Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Parking and Transportation

TRU Responses to TRUSU Parking Recommendations (2018-19)

Construction-related closures in effect for summer 2018.

  • University Drive East from Summit entrance north to Lot A4 entrance
  • Summit entrance
  • College Drive between Lot C and Lot L2 closed until mid-April
  • Part of Parking Lot E
  • Northwest corner of Parking Lot A4 and lot entrance — enter via Lot A1
  • Parts of Lot L1 and L2 — temporary lot entrances and pedestrian routes in place
  • Map and more information

Permit applications

Premium — summer permits

Starting April 30, applications will be accepted for summer semester premium permits (May 1 to Aug. 31, 2018). For summer only, premium lot permits for A3, B, C, F1, F2, L1, S, T2 and V1 will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis to students and employees, directly from the Parking Office.

Reserved (annual only)

Starting May 4, applications will be accepted for annual reserved stall permits (Sept. 1, 2018 to Aug. 31, 2019) for students and employees. Employees, you must be on the TRU network to use the application system.

General and economy — summer permits

Starting April 30, applications will be accepted for summer semester economy and general permits (May 1 to Aug. 31, 2018) for students and employees. Daily and weekly permits are also available—see Pay by Phone and E-Permits below. Employees, you must be on the TRU network to use the semester or annual application system.

Parking Office location

In the Bookstore in the Campus Activity Centre.

Parking Office contact or 250-828-5368.

Enforcement hours

8 a.m. to 5 p.m. | Monday to Friday
Except for: statutory holidays (reading break and exam dates are not considered holidays), or days that TRU is officially closed.

Vehicles not complying with regulations are subject to a ticket and/or towing without warning at the owner's risk and expense.


To help prevent theft from vehicles, please ensure that valuables are not left in vehicles or are locked in the trunk. Even better, leave valuables at home.


No person shall occupy a parked vehicle on campus overnight, regardless of valid parking permit. Overnight parking is only allowed in Lot N and Lot M, unless otherwise approved by the Parking Office.


No refunds or cancellations.


Any difficulty encountered with ticket dispensing machines should be reported immediately to the Parking Office: or 250-828-5368


Any motor vehicle parked, operated, or driven on campus shall be solely at the risk of the owner and the operator. Thompson Rivers University shall not be liable for any damage occasioned to any motor vehicle, the operator, other occupants thereof, or any person, unless such damage has resulted from negligence of the servant or agent of the University acting in the course and within the scope of his employment.