Special Events Parking

Parking Services accommodates requests from both internal departments and faculties and also external clubs and organizations.

We ask that you provide as with as much detail as possible, this will enable us to provide you with the best service possible. Details would include, number of vehicles attending, the quantity and type of vouchers required, payment method, details for signage, request for parking staff for traffic direction, drop off and pick up locations and reserved spots in your submission. Please note we ask that you specify the lot you wish to obtain parking in however we may or may not be able to accommodate your request as parking is assigned based on availability and may be subject to different rates in different lots.

We categorize requests into two different types, event parking and non-event parking. Details can be found below.

Event Parking

To apply for special event parking please fill out our online event parking form (see bottom of page for the instructions). Once complete this form will be automatically routed to the appropriate staff member for processing. This form is intended for those organizing an event where a number of people are attending at the same time and on the same day/s.

Please note if you are looking for conference parking, please do not complete this form and contact Conference and Event Services directly and they will be happy to assist you. Also, if you are looking for athletic events/ games parking please do not fill out this form either and contact Athletics and Recreation Services directly.

Non Event Voucher Requests

To apply, please fill out our online voucher request form (see bottom of page for the instructions). Once complete this form will be automatically routed to the appropriate staff member for processing. This form is intended for the purpose of covering parking for visits to campus by employees/ guests/ consultants etc. where the number of people visiting or the dates and times of visit are not known in advance.

We require 5 business days to process all requests.

After your request has been processed you will be notified and we will specify the location for pick up. The parking office has two locations:

Campus Book Store at Gilmour Hall
ETC Room 102

Upon pick up of any requested tickets an authorization signature of receipt will be required.

Special Event Rates

Parking Services has established parking rates to recognize the extended use and vehicle numbers for the University, by Departmental/External Groups and Facility Rentals. Rates are based on the number of vehicles attending the event. Parking is assigned based on availability and it is at the discretion of Parking Services to assign the parking lot/s for your event.

Prime Time Parking (per day)
Monday – Friday 7:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

15-49 Vehicles. . . . . . . . . $10.00 per vehicle
50-99 Vehicles. . . . . . . . . $9.00 per vehicle
100 Plus Vehicles . . . . . . . $6.00 per vehicle

Non-Prime Time Parking (per day)
Monday – Friday 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 a.m.
/Saturday/Sunday/Holidays

15-49 Vehicles. . . . . . . . . $3.00 per vehicle
50-99 Vehicles. . . . . . . . . $2.50 per vehicle
100 Plus Vehicles . . . . . . . $2.00 per vehicle

Instructions for Parking Voucher Usage

Validation Tickets

  • Attend pay station; insert ticket obtained on entry or press 'Lost Ticket'.
  • Wait for Pay Station to display amount owing on screen
  • Insert the ’Validation’ Ticket
  • Take validated entry ticket with you and insert at the exit gate

Exit Tickets

  • Go to the exit gate
  • Insert ’Exit’ ticket (Do not insert entry ticket)
  • Wait for gate arm to raise
  • Proceed and exit lot

Rebate Tickets

  • Attend pay station; insert ticket obtained on entry or press 'Lost Ticket'.
  • Wait for Pay Station to display amount owing on screen
  • Insert a single 'Rebate' Ticket and wait for the balance to update
  • Repeat with additional rebate tickets, or pay any remaining balance by debit, credit card or cash(for info on the paystations accepting cash see this link.
  • Take validated entry ticket with you and insert at exit gate

Voucher Refund Policy

For more information, click here.

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