located in the south part of this lot (in Pay Station area). NOTE: Tennis permits are only valid while customer is on the tennis courts.

Helpful advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot does not usually fill to capacity; please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY."

Upper Heating (Lot E) - Core Lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Alumni Hall.

Type of permit required: Core Orange Permits 24/7, After 7 pm to 7 am Grey and Green permits are allowed Monday - Friday.

Meters: located near the Health Science Building for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour).

Helpful advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot fills to capacity all day; please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY.

Visual Arts (Lot Y) - Core Lot 

Location: off Perth Drive, near Labatt Visual Arts Building.

Type of permit required: Core Orange Permits 24/7, After 7 pm to 7 am Grey and Green permits are allowed Monday - Friday.

Meters: located between the Labatt Visual Arts Building and North Campus Building for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour).

Weldon (Lot D) - Visitor and Core Reserved Lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Weldon Library

Type of permit required: Core Reserved "D" ONLY 7 am - 4 pm. After 4 pm - Orange, Grey, Green permits are allowed access into the visitor section only. As of May 1st this will be a visitor lot only from 7 am - 6 pm.

Year-round visitor parking:

  • Monday - Friday, 7 am - 5 pm, cash or credit card up to $12 maximum at rate of $1.50 per half hour 
  • 5 pm - 6 pm, credit card only up to $12.00 maximum at rate of $1.50 per half hour
  • 6 pm - 7 am - pay by credit card only - pull ticket on entry - rate is $1.50 per half hour up to $7 maximum
  • Weekends  - pay by credit card only - pull ticket on entry - rate is $1.50 per half hour up to $7 maximum
  • as of May 1st the daily maximum will be $18 7 am through 6 pm and $7 after 6 pm

Helpful advice: Do not park in "reserved spaces", "disabled spaces" or hash-lined areas.

Westminster (Lot B) - Perimeter Lot

Location: off Windermere Road, east of Western Road.

Type of permit required: Grey or Orange Permits only, Green permits are allowed access after 4 pm until 7 am - Monday - Friday.

Meters and Pay & Display parking meter: Located in the area for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour) - 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week.

Visitor parking: 4 pm - 7 am as well as on weekends - pull ticket on entry to pay by credit card at rate of $1.50 per half hour up to $12 maximum. As of May 1st the daily maximum will be $18.

Helpful advice: this lot usually fills to capacity.