Parking - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

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USC Sunshine Coast is a regulated parking area Monday–Friday, 8am–6pm all year (excluding public holidays). The University encourages the use of sustainable transport.

USC staff and students have access to a free shuttle bus service between the campus and USC Moreton Bay during semester.

We now have four electric car charging stations at Sunshine Coast campus, these are located in Car park 11.

Purchase an eTicket or ePermit

Find out more about:

Real-time parking availability

Parking availability refers to regulated parking zones adjoining the main campus ring road. Parking zones at the sport precinct and the free Claymore Road facility are not included in the count.

Parking on campus is free. There are designated disabled, loading and visitor parking areas on campus.

USC Fraser Coast is easily accessible by public transport, including bus, bicycle or taxi.

Wide Bay Transit Buses link the campus to all areas within Hervey Bay and Maryborough.

Parking on campus is free. There are designated disabled, loading and visitor parking areas on campus.

USC Caboolture is easily accessible by public transport, including bus, train or taxi.

The campus is within easy reach of the Caboolture train station, and is well serviced by local buses. For route and fare information visit the Translink website.

USC staff and students have access to a free shuttle bus service between the campus and Caboolture train station during semester.

Parking on campus is free. The car park is shared with the TAFE nearby.

There are two carparks at USC Moreton Bay a multi-storey attached to the Foundation Building Carpark 1 and a temporary carpark located 300m from the Foundation Building.

Carpark 1 

Parking in Carpark 1 is via either a 6 or 12 month ePermit which can be purchased online (please select primary location as USC Moreton Bay).

Carpark 1 hours of operation are 24/7 for staff and students who purchase an ePermit.

Free parking is available for staff and students in car park 1 between 4.30pm-7.30am, Monday to Friday. For instance, staff and students can access using their swipe card from 4.30pm on one day up until 5​am the next day and must exit the building before 7.30am each day.

There are also four disability car park bays in total. Two located on Level 1 and two located on Level 2. Students and staff holding a disability permit can request access to Carpark 1 by emailing parking@usc.edu.au with their name, ID number and proof of a current disability parking permit. Access to the carpark will then be added to the staff or student ID card which will activate the entry boom gate.

Two electric car charging carpark stations are located on Level 2.

Temporary carpark

The temporary carpark has free access for staff, students and visitors, however there are limited spaces available, so it is advisable to utilise public transport facilities where possible.

The hours of operation for the temporary carpark are from 7.15am- 8.15pm, Monday to Friday.

The University encourages the use of sustainable transport, especially with the proximity of Petrie Train Station and the regular free USC Express Shuttle Bus Services.

More information on parking, drop-off bays and End of Trip facilites.

With all the transport and parking options available, staff, students and visitors to the USC 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.

There is no designated student parking on campus, but there are several paid parking options within walking distance.

USC SouthBank is easily accessible by public transport, including bus, train and City Cat ferry. For route and fare information visit the Translink website.

USC SouthBank is also accessible via a number of bikeways and shared pathways, and includes a Bike Hub (bring your own lock). Find out more about cycling to USC SouthBank.

USC Parking - Operational Policy 
Parking on campus is at your own risk.
Observe the posted speed limits, drive slowly and protect our wildlife.

Real-time parking availability only available at USC Sunshine Coast

Carpark Available spaces Capacity
P1 148 148
P2 (staff) 121 121
P3 (staff) 105 105
P4 53 54
P5 216 216
P6 179 178
P7a 128 128
P7 Ground 168 168
P7 L1 115 115
P7 L2 96 96
P7 L3 123 123
P8 50 49
P9 28 28
P10 85 83
P11 84 86
P11a 69 69
P12 (a, b & c) 261 264
P14 248 248
P15 563 563

Real-time parking information is not available for the following zones. The maximum capacities are listed below:

Carpark Capacity
P13114

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