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Parking lots and rates

2021/22 parking rates are effective July 1, 2021

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

Purchase a parking pass online    Pay a fine online     Make an appeal online


Lot #




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 - $7 Students
Y - Y -
$5 $1.75 $27/max - $7 - Y - Y -
$5 $1.75 $15/max $7 $7 - Y - Y -
$5 $1.75 $20/max $7 $7 - - Y - Y
$5 $1.75 $18/max $7 $7 Employees
Y - Y -
$5 $1.75 $27/max $7 $7 - - Y - Y
$5 $1.75 $27/max $7 $7 - - Y - Y
$5 $1.75 $27/max $7 $7 - - Y - Y
P9,10,11, 12,15 
- - - - - $180/month - - - -
- - $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

Student and residence parking passes go on sale Monday, Aug. 16 at 8 am 📢

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 in Campus Centre, V215.

Purchase a parking pass online


Student parking passes

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. 

Residence parking passes

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.

Employee parking passes

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, P9B. Motorcycle parking is also available in lot 25. Daily permits are valid for the day of purchase only unless otherwise stated.

Pay on exit: Lots P1, P2, P3, P6

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.

Or, current students can pay using your SAIT eCard at the Parking Office in Campus Centre, V215.

Value cards: Lots P1, P2, P3, P6 💰

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 $300.

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 initial purchase.

Pay by plate: Lots P5, P7, P8, P9B

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

Pay by HONK app: Lots P5, P7, P8, P9B

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

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.  

Pay a fine

Fines can be paid online with a credit card or in person at the Parking Office in Campus Centre, V215. In-person payment is accepted by cash, cheque, debit, Visa and MasterCard.

Pay a fine online


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 the Parking Office

Campus Centre, V215
Phone: 403.210.4494
Fax: 403.210.4490
Email: campus.parking@sait.ca


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Train and bus service is available via Calgary Transit. The CTrain stops at the SAIT/ACAD/Jubilee station directly connected to Campus Centre.

The following bus routes also 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.


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 across campus and bicycle lockboxes can be rented from Recreation. There are two bike locker locations available:

  • in front of The Gateway on the west side of the soccer field
  • in L3 of the P6 parkade.

Contact Residence to rent bike lockers.

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