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Student parking

If you are registered in a minimum of six credits and have paid your tuition and other fees in full, you can pick up a semester parking pass for $90.

How to buy a parking pass:

• Enroll in a minimum of six credits
 Pay your tuition (minimum of six credits)
 Complete a Parking Pass Application/Payment Form 
 Purchase the parking pass at the campus you will be attending for the majority of the credits. 
• Indicate on the Parking Pass Application/Payment Form if also attending classes at New Westminster Campus or Coquitlam Campus. Students who purchase a pass at the bookstore in Coquitlam will receive a hanging parking pass. If you also require parking at New Westminster Campus, your pass will be exchanged by the parking attendant at the Carnarvon parking lot location for a pass compatible at both campuses.
• Pay the posted semester pass fee at the Cashier, New Westminster Campus or at the Bookstore, Coquitlam Campus. 

Parking passes are non-refundable and non-transferable.

In addition to the Carnarvon Parkade, students with passes have access to the New Westminster Underground Parkade after 5:30pm.

Students with passes for the Coquitlam Campus can have access to the underground parkade after 5:30pm. Overflow parking is available at the Town Centre Park, Lots A & E for students with pass displayed on dashboard or rearview mirror.


 Students and employees*

$1 Each hour or portion 6am - 6pm

$3.50 All-day maximum to 6pm

$1.50 Evening flat rate after 6pm


$2 Each hour or portion 6am - 6pm

$8 All-day maximum to 6pm

$3 Evening flat rate after 6pm

*Douglas College ID must be shown to receive discount.

Hours and locations


Underground parkade – 700 Royal Ave. (entrance off Victoria Street)

  • Monday to Friday: 6am–midnight
  • Saturday: 7am–7pm
  • Sunday/stat holidays: closed
  • Employee passes & cash payments only

Carnarvon parkade – 720 Carnarvon St. 

  • Monday to Friday: 6:30am–7pm
  • Weekends/stat holidays: closed
  • Student and auxiliary employee passes only

Additional hourly pay parking options (public lots):

  • Eighth Street and Royal Avenue (across from campus)
  • Front Street parkade, at the bottom of Sixth Street (over Front Street)


Surface lot – 1250 Pinetree Way

  • Monday to Friday: 6am–11pm
  • Saturday: 6:30am–7pm
  • Sunday/stat holidays: closed
  • Student and employee passes (pass holders must display passes)
  • Metered parking accepts cash and credit card (payment stations are located in both atriums A/B & C/D)

Underground parkade – 1250 Pinetree Way – hourly parking only, no student passes

  • Monday to Friday: 6:30am–11pm
  • Saturday/Sunday/stat holidays: closed
  • Employee passes and cash payments only

Town Centre Park – Lots A and E, 1299 Pinetree Way

This lot, north of the Coquitlam Campus across Pinetree Way, is for student pass holders only. Display your pass on your dashboard or rearview mirror to avoid fines.



Useful resources

Driving to Douglas

Youtube Video

Where to park, how to pay and more