Waitlist Information

How do the waitlists work?

Once the maximum number of permits that can be reasonably accommodated in each area have been sold, waitlists are started for all other interested parties.

As permits are cancelled, and Parking & Transportation Services monitors lot utilization to determine if more permits can be sold, additional permits will be released to those on waitlists in the order that they joined.


How do I join a waitlist?

Add yourself to one or more waitlists by logging into the online purchasing system.  Click on “Order Permits” and each available permit type will be listed.


How long will I be on the waitlist?

In short, we don’t know.  Availability is based on cancellations and lot utilization patterns that are ever-changing. 
Lots P1 & P9 have significantly limited capacities with permit turnover being less common, resulting in reduced likelihood of permits becoming available to those on the waitlist.
If your desired permit type is sold out, it is recommended to purchase an alternate available permit.  If your desired permit type becomes available through the waitlist later on, it can be exchanged for your existing permit.

How will I know if I am offered a permit?

You will receive an email with details and instructions.  We typically extend offers for a 1 week period before moving on to the next people on the list.  Make sure that your email address is up to date in the Parking Purchasing System, and keep an eye out for a Waitlist Notification.


When is my next opportunity to purchase a parking permit?

Information regarding current availability will be available on our home page.  Student Winter Sessional Permits (valid January-April) will go on sale in early December.


Questions? Contact us!

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