Family Day Long Weekend - Complimentary Parking

Most permit lots on campus will have gates raised at 5 pm on Friday, February 14th, through the weekend, for visitors on campus to enjoy free parking. As always, please park within regular spaceS avoiding hashlined areas and other restricted spaces.

Gates will automatically close at 4 am on Tuesday, February 18th and vehicles will need to park in their regular authorized zones by 7 am that day. 

Enjoy free parking on campus all weekend!

Winter Term Student Parking Permits Sold Out

We have sold out of the Winter Term Student Parking Permits (January 1, 2020 - April 30, 2020).  The Summer Term Student Parking Permits (May 1, 2020 - August 31, 2020) are scheduled to be available for sale on March 15, 2020.

Student Permits - More Information

Reminder: Western is now Using Vehicle License Plate Recognition Technology (LPR)!

If you use Western's permit lots you'll need to ensure your vehicle plates are linked to your parking permit.

Full instructions on how to attach your vehicle plate to your permit:  LPR INFO PAGE


  • when updating your vehicle plate information, refer to your ownership document to ensure you've got your plate information correct. Incorrect plates will not be recognized by LPR.
  • driving a rental car for a couple of days? Avoid incurring citations by adding/removing the vehicle plate information on your parking account quickly and easily through the Parking Portal.

For assistance with updating your parking account, send us an email at and we'll do the heavy lifting for you - we're always here to help!

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