Application Process

Resident parking information

Parking is at a premium at Mount Royal University and costs associated with securing a parking permit are not included in your Residence fees.

Parking and Transportation Services, in collaboration with Residence Services, is able to guarantee 250 parking permits on a first-come, first-served basis to accepted residents who apply by June 15. The following steps must be completed in order to be guaranteed a parking permit:

  1. Complete the application process and pay your application fee and security deposit by June 15.
  2. You must pay your Residence fees by August 15.
  3. You must pay for your parking pass by August 15. Please note that Parking Services will be sending information and instruction to all students who have indicated that they require parking.

If the above steps are completed, a parking permit will be reserved for you until Move-In Day.

Important Note: If you have not paid for your parking pass by August 15, if you cancel your application, or if you do not meet any of the deadlines outlined above, the parking permit guarantee will be forfeited.

Please note the following:

  • Please refer to MRU Parking and Transportation services website for further details, or contact the parking office at
  • Parking permits are associated with the term you are applying for. That is, if you are applying for the Fall term you will receive a Fall only parking permit. If you change your application after June 15 from a Fall term to an Academic Year (Fall/Winter) term you must contact Parking and Transportation Services to arrange parking for the new term selected. Parking is not guaranteed for the new term and passes are subject to availability.

If you apply after June 15 and need parking please email the Parking Office at, using heading "Resident Student - Parking Request" and they will advise you on your options. Additional parking permits are available on a first-come, first-served basis online and at the Parking and Transportation Services office until they are sold out.

Parking location (Lot 6 in East Residence and Lot 9 in West Residence) and price may vary. For more information regarding parking on campus or how to pay for your parking pass, contact Parking and Transportation Services.

Parking for Winter term only

For students wishing to live in residence for the winter semester only, please note that parking is in high demand at Mount Royal and is not included in your Residence package. 

Please visit Parking and Transportation Services for more information on how to obtain a Winter Parking Permit.

Parking for Spring and Summer terms

Parking passes are available for spring and summer semesters. Please contact Parking and Transportation Services for further information.