Carpool Program

To qualify for the U of T Mississauga Carpool Program, at least 2 (two) registered car owners, both of whom must be U of T Mississauga community members (students, faculty or staff), must join together to form a carpool. They will bring one of their respective vehicles to campus at a time, therefore, sharing the parking space and the cost of the parking permit.

Carpool Definition

A valid carpool for U of T Mississauga is a group of two or more people, up to a maximum of three (3) persons, who:

  • Live off-campus

  • Each of whom must have at least one vehicle registered on the carpool permit (to a maximum of two vehicles per person). Vehicle registration/ownership is required at time of purchase.

  • Have registered with the U of T Mississauga Parking and Transportation Office

How to Apply

A copy of the Carpool Program Regulations in PDF form can be found here.

Carpool members must apply in person. Each applicant must complete their own form and provide vehicle ownerships (there is a maximum of 2 registered vehicles per person)

Carpool Permits for 2019-2020 are currently sold out.  Please contact the Parking Office to be added to the waitlist.

Become a member: Commute Ontario Programs 

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The University of Toronto Mississauga (UTM) has partnered with Commute Ontario, a province-wide program designed to encourage commuters to adopt healthy and sustainable transportation options.

Faculty, staff and students can now enjoy FREE programs to help you commute smarter including:

Carpool Ontario
Find your carpool partner with Carpool Ontario, a free ride-matching tool that helps faculty, staff and students search for people to carpool with. Whether you are looking to drive a carpool or share a ride, Carpool Ontario allows you to customize your search criteria to find a perfect match.

Visit utm.carpoolontario.ca to get started today.

Emergency Ride Home Program (ERH) 

If you have an unforeseen emergency on any day you use a sustainable method to commute to campus, you can request a reimbursement of up to $75 for your emergency transportation costs. Restrictions Apply.

For more information on how you can submit your Emergency Ride Home claim, please visit the UTM Information Portal at commuteontario.ca/utm

Active Switch
The Active Switch online tool allows faculty, staff and students to set goals, track and monitor progress and converts the distance travelled to into calories burned and greenhouse gas emissions saved. Log your active trips at https://activeswitch.ca/campus for a chance to win great monthly prizes.

Monthly Rewards Program
Carpool Ontario and Active Switch faculty, staff and students are also automatically entered into a monthly prize draw simply by keeping their accounts active. Could you be the next lucky winner? Click here to see the Monthly Rewards Program prizes for 2019!

Visit the UTM Commute Ontario Information Portal for program details and year-round campaigns. Visit commuteontario.ca/utm today to take the first steps towards a sustainable commute!

Posted: August 30, 2019

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