Parking Operations:

COVID-related Changes

UPDATED - June 1, 2020

The following changes are in effect at the Burnaby campus starting June 1, 2020:

Visitor (Hourly/Daily) Parking:

Pay parking back in effect at normal rates.

Contractor Parking:

Pay parking back in effect at normal rates. Weekly and Monthly permits can be purchased via the Passport Parking Canada mobile app available for Android or iOS or Choose Zone 256 for weekly/monthly options which include campus-wide contractor privileges.

Student / Faculty / Staff Parking:

Parking for students, faculty, and staff remains complimentary. If you do not currently have a permit on your vehicle, please contact

Campus Shuttle:

Services remain suspended.

Parking Office:

Remains closed to the public. The Parking and Sustainable Mobility office can be reached at




UPDATED - April 1, 2020:


Student & Semester Parking Permit Holders

  • Refunds will be effective from March 15th to the end of the Spring semester. 
  • Refunds will be automatic - you will not have to opt in. 
  • We are still working to find the most efficient method for refunding.  UPDATE - Apr 24, 2020 - Credits posted to goSFU student accounts.
  • You will be advised once refunds are being processed. UPDATE - Apr 24, 2020 - Email notification sent to all affected students.
  • Refunds will be issued to Burnaby & Surrey Permit holders only. 

Faculty & Staff Parking Permit Holders

  • Payroll deductions will be suspended until the end of the semester. 

Parking Office Closed:

The parking service counter will be closed to in-person transactions until further notice. We will continue to assist the SFU community via phone (778.782.5534) and email (

Campus Community Shuttle:

The Campus Community Shuttle service will be temporarily suspended until further notice. 

Summer Semester Permits:

Renewals and new permit sales are not being processed at this time. 

Mobile Payments:

Did you know?:

SFU Parking & Sustainable Mobility Services has partnered with Passport Parking Canada to offer a Mobile Payment option. Using the Passport Parking Canada app or website, drivers can now easily pay for parking from their mobile phone.

Passport Parking Canada is available for free from the App Store or Google Play. You can also sign up and pay for parking by visiting

Where Can I Use Passport Parking Canada on Campus?

The Passport Parking Canada App can be used in most of the major lots across campus - Look for the Passport Zone signs and enter the zone # in the Passport Parking Canada App.

More information can be found here.


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