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 or 705-748-1011 x7324​

Visitor Parking 

There are a variety of options for visitors to park on campus.  There is no complimentary parking at the Symons and Traill campuses. Parking is enforced 24/7 at Symons and Traill.  Please see the Parking Regulations for more details 

There are several options for visitors to make payment: 

pay and display machine

  1. ​Use any pay & display machine located at the Symons campus, lots B, F, I, M, U and Q. Make sure you enter the correct licence plate number. Payments can be made with Visa, Mastercard or Coin. See the Parking Map for locations and Parking Rat

  2. HotSpot Parking App logoDownload our HotSpot Parking App.  Use lot Number 8888 for Symons and 7777 for Traill.  See Parking Rates     

  3. Here for longer than a couple of days? Register and purchase a temp permit online.


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 


The Trent University Parking Map


The Trent University Parking Map





Athletics Centre  Excalibur logo Athletics Centre parking permit information




City of Peterborough Winter Parking Restrictions