mobile navigation

FAQs – Parking at Trafalgar or Davis Campus

Frequently Asked Questions about Parking at Trafalgar or Davis Campus

Where do I pick-up my permit?

Permits will be available for pick-up on campus weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Check back to this site before picking-up your permit as the location may be outposted at the start of the semester to service larger volumes of people.

*OneCARD ID must be provided for pick-up of permits (students and employees)*

  • DAVIS Campus: Parking Services Counter, B237 (Across from the Welcome Desk)
  • TRAFALGAR Campus:  Parking Services Counter, BB19
  • HAZEL McCALLION Campus:  Security Desk, (A-wing atrium)

TIP: Need assistance locating campus buildings? Download SheridanMobile to our mobile device and use the 'Campus Maps' feature.

How much does parking cost?

Parking fees are in effect day and evening, 7 a.m, – 1 a.m., at Trafalgar Campus and Davis Campus. Sheridan offers a variety of fee options to suit the diverse parking needs of its students, faculty, staff and visitors, from day and evening permits to semester and annual permits.

Where do I get a STUDENT permit?

Parking permits are now sold online at! Log in with your Sheridan user ID and password to purchase a permit. Payment is by debit or credit card (some restrictions will apply). Pick-up on campus and mail-out options will be available.

The Bookstores at Trafalgar and Davis campuses will continue to sell shorter-term permits (Monthly, bi-weekly, 15-use and Evening Semester). Debit, cash and major credit cards accepted.

Sheridan's student parking permits are valid interchangeably at all campuses. At Hazel McCallion Campus, some restrictions.

Where do I get an EMPLOYEE Permits?

Parking permits are now sold online at! Log in with your Sheridan user ID and password to purchase a permit. Debit and credit cards will be accepted (some restrictions will apply) for all permit types except Annual and Preferred Parking, which will continue to be processed through payroll deduction (this option will be available at checkout).

Employees who obtained a 3-year permit (Expiry Sept. 7, 2018) will be required to log in with their Sheridan user ID and password to review their licence plate information. Updates to licence plates must be submitted to Payroll deductions will continue seamlessly into the new academic year unless ‘opt-out’ notice is provided. Contact for more information.

Can I park on campus without a permit?

No. All persons including students, staff, faculty, vendors, guests, clients and all other visitors are required to have a valid parking permit fully visible on the dash or hanging from the rear-view mirror when on Sheridan property, Monday through Friday, during the day and evening. Failure to obtain and property display a permit to park may result in a parking ticket. Everyone parking on campus is expected to adhere to Sheridan College’s Parking and Traffic Regulations.

I don’t come to the College every day of the week. Can I get a reduced rate for parking?

Sheridan offers a variety of short and long term parking permit options. It is the responsibility of the purchaser to decide which permit suits their need.

I am a Co-op Student. Which permit should I buy?

Co-op Students will have to purchase a permit for each of the semesters on campus, e.g. two (2) one- semester permits.

Can permits be refunded, e.g. if I withdraw from College?

A FULL refund will be provided for one semester, two semester and annual permits returned within the first ten days of the semester. These permit types returned after ten days will be refunded according to a set schedule, based on the date the permit is returned.

Shorter term parking permits including two week, monthly and 15-use permits are non-refundable.

What happens if I forget my permit at home?

It is the responsibility of the permit holder to ensure the permit is on hand at all times when parking on Sheridan property. In the event a permit is forgotten, Security must be notified immediately ( Failure to do so may result in a parking ticket.

Occasionally, I drive a different vehicle to Sheridan. Can I still use my permit?

Yes, so long as a valid parking permit is displayed. Failure to do so may result in a parking ticket.

What should I do if I lose my permit, or I suspect it has been stolen?

Lost or stolen permits must be reported to Security immediately. Upon notifying Security, a report will be completed and the local police service (Halton Regional Police in Oakville or Peel Regional Police in Brampton) will be notified. A non-refundable, $25+HST replacement fee will be charged for lost and stolen permits before a new permit is issued. Failure to obtain a replacement permit under such circumstances may result in a parking ticket.

What if I have a permit but I can’t find a place to park?

On occasion during peak periods it may be challenging to find a parking spot. For assistance, Security should be contacted and will advise available parking. Vehicles parked in violation of Sheridan College’s Parking and Traffic Regulations (i.e. parked illegally) will be ticketed.

Parking is available on a first come, first served basis. Sheridan will make every effort to accommodate all permit holders on its lots or ‘overflow’ (unpaved) lots, when necessary.

Preferred Parking and Carpooling spaces will be enforced by Security. Security should be contacted if these spaces are occupied by vehicles with invalid permits.

Visitor Parking

Welcome to Sheridan! We offer three convenient ways for Visitors to pay for parking.

At Sheridan College’s Trafalgar Campus and Davis Campus, hourly, daily or evening parking can be purchased with coins or credit cards at the blue ‘pay-by-plate’ kiosks, located near main entrances. Fees are $3/hour to a maximum $10/day to 3 p.m. or $5 max. 3 p.m. – 1 a.m. inclusive. 

HonkMobile provides the convenience of paying for parking by mobile device.

Visitor permits can also be purchased in advance through 

Helpful hint:  Kiosk and parking lot locations are mapped in 'Campus Maps' on SheridanMobile - Sheridan's free smartphone app.

‘Pay-by-Plate’ Parking Kiosks – just PARK, PAY & GO!

How does it work?

  1. Park your vehicle in a designated parking spot.
  2. Proceed to a kiosk. Input your licence plate number and purchase the time you need.
  3. Go! Proceed to your destination. There is no need to display a paper receipt on your dashboard!

For your convenience, parking time can be TOPPED UP AT ANY KIOSK on campus by re-entering your licence plate number.

Kiosks accept VISA, MasterCard, American Express and $1, $2 and $0.25 coins. ‘Pay-by-plate’ kiosks are located at Trafalgar Campus and Davis Campuses only. 

Need help locating a kiosk? Download Sheridan’s new smartphone app, SheridanMobile, and navigate through Campus Maps to the Transportation Map.