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All vehicles parked on the premises must clearly display a valid parking permit, and display receipt, or have an active HotSpot virtual permit. All vehicles without a valid form of parking payment will be ticketed. Unpaid fines may result in your vehicle being immobilized. Unpaid tickets will be sent to collections.
Parking regulations for Cambrian College were established to encourage the safe, orderly, and equitable use of the parking spaces that are available to students, staff, faculty, and visitors on campus.
It is important to remember that both the operation of a vehicle on Cambrian College property, and parking on the property are privileges that have been granted by the College. Please be respectful of these privileges.
Annual and semester permit fees are pro-rated on a monthly basis up to three months and may decrease in price depending upon when the permit is purchased.
- All Fall annual permits expire August 31.
- All Winter annual permits expire December 31.
- All Spring annual permits expire April 30.
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To purchase a parking permit or to pay parking tickets, register or sign-in to ParkAdmin or visit Parking Services in Room 2207.
Parking is free on weekdays from 6 p.m. to 6 a.m. and all day and evening on weekends.
Pick-up and drop-off area
There is a drive loop in front of the main doors of the campus that can be used as a drop-off area. Vehicles must not be left unattended in this area.
Express parking spaces
There are designated 15 minute express parking spaces on the right hand side of the pick-up/drop-off loop at the main entrance. These spaces are monitored by Campus Security and are to be used for short-term stopping only. Tickets will be issued if the vehicle is left for longer than 15 minutes.
Special Needs parking
Those in possession of a Ministry of Transportation Accessible Parking Permit should only park in designated Accessible Parking spots and must clearly and visibly display the Ministry permit, along with a Cambrian College parking permit or pay and display receipt.
Any student or staff member who requires a Special Needs parking permit because of a short-term disability must first be approved for such a permit by Parking Services, room 2207. Short-term accessible parking requires a Cambrian College permit or pay and display receipt.
All students living in Residence must park in the Residence Lot 11 South at all times. Vehicles bearing a blue residence permit may not park in gold or burgundy lots without a pay and display ticket.
Lost or damaged permits
Lost or damaged parking permits must be immediately reported to Parking Services, room 2207. A $25 fee will be charged for a replacement permit.
Motorcycles are entitled to park in a vehicle parking space (a maximum of two per space) or in the reserved Parking spaces located in lot 15 by the lot entrance. Motorcycles are not required to display a parking permit, but a permit must be purchased and the motorcycle registered on ParkAdmin, our online parking system.
Refunds may be obtained for annual permits and semester permits on a pro-rated basis.
- Annual Fall permits will be refunded until January 31.
- Annual Winter permits will be refunded until May 31.
- Annual Spring permits will be refunded until September 30.
Semester permits are refunded within 60 days of purchase only. A $25 fee will apply to all permit refunds. The permit must be returned to receive a refund. There are no refunds on monthly permits.
Pay for your short-term parking on your phone with the HotSpot parking app. Download the app from the Apple or Google Play store, create an account, including your phone number, email address and license plate number. You can also sign up online at https://htsp.ca.
Once downloaded, you can create, top-up and refund parking sessions from your phone, saving you time and money. The app will also send you notifications when your session is about to expire, allowing you to purchase additional time and potentially avoid a parking ticket.
Your HotSpot account for Cambrian College can also be used at the City of Greater Sudbury municipal parking lots and meters, which also uses HotSpot
There is a fee to join HotSpot. It is $2/month or $20/year.
The cost of parking at Cambrian will not change with HotSpot. Neither will the system for purchasing monthly or yearly passes.
Cambrian will continue to use the current parking kiosks in addition to HotSpot.
Full details on HotSpot are available at https://htsp.ca.
Failure to comply with the Parking Regulations may result in fines, towing, wheel immobilization and/or cancellation of parking privileges.
It is a criminal offence to duplicate, counterfeit or alter Cambrian College parking permits, or pay and display receipts.
Parking offence appeal process
Students, faculty, staff, and visitors have a right to appeal a parking offence notice on the grounds that in spite of displaying proof of payment and parking legally in an authorized parking lot, they were issued a parking offence notice.
Persons wishing to appeal a violation must register their appeal within 14 days online by accessing ParkAdmin, our online parking system.