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Parking at Dalhousie

Dalhousie's Halifax Campus offers a number of parking options:

Click here for information on the Truro Campus.

*Note - as of March 1, 2016, Dalhousie no longer owns the parking lot behind Fenwick Tower on South Street. Anyone parking there with a Dal parking pass will be ticketed and/or towed/booted. 

Short Term Parking on the Halifax Campus

Coming to Dal for a meeting, one class or just one day? Head to the LeMarchant Place parking lot on South Street,Studley Campus (number 17 on the map below). The lot is pay and display for a cost of $2 per hour or $16 per day. The 81- space lot has been created to address rising short-term parking needs on campus. Parking is free in this lot in all non-reserved spots from 4:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. No overnight parking from 1:30 to 7:30 a.m.

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Studley Campus Public Parking

Parking is free at all Dalhousie General Permit lots between 4:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. Parking is also free in the same lots on weekends from 7 a.m. until 1:30 a.m. There is no overnight parking in any of our lots.


Studley Campus Parking Locations & Times

Public Parking locations and number of parking spaces available (approximate). 
4:30 pm to 1:30 am weekdays and all day weekends. 

Building Number of spots
1. Hancock 122
2. Biology 98
3. Dunn & Chemistry 130
4. Studley 27
5. McCain Parkade 86 (pay & display)
6. Arts Centre 12
7. Weldon Law 4
8. Robie Lot 23
9. Glengarry 20
10. CSB 218
12. SUB 12
13. Killam Circle 24
14. LeMarchat Place 52
15. Alumni Crescent 109
16. Dalplex 160
17. Shirref Hall 10
18. Steele Ocean Sciences 35

Click here to download the Studley Campus parking map

Studley Campus Evening Parking Map


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Displaying your permit

Permit holders must display a valid permit at all times. Failure to display a valid permit will result in a parking ticket and the vehicle may be towed or immobilized at the owner’s expense

Day Parking Permit

Day passes are intended only for surface lots and excludes all parkades, reserved, handicap, and ride share spots. Please visit our Parking Rates page for more information on parking passes. 

Contact Us

Halifax Campus

Security Services Office
Marion McCain Building, 6135 University Avenue
(902) 494-6400 |  parking@dal.ca

Truro Campus

(902) 893-4190 |  safetyandsecurity@dal.ca