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Non-Residence Parking Permits

Non-Residence (white) parking permits for Spring/Summer 2024 will be availabe to order in early April.

These permits are valid in white permit parking lots on the Waterloo campus only and are not valid at meters. Non-residence permits are valid for day parking only, overnight parking is not permitted in white permit parking areas.

Waterloo Non-Residence Lot 48 only permit

This permit is available for non-residence parking limited to lot 48 ONLY.   The charge for this permit is billed to your student account. You will be emailed when your permit is available for pick up.

Please make yourself aware of the lot location before purchasing this permit. If this permit is selected, no exchanges will be offered for an alternative parking lot and no waiting list will be available.

How to Order

You must have a confirmed registration of classes before you can apply. Please note that it may take up to 48 hours after you have completed course registration for available permits to populate.

To order your permit: 

  1. Go to
  2. Log in with your Laurier credentials.
  3. Choose the correct length of permit and the term you are applying for.

You will not be able to apply for a parking permit if you have outstanding parking violations. If this applies to you, your application will not be processed or may be placed on a waitlist until payment has been made and your account has been cleared.

Permits may not be sold, loaned or borrowed. If you no longer need your permit, contact the Parking and Transportation Resources office.


If you experience difficulties ordering, contact the Parking and Transportation Resources Office at 1-548-889-2310 or email 

If you have difficulties with your Laurier credentials please contact the student ICT Support Desk at 226-243-6393 or

Fees and Pick-Up Details

Permit fees will be charged to your Loris account however fees will not appear until your permit has been processed.

When our office has processed your permit request, you will receive an email which will include both permit information as well as permit pick up details. All emails will be sent to your email address.

Where to Park

With a valid permit, non-residence students may park only in lots designated as white permit parking lots: Lots 3A, 9, 36, 37 and 48. Refer to the campus map for these locations.

Parking Enforcement

Ongoing enforcement is completed in all Laurier managed parking areas by Laurier Parking enforcement team in coordination with Laurier Special Constable Service.

Overnight parking is not permitted in white lots. Failure to utilize the lots listed above may result in a ticket and/or tow.

Vehicles parking in unauthorized lots, meters, accessible spaces, service vehicle spaces and reserved spaces will be subject to ticketing and/or towing. Parking on roadways, in fire routes and “no parking” areas are subject to an immediate tow.

Free Parking

Free parking is offered after 4:30 p.m. in all white permit lots only for both students and visitors to campus. Overnight parking is not permitted. (Note: metered parking in white lots requires payment at all times, permits not valid at meters).