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

The rate for visitor parking on campus is $1.50 per half hour but daily maximum rates, if any, vary by lot. Payment is by credit card at all locations (No tap/debit) with coin accepted at Pay and Display locations only. Please see below for parking rates and visitor access to lots.

Helpful advice for parking on campus: Do not park in reserved spaces, hashlined areas, or fire zones.

Althouse Lot (Lot H) - Staff and Student Permit Lots

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

Type of Permit Required:

Student Lot:
All active Western permits.

Faculty/Staff Lot:
Active staff permits any time. Student permits are permitted M - F after 4 pm until 7 am.

Staff lot visitor entry: Monday - Thursday, 4 pm - 7 am - $1.50 per half hour to $18 daily maximum.

Student lot visitor entry:  Visitor parking at any time, payment with Honk Mobile only, $1.50 per half hour to $12 maximum.

Weekends: Parking is complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Paystation: Located in the front of the building for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour). No daily maximum.

Alumni/Thompson (Lot M) - Visitor Lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Alumni Hall and Thompson Recreation and Athletic Centre.

Visitor parking: Rate is $1.50 per half hour up to 2 hours. After 2 hours the $21 daily maximum is charged.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Helpful advice: Visitors to the Western Student Recreation Centre pay to park per standard visitor rates.

Bayfield and Ausable Halls - Residence Parking

Location: just north of Saugeen Maitland residence.

Type of permit required: Department of Housing issues appropriate permit type.

Helpful advice: Do not park in posted Fire Routes.

Chemistry Lot (Lot Q) - Grey Faculty/Staff Lot

Location: off Perth Drive, across from Chemistry Building.

Type of permit required: Faculty/staff permits any time. Student permits are permitted after 4 pm until 7 am, Monday - Friday and on the weekend.

Visitor parking: This lot is permit parking only; no paid visitor parking.

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

Elborn College (Lot X) - Grey Faculty/Staff Lot

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

Type of permit required: Faculty/staff permits at any time. 

Visitor parking: Complimentary from Monday - Friday, after 4 pm until 7 am, and all day Saturday/Sunday. Some Honk Mobile spaces are available in this lot (signed Honk Mobile spaces only) available for paid visitor parking during business hours.

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) - Grey Faculty/Staff Lot

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

Type of permit required: All active Western parking permits.

Visitor parking: Visitor Parking is with Honk Mobile M-F $3/hour up to $12 maximum per session.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

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 Alumni Stadium. Overflow can park at Medway (Lot R).

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

Location: off Lambton Drive, near 3M Center.

Patients of Fowler-Kennedy Clinic: Monday - Friday, 7 am - 5 pm, $8 Flat Rate. 

Type of permit required: This is a reserved patient lot during business hours.

Visitor parking: M-F, 5 pm - 7 am, $1.50 per half hourent up to $8 maximum.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Helpful advice: Do not park in "reserved spaces" - this includes Fowler Kennedy reserved patient spaces (7 am - 6 pm).

Lambton (Lot L) - Orange Faculty/Staff Lot

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

Type of permit required: Faculty/Staff Orange permits at any time. All active Staff and Student permits permitted after 4 pm until 7 am.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Honk Mobile Spaces: Located on the south side of the Lambton Hall Residence for short term visits ($1.50 per 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.

*Ongoing construction of the Biomedical Research Facility will restrict parking in the Medical Science Lot to registered dental patients and accessible permits. Patient overflow will be directed to the Social Science Lot.

Dental Clinic Patients:  7 am - 5:00 pm Monday - Friday, $1.50 per half hour up to $8 maximum.

Off-campus dental clinicians: clinicians have access when lot attended (Monday - Friday, 7 am - 5:00 pm).

Visitor parking: Visitor Parking is unavailable in this lot due to construction.

Medway (Lot R) - Student Lot

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

Type of permit required: All active Western parking permits.

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday all day - take ticket on entry to pay by credit card up to a max of $12. Debit/Tap not accepted.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Honk Mobile Spaces: Located in front of the residences for short term visits, $1.50 per half hour.

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

Middlesex (Lot G) - Orange Faculty/Staff Lot

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

Type of permit required: Faculty/Staff orange permits valid at any time. No visitor parking M-F during the day.

Visitor parking: Monday - Friday, after 4 pm until 7 am, pull ticket to enter. Must insert ticket to exit and less than 4 hours parking is complimentary for patrons of The Grad Club. More than 4 hours will be charged the hourly rate $3/hour.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

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) - Student Lot

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

Type of permit required: All active Western permits. There is no paid visitor parking in this lot.

Weekends:  Parking is complimentary.

Siebens (Lot W) - Orange Faculty/Staff Reserved Lot

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

Type of permit required: M-F this lot is reserved for Faculty/Staff Orange Reserved Permits and registered SPARC patients only. 

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Social Science (Lot J) - Visitor & Reserved Staff Permit Lot

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

Type of permit required: M-F 7 am - 4 pm Faculty/Staff Orange Reserved permits only. After 4 pm until 7 am all other valid Western Permits eligible for entry.

Visitor parking:  $1.50 per half hour for the first 2 hours - after 2 hours the daily maximum of $21 is charged  - pay by credit card only.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary in the visitor spaces only, except when special event rates apply.

Helpful advice: After 4 pm, all permits can access this lot in the visitor area only. Do not park in "reserved spaces".

South Valley (Lot P) - Grey Faculty/Staff Lot

Location: off Huron Drive.

Type of permit required: Faculty/Staff active permits at any time. Student permits are allowed to park in this lot after 10 am until 6 am. Student permits in the lot between 6 am and 10 am will may be ticketed. 

Visitor parking: M - F, 4 pm - 7 am and weekends - pull ticket on entry to pay by credit card up to $18 maximum. Visitors must vacate the lot by 7 am M - F.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Honk Mobile Spaces: located near the Health Sciences Building for short term visits, $1.50 per half hour.

Helpful advice: please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY.

 

Springett (Lot I) - Staff and Student Permit Lot

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

Type of permit required:

Staff grey lot:
Active Faculty/Staff permits at any time. All other active Western permits after 4 pm only.

Student green lot:
All active Western permits at any time.


 

  

Visitor parking: M - F, 4 pm - 7 am - pull ticket to pay by credit card at rate of $1.50 per half hour up to $18.00 maximum. The daily rate for the student lot will remain at $12. 


Helpful advice: please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY. Student green zone lot fills to capacity by 9 am during the academic year.

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Support Services Lower Lot (K) - Faculty/Staff Lot

Location: behind the Support Services building off Western Rd.

Type of permit required: Faculty/Staff Orange Reserved (CRK) permits.

Visitor parking: at Honk Mobile signed spaces ONLY at these times: 7 am until 8 pm. No visitor parking in this lot 8 pm - 7 am.

Helpful advice: no overnight parking in this lot.

Support Services Upper Lot - Visitor Lot

Location: on the south side of the Support Services building off Western Rd.

Type of permit required: Service Vehicle Permits in signed spaces only.

Visitor parking: at Honk Mobile signed spaces ONLY at these times: 7 am until 8 pm. No visitor parking in this lot 8 pm - 7 am.

Helpful advice: no overnight parking in this lot.

Talbot (Lot F) - Orange Faculty/Staff Lot

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

Type of permit required in gated area: Orange Faculty/Staff permits at any time. Campus tour patrons with a QR code can park in the gated section. M - F. After 4 pm to 7 am, all active Western permits are permitted.

Visitor parking:  Pay Station/Honk Mobile area available for short term visitor parking is located in the south (ungated) part of this lot, $1.50 per half hour. After 4 pm visitors can park in gated area, pull ticket to enter and pay with credit card $3/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:  please observe RESERVED spaces and signage - these areas are for permit holders only.

Upper Heating (Lot E) - Orange Faculty/Staff Reserved Lot

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Alumni Hall.

Type of permit required: Faculty/Staff Orange Reserved "CRE" Permits and registered Fowler Kennedy patients at any time in their respective signed spaces.

Helpful advice: please observe RESERVED spaces - authorized use ONLY.

Visual Arts (Lot Y) - Orange Faculty/Staff Lot 

Location: off Perth Drive, near Labatt Visual Arts Building.

Type of permit required: Staff Orange permits only, 7 am to 4 pm. No overnight parking permitted.

Visitor Parking:  Honk Mobile area nearby located between the Labatt Visual Arts Building and North Campus Building for short term visits, $1.50 per half hour.

Weldon (Lot D) - Visitor Lot **-Temporarily Closed-**

Location: off Lambton Drive, near Weldon Library

Visitor parking through Honk Mobile:  rate is $1.50 per half hour, no daily maximum.

 

Westminster (Lot B) - Perimeter Lot

Location: at the intersection of Windermere and Richmond Roads.

Type of permit required: Faculty/Staff permits at any time, Student permits are allowed access after 4 pm until 7 am - Monday - Friday. 

Weekend parking:  Complimentary except when special event rates apply.

Visitor Parking: Short-term paid visitor parking by Honk Mobile or Pay Station, located in the area for short term visits ($1.50 per half hour) - 24 hours. Please watch for signs indicating Visitor Parking Spaces.

Helpful advice: this lot usually fills to capacity.