Visitor & Daily Parking

Visitor and Daily Parking

Visitor parking map Daily Visitor rates
(Prices effective July 1, 2020)

Hourly Daily Evening*/Saturday
East Gate Parkade Not offered $5 Not offered
Lot 2 Not offered $5 Not offered
Lot 7 & Permit Lot 6A Not offered Not offered Not offered
Lot A & B N/A Not offered Not offered
RMCCL - Parkade N/A N/A Not offered


*Evening/Saturday parking rates apply after 4 p.m. Monday to Friday and all day Saturday.
Parking in the above lots is complimentary on Sundays and statutory holidays.

Taylor Centre for the Performing Arts Event Parking
(Bella Concert Hall)

Evening (After 4pm) Saturday
Lot 7 & Permit Lot 6A Not offered Not offered
Lot 8 (Please pay at Lot 7) Not offered Not offered
RMCCL - Parkade Not offered Not offered

 

Payment Methods

Parking will be available on-campus in the East Gate Parkade and Lot 2 at the West Gate entrance. All other lots will remain closed until further notice.

Parking is free for the first 30 minutes and then a significantly reduced flat rate of $5 per day will apply (compared with $17 during normal operations). Hourly parking rates are unavailable until further notice. Payment will be contactless using the HotSpot app. The usual pay stations will not be running. Note that reduced parking rates and available lots are continuously under review and subject to change. 

To complete payment through the HotSpot app, please follow the steps below:

Option #1: Download the HotSpot app

  • Download the HotSpot app from the Apple or Google app store

  • Follow the prompts to set-up your own personal account and purchase a Hotspot membership ($2.00 plus tax per month or $20.00 plus tax per year)

  • Add money to your ‘virtual’ HotSpot wallet

  • Enter the zone number indicated on signs in the parking lot to start paying for parking (note that MRU lot zone numbers will be displayed in Lot 2 and the East Gate parkade as of Aug. 24)

  • Parking payments will be automatically deducted from your HotSpot ‘virtual’ wallet

At this time, you can download the HotSpot app and set up your account by adding your personal information, vehicle and credit card details, however, payments cannot be processed until Aug. 24. 

Option #2: Use the QR codes or use NFC capability on signs located in the parking lots

  • Scan the QR code or simply touch your cellular device to the Fast Tap signs located in the parking lot

  • You will be redirected to the HotSpot parking payment page. Note that this is a pay-per-use option and subject to a $0.20 fee per transaction. No membership is required.

  • Enter the zone number indicated on signs in the parking lot, along with your license plate number and payment information

Option #3: Visit htsp.ca to create an account and make payments

  • If you do not have a smartphone, visit htsp.ca to create an account and use your desktop to make payments. Note that you will have to purchase a membership to make payments.  

For any questions regarding HotSpot, please contact support@htsp.ca or call toll-free 1-855-712-5888.

Kindly note that the parking office remains closed for in-person services.  For other parking inquiries, please email parking@mtroyal.ca

 

 

Paystations accept Cash, Visa or Mastercard transactions - *Currently disabled due to COVID-19 healthy and safety measures*

East Gate Parkade and Short Term Lot 2 use a Pay on Foot system. Parking under 30 mins is complimentary.

  • Paystations for the East Gate Parkade are located on levels P1 (Visa or Mastercard only), P2 (cash, Visa or Mastercard only) and P3 (Visa or Mastercard only only).
  • Paystations for Short Term Lot 2 are located at the West Gate and Recreation entrances (cash, Visa or Mastercard only).

Permit Lot 6A uses a Pay-and-Display system, located outside of the SE entrance of the Riddell Library and Leaning Center.
(Coins, Visa or Mastercard only).

Short Term Lot 7 uses a Pay-and-Display system, located outside of the south entrance of the Taylor Center for the Performance Arts.
(Coins, Visa or Mastercard only). Parking under 30 mins is complimentary.

Lot A & B use a Pay-and-Display system, and charge a flat day-rate (Coins, Visa or Mastercard only).

Direction to Campus

From Glenmore Trail westbound
1. Exit right on Richard Road
2. At the second set of traffic lights, the Richard Road and Mount Royal Gate intersection, turn left and drive into campus.

From Glenmore Trail eastbound
1. Exit right at the at 37th Street S.W.
4. At Richardson Way, turn right, then right again at the second set of traffic lights and you will be at our West Entrance.

From Crowchild Trail southbound
1. Exit right at 50th Avenue/Mount Royal Gate and continue right onto Mount Royal Gate.
2. Continue straight at the first set of lights - the Mount Royal Gate and Richard Road intersection - and drive into campus.

From Crowchild Trail northbound
1. Exit right at 50th Avenue/Mount Royal Gate and turn left onto Mount Royal Gate.
2. Continue straight to the Mount Royal Gate and Richard Road intersection; drive into campus

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