Parking & Transit

SFU Surrey campus is accessible by transit and car, and provides a variety of parking options for students and visitors.  


Student parking

SFU Surrey provides a limited number of parking stalls for students and is assigned via lottery each semester. The cost is $167.00 per semester ($128.27 + 24% translink + 5% GST) and parking is restricted to the P3 level of the Central City Mall parkade.

Eligibility: Prior to entering the lottery, you must be registered for classes at the Surrey campus for the semester you are applying for. You can apply for a parking pass prior to the beginning of each semester.

More information on Student Parking Lottery

Faculty and staff parking

Permanent and continuing staff may purchase a monthly permit through payroll deduction. Fill out the form linked below and then email it to The cost per month (taxes included) are:

  • SRYC: $25/month (park on P3 of Central City parking garage only. Permit parkers must use this area even if visiting Central City for non-works reasons)
  • SRYE: $100/month (underneath SRYE building - card/fob must be programmed for access)

Staff or faculty requiring day use or short term parking should contact their department administrator.

Visitor Parking

Central City Mall parking is for retail shoppers only. SFU visitors are not permitted to use mall parking.  There are other paid parking lots in the vicinity of SFU Surrey available for visitors. These lots are public and SFU takes no responsibility for these lots.


SFU Surrey is located close to the Surrey Central Skytrain station and is accessible by a number of busses and Park and Ride options. Visit the Translink website for routes and schedules.

Visit Translink website

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations 

SRYC: Electric vehicle charging stations are available in the covered area of P3.  A service fee of $1.50 per hour will apply at the commencement of each charging session. After three hours, the fee increases to $3.00 per hour. We ask all users to read updates on the machines each day prior to charging their vehicles. This information will be updated from time to time. Please be reminded to share availability of the charging stations. When your vehicle is fully charged, please relocate your vehicle to your permitted parking area.

SRYE: Vehicle charging stations are available in the SRYE parking garage. There is no fee to use these stations. These stations are available to SRYE permit parkers only and card/fob must be programmed for access.