Parking at Dalhousie
PLEASE NOTE *** Purchase of a general permit does not guarantee a spot. Refunds are available for general parking permits within 30 days of purchase.
In order to park legally on University property (Halifax campuses or Agricultural Campus), vehicles must either display a valid permit or use a parking meter. To qualify for a parking permit, an applicant must be a Dalhousie University employee or student with a valid Dalhousie ID.
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Dalhousie's Halifax Campuses offers a number of parking options:
- Permit parking
- Visitor and short term pay & display parking
- Motorcyle Parking
- Evening Parking Map (Studley Campus)
- 2017-18 Rates (Passes on sale Aug. 29, 2017)
- Parking FAQs
Parking is FREE in Truro at the Agricultural Campus but you must have a permit which you can get at the Dal Security Office Security Services at the Dairy Building, 11 River Road.
*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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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