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Parking Fees

Parking Permits

Non-Residence Students

  • Permit Colour: White.
  • Fee Including Tax: $349.22 for eight months.
  • Effective Date: Sept. 1, 2018

Residence Students

  • Permit Colour: Red or green.
  • Fee Including Tax: $309.04 for eight months.
  • Effective Date: Sept. 1, 2018.

Residence Students with Underground Parking

  • Permit Colour: Blue/Green
  • Fee Including Tax: $500.01 for eight months.
  • Effective Date: Sept. 1, 2018.

Non-Residence Students with Underground Parking

  • Permit Colour: Blue/Green
  • Fee Including Tax: $565.01 for eight months.
  • Effective Date: Sept. 1, 2018.

Residence Life Staff

  • Permit Colour: Orange.
  • Fee Including Tax: $309.04 for eight months.
  • Effective Date: Sept. 1, 2018.

Note: Residence Life staff may also hold red, green or blue permits. See those sections for prices.

Temporary Accessible Parking

  • Permit Colour: Blue and white temporary paper permit.
  • Fee Including Tax: $22.43/week; $43.65/month.
  • Effective Date: Indefinite start. Maximum four months.

Carpool Parking

  • Reserved carpool space only.
  • Fee Including Tax: $182.78/8 months incl. tax per person (Sept. 1 - April 30) or $274.08 months per person incl. tax.
  • Carpool parking restrictions; minimum two people registered at all times.

Motorcycle/Scooter/Moped Parking

  • Valid April 1 – Oct. 31 only.
  • Fee Including Tax: $64.65 for seven months.

Temporary Parking Permits

Note: Temporary residence parking permit prices are listed without tax (tax exempt); if not living in residence, HST is applicable.

Temporary permits are available at the Parking and Transportation Office based on availability. License plate information must be provided at time of purchase. The cost for a lost/stolen permit is $50.

Temporary parking permits are not available in white lots. If you require parking due to a temporary disability, see accessible parking for information.

The costs below are in effect as of Sept. 1, pending approval.

Red or Green Residence Lots;

  • One Day (24 hours): $13.15
  • One Week: $20.25
  • One Month: $47.70

Blue Residence Lots (Underground Parking Garage)

  • One day: $16.59
  • One Week: $26.07
  • One Month: $64.58

Visitor Parking Rates

Refer to Visitor and Temporary Parking.

Parking Permits

The final cost of a Market Centre Parkade permit varies depending on whether you live on residence. This is due to income tax regulations.

Non-Residence Students

General Permit

  • Fee incl. tax: $349.22/eight months.
  • Effective date: Sept. 1, 2018

Market Centre Parkade

  • Fee: $500.01/eight months. (Purchased at Market Centre Parkade - 59 Icomm Dr.)

Residence Students

Market Centre Parkade

  • Fee: $500.01/eight months.

Carpool Parking

  • Reserved carpool space only.
  • Fee: $182.78/eight months.
  • Effective Date: Sept. 1, 2018

Visitor Parking Rates

Refer to Visitor and Temporary Parking.

Social Work students with permits park in the City of Kitchener parking garage at the corner of Charles St. and Benton St. and walk to campus (approximately 10 minutes). For more information, see the "Kitchener" tab in Student Parking Permits.

(Effective Sept. 1, 2018)

  • Eight-month permit: $349.22   (incl. HST)
  • Ten-month permit:    $436.52   (incl. HST)

Note: The Parking Office is unable to extend your parking permit so please ensure you purchase the required length of time needed.

For information about daily or short-term parking in downtown Kitchener, see the City of Kitchener website.