UniSC Sunshine Coast is a regulated parking area Monday–Friday, 8am–6pm all year (excluding public holidays). All other times are free. Regulated parking applies to all UniSC students, staff and visitors, without exception.
Refer to the parking map to locate the parking areas on campus. For your security and safety, contact UniSC Security for after-hours escorts on +61 7 5430 1168.
For any parking enquiries, please contact email@example.com
Paid parking applies Monday–Friday, 8am–6pm all year (excluding public holidays). To locate paid parking zones, refer to the parking map. Digital displays are located at the campus entrance to identify where empty spaces are located.
Payment options are available to UniSC students and staff, campus tenants and visitors:
- Start a PAYG parking session via CellOPark. For information on how to register please visit the CellOPark website. For information on parking rates at UniSC Sunshine Coast please visit Parking fees and fines.
- Six-month and 12-month parking vPermits are available to purchase online.
- Daily eTickets are available at Ticketless Parking Meters (pay by coins, Mastercard or Visa) around the campus.
Please note: a PAYG, vPermit or eTicket does not provide an allocated or guaranteed parking space.
Motorcycles must park in designated motorcycle parking bays, with a valid PAYG, vPermit or eTicket.
Paid parking at UniSC is a ticketless system. Payment is cross-checked against your vehicle’s registration number when on campus, so there is no need to print or display a ticket or permit.
Refer also to paid parking FAQs.
Free parking is available at Car Park 22 (P22), off Claymore Road (refer to the parking map). P22 has capacity for 565 cars and is less than a kilometre from the centre of campus—approximately a 15-minute walk.
The Claymore Road car park is linked to campus by lit pathways and is equipped with Emergency Call Points, as are all car parks on campus. You can keep your bike overnight in the secure bike facilities within P22 to make your commute to the main campus even quicker. For swipe access via your UniSC ID card, visit the cycling page.
As free parking is limited, consider alternative transport options to make your way to UniSC’s campus.
No parking fees are charged for bicycles. Bicycles must park in a secure bicycle station, bicycle hub or bicycle rack. Bicycles are not to be secured to buildings, trees, outdoor furniture, etc.
Refer to cycling for more information.
Drop-off and pick-up zones
Drop-off and pick-up bays are available at the Sports Stadium and on the main campus road, adjacent to car parks 12 and 13. Observe the maximum 15-minute stay in these bays.
Disability and special needs parking
Disability (accessible parking)
No parking fees are charged for holders of government-issued disability parking permits who are parked in designated disability (accessible) parking bays on campus.
Do not park in these bays without a valid Australian Disability Parking Permit or Queensland Disability Parking Permit. To do so may result in an infringement notice and fine.
Other special parking provisions
- Loading zones are for commercial vehicles only. Time limits apply. Observe the signs. Private vehicles must not park or stop in these zones.
- UniSC-owned or salary-packaged vehicles can park in car parks 14 & 15 in the designated bays. All vehicles must hold a valid vPermit. (Daily eTickets are not applicable for these bays.)
- UniSC-owned or salary-packaged vehicles that have been given authorisation to park in other UniSC Reserved Vehicle Only bays across campus must hold a valid vPermit and display a Permit Hook in their vehicle.
- Car parks 14 and 15 are reserved for UniSC staff. Swipe card access applies. All vehicles must hold a valid vPermit. (Daily eTickets are not applicable for these bays.)
- The University fleet vehicle area at Facilities Management is reserved for UniSC fleet vehicles only.
- Only vehicles authorised by U3A may park in the designated bays in car park 14 and display a Permit Hook in their vehicle.
- Only vehicles authorised by Education Queensland may park in the designated bays in car park 15, with a valid vPermit and display a Permit Hook in their vehicle.
- Only vehicles authorised by the Art Gallery may park in the designated bays in car park 8, with a valid vPermit and display a Permit Hook in their vehicle.
- Only vehicles authorised by the Innovation Centre may park in the designated bays in car park 1, with a valid vPermit or eTicket.
- Construction site workers may park for free in a designated construction site. If parked outside of a construction site, regulated parking applies.
- Only vehicles authorised by Student Guild may park in the designated bays in Student Guild car park, with a valid vPermit or eTicket and display a Permit Hook in their vehicle.
Parking on campus is at your own risk.
UniSC Moreton Bay has three carparks, all of which are accessed via UniSC swipe card. There are paid and free parking options.
Paid undercover multi-use parking
Carpark 1 is a multi-storey undercover carpark attached to Building A1 and accessed via Stradbroke Place. Carpark 1 is open 24/7 to current students and staff (via swipecard), however access depends on the time of day.
Peak times – Monday to Friday, 7.30am to 3.30pm
During peak times, parking in Carpark 1 is restricted to current UniSC students and staff who hold a vPermit. vPermits can be purchased online (either 6 or 12 months).
When you purchase a vPermit, it is added to your UniSC swipe card within 24 hours. An active vPermit is required to open the boom gate during peak times.
Please note that purchasing a vPermit does not guarantee you a parking space in Carpark 1. Before purchasing a permit, you should consider the timing and frequency of your travel to campus.
Off-peak times – Monday to Friday 3.30pm to 7.30am, weekends and public holidays
During off-peak times, parking in Carpark 1 is free to all UniSC students and staff via swipe card access. Students or staff without a vPermit can enter the carpark during these times, but must exit before 7.30am on the next weekday.
Paid undercover staff parking
Carpark 2 is a multi-storey undercover carpark attached to Building A2 and accessed via Stradbroke Place. Carpark 2 is open 24/7 to current UniSC staff who hold a vPermit. An active vPermit and staff ID card are required to open the boom gate.
Free open-air parking
Carpark 3 is an open-air carpark accessed via Moreton Parade.
Free parking is available for current UniSC students and staff with swipe card access between 5am and 5pm, Monday to Friday. (Vehicles can exit the carpark after 5pm.)
If walking to the building from the temporary carpark isn’t suitable for you, please contact SafeUniSC via the SafeZone app or on 5430 1168 to arrange a buggy escort.
Disability carpark bays are available in Carpark 1. There are four carpark bays in total: two located on Level 1 and two located on Level 2.
If you hold a disability parking permit, you can request access to Carpark 1 by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your UniSC ID number and proof of a current disability parking permit. Access to the carpark will be added to your student or ID card, which will allow you to swipe in via the entry boom gate.
If walking from either carpark (or from the train station) isn’t suitable for you, please contact SafeUniSC via the SafeZone app or on 5430 1168 to arrange a buggy escort.
Pick-up and drop-off zones
There are two passenger pick-up/drop-off zones on Bribie Circuit. These are controlled by the City of Moreton Bay and have a two-minute time limit. Please follow all signage and instructions at the pick-up/drop off zones.
Please note that there is no passenger pick-up/drop-off access permitted on Stradbroke Place.
If you require an accessible pick-up/drop-off location, please contact SafeUniSC via the SafeZone app or on 5430 1168.
On-street parking and parking in surrounding areas
Limited on-street parking is available around the campus. It is important to note that this parking is regulated by City of Moreton Bay Regional Council. Please observe all parking signs and regulations to avoid infringements.
The Queensland Rail carpark on Stradbroke Place is reserved for Queensland Rail customers travelling via the rail network, who rely on this carpark for their commute. UniSC students, staff and visitors to campus are expected to adhere to Queensland Rail requirements by not parking in the QR carpark. Parking in the QR carpark is regulated, and UniSC students, staff and visitors who park in this carpark are at risk of infringement.
Charging for electric vehicles
There are two electric vehicle charging stations located in Car Park 1 on Level 2. Both charging stations are 22kw AC chargers with fixed Type 2 fittings. You will need to hold a current vPermit to access the charging stations during peak times.
For any parking enquiries, please contact email@example.com
End of Trip facilities and locker hire
Bicycles must park in a secure bicycle station or bicycle rack. Bicycles are not to be secured to buildings, trees, outdoor furniture, etc.
Refer to cycling for more information.
With all the transport and parking options available, staff, students and visitors to the UniSC Moreton Bay campus are expected to be good citizens and neighbours by respecting the rights and needs of others in our precinct, including those who rely on the train station carpark for their commute, by not parking in the QR Phillips Lane carpark.
The multi-deck car parks on the Sunshine Coast Health Campus (P1 and P2) and the ground-level parking adjacent to the Sunshine Coast University Private Hospital (P3) are being delivered by Exemplar Health and operated by Point Parking. Information on car parking rates can be found on the Point Parking website.
Students wishing to park within P1 should enter via the public entry lane in order to be charged for the length of stay. Students whom enter via the staff entry lane will be liable to incur a full day change regardless of length of stay.
About 3,500 car parking spaces are available on the campus, including 2 multi-deck car parks, short term parking, drop off zones, and ground-level parking.
The 2 multi-deck car parks have the latest security measures and parking technology for safety and to ensure quick, easy use of the facilities.
There are dedicated parking areas for staff and the public to make parking as efficient as possible. There is a dedicated zone at the entrance of the SCUH, close to the entrance of the SCHI, for drop offs by private vehicles and taxis.
Casual, or monthly, parking permits are available nearby at Secure Parking Oceanside car park with entry via Bright Place in Birtinya. Casual car parking rates can be found on the website with pre-bookings also able to be made online. Monthly rates are found below:
24 hrs/7 days
|Price is per month, per bay
|24 hrs/7 days
Price is per month, per bay
|* Price is subject to change without notice
For enquiries and booking of permits at Secure Parking Oceanside, please contact Secure Parking here or call 02 8000 8790.
Parking on surrounding streets
A new on-street parking management strategy has been put in place around the Sunshine Coast health precinct and Birtinya by the Sunshine Coast Council, to benefit local businesses and residents.
This is part of the Council's larger, precinct wide strategy to ensure the right people park in the right places and do so safely.
Please visit the Sunshine Coast Council website for a clear overview of the parking management strategy and restricted areas, including a map, or use the Sunshine Coast Council's EasyPark app to locate available spaces.