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Transit and Parking

SAIT's centrally-located main campus is easily accessible for commuters by transit and traffic. Learn more routes to campus, parking locations and rates.

Parking lots and rates

To help offset rising inflation costs impacting students and staff, SAIT is implementing select discounted parking rates effective Friday, July 1, 2022. Review the information on this page for details. These rates are available for a limited time only and are subject to change without notice.

Free parking is available for students, employees, and visitors at the Art Smith Aero Centre and Mayland Heights campus.

Purchase a parking pass, pay a fine, or make an appeal using our parking self-service portal:

Parking self-service portal

See our campus map for lot locations.

P1 SAIT Way

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
- - $11/day
July 1, 2022:
$8/day
- $7
July 1, 2022:
$5
Students $140/month
July 1, 2022:
$100/month
Y - Y -

P2 Boyce

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
$5 $1.75 $27/max - $7
July 1, 2022:
$5
- Y - Y -

P3 Fowler

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
$5 $1.75 $15/max $7
July 1, 2022:
$5
$7
July 1, 2022:
$5
- Y - Y -

P5 Carpenter

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
$5 $1.75 $20/max $7
July 1, 2022:
$5
$7
July 1, 2022:
$5
- - Y - Y

P6 Garage

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
$5 $1.75 $18/max
July 1, 2022:
$12/max
$7
July 1, 2022:
$5
$7
July 1, 2022:
$5
Employees $165/month
July 1, 2022:
$130/month
Y - Y -

P7 Carpenter

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
$5 $1.75 $27/max $7
July 1, 2022:
$5
$7
July 1, 2022:
$5
- - Y - Y

P8 Miller

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
$5 $1.75 $27/max $7
July 1, 2022:
$5
$7
July 1, 2022:
$5
- - Y - Y

P9B Miller

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
$5 $1.75 $27/day $7
July 1, 2022:
$5
$7
July 1, 2022:
$5
- - Y - Y

Reserved P9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 17

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
- - - - - $180/month - - - -
- - - - - $130/month (P10 only — July 1, 2022) - - - -

Motorcycle P25

Day Evening Weekend Payment options
First hour +30 mins Daily max 4:30 pm+ Per entry Parking pass On exit By plate Value card HONK app
- - $5/day - $5 $50/month - Y - Y
Note: Although every effort is made to ensure parking prices are up to date, rates are subject to change without notice.

Parking passes

Parking passes are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Passes are limited in quantity and a waitlist may be in effect.

Parking passes can be purchased online with a credit card. To pay in-person via cash, cheque, debit, Visa or MasterCard, visit the Parking Office.

Purchase a parking pass online

Student parking passes for lot P1 are available for purchase online shortly before the beginning of each term. Parking passes for students are available at a monthly rate. Students can set up recurring monthly payments, or prepay for two, four, or eight months.

Students living on campus in residence require a monthly parking pass for overnight parking. Residence passes are available for lot P1 at a monthly rate. Students living in residence can set up recurring monthly payments, or prepay for two, four, or eight months.

After you purchase your pass, you can collect it during residence move-in.

SAIT employees can purchase a monthly parking pass for lot P6, levels two and three. Pro-rated costs are not available. Recurring billing is offered via credit card through the online system.

Visitor and daily parking

Visitor and daily parking are available at daily rates in lots P1, P2, P3, P5, P6, P7, P8, and P9B. Motorcycle parking is also available in lot 25. Daily permits are valid for the day of purchase only unless otherwise stated.

Express pay by credit card at the exit terminal. Cash payments are also accepted at the six pay station locations listed below. Payment must be made immediately prior to exiting the parking lot.

  • P6, level one
  • Stan Grad Centre
  • Senator Burns building, NJ wing
  • Thomas Riley building
Or, current students can pay using your SAIT eCard at the Parking Office in room V215, Campus Centre.

Save on daily parking with a value card! For each purchase of $150, you’ll receive $15 worth of free parking. The maximum value the card will hold is $330.

  • Starting Oct. 17, 2022 additional value of $15.00 will be added to value cards purchased or reloaded on or after Oct. 17.

Value cards can be purchased and reloaded at the Parking Office. Cards can also be reloaded at one of the six pay stations listed above. The balance remaining on the card will be shown whenever the card is used and may also be checked at the Parking Office.

Refunds are not available on lost, stolen, or unused portions of value cards. A one-time fully refundable deposit of $10 is required with the initial purchase.

Purchase parking by pre-registering your license plate using the machine in advance of your parking session.

Download the app, register your license plate and credit card, and start your parking session. Download the HONK app to get started.

HONK app

Parking tickets

SAIT parking lots and roadways are monitored to ensure the safety of our commuters and the quality of our facilities is maintained. Tickets will be issued to vehicles that do not comply with parking and transportation regulations. 

Review the list of parking violations and associated fines online.

Fines can be paid online with a credit card or in person at the Parking Office. In-person payment is accepted by cash, cheque, debit, Visa and MasterCard.

Pay a fine online

An appeal of a parking fine must be submitted within five days following the ticket's issue date. Tickets can be appealed in the following cases:

  • mechanical failure of parking payment devices (only when no other functioning device was available)
  • a factual error in the parking ticket, including location, license plate number or date and time
  • genuine extenuating circumstances, over which the appellant had no control.

Appeals can be made online or by obtaining a notice of appeal form from the SAIT Parking Office. Appeals made outside the required time allowance or made without a proper justification will be denied.

Make an appeal online

Contact us

Parking Office

NN104, Senator Burns building (by the Card Office), SAIT Main Campus

403.210.4494 campus.parking@sait.ca

Transit

Train and bus service is available via Calgary Transit.

The CTrain stops at the SAIT/AUArts/Jubilee station. Please noteCTrain access through Campus Centre is closed in connection with the Campus Centre Redevelopment project.  

The following bus routes provide direct service to SAIT:

Stop location Route numbers
10 St. NW 4, 5, 145, 404
16 Ave. NW 19, MAX Orange
Lions Park Station and 14 St. NW 10, 19, 40, 89, 91, 404, 405, 414
(Aero Centre) McCall Way @ McCall Lndg. NE 57
(Mayland Heights) Centre Ave. and 19 St. NE 27, 33, 127
(Point Trotter Campus) Crane and Ironworker Facility 149


Visit Calgary Transit for route and schedule information.

UPass

Eligible students get a significant discount on transit rates with the UPass, which provides unlimited rides on Calgary Transit at any time. Learn more about the UPass program and who is eligible to receive one.

Biking to SAIT

SAIT main campus is near many far-reaching pathways and is located on the 10th street bike lane. Bike racks are available across campus and secure bike lockers can be rented in L3 of the P6 Parkade. Contact residence@sait.ca to rent a bike locker.

Please note: The bike lockers previously available in front of The Gateway on the west side of the soccer field are not accessible due to construction in connection with the Campus Centre Redevelopment project.  

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