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Community Engagement

Parking Passes

Our office is happy to be able to offer discounted parking for those visiting campus for community-engaged research, education, or service partnerships.

What is Community Engagement?
Community engagement (CE) at McMaster University is defined as: valuing the expert knowledge and passion that members of the community (both local and global) have about their communities and issues affecting them.

Please note:

  • We ask that you submit your request a minimum of 5 business days in advance.
  • Parking passes are non-refundable. Please ensure you order only the amount of passes required for your event.
  • If there are more than 50 participants at a time for your event, please reach out to the Parking office directly ( so that they can plan accordingly for lot availability.
  • Discount passes are not to be used for McMaster employees.
Please ensure your chartfield is formatted in the following manner: MAC01-Fund-Account- Dept-Program / For research projects that don't have a program number, please ensure the chartfield is formatted in the following manner: MAC01-Fund-Account-Department-PC Business Unit-Project


To download or view a full-sized version of the campus map, click on the image below.

Map of McMaster University Campus with all buildings marked.

If you have any questions regarding our discounted parking passes, please contact us.