Parking & Visitor Services

Western Parking Map

Reference the parking map and see the selections below to get quick information about parking lot rates and permit requirements.

Other map features include:

  • Barrier-free metered parking
  • Motorcycle parking
  • Traffic light intersections

Althouse Lot (Lot H) - Perimeter

Location: west side of Western Road, south of Sarnia Road at Althouse College.

Type of Permit Required:

West Lot:
Green, Grey or Orange permits.

East Lot:
Grey or Orange permits Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, Green permits are authorized Monday - Friday 4:00 pm - 7:00 am

East Lot coin entry: Monday - Thursday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am $6.00; complimentary weekend parking from Friday at 5:00 pm until Monday at 7:00 am.

West Lot coin entry: Monday - Friday 24 hours; complimentary weekend parking from Friday at 5:00 pm until Monday at 7:00 am.

Paystation: Located in the front of the building for short term visits ($1.50/half hour).

Summer Parking: May 1 - August 31, $6.00 coin entry - all lots. Green permits are allowed access to the East Lot all day.

Helpful Advice: From September - August, space remains available all day, everyday in both student and staff lots.

Alumni/Thompson (Lot M) - Visitor Lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Alumni Hall and Thompson Arena.

Type of Permit Required: Retiree permit only. After 8:00 pm Orange, Grey and Green permits are allowed access.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm $7.00 flate rate. Weekends $7.00 flat rate when attended.

Summer Parking: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm $7.00 flate rate.

Helpful Advice: Do not park in "reserved spaces" or designated "fire routes".

Bayfield and Ausable Halls - Residence Parking

Location: just north of Saugeen Maitland residence.

Type of Permit Required: Department of Housing issues appropriate permit type.

Visitor Parking: Metered area in close proximity for both areas for short term visits ($1.50/half hour).

Helpful Advice: Do not park in posted Fire Routes.

Chemistry Lot (Lot Q) - Perimeter Lot

Location: off Perth Drive, across from Chemistry Building.

Type of Permit Required: Orange and Grey permits only. Green permits are permissable at these times: 4:00 pm - 7:00 am, Monday - Friday.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am and weekends for $6.00 coin entry.

Paystation: Located between the North Campus and Visual Arts building for short term visits ($1.50/half hour).

Helpful Advice: From September - June, weekdays, this lot fills to capacity and remains full until 4:00 pm. Overflow can park at Westminster Hall (Lot B). Do not park in "reserved spaces" or hash-lined areas.

Elborn College (Lot X) - Perimeter Lot

Location: west side of Western Road, north of Sarnia Road, near Elborn College.

Type of Permit Required: Grey or Orange permits only from 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday. Green permits are permitted during these times: 4:00 pm - 7:00 am, Monday - Friday.

Visitor Parking: Complimentary from Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am and all day Saturday/Sunday/Stat Holidays.

Meters: Located in the front of the building for short term visits ($1.50/half hour).

Helpful Advice: From September - April, weekdays, this lot fills to capacity. Overflow can park at Springett (Lot I) or Huron Flats (Lot S).

Huron Flats (Lot S) - Perimeter Lot

Location: east of Western Road, near Essex Hall and Thompson Arena.

Type of Permit Required: all year, Green, Grey or Orange permits.

Visitor Parking: $6.00 coin entry, 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week. Flat rate of $7.00 when attended.

Weekend Parking: Complimentary ONLY on selected weekends when there are no special events scheduled at TD Stadium OR Thompson Recreation and Athletic Centre, otherwise flat rate when attended - coin rate when gate is lowered.

Summer Rates: Same as above.

Helpful Advice: From October - April, during the week, this lot does not fill to capacity. In September this lot usually fills to capacity due to scheduled events at the TD Stadium. Overflow can park at Medway (Lot R).

September - April, section 'A' is reserved for the Senior Alumni Program on Tuesday mornings.

Kent Drive Lot (Lot A) - Clinic Patient and Core Reserved lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near 3M Center.

Patients of Fowler-Kennedy Clinic: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, $4.00 Flat Rate

Type of Permit Required: Core lot 'A' Reserved Permits only.

Visitor Parking: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, $7.00 flat rate. After 8:00 pm, $6.00 coin entry. Weekends $7.00 flat rate when attended.

Helpful Advice: Do not park in "reserved spaces" - this includes Fowler Kennedy reserved patient spaces (7:00 am - 7:00 pm).

Lambton (Lot L) - Core Lot

Location: off Wellington Drive at Western Road, just north of the Support Services Building.

Type of Permit Required: Orange permits only.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am and weekends for $6.00 coin entry.

Meters: Located just north of the lot exit for short term visits ($1.50/half hour).

Helpful Advice: from September - April, weekdays, this lot fills to capacity. Overflow can park at Springett (Lot I). Do not park in "reserved spaces".

Medical Science (Lot C) - Dental Patient Lot

Location: off Elgin Drive, beside the Medical Sciences Building.

Dental Clinic Patients: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm Monday - Friday - flat rate as posted.

Off Campus Dental Clinicians: accessible when lot attended (7:00 am - 4:00 pm).

Visitor Parking: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, $7.00 flat rate. After 8:00 pm, $6.00 coin entry. Weekends $6.00 coin entry unless attended.

Paystation: Located at the entrance to this lot for short term visits ($1.50/half hour).

Summer Parking: (May 1 - August 31), 4:00 pm - 7:00 am, $6.00 coin entry.

Medway (Lot R) - Perimeter Lot

Location: north of University Drive, across from Sydenham Hall.

Type of Permit Required: Green, Grey or Orange permits.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am for $6.00 coin entry.

*Complimentary weekend parking available in this lot from Friday at 5:00 pm until Monday morning at 3:00 am.

Meters: Located in front of the residences for short term visits ($1.50/per half hour).

Summer Rates: (May 1 - August 31): Monday - Friday, 24 hrs/day - $6.00 coin entry.

Helpful Advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot does not fill to capacity.

Middlesex (Lot G) - Core Lot

Location: off Perth Drive, behind Middlesex College, behind the Greenhouses.

Type of Permit Required: all year, Core orange permits only.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am and weekends for $6.00/coin entry.

Paystation: located across the street between the North Campus and Visual Arts buildings for short term visits ($1.50/per half hour).

Helpful Advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot usually fills to capacity. Please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY.

Ontario (Lot N) - Perimeter Lot

Location: west side of Western Road, south of Sarnia Road, at Althouse College by Ontario Hall Residence.

Type of Permit Required: all year, Green, Grey or Orange permits.

Siebens (Lot W) - Core Reserved Lot

Location: entrance off Western Road, north of Elgin Drive.

Type of Permit Required: Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm - Orange core reserved permits, SPARC Patient parking.

*Complimentary visitor parking Monday - Friday, 7:00 pm - 7:00 am.

*Complimentary weekend parking from Friday at 7:00 pm until Monday morning at 3:00 am.

Paystation: Located across Western Rd. at the Support Services building for short term visits ($1.50/per half hour).

Helpful Advice: Please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY - Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm.

Social Science (Lot J) - Visitor & Core Reserved Lot

Location: off Elgin Drive, behind the Social Science Center.

Type of Permit Required: all year, 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Orange Reserved permits only.

Visitor Parking:

  • Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 4:00 pm, $3.00/hr to maximum of $12.00. Deposit of $12.00 cash required on entry
  • 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm, $7.00 flat rate
  • 8:00 pm - 7:00 am $6.00 coin entry
  • weekends $7.00 flat rate (when attended)

Helpful Advice: After 4:00 pm access by all permits in the visitor area only. Do not park in "reserved spaces".

South Valley (Lot P) - Perimeter Lot

Location: off Huron Drive.

Type of Permit Required: September 1 - April 30, Orange and Grey permits 24 hrs/day; 4:00 pm - 7:00 am, Green permits have access. Summer (May 1 - August 31), Orange, Grey and Green permits 24 hours.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am and weekends for $6.00/coin entry.

Meters: located near the Health Sciences Building for short term visits ($1.50/per half hour).

Summer Rates: (May 1 - August 31) $6.00 coin entry. Green permit access 24 hrs/day.

Helpful Advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot fills to capacity; please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY.

Springett (Lot I) - Perimeter Lot

Location: west side of Western Road, near Huron College food court.

Type of Permit Required:

East/Center Gates:
Grey or Orange permits, access 7 days/week, 24 hrs/day, Green permits after 4:00 pm only as well as on the weekend.

West Gate:
Green permits, access 7 days/week, 24 hrs/day.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am for $6.00 coin entry.

*Complimentary weekend parking available in this lot from Friday at 5:00 pm until Monday morning at 7:00 am.

Summer Rates: May 1 - August 31 - Monday - Friday - $6.00 coin entry - all gates OR access by all permit types.

Helpful Advice: from September - April, East/Centre Gate during the week does not fill to capacity. Please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY. West Gate green zone during the week, fills to capacity.

Support Services Lot (K) - Core Lot

Location: behind the Support Services building off Western Rd.

Type of Permit Required: all year, Orange permits. Grey and Green permits: 4:00 pm - 7:00 am, Monday - Friday.

Visitor Parking: complimentary from Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am.

Weekend Parking: complimentary Saturday/Sunday/Stat Holidays.

Meters: located at the side and back of the building ($1.50/per half hour).

Helpful Advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot fills to capacity.

Talbot (Lot F) - Core Lot

Location: intersection of University Drive and Huron Drive, across from Talbot College.

Type of permit required in gated area: all year, Core Orange Permits only.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am and weekends for $6.00/coin entry or Pay Station is located in the south part of this lot ($1.50/per half hour).

Tennis patron parking: located in the south part of this lot (in Pay Station area). NOTE: Tennis permits are only valid while customer is on the tennis courts.

Helpful Advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot does not usually fill to capacity; please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY."

Upper Heating (Lot E) - Core Lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Alumni Hall.

Type of permit required: all year, Core Orange Permits only.

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am and weekends for $6.00/coin entry.

Meters: located near the Health Science Building for short term visits ($1.50/per half hour).

Helpful Advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot fills to capacity all day; please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY.

Visual Arts (Lot Y) - Perimeter Lot

Location: off Perth Drive, beside Visual Arts Building.

Type of Permit Required: all year, Grey or Orange Permits only during the day; 4:00 pm - 7:00 am Green Permits are allowed access.

Visitor Parking: Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 7:00 am and weekends for $6.00 coin entry.

Meters: located on the south side of the Visual Arts Centre for short term visits ($1.50/per half hour).

Summer Parking (May 1 - August 31): Orange, Grey or Green permits.

Helpful Advice: from September - April, during the week, this lot fills to capacity; do not park in "reserved spaces" or hash-lined areas.

Weldon (Lot D) - Visitor and Core Reserved Lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Weldon Library

Type of permit required: Core Reserved "D" ONLY 7:00 am - 4:00 pm. After 4:00 pm - Orange, Grey, Green permits are allowed access into the visitor section only.

Year-round visitor parking:

  • Monday - Friday, 7:00 am - 8:00 pm $7.00 flat rate
  • 8:00 pm - 7:00 am $6.00 coin entry
  • Weekends $7.00 flat rate when attended

Helpful Advice: Do not park in "reserved spaces", "disabled spaces" or hash-lined areas.

Westminster (Lot B) - Perimeter Lot

Location: off Windermere Road, east of Western Road.

Type of permit required: Grey or Orange Permits only, Green permits are allowed access after 4:00 pm until 7:00 am - Monday - Friday.

Meters and Pay & Display parking meter: Located in the area for short term visits ($1.50/per half hour) - 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week.

Visitor parking: $6.00 coin entry 4:00 pm - 7:00 am as well as on weekends.

Summer: May 1 - August 31: All permits allowed.

Helpful Advice: this lot usually fills to capacity.