Look for signs to see which zone you are in and which conditions apply.

Paid parking applies Monday to Friday, 7am to 9pm. Parking is free outside these hours.

There are 6 casual CellOPark parking zones at St Lucia campus. You can see the location of all parking zones, including spaces for Persons With Disability, on the St Lucia car parking zones map (PDF, 802KB).

View the live feed of parking availability at St Lucia Paying for casual parking

Blue zone (14P daily)

Traffic sign showing text 14P Daily, St Lucia campus, Blue Zone 1472100

You can park in the blue zone for up to 14 hours and will be charged at a flat daily rate.

Who can use it: everyone, excluding motorcycles

Cost: $5 per day

Grey zone (14P hourly capped)

Traffic sign showing text 14P, Hourly or all day rate, St Lucia campus, Grey Zone 1472200

You can park in the grey zone for up to 14 hours and will be charged at an hourly rate capped at the maximum.

Who can use it: everyone, excluding motorcycles

Cost: $2.50 per hour, for a maximum of $7 per day

Red zone (14P hourly)

Traffic sign showing text 14P hourly, St Lucia campus, Red Zone, 1472300

You can park in the red zone for up to 14 hours and will be charged at an hourly rate.

Who can use it: everyone, excluding motorcycles

Cost: $2.50 per hour

Yellow zone (1 1⁄2P)

Traffic sign showing text 1 1/2P, St Lucia campus, Yellow Zone, 1472400

You can park in the yellow zone for 1.5 hours and will be charged at an hourly rate.

Who can use it: everyone, excluding motorcycles

Conditions:

  • Monday to Friday, 7am to 6pm. 1.5 hours maximum
  • Monday to Friday, 6pm to 9pm, no time limit
  • Your valid parking session ends if you stay over the 1.5 hour maximum and you may be fined.

Cost: $5 per hour

Pink zone (14P daily restricted)

Traffic sign showing text 14P daily restricted, St Lucia campus, Pink Zone, 1472600

You can park in the pink zone for up to 14 hours and will be charged at a daily rate.

Who can use it: UQ staff and students, excluding motorcycles

Cost: $5 per day

Orange zone (motorcycles)

Traffic sign showing text University of Queensland, Orange Zone, 1472003, Motorcycle Parking Casual and Permit at all times

Who can use it: everyone parking a motorcycle

Cost: $1 per day

Persons With Disability (PWD)

Traffic sign showing wheelchair symbol

Who can use it: Anyone displaying an Australian or Red Disability Parking Permit

Cost: Free

Find out more information about accessible parking.

Electric cars

Who can use it: Anyone needing to charge an electric vehicle

Where:

Conditions:

Cost: Free

You can report faults with these electric vehicle charging stations to sustainability@uq.edu.au.

Construction contractors and sub-contractors

Who can use it: Construction contractors and sub-contractors

Where: Casual zones (Blue, Grey, Red or Yellow Zone) but on-site parking is generally very limited. You can liaise with your UQ project manager to get approval for on-site parking if it is available.

Cost: Casual zone rates

Service and commercial vehicles

Traffic sign showing text loading zone, service and commercial vehicles only, 2 hours max, 7am to 6pm Monday to Friday, all other valid permits allowed at other times

Find out where to park on the Service and commercial car parking plan map - St Lucia (PDF, 320KB).

Who can use it:

  • Monday to Friday, 7am to 6pm: any service and commercially registered vehicles
  • Monday to Friday after 6pm: anyone with a valid UQ permit

Conditions:

  • Maximum 2 hours
  • Service and commercially registered vehicles can also use loading zones (maximum 30 minutes, unless otherwise signed)
  • Construction contractors and sub-contractors cannot use these spaces

Cost: Free

Short-term loading vehicles

Traffic sign showing text loading zone, 30 minutes max, at all times

Find UQ's loading zones on the Service and commercial car parking plan map - St Lucia (PDF, 320KB).

Who can use it: everyone

Conditions:

  • Maximum 30 minutes, including after 6pm and weekends
  • Do not use for collecting or delivering assignments or letters

Cost: Free

Authorised visitors to schools, faculties and centres

Who can use it: Authorised visitors to schools, faculties and centres.

Where:

  • P3 carpark
  • P4 carpark
  • P11 carpark
  • Blue zones (14P daily)
  • Red zones (14P hourly)
  • Grey zones (14P capped)
  • Yellow zones (1 1/2P).

Conditions:

  • Visitor parking is only available to authorised visitors of a UQ school, faculty or centre.
  • The host school, faculty or centre is responsible for pre-booking their visitor's parking.
  • Parking bay availability is not guaranteed.

To access the visitor parking system, send PF Assist:

Cost: see the vPermit guest parking system for up to date costs.

Executive guests and clinic clients

Who can use it:

  • Guests of executive staff 
  • clients at UQ clinics

Where: Authorised Vehicles Only zones

Conditions:

  • UQ host must pre-book their guest's parking.

Access the guest parking system by sending the PF630 vPermit guest parking system access form (PDF, 552KB) to PF Assist.

Event visitors

Who can use it: Visitors attending an approved UQ event

Where: 

  • Approved event parking location

Conditions:

  • Zone will be as per approved zone for the event.
  • Event parking is approved by Manager, Transport Systems.

For information on arranging event parking, contact the Security Events Officer.