All vehicles parked on campus must have valid authorization. Paid parking is in effect year round including weekends and holidays. All parking lots are reserved for permit holders, day pass holders or those paying at a metered stall. Faculty, Staff and Students may choose to purchase a day pass from a ticket Pay Station (lots H, M and W all day) (lots B, G and J after 12 pm) and (lots E, F after 1 pm) if they have not purchased a semester permit.
For lot names and designations check out the Campus Map.
Information on permit sales and rates is available at Permits and Fees.
Visitors to campus may park in either metered visitor stalls or day pass Pay Station lots.
Metered stalls are located in EME Metered Parking (Honk Zone 5597) and UNC Metered Parking (Honk Zone 5598). Short term parking in M lot also available from 10 minutes to 2 hours.
Meters accept coins or payment via Honk Mobile at a rate of $1.50 per hour up to a maximum of 2 hours.
Pay Stations are available in lots H, M and W all day.
September 1 until April 30: Pay Stations are available in lots B, G and J after 12 pm and in lots E, F after 1pm. Rates are $4-6 for 3 hours and $6-8 for one day. Pay Stations accept coins, Visa and MasterCard.
Guests visiting students living in residence may purchase a parking permit from the R lot Pay Station located on Discovery Avenue. These permits can be purchased for 3hrs, 24hrs or 48hrs and are valid both in R lot Pay Station parking on Discovery Ave or in the R parking lot. Rates are $5 for 3 hours and $7 for 24hrs.
Reserved: Designated parking spaces assigned to individuals. Violators will automatically be towed from these areas.
Loading Zone: Parking permitted only for the purpose of loading or unloading a vehicle. Maximum loading times indicated on signage must be observed.
UBC’s Okanagan campus offers accessible parking for persons whose disability limits their mobility.
Accessibility Parking Locations
|“D” PASS HOLDERS||No. of Parking Spaces|
|Alumni Ave (E Lot)||1|
|Lower Residence Lane||2|
|University Way (F Lot)||4|
|METERED:||No. of Parking Spaces|
|EME Metered Parking||1|
|UNC Metered Parking||2|
UBC Students/Staff/Faculty that require an Accessibility parking permit must contact the Disability Resources Centre to obtain a confirmation letter prior to purchasing an accessibility pass. All others must have a City of Kelowna or provincial (SPARC) issued accessibility permit in order to purchase a UBCO accessibility permit. For more information on the process for obtaining an accessibility parking permit see Parking Permits and Fees.
Visitors parking on campus, who have a valid SPARC or Disabled Parking pass and do not have a UBC Accessibility permit may park in the designated metered parking stalls by Lots E and F. The meter must be compensated to show valid parking time or a violation ticket may be issued.
The lots specific to motorcycles are E, G, H and J with permits available for purchase at a monthly rate of $55.00.
If you have a motorcycle on your account in addition to your lot permit (not specifically a motorcycle permit), you can park your motorcycle in a vehicle parking stall in your authorized lot, or in a motorcycle stall available in E, G, H or J lot.
As with any permit, one vehicle is authorized to park at any given time. If an additional vehicle is parked on campus, it must pay for parking separately.
Liability of UBC
As per section 17 of the UBC Traffic and Parking Rules approved by the Board of Governors on September 27, 2011;
Fees for Short Term Parking and Permits are charged for parking space only. UBC does not take custody of Vehicles and assumes no responsibility for loss of, or damage to, through fire, theft, collision or otherwise, a Vehicle or its contents. UBC shall not be responsible for loss of, or damage to, a Vehicle or its contents resulting from the actions or omissions of a Compliance Officer acting pursuant to, and within the powers granted by, the Rules or from a Vehicle being opened, moved, towed, immobilized or stored pursuant to the Rules.