Definition of a Student

Picture of Johnson Green Foot PathParking Services definition of a "Student"

student is a person registered in an undergraduate or graduate program proceeding towards a degree, a diploma or a certificate at the University of Guelph, or otherwise taking credit and/or non-credit courses offered by the University.

Effective May 1st 2019, Commuting Students and Residence Students will fall under the same category. 

Please refer to our FAQ for more information on the changes to Student Permits.

Students wishing to park on campus must purchase a student parking permit . Students with valid permits are permitted to park in any of the Blue Student lots (P7, 13, 14/15, 17, 19, 30).

Family Housing

If you are living in Family Housing you will require a Family Housing Parking Permit which must be purchased from their department. To park on campus you will require an additional commuting parking permit from Parking Services.  Your Family Housing Permit is not valid in any of the black/orange permits areas, service areas, premium, meters and medical areas on campus. 

Grad Houses

Students living in Grad Houses are required to purchase a blue student parking permit. 

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