Permit Parking

HOTSPOT Parking - Step by Step Guide

*IMPORTANT NOTICE*
Employee Flex Permit has moved under Flex Permit - Lot 1,4,6A & 8 as location selection on the HotSpot app and desktop website

***Please ensure to use your MRU email address to create your HotSpot account or change to your MRU email address in your exisiting account before purchasing***
 
  1. How to Purchase Permit on HotSpot Website (www.htsp.ca)
  2. How to Purchase Permit on Mobile App
  3. How to Turn on NFC Capability (Apple)
  4. How to Turn on NFC Capability (Andriod)
  5. How to access Gated Lots and Underground Parkades

Fall 2021 - Permits

Residence Fall and Fall/Winter (Reservation Only) - Limited Quantities
Residence permit are avaliable for purchase ONLINE ONLY through HotSpot app or website (www.htsp.ca).  Residence permits are based on the requests indicated on the residence applications.
* All permits are reserved under MRU email addresses.  Please ensure your HotSpot accounts is resgistered using your MRU email address.

Fall 2021 Student Permit - Limited Quantities
Student semester and bi-semester permits available ONLY through HotSpot app or website (www.htsp.ca).


Visit the Parking FAQ for more information
Key Dates for 2021-2022 Permit Sales

Parking permits may be purchased online only through the HotSpot app or desktop website (www.htsp.ca).
Valid photo ID is required (MRU ID Card, Driver's License or Passport).

December 15
Winter Semester General Sales
Winter 2022 Semester Permits go on sale ONLINE ONLY through HotSpot app or website at 10 a.m
April 18, 2022

Spring Semester General Sales
Spring 2022 Semester Permits go on sale ONLINE ONLY through HotSpot app or website at 10 a.m

June 15, 2022
Summer Semester General Sales
Summer 2022 Permits go on sale ONLINE ONLY through HotSpot app or website at 10 a.m
TBA
Staff Annual Permit Renewal for 2022-2023
Staff Annual Permits go on sale ONLINE ONLY through HotSpot app or website at 10 a.m
TBA

Staff - General Sales
Avaliable Staff Annual Permits go on sale ONLINE ONLY through HotSpot app or website at 10 a.m
(Excluding RLLC and RMCCL - By Request ONLY based on availability)

TBA

General Sales
Fall 2022 Semester Permits go on sale ONLINE ONLY through HotSpot app or website at 10 a.m


2021-2022 Permit Rates and Availability (Effective July 1, 2020 to June 30, 2022)

Employees and students are eligible to purchase available permits at the following rates:

Permit Location Price Status
RMCCL Parkade - Annual Staff Only
(August to June)
$1526.25 By Request Only
Riddell Library Parkade - Annual Staff Only - (August to June) $1526.25 By Request Only
East Gate Parkade - Fall and Winter 2021/2022 $930 Limited Quantities
East Gate Parkade - Fall 2021 $465 Limited Quantities
East Gate Parkade - Winter 2022 $465 Dec 15
East Gate Parkade - Spring 2022
TBA TBA
East Gate Parkade - Carpool Fall 2021 $465 Limited Quantities
East Gate Parkade - Carpool Winter 2022 $465 Dec 15
East Gate Parkade - Annual Staff Only - (August to June) $1278.75 Limited Quantities
Lot 2 - Fall and Winter 2021/2022 $842 SOLD OUT
Lot 2 - Annual Staff Only -
(Augsut to June)
$1157.75 Available
Gated Lot 5 - Annual Staff Only -  (August to June) $1157.75 Available
Permit Lot* - Annual Staff Only - (August to June) $1157.75 Limited Quantities
Permit Lot* - Fall and Winter 2021/2022 $842 Limited Quantities
Permit Lot* - Winter 2021 $421 Dec 15
Residence Only - Fall/Winter 2021/22
(Residence Students Only)
$842 Limited Quantities
Permit Lot* - Spring 2021
N/A TBA
Lot A - Annual Staff Only -
(August to June)
$1036.75 Limited Quantities
Lot 6 Carpool*** - Fall 2021 $421 Limited Quantities
Lot 6 Carpool*** - Winter 2022 $421 Dec 15
Lot B - Winter 2021
$377 Dec 15
Evening/Weekend** $33.25/mth Available
Motorcycle Permit (Gated Lot 3 and Permit Lot 8) $40/mth Available


*Permit Lots are lots 1, 4, 6A, 8.  Residence Lots are lots 6 and 9.

** Evening Hours are Monday to Friday from 4pm to 9am the following day, all day Saturday and Sunday. Evening/Weekend permits are available to employees, students, and the general public (MRU Recreation users, Conservatory patrons, etc.)

***Carpool permits are available at the Parking Office only. Lot 6 Carpool stalls are located in Lot 6 only. East Gate Parkade Carpool stalls are marked and located in level P1 and P2 only. All members of the carpool must be present to purchase the permit. Please review the carpool program guidelines to ensure your eligibility.

 

Accessible permits
Purchase of an accessible permit requires valid photo ID and Alberta Registration Certificate for your Disabled Placard. For a short term accessible permit, please bring valid photo ID and a doctor's note indicating the reason and the length of time for which the permit is required.
Applicable permits placard (Accessible permits or provincial placard) must be displayed from the rear view mirror and visible from the outside of the vehicle

Motorcycle Permits
Motorcycle parking is available in-person only for $40 per month. They are located at the entrance of Gated Lot 3 and Permit Lot 8. These are designated areas for motorcycle. Please refer to lot signs for exact location or contact the parking office for details.

Flex passes
If you possess any previous year's flex passes, you may visit our service counter in the Cougar Campus Store to obtain a refund.  Digital Flex Day Permits are now available to MRU Employees for $8.75/day through HotSpot (Permit Lots Only). 
Please select "Flex Permit - Lot 1,4,6A & 8" as your location, then select "Employee Flex Day Permit".  If you do not see this option, please ensure your account is set to your MRU email address before retrying or contact the Parking Office at parking@mtroyal.ca.

Display of permits

Regular permits are sold digitally, display of window placard will no longer be required.

Refunds and exchanges
Refunds can only be processed in-person at the parking service counter inside the Cougar Campus Store (H100). Please have your valid photo ID and method of payment card (credit or debit card).
Please note refunds will not be given once the permits reach the last month of validity. For further information, please contact the Parking Office.

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