Permit Parking


Important Notice

Due to COVID-19 restrictions continuing to impact parking services, we are now transferring any outstanding parking credits from prior semesters to student accounts.

Refunds will be issued through Interace-Transfer on April 21, 2021. To speed up your refund, please ensure that Autodeposit is enabled through your bank, otherwise you will receive a separate Interac e-Transfer notification that you will need to accept to get your refund. 

For more information, please contact the parking office


Visit the Parking FAQ for more information
Key Dates for 2020-2021 Permit Sales

Parking permits may be purchased online or from the Parking Service Counter (H100 - Inside the Cougar Campus Store).
Valid photo ID is required (MRU ID Card, Driver's License or Passport).

Not offered

Spring 2021 Semester - Unavailable until further notice.

**Residence Permits for Spring 2021 are available now. Residence parking permits can be purchased at the Residence Office located in Residence Building B. Please refer for full details.

TBA Summer 2021 Semester Permits go on sale at 8:30 a.m.
TBA Fall 2021 Semester Permits go on sale ONLINE at 8:30 a.m.
TBA Winter 2022 Semester Permits go on sale ONLINE at 8:30 a.m.
Wait Lists: Please Note: All wait list offers will only be emailed to account.

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

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

Permit Location Price Status
RMCCL Parkade - Annual 2021/2022 -Staff Only (12 months) $1665 TBA
Riddell Library Parkade -
Annual 2021/2022 (12 months)
$1665 TBA
East Gate Parkade - Fall and Winter 2021/2022 $930 TBA
East Gate Parkade - Fall 2021 $465 TBA
East Gate Parkade - Winter 2022 $465 TBA
East Gate Parkade - Spring 2021
N/A Not offered
East Gate Parkade - Carpool Fall 2021 $465 TBA
East Gate Parkade - Carpool Fall 2021 $465 TBA
East Gate Parkade - Annual 2021/2022
(12 months)
$1395 TBA
Gated Lot 2 - Annual 2021/2022
(12 months)
$1263 TBA
Lot 2 - January to June 2021
(Staff and Contractors only)
$631.50 Available
Gated Lot 5 - Annual 2021/2022
(12 months)
$1263 TBA
Permit Lot* - Annual 2021/2022
(12 months)
$1131 TBA
Permit Lot* - Fall and Winter 2021/2022 $754 TBA
Permit Lot* - Fall 2021 $377 TBA
Residence Only - Spring 2021
(Residence Students Only)
$188.50 Avaliable Now at Residence Main Office Only
Permit Lot* - Spring 2021
TBA Not offered
Permit Lot* - Summer 2021
Lot 6 Carpool*** - Fall 2021 $377 TBA
Lot 6 Carpool*** - Winter 2022 $377 TBA
Lot A - January to June 2021
(Staff and Contractors Only)
$565.50 Avaliable Online
Evening/Weekend** $33.25 per month Not offered
Motorcycle Permit (Gated Lot 3 and Permit Lot 8) $40 per month Not offered

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

Motorcycle Permits
Motorcycle parking is available 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
Flex passes are available to MRU employees ONLY. Each pass is valid for one day and can be used in Permit Lots 1, 4, 6, 6A, 8 and 9 only. Flex passes are sold in packs of 10 for $87.50.

Display of permits

Permits Placard must be hung from the rear view mirror and visible from the outside of the vehicle. Any permit unable to be displayed on rear view mirror must be placed on the dashboard.

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, parking permit placard, access card, and a form of payment card (credit or debit card). 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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