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Parking Services

Welcome to Trent University

Parking Services is responsible for the planning, management, maintenance and provision of campus parking services. This includes issuing parking permits and enforcing parking regulations.

Parking Services is committed to providing excellent customer service and strives to provide well maintained services and infrastructure that meet the needs of the Trent community. Please take a moment to review the parking regulations and information provided on our website. Any questions you may have can be directed to parking Services at parking@trentu.ca or 705-748-1011 x7324​

New Pay and Display Parking App Launches November 23, 2018

HotSpot mobile app offers affordable, efficient parking solutions to campus visitors

Published Friday, November 23, 2018

Students, staff, faculty and visitors to Trent University in Peterborough will now be able to pay for short-term parking with their smartphone thanks to a convenient new mobile app called HotSpot launching on campus November 23, 2018.

“Trent University is excited to launch the Hotspot mobile parking app on our Peterborough campus,” says Melissa Martin, Parking Services Supervisor at Trent University. “This convenient new app will make it easier than ever before for community members to visit campus and attend events, and provides a great parking payment option for students, staff and faculty who are on the go. It’s also another great example of partnership between the University and the City of Peterborough.”

HotSpot’s mobile app offers users convenient parking solutions including:

Remote parking top-ups so users no longer have to run back to the meter
Access to all metered parking on Trent University Peterborough campus and throughout the City of Peterborough
Refundable credits so unused time can be applied to future parking sessions

The new app does not apply to permit parking at Trent. The Trent University community is invited to learn more about HotSpot.


New Carpool Incentives with Commute Ontario 

Trent University is the first post-secondary school in Ontario to adopt a new provincial ride-share program. Commute Ontario combines carpooling with transit and cabs to create a safe, healthier way to get around.  See full article see New Ride-Share program  

To Sign Up for the program go to : Carpool Ontario 




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City of Peterborough Winter Parking Restrictions