Physical Plant Services

Physical Plant Services (PPS)

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Parking Services

The Parking Department is responsible for all administrative functions relating to the maintenance and planning of campus parking; the issuance of parking permits; the enforcement of the parking regulations; and the acceptance of all appeals from parking violations.

The Parking Department is committed to providing excellent customer service and continues to review our parking regulations on a regular basis. Any feedback is welcome.

For information regarding city street parking, please see the City of Kingston website. To learn about available public transportation, visit the Kingston Transit website.

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Parking Enforced

Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 4:00 pm


Parking Manager: Donna Stover (ext: 77589)
Parking Assistant: Joyce Parks (ext: 74598)

Permit Rates

Main Campus

  • Surface - $103.75/month
  • Union Street Garage - $136.15/month
  • Queen's Centre Garage - $136.15/month
  • Summer (May-Aug) - $33.90/week
  • Motorcycle - $15.82/month (annually x 7 months)
  • One-Day (Dept's Only) - $14.00/day
  • Pay/Display - $1.50/half-hour

West Campus

  • Paved Lots - $103.75/month
  • Education Students - $514.64 (4 periods on campus)
  • Weekly - $33.90/week
  • Motorcycle - $15.82/month (annually x 7 months)
  • One-Day (Dept’s Only) - $14.00/day
  • Pay/Display - $2.00/hour

Methods of Payment

Arrangements for full payment of parking fees must be provided before the permit is issued. Methods of payment will be as follows:

  • All Queen’s University employees with a full-time continuing appointment must pay by payroll deduction.
  • All other can pay by cash, cheque, Visa, MC, debit card or direct withdrawal.

Students must be currently registered to purchase parking permits.

Service Charges

A service charge of twenty-five dollars ($25.00) will be imposed for all returned cheques by the bank to the Parking Office.

Refund of Parking Permit Fees

Cancellation will occur upon the return of the parking permit to the Parking Office.  Refunds are not provided after the first five business days in the month.  A $25.00 Administrative Fee will be charged for permits cancelled before the expiry date.  Upon cancellation of a parking permit the following will occur:

  • Payroll Deduction - Deduction stopped;
  • Lump Sum Payment - Refund by cheque for month(s) following cancellation;
  • Direct Withdrawal - 10 days notice before next withdrawal;
  • MasterCard or Visa - Refund by cheque for month(s) following cancellations.

One-day permits are not refundable if they have been scratched.