***NEW IN 2022 - NO MORE PHYSICAL PARKING PERMITS*****
- To purchase a permit (Annual or term), you will use the HotSpot website.
- To purchase short-term parking, use the HotSpot App on your phone. (There is a small fee to use the HotSpot App.)
The Agricultural Campus does not require a parking permit. Vehicles do not need to be registered. For those from the AC who travel to Halifax Campus please use short term parking through the HotSpot app.
How to purchase parking
Faculty, Staff and Students
NET ID and PASSWORD REQUIRED
Sales begin August 29, 2022
Purchase yearly virtual permits below through the HotSpot website NOT the HotSpot App.
(If you do not see the type of permit you wish to purchase, email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Pay by credit or payroll deduction online. To pay by cheque, cash or debit please visit the security house at 1252 LeMarchant Street.
Coming to Dal for a meeting, one class or just one day?
You must download the HotSpot App on your smartphone. Learn how on this webpage HotSpot Parking Transit Taxis Homepage (htsp.ca)
Watch a video here HotSpot Parking at a Meter - YouTube
If you do not have a smart phone and cannot access the HotSpot App you can still use coins at a limited number of meters on the Halifax campuses.
*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Purchase of a General Virtual Permit does not guarantee a spot
We sell more general permits than we have spots to allow for people who come and go from campus throughout the day. Refunds are available for all types of parking permits within 30 days of purchase.
Only those who purchase RESERVED Virtual Permits are guaranteed a spot.
Parking - FAQs
Learn more about parking here with our Frequently Asked Questions.
Policies and Rules
Read the 2022-2023 parking policies.
See PDFs for daytime and evening parking options on the Halifax campuses.
Rates have increased slightly for 2022-2023.