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Visitor and Temporary Parking

Temporary Student Residence Parking

If you are a residence student intending to temporarily bring a vehicle to your residence (i.e. moving in and out), we offer temporary residence parking permits. These allow for 24-hour parking in the student’s residence lot or one within close proximity. Temporary residence permits may be purchased for periods ranging from 24 hours to one month. See parking fees for prices.

Overnight Residence Guest Parking

If you are planning to have an overnight guest at your residence, you may purchase a temporary residence parking permit (sold based on availability) from the Parking and Transportation Resources office at 202 Regina St. The Parking and Transportation Office is open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, so be sure to plan ahead to ensure you have a guest parking pass for your visitor when they arrive. Please Note; You will need to provide the license plate of the vehicle you are registering for the guest parking permit.

Visitor Parking Options

Pay and Display

Pay and display parking is available seven days a week in Lots 4, 10 and 20. Please refer to a campus map for these locations. The pay and display machines are located at the entrance to lots 10 and 20.

Pay and display parking can be accessed for $3/hour (with a seven-minute time minimum) or a $9/day flat rate (from 7 a.m. - 11 p.m.). The machine accepts quarters, $1 and $2 coins, Visa, and Mastercard. Overnight parking is prohibited in these areas between 11 p.m. - 7 a.m. Violators will be ticketed and/or towed.

Please report malfunctioning equipment to the Parking and Transportation Office, you will be able to purchase a replacement ticket there. Failure to do so may result in a ticket/tow.

Meters

Metered parking is available in Lots 2, 3A, 14, 24 and 37. Please refer to a campus map for these locations. Meters can be accessed for $3/hour, with a seven-minute time minimum and no maximum time limit. The machines accept quarters, $1 and $2 coins or you may purchase time using the Honkmobile app. Overnight parking is not permitted; violators may be ticketed and/or towed.

Please report malfunctioning equipment to the Parking and Transportation Office. You may purchase a replacement ticket/time at the office. Failure to do so may result in a ticket/tow.

HonkMobile

Laurier now accepts payment via HonkMobile in any of our pay and display lots or metered spaces. HonkMobile is an app that is downloaded on your IOS or Android smartphone. With HonkMobile there is no need to go to a machine to pay with coins. Just select the length of time you want to park, tap Pay Now and your credit card is automatically billed and a receipt is sent to you via email.

Weekend Parking

There is no charge for campus parking on weekends, but please note that weekend parking is only available in gold and white permit parking areas excluding lots 18, 36, 38 and 48. Please note that no overnight weekend parking is permitted. Should students have to leave their vehicles in a white lot overnight on the weekend due to an emergency, they must inform the Special Constable Service at 519.885.3333 (or 519.884.0710 x3333) immediately.

Street Parking

There is parking available on city streets as per signage indicated. Please be advised that this is monitored by the City of Waterloo and there is a three-hour maximum. You must also not park within 1.5 meters of any driveway if you are parking on the road.

Motorcycle, Moped, and Scooter Parking

Motorcycle/moped/scooter parking for faculty, staff, students, and visitors is restricted to designated areas (cement pads) located at:

  • Lot 15: The end of Bouckaert Hall near Bricker Residence – entrance is located off Bricker Ave.
  • Lot 1: Off Bricker Ave.
  • Lot 32: Lazaridis Hall

Visitors driving a motorcycle/moped/scooter to campus must stop by the Parking and Transportation Office (202 Regina St.) to report their vehicle information and purchase a permit for the duration of the visit before proceeding to the designated area mentioned above.

Ebikes may be parked at any bicycle rack and do not require a permit.

For information about motorcycle/moped/scooter permit parking, see Student Parking Permits.

Visitor parking is available for $9 (plus HST) per day at Laurier Brantford. Day passes can be purchased at Service Laurier Brantford, located on the main floor of Grand River Hall at 171 Colborne Street.

Additionally, the City of Brantford provides many parking options for visitors.

Street Parking

Limited On-Street Parking is available. Street parking has a two- to three-hour limit with no re-parking on the same street. Familiarize yourself with Brantford's Parking Regulations as the City Parking Enforcement Office patrols regularly.

Municipal Parking Lots

The City of Brantford operates a number of street-level parking lots and one three-level parkade. For information, see Downtown Municipal Parking Lots.

The City of Kitchener provides convenient, safe and accessible parking facilities downtown. There are over 3,000 off-street parking spaces and over 350 free two-hour on-street parking opportunities. A toonie ($2 coin) in any one of the parking structures buys you a maximum of three hours.

A downtown parking map has been created to show students and visitors the variety of parking options (underground or street level) available in the area.

If necessary, see Accessible Parking for more information.

Contact Us:

Waterloo Campus

E: parking@wlu.ca
T: 519.884.0710 x3032
F: 519.885.3870
Office Location: 202 Regina St. 2nd Flr.

Office Hours:

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday

Brantford Campus

E: lbparking@wlu.ca
T: 519-884-0710 X3032
Office Location: Service Laurier Brantford, 171 Colborne St.

Office Hours:

9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday