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Staff Members

Staff members with disabilities who require proximity parking may be able to obtain a permit that allows them to park close to the buildings they need to access. Please visit the staff benefits page on parking for staff with disabilities.

Please contact Parking Services to obtain rate information for relevant permits.


Students

Students with disabilities who require proximity parking may be able to obtain a permit that allows them to park close to the buildings they need to access. The request must be made to the Office for Students with Disabilities (you will be required to log in to access their parking authorization request form).

Please contact Parking Services to obtain rate information for relevant permits.


Visitors

The following University’s parking lots and garages which are open to the public have parking spaces designated for persons with disabilities:

  • Main Campus
    • by Burnside Hall
    • by Wilson Hall
    • by Leacock Bldg.
    • by Redpath Hall
    • by the James Administration Bldg.
  • Education Garage (near the elevator)
  • Hosmer House Annex (behind 3541 Mountain)
  • McIntyre Garage (3rd and 7th levels)
  • Montreal Neurological Institute & Hospital (by the ambulance entrance and underneath the Molson Stadium stands)

Vehicles which park in the spaces designated for persons with disabilities must have a parking permit for persons with disabilities displayed. These permits are issued by the Société de l’assurance automobile de Québec (SAAQ). More information can be obtained at the following SAAQ web page:

SAAQ – Information on how to obtain a parking permit for persons with disabilities

If you are not from Quebec, you must display the equivalent of the Quebec parking permit for persons with disabilities from your province, territory, or state in order to use these spaces.


Map of parking zones for persons with disabilities on the downtown campus

Below is a Google map indicating the locations of parking spaces designated for persons with disabilities on the downtown campus. The map indicates which spaces are open to the public and which are only available to McGill permit holders. If you have a parking permit designated for persons with disabilities but do not have a McGill parking permit and you need to park in a space located in a parking lot which is designated for McGill permit holders only, please contact Parking Services to make an arrangement.

Campus and Space Planning has prepared an accessibility guide for every accessible building that McGill occupies on the downtown campus, outlining the entrances, washrooms and elevators. To access this guide, please click on the following link: 2012 Accessibility Guide [.pdf].


Map of parking zones for persons with disabilities, Downtown Campus, McGill University.

Please click on the map above to enlarge it.