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Parking and Transportation

Fall 2020 / Winter 2021

Parking enforcement will be in affect on all campuses as of September 1, 2020.

Waterloo Campus

No permit is currently required for short term parking in the White permit parking areas (Lots 3A, 9, 36, 37 and 48) from 8 am – 10 pm, no overnight parking is permitted in these parking areas, metered parking spaces in these lots require payment. Please refer to a campus map for these locations. All other parking areas regular permit rules apply. Parking permits are now available for the winter semester. Permits will be required as of September 1, 2021.

As our office remains temporarily closed, all customer service inquiries related to Parking & Transportation Resources will continue to be completed remotely – Waterloo campus specific parking enquiries should be directed to

Brantford Campus

Please refer to the City of Brantford's Parking page for free short term parking options available when visiting the Brantford campus.  All customer service related to Parking & Transportation Resources will continue to be completed remotely – Brantford campus specific student enquiries should be directed to

Parking and Transportation Services 

Parking and Transportation Resources is responsible for all administrative functions relating to the maintenance, planning and management of campus parking facilities, the issuance of permits, the enforcement of parking regulations, visitor/special event parking and the acceptance of appeals for university issued parking violations.

On the Waterloo campus, frontline service is offered by the department; however, many of our services can now be accessed online, including paying or viewing parking violations. Student staff are employed to complete campus parking enforcement.

On the Brantford campus, permit purchases can be made online using your network log in credentials, inquiries can be made via email to Permit pick up will be arranged through Parking Services Brantford. Parking permits for the Market Centre Parkade can be purchased through the City of Brantford by calling 519.753.2311.

Parking enforcement and customer service related to enforcement is provided by the City of Brantford Parking Enforcement Office.

Students at the Faculty of Social Work in Kitchener may purchase permits through Laurier to park at the parking garage at Charles and Benton Streets in downtown Kitchener. Permits must be purchased before the application deadline in August. Enforcement is conducted by the City of Kitchener.

Interactive Campus Maps with Parking and Public Transit

Waterloo Campus Brantford Campus

Get to Your Car Safely

Out at night? Call Foot Patrol for a walk to your car.

  • Waterloo: 519.886.3668 (FOOT)
  • Brantford: 519.751.7875 (PTRL)

During summer or outside Foot Patrol hours, call the Special Constable Service.

  • Waterloo: 519.885.3333
  • Brantford: 519.770-3778 x5762

In an emergency, call 911 or the Special Constable Service.

  • Waterloo: 519.885.3333
  • Brantford: 519.770-3778 x5888

For more information, see Parking Safety.