Parking & Visitor Services

Graduate Students

Purchase a Permit

  • If you have never purchased a Western parking permit before.
  • If you have a parking account, but no hang tag.
  • If you have lost your hang tag.

Renew Your Permit

  • If you have a hang tag and a parking account.

Student Parking Zones

Parking permits are not sold by lot; they are sold by zone. Undergraduates occupy the green zone, which is comprised of:

Summer Parking

During the summer months (May - Aug.), student (green) permit holders have access to all green zone lots as well as the following grey zone lots: South Valley, Springett, and Althouse East.

Permit Rates

All rates include HST and are subject to change. 

A fully refundable hang tag deposit of $30 will be charged at the Parking Office when picking up new permit hang tags.

*Rates for September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018. 

Student Green Non-Reserved $279.02 $506.16
Student Green Reserved - Medway Lot Only $560.62 $1009.08
Student Accessible $279.02 $506.16
Casual Student Parking
Evening/Weekend Only (sold by the term) $147.12
1 Month Permit $113.52
1 Week Permit $45.32
3 Day Permit $23.70
Other Fees
Transponder/Hang Tag Refundable Deposit $30.00
Permit Cancellation Fee - No refunds after February 15th $25.00

Student Permit Refund Policy

Administration Fee on Permit Refunds

A $25 administration fee is charged for the early return of all permits.

Returning a Term or Annual Permit Early

Students who purchase a term or annual permit and return the permit early will be charged the monthly rate for the period they held the permit for, and will no longer be eligible for the cost savings associated with the purchase of a term/annual permit.

Cut Off Dates for Refund of Permits

Students returning permits after the 4th of the month will be charged for that current month.

The last day for early return of any undergraduate permit for a refund is February 15th.

Hang Tag Deposit

The $30 hang tag deposit fee is always returned to customers with no outstanding balances on their parking account. Photo identification is required to obtain a refund.