The information detailed here applies to parking at the Grande Prairie Campus.
Hours of Operation
Parking permits are required in assigned parking lots between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday, September 1 through April 30. Residence Lots E, J and L require permits 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, September 1st to April 30th.
All lots and pay and display areas, except residence are free on weekends and after 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 a.m. weekdays.
Pay and Display Dispensers
Pay and display dispensers are located in Lots C, D, and the Theatre Island for visitor and student use; 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, September 1 through April 30. Rates are posted. Receipts are valid for any of the above lots with the exception of the College & Community Health Centre (CCHC).
College & Community Health Centre (CCHC)
Pay and display parking in this lot is operational year round; Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Only receipts purchased from the dispenser in the CCHC lot are valid.
Parent Parking (ELCC)
ELCC (Early Learning and Childcare Program Main Office) located in H206 distributes the parent parking permits for those registered in Children's Centre and Spring Nursery Programs. ELCC loading zone parent parking is located in 8 stalls along the fence line of the Children's Playground in Lot F, or if occupied, anywhere in Lot F for a maximum of 20 minutes.
Parking Permits Sales
Parking permits are available for purchase mid-July online and in person; see the College website for specific dates. The permit gives the holder access to any one stall within reserved lots indicated on the permit.
Avoid the lengthy line-ups, and purchase a parking permit on-line at www.gprc.ab.ca, see the link on the webpage. Following a completed purchase, print your confirmation and pick up your permit at the Cashier's Office C315 at least one business day after the transaction. Permits will be held until mid-September. Photo identification is required for pick up.
Note: Only full year passes are available on-line. A valid credit card along with the vehicle make/model and license plate number are required to complete the purchase.
In person sales at the Cashier's Office C315 (full year and single semester) can be paid by cash, debit, or credit card.
Please note the Cashier's office (C315) is open Monday to Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Disabled Parking Permits
GPRC will designate the appropriate number of stalls to meet the needs of persons with disabilities. To purchase a permit, please see the Cashier's Office C315 with proof of provincial disability registration.
Permit Parking Powered
Valid in Lots B, F, G, H
$92.70 for one semester
$185.40 for two semesters
Permit Parking Non-powered
Valid in Lots A, C, D, I, K
$61.80 for one semester
$123.60 for two semesters
All parking permit prices quoted include GST.
Overflow parking is permitted in this lot for any valid pass or permit.
Trades and Technology Parking
Students in trades programming can purchase their parking permits at the Trades and Technology Bookstore on the first day of class.
8 Week Session - $30.90
12 Week Session - $46.35
16 Week Session - $123.60
Lots E, J, L
Available to residence students only, online sales begin mid-August. Permits can be picked up from the Housing Office (Res-E) 780-539-2802.
Building Blocks Daycare
Permits are only available to staff of the daycare and parents of children in the daycare. Proof of eligibility will be requested. Permits can be purchased from the Cashier's Office for the academic year only.
Refunds for Parking Permits
Students who no longer require their parking permit can return it to the Cashier's Office (C315) or the Housing Office (Res-E) for a pro-rated refund.
Questions? Call us at
or visit www.gprc.ab.ca