Parking at Dalhousie
PLEASE NOTE *** Purchase of a general permit does not guarantee a spot. Refunds are available for general parking permits on a pro-rated basis if paid for through payroll. If general parking permits are paid in cash there is no refund available thirty days after purchase.
There are significant changes to parking availability on Sexton campus in the 2016-17 year due to the construction of two new buildings and re-development of several other areas. More information is available here and in this news story.
Dalhousie's Halifax Campuses offers a number of parking options:
- Permit parking
- Visitor and short term pay & display parking
- Motorcyle Parking
- Evening parking (Studley 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 cost is $2 per hour or $16 per day. Parking is free in this lots in all non-reserved spots from 4:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. No overnight parking from 1:30 to 7:00 a.m.
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A note about Sexton Parking in fall 2016
Due to the construction of two new buildings on Sexton campus, more than 68 general parking spots became permanently unavailable. The map above has been amended to reflect that change.
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|
|6. McCain Parkade||86 (pay & display)|
|7. Arts Centre||12|
|8. Weldon Law||4|
|9. Robie Lot||25|
|13. Killam Circle||23|
|14. LeMarchant Place||86 (Pay and Display)|
|15. Alumni Crescent||109|
|17. Shirref Hall||10|
|18. Steele Ocean Sciences||35|
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