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Permit Parking

Permit parking is available to Ryerson community members. Learn about your options:

Spring and spring/summer 2022 permits 

Spring and spring/summer 2022 parking permits are available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis.

Duration

Parking permits are valid for two and four month periods and grant you unlimited in-and-out parking privileges for the duration of your parking permit:

  • Spring 2022 semester: May 1, 2022 to June 30, 2022 
  • Spring/summer 2022 semesters: May 1, 2022 to August 31, 2022

Eligibility

Undergraduate and Chang School of Continuing Education students 

  • Students must be enrolled in a minimum of one course in the spring or summer semesters.

Graduate students 

  • Students must be registered in the spring or summer semesters.

Permit locations 

Student parking permits can be used in one of two parking facilities.

160 Mutual St. Garage (underground parking)

  • Height clearance: 5.6 ft.
  • Location: West side of Mutual St. between Gerrard St. and Gould St.
  • Accessible parking options: 3 standard accessible parking spaces (Type B)

Access and coverage

Cost

Status

Access by OneCard, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
  • Spring: $384 (includes HST)
  • Spring/summer: $768 (includes HST)

Available for purchase beginning April 13, 2022 at 9:30 a.m., on a first-come, first-served basis.

202 Jarvis St. Lot (surface parking)

  • Location: Between Jarvis St. and Mutual St. on north side of Dundas St. Entrance on Mutual St.
  • Accessible parking options: 2 standard accessible parking spaces (Type B)

Access and coverage

Cost

Status

Access by displaying parking permit decal, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This parking lot is staffed Monday to Saturday 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • Spring: $272 (includes HST)
  • Spring/summer: $544 (includes HST)

Available for purchase beginning April 13, 2022 at 9:30 a.m., on a first-come, first-served basis.

Apply online

Spring and spring/summer 2022 student parking permit applications are currently open.

The online permit application portal is not available between 12 a.m. to 1:15 a.m. daily for maintenance.

Application process

Once your purchase is completed, you will receive an email confirmation to your Ryerson email account from ruparking@ryerson.ca. This email will include:

  • Transaction confirmation
  • Parking facility location attached to your permit
  • Access guidelines for your parking facility location
  • Placement of parking permit decals on vehicles

How to pick up your parking permit decal

Ryerson student parking permit holders may pick up their parking permit decal from the OneCard Office. Please note that we require 48 hours between when you purchase your parking permit and when you may pick-up your parking permit decal from the OneCard Office.

Spring and spring/summer 2022 parking permit decal pick-up dates

Spring and spring/summer 2022 parking permit decals may be picked up from the OneCard Office Monday to Friday during the following times:

April 15, 2022 to April 29 2022
Date: Hours: Location:
Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. POD-52A
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. POD-52A
May 2, 2022 to May 6, 2022
Date: Hours: Location:
Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. JOR-02
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. JOR-02

May 9, 2022 to August 27, 2022

Date: Hours: Location:
Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. JOR-02
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. JOR-02

Accessing the OneCard Office

To access POD-52A or JOR-02, please approach the Library Building entrance on Nelson Mandela Walk and press the intercom to be connected to staff from Community Safety and Security. Inform them that you are here to pick up your parking permit decal from the OneCard Office and you will be buzzed in. Please be advised that students are required to wear a mask when entering campus buildings.

When you arrive at the OneCard Office, please join the queue outside the door and maintain physical distancing between yourself and other community members. A OneCard staff member will inform you when it is your turn to enter the office.

Once you are allowed to enter the OneCard Office, please approach the desk and provide OneCard staff with your full name, student number and let them know that you are here to pick up your parking permit decal. A OneCard staff member will then provide you with your parking permit decal. You will be required to exit the OneCard Office immediately upon receiving your parking permit decal.

Using your parking permit decal 

Parking permit decals must be clearly displayed on the left side of the vehicle’s front windshield or on the dashboard of the vehicle at all times. Failure to do so may result in the vehicle being ticketed and/or towed.

We are currently offering eight month or ongoing permanent parking permit options for Ryerson staff and faculty.

Fall and winter 2021 to 2022 permits

Currently, staff and faculty parking permits are only available at the 288 Church St. Garage. There are no available staff and faculty parking permits at the 300 Victoria St. and 160 Mutual St. garages at this time.

Parking Services is offering two types of parking permits for the 288 Church St. Garage for the 2021/2022 academic year. Staff and faculty may purchase an eight month parking permit for the period of September 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022 or an ongoing, permanent parking permit. 

Please note that 288 Church St. Garage parking permits are limited and preference will be given to faculty and staff interested in purchasing a permanent, ongoing parking permit.

Duration of the 288 Church St. Garage parking permits

Parking permits are valid for eight months or on an ongoing, permanent basis:

  • Eight month parking permit: September 1, 2021 to April 30, 2022
  • Ongoing, permanent (beginning September 1, 2021)

Eligibility

In order for staff and faculty to be eligible for a parking permit, you must be employed by the university.

Permit location

Faculty and staff parking permits are currently available for the 288 Church St. Garage. 

288 Church St. Garage (underground parking)

  • Height clearance: 6.3 ft.
  • Location: Alleyway south of 288 Church St. Accessible from the west side of Church St. between Gerrard St. and Dundas St.
  • Accessible parking options: 3 accessible van parking spaces (Type A), 6 standard accessible parking spaces (Type B)
Access and coverage Cost Status

Access by FOB and by displaying parking permit decal, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

This parking garage is not staffed.

$260 (includes HST) per month

If you're interested in a parking permit at the 288 Church St. Garage, please complete the 288 Church St. Garage 2021/2022 Parking Permit Expression of Interest form.

Parking Services staff will provide you with an update on the status of your 288 Church St. parking permit application two business days after submitting your application.

Permit rates (September 2021 to August 2022)

The rates below are for the 2021/2022 academic year. Permit fees are subject to change.

Lot type

Cost (includes HST)

Garage parking (288 Church St.) $260/month

Payment

Payment for 288 Church St. Garage parking permits will automatically be made through payroll deductions based on your pay schedule.

Monthly payroll deduction Biweekly payroll deduction Weekly payroll deduction
$260 $120 $60

Faculty and staff who opt for the ongoing, permanent parking permit will automatically have their parking permit renewed each month on an ongoing basis through HR until we receive notification that they would like to cancel or suspend their parking permit. 

Faculty and staff with an eight month temporary parking permit will be automatically billed through HR and will have their payment automatically cancelled at the expiration of their parking permit.

Information regarding the suspension or cancellation of your parking permit can be found on the Parking & Traffic Regulations page.

Completing the 288 Church St. Garage 2021/2022 Parking Permit Expression of Interest Form does not guarantee you a parking permit for the 288 Church St. Garage. Parking Services staff will provide you with an update on the status of your 288 Church St. parking permit application two business days after completing the form.

Vehicle entry to the 288 Church St. Garage is by FOB access only

Eight month parking permit holders will be charged a $50 refundable deposit for their parking garage FOB. Your FOB deposit will be refunded to you at the conclusion of your parking permit once you've returned your FOB and parking permit decal. Individuals with a permanent parking permit for the 288 Church St. Garage are not required to pay this deposit. 

In the event you lose your FOB, a replacement may be purchased for $50.

Paying for your refundable FOB deposit

Payment for 288 Church St. Garage FOBs will automatically be made through payroll deductions based on your pay schedule. At the conclusion of your parking permit, your FOB deposit will be refunded through payroll.

How to pick up your parking permit decal or FOB

Ryerson employees may pick up their parking permit decal or FOBs from the OneCard Office. Please note that we require 48 hours between when you purchase your parking permit and when you may pick-up your parking permit decal or FOB from the OneCard Office.

Parking permit decals and FOBs may be picked up from the OneCard Office Monday to Friday during the following times:

April 15, 2022 to April 29, 2022
Date: Hours: Location:
Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. POD-52A
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. POD-52A
May 2, 2022 to May 6, 2022
Date: Hours: Location:
Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. JOR-02
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. JOR-02
May 9, 2022 to August 27, 2022
Date: Hours: Location:
Monday to Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. JOR-02
Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. PJOR-02

Accessing the OneCard Office

To access POD-52A or JOR-02, please approach the Library Building entrance on Nelson Mandela Walk and press the intercom to be connected to staff from Community Safety and Security. Inform them that you are here to pick up your parking permit decal or FOB from the OneCard Office and you will be buzzed in. Please be advised that employees are required to wear a mask when entering campus buildings.

When you arrive at the OneCard Office, please join the queue outside the door and maintain physical distancing between yourself and other community members. A OneCard staff member will inform you when it is your turn to enter the office.

Once you are allowed to enter the OneCard Office, please approach the desk and provide OneCard staff with your full name, employee number and let them know that you are here to pick up your parking permit decal orFOB.  A OneCard staff member will then provide you with your parking permit decal orFOB. You will be required to exit the office immediately upon receiving your parking permit decal or FOB.

Join the waitlist for parking permits at the 300 Victoria St. or 160 Mutual St. garages

If you would like to be placed on the waitlist for the 300 Victoria St. or 160 Mutual St. garages, please complete the Parking Permit Application for staff and faculty. Parking locations are listed in the application.

Once there is a parking spot available, you will be contacted by email. Please note that at this time there is an up to two-year waiting period.

Once you are contacted, if you do not respond to an offer within 10 business days, your name will be removed from the waitlist and we will move to the next applicant on the list.

If your first choice lot is offered to you and you accept, your other waitlist requests will become void. If your second choice lot is offered to you, your first choice request will remain active.

Suspend your existing parking permit

If you would like to suspend your parking permit privileges for medical leave (one month or longer in duration), maternity/parental leave, and/or sabbatical, please complete the google formStaff and Faculty Parking Suspension Request Form, external link. Permits cannot be suspended for vacations or holiday periods.  Suspension requests are subject to payroll deadlines. If a suspension request is received after the payroll deadline, deductions will be applied to the next pay period. A suspension of parking privileges cannot be effected retroactively.