Parking & Transportation

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Walk, bike, bus, drive. Get around campus—and the city—the way that suits you best. No matter how you get from A to B, it’s easy to do when residence is your starting point.


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Free parking on move-in day

Free parking is available in the east and west surface lots on move-in day, but you do need a parking pass. Pick one up at the residence front desk.


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Students who live in residence can pay to park anywhere on campus. You can purchase hourly, daily or monthly passes. Surface Lot S (east/west) is an economical option with direct access to residence. The West parkade is only a few steps away and offers five floors of sheltered parking with electrical outlets for cold weather days. The Allard Hall and Robbins parkades are more expensive, but provide heated, underground options.

All university parking is coordinated by Transportation Services. You can contact them with questions about parking, including parking lot maintenance.

Transportation Services


Residence Parking Map

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Bike storage

If you live in MacEwan Residence, you can park your bike in our indoor parking area, located on the main floor. Bike parking is free and is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Ask for details at the front desk. Residence ID is required.

The parking map shows you other places to park your bike on campus. The bike parking area in the Robbins Health Learning Centre parkade includes a bike repair station.


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Electric bike share program

Visit the front desk and take advantage of our no-cost bike share program. Available to MacEwan residents only, this service runs from March 15 to November 15, weather permitting. You can book an electric bike for up to four hours. Three bikes are available.


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Register your bike with Edmonton Bike Index

Find out how you can register your bike with Edmonton Bike Index.


Public transit

When you live in residence, you are close to numerous bus routes and only a few blocks away from both of the city's light rail transit (LRT) lines: the Metro Line (MacEwan Station) and the Capital Line (Corona Station). 

Check the Edmonton Transit System's Trip Planner for route and schedule information.

Trip planner


Car share

Residents who are MacEwan students have 24/7 access to Pogo car share vehicles. Gas, insurance and parking are all included, and you pay only for the exact amount of time you use the vehicle.

Pogo registration and information


Airport shuttle

MacEwan Residence is a pick-up and drop-off point for Sky Shuttle, a van service that travels to and from Edmonton International Airport. If you want to go to the Edmonton International Airport or if you are returning from the airport and want to be dropped off at residence, book a spot on the Sky Shuttle ahead of time.

Bookings and information


Living in residence has made it easier for me to get to my classes and get through the day without having to worry about the bus or taxi.
— Syed, University Preparation