Parking is available at our St Lucia campus for students, staff and visitors.

You must pay to park from Monday to Friday, 7am to 9pm. Outside these hours parking is free. Parking options include hourly and capped daily rates, and permit parking.

Parking is also available at the Toowong office for staff.

Look for the signs to check the zone and which rates and conditions apply.

For more information:

Green zone

  • Permit parking
  • Restricted to staff and others with a permit.

Permit types and rates

Blue zone

  • Open-air spaces  
  • Furthest from the centre of campus
  • Park for up to 14 hours
  • Hourly rates capped at a daily maximum.

Who can use it

  • Students, staff and visitors (excluding motorcycles).

Rates

To claim student or staff rates, you must use the CellOPark app. Go to 'My Profile', select UQ as your 'Institute' and update the 'Student/Staff ID' field:

  • Students: enter your student ID number
  • Staff: enter your staff ID number or username
  • Staff of UQ Union and UQ controlled entities (UQ Sport, JKTech, UniQuest, UQ College, UQ Health Care, UQ Residence): enter the UQ username associated with your affiliate account. If you don't have a UQ username, you'll need to apply for an affiliate account.
Blue zone rates
Rate typeHourly rateCapped daily rate
Students$1.50$5.50
Staff$1.50$5.75
Visitors$1.50$6.50

UQ students who live in colleges or residences at the St Lucia campus can start a weekly parking session in CellOPark (blue zone only).

Grey zone

  • Undercover spaces  
  • Further from the centre of campus
  • Park for up to 14 hours
  • Hourly rates capped at a daily maximum.

Who can use it

  • Students, staff and visitors (excluding motorcycles).

Rates

To claim student or staff rates, you must use the CellOPark app. Go to 'My Profile', select UQ as your 'Institute' and update the 'Student/Staff ID' field:

  • Students: enter your student ID number
  • Staff: enter your staff ID number or username
  • Staff of UQ Union and UQ controlled entities (UQ Sport, JKTech, UniQuest, UQ College, UQ Health Care, UQ Residence): enter the UQ username associated with your affiliate account. If you don't have a UQ username, you'll need to apply for an affiliate account.
Grey zone rates
Rate typeHourly rateCapped daily rate
Students$2.50$7.70
Staff$2.50$8.05
Visitors$2.50$9.10

Red zone

  • Open-air and undercover spaces  
  • Close to the centre of campus
  • Park for up to 14 hours
  • Hourly rates capped at a daily maximum.

Who can use it

  • Students, staff and visitors (excluding motorcycles).

Rates

To claim student or staff rates, you must use the CellOPark app. Go to 'My Profile', select UQ as your 'Institute' and update the 'Student/Staff ID' field:

  • Students: enter your student ID number
  • Staff: enter your staff ID number or username
  • Staff of UQ Union and UQ controlled entities (UQ Sport, JKTech, UniQuest, UQ College, UQ Health Care, UQ Residence): enter the UQ username associated with your affiliate account. If you don't have a UQ username, you'll need to apply for an affiliate account.
Red zone rates
Rate typeHourly rateCapped daily rate
Students$2.75$25
Staff$2.87$25
Visitors$3.25$25

Orange zone

  • Motorcycle parking only
  • Capped daily rates and permits.

Who can use it

  • Students, staff and visitors parking a motorcycle.

Rates

To claim student or staff rates, you must use the CellOPark app. Go to 'My Profile', select UQ as your 'Institute' and update the 'Student/Staff ID' field:

  • Students: enter your student ID number
  • Staff: enter your staff ID number or username
  • Staff of UQ Union and UQ controlled entities (UQ Sport, JKTech, UniQuest, UQ College, UQ Health Care, UQ Residence): enter the UQ username associated with your affiliate account. If you don't have a UQ username, you'll need to apply for an affiliate account.
Orange zone rates
Rate typeCapped daily rate
Students$1.10
Staff$1.15
Visitors$1.30

Persons With Disability (PWD)

Traffic sign showing wheelchair symbol

You must clearly display the permit so the permit number and expiry date are visible from outside the vehicle. Find out more about accessible parking.

Who can use it

Rates

  • Free.

Electric vehicles

As part of our commitment to sustainable transport, we've installed electric vehicle charging stations. Some can be used by anyone in the community and some are restricted to UQ staff.

Public charging stations

Staff-only charging stations

Toowong parking

  • Park for up to 14 hours
  • Hourly rates capped at a daily maximum.

Who can use it

  • Staff allocated access to Toowong by PF Assist.

Rates

To claim student or staff rates, you must use the CellOPark app. Go to 'My Profile', select UQ as your 'Institute' and update the 'Student/Staff ID' field:

  • Students: enter your student ID number
  • Staff: enter your staff ID number or username
  • Staff of UQ Union and UQ controlled entities (UQ Sport, JKTech, UniQuest, UQ College, UQ Health Care, UQ Residence): enter the UQ username associated with your affiliate account. If you don't have a UQ username, you'll need to apply for an affiliate account.
Toowong parking rates
Rate typeHourly rateCapped daily rate
Staff$1.50$5.75

UQ fleet vehicles

UQ fleet vehicles can park in any zone, but must follow any other relevant parking rules.

Construction contractors and sub-contractors

Individual construction contractors and sub-contractors can park in blue, grey or red zones.

If multiple parks are required, liaise with your UQ project manager.

Who can use it

  • Construction contractors and sub-contractors.

Rates

  • Casual visitor 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 St Lucia service, commercial and loading zones map (PDF, 657.4 KB).

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.

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.

Rates

  • Free.

Short-term loading vehicles

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

Find UQ's loading zones on the St Lucia service, commercial and loading zones map (PDF, 657.4 KB).

Conditions

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

Who can use it

  • Everyone.

Rates

  • Free.

Reserved parking for events, clinics and guests

Staff can reserve parking for guests, clinic clients and event attendees.

  • Guests of schools, faculties or centres: Book authorised visitor parking through the vPermit guest parking system. Fees apply and availability is not guaranteed.
  • UQ clinic clients and guests of senior executive staff: Book a park in an authorised vehicle zone for free via UQ Book It.
  • Events: Contact PF Assist at pfassist@pf.uq.edu.au.

Access to book reserved parking

If you require access to book authorised guests or clinic clients, complete the following forms and send them to transportsystems@uq.edu.au:

UQ student residents weekly parking

UQ students who live in colleges or residences at the St Lucia campus can start a weekly parking session via CellOPark for a capped rate of $27.50 per week. This is only available in the blue zone.

The parking session can be started at any time and will be active for 7 days. Once a session has been started, it can’t be cancelled or refunded.