Campus Parking Information
Paid parking is in effect year round including holidays and weekends. Parking Rates
Prior to purchasing your parking permit you will need to create your parking account if one does not already exist. To create or update your parking account, go to the Parking website and log-in with your campus wide log-in (CWL ID). Permits are sold on a first-come first-serve basis from the Parking Services office and will be available until they sell out. We then offer a waitlist for any interested parties.
Any outstanding parking violations must be paid before a permit is able to be purchased.
One permit per student
Paid parking is in effect year round including holidays and weekends.
- Day Passes: $6 - H Lot, $7 - B, J, R Lots, $8 - E, F, G, M, W Lots
- $4/3 hours - H Lot, $5/3hrs B, J, R Lots, $6/3hrs - E, F, G, M Lots
- W Lot - $3/2 hours, $5/4hrs
- Dispensers accept: Visa / Mastercard and $1 / $2 / 25¢ coins
Note: if a dispenser is bagged/covered, this lot is available for permit holders only.
- Meters (2 hour max): $1.50 per hour ($1 / $2 / 25¢ coins accepted)
Parking Services now offers an Evening Parking permit. The permit is valid Monday to Friday 4:30pm - 11:59pm and ALL DAY on weekends. The permit is valid in ALL lots except M and R and is based on availability in each lot.
Monthly Permit Rates
* GST Extra
|Lot||Current||Sept 1 2017|
|B/ C/ J/ R Lots||$53||$58|
|E/ F/ G/ M/ W Lots||$63||$68|
R lot is reserved for students living on campus. Residence permits can be purchased from the Parking office located in 123 Kalamalka. Residence parking spaces are limited and a parking assignment is not guaranteed. Campus Map
Resident parking passes can be purchased at the Parking Services office.
Overnight visitors must pay the $7 fee at the parking ticket dispenser on Discovery Avenue located directly across from the Similkameen entrance. These dispenser receipt passes are valid for 24 hours or 48hrs (depending on permit purchased) and for R lot parking areas only.Back to top
Permanent Staff and Faculty
Permanent Staff and Faculty are eligible for an ongoing payroll deduction. Passes are based on availability and must be purchased from the Parking Services office. Employees may be placed on a waitlist if applying for a parking pass during the regular school year. Evening permits are not available for purchase via a payroll deduction.
Payroll cancellations are either at the 16th or the end of month. Lot changes are permitted May 01 until mid-June each calendar year. Permit exchanges are accepted after mid-September and is based on lot availability.
Online forms are available for Payroll Application or Cancellation /Exchange. Go to forms.
Sessional employees on a minimum 12 month term are eligible for an ongoing payroll deduction. Passes are based on availability and must be purchased from the Parking Services office.Back to top
Aramark or Best Permits
1 week, 1 month or 2 month permits are available for purchase - in H lot only, from the Parking Services office. In addition, Evening permits are available for employees working after 4:30pm &/or on weekends.
If you are a contractor working on campus, we offer a Roaming permit for 1 week, 1 or 2 month, or 1 year. The permit is valid in any parking lot on campus and the fee is monthly $63.00 or $31.50 per week. The permit(s) are available for purchase from the Parking office located in 123 Kalamalka (residence). Daily permits are available from dispensers located in parking lots, noting time restrictions to purchase a permit are applicable for some lots. For more information, please visit the Parking Services office or call 250 807-8554.
A Confirmation Letter must be obtained from the Disability Resource Centre prior to purchasing an accessibility parking pass. Accessibility passes cost $53 per month.
Process for Obtaining an Accessibility Parking Permit
Any faculty, staff and students or any person associated with the University with a disability, who requires accessibility parking must provide documentation to the Disability Resource Centre and meet with the DRC Coordinator to discuss their parking request.
They must submit documentation completed by a medical professional that describes the functional impact of a disability as well as address the duration of the disability. If the applicant has a valid SPARC Pass or City of Kelowna Disabled Parking Pass registered in their name it must also be presented to the DRC at the time of the interview
Upon review of the information, the DRC Coordinator will provide a Confirmation Letter to provide to the UBCO Parking Services office authorizing purchase an accessibility parking permit.
Any other person or visitor wanting to park on the campus that has a valid SPARC or Disabled Parking pass who do not have a UBCO accessibility permit may park in the designated metered parking stalls by Lots E ,F, G & M. The meter must be compensated to show valid parking time or a violation ticket may be issued.
UBC Okanagan Parking Services will not issue accessibility parking passes without the DRC confirmation letter.
Disability Resource Centre is located at: UNC 214 - phone 250 807-9263Back to top
Parking Services no longer issues Carpool stickers.
A carpool is defined as two or more individuals, who drive together to the University. Carpool stalls are located in lots E, G and H and these stalls are reserved until 10am daily for vehicles parking with 2 or more individuals. Campus Map
In order to avoid a violation notice in a carpool stall, two or more individuals must be observed exiting the vehicle at the time of parking.
If there are multiple drivers sharing a permit for carpooling, then please contact Parking Services to arrange to have the vehicles linked to the permit. Do not add another owner's vehicle to your parking account to share the permit.
You may find your own carpool partners or you may sign up as an individual using our partner carpool.ca , who will attempt to match you with other interested individuals with similar commuting needs.Back to top
All permits/passes are issued subject to observance of terms, conditions and regulations applicable. A permit/pass shall be invalid:
- On the date of expiration shown on the parking permit
- When it is not completely legible or has been altered
- When it has been cancelled or revoked in accordance with these regulations
- When the permit is no longer under the control of the owner
Refunds may be issued for the unused portion of a semester permit. Permits are prorated weekly. To obtain a refund bring the permit, picture ID and the method of payment used to purchase the pass, to the Parking Services office. Passes are not refunded after Friday April 14th, or in the last two weeks of each semester.Back to top
Last reviewed 6/9/2017 9:11:41 AM