Parking on campus

There are plenty of spaces to park on campus including: Barker St Carpark with entry through Gate 14 and Botany St Carpark with entry through Gate 11. We also have outdoor carparks with entries through Gate 2, 5 and Gate 8; and the Western Campus Carpark with entry off Day Avenue.

UNSW Staff can apply for a parking permit with an up-front or salary deduction application form. Conditions apply. Students and visitors will need to park in the metered parking areas, and all payment for Casual Visitor Parking is via the CellOPark AppParking is free between 7.30pm and 7.30am weekdays; and all day on weekends and public holidays. 

UNSW is a Restricted Parking Area and regulated under the Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) Australian Road Rules 2014. Signs are displayed at all entrances to the campus. You will be fined if you park contrary to the conditions displayed on signage. All vehicles must only park within a marked bay. License Plate Recognition (LPR) is being trialled on campus. 

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Parking Permits

Find which one applies to you, and how to purchase one. Parking permits can be purchased from the Security & Traffic Management Office. 

Staff are eligible to purchase a parking permit to park in the dedicated UNSW Permit Holder parking bays in the various carparks on campus.

If you are a full-time staff member on a 6-month or longer contract, you can pay for your parking permit through the salary deduction option and provide a copy of your vehicle registration papers with your application form. You can cancel your salary deduction at any time by returning the permit together with the completed cancellation form. 

If you are employed on a different basis, you will need to make a non-refundable up-front payment.

You can also purchase one-day parking permits from the Security & Traffic Management Office. On the day, you'll need to scratch off the day, date and month, and display on your dashboard.

Please visit the Security & Traffic Management Office to arrange your parking permit. Check how much you will need to pay for parking here

There is 2P, 4P and All Day metered parking for students and visitors around campus.

You can find All Day parking spots on the top floors of the Barker St Carpark, with entry via Gate 14; and the Botany St Carpark, with entry via Gate 11; and Western Campus.

You can find 2P or 4P parking spots in the carparks via High St Gates 2, 5 and 8; and via Barker St Gate 14 and on Western Campus. Parking is also available at our Randwick Campus, via King St Randwick.

You can also pre-purchase an "After Hours" parking permit which is valid from Monday-Friday between 3.30pm and 7.30pm. Check how much you will need to pay for parking here

 

PhD and residential students are eligible to purchase a parking permit to park in the dedicated UNSW Permit Holders parking bays in the various carparks on campus. 

You will need to make a non-refundable up-front payment and provide a copy of your vehicle registration papers with your application form. If you are a residential student, you will also need to provide a copy of your tenancy contract.

Please visit the Security & Traffic Management Office to arrange your parking permit. Check how much you will need to pay for parking here

Once you have completed your Contractor Safety Induction, and obtained your UNSW ID card, you can purchase your parking permit. You will need to present your UNSW ID card. You can purchase a daily, weekly or annual parking permit with a non-refundable up-front payment from the Security & Traffic Management Office. With the daily parking permit, you'll need to scratch off the day, date and month and display on your dashboard. Check how much you will need to pay for parking here

If you need a parking permit for longer than a day, you will need to present your UNSW ID card and vehicle registration papers. You'll be able to discuss your options at the Security & Traffic Management Office. You will be able to park in any UNSW Permit Holder bay with this permit.

Loading zones are available for the period of time marked on the sign. You are expected to offload the materials you need, and then park in the permit holder or casual ticket parking areas. If you need to use the Loading Zone for a longer time period, advise your Estate Management Project Manager before time, who will contact the Security & Traffic Management Office for approval. For after-hours approvals contact UNSW Security on 9385 6000.

Permissions for Loading Zone parking extensions are only granted if emergency works are being undertaken, or if you need to work from your vehicle. Any vehicle type (not only commercial vehicles) can park in a Loading Zone bay if needed. 

Under the RMS Mobility Parking Scheme, mobility parking permit holders can park in any unreserved bay on campus. 

RMS Mobility parking permit holders can reserve a Mobility parking spot through either a non-refundable up-front payment for staff and students or salary deduction for staff. You can cancel your salary deduction at any time. Reserved mobility parking bays are marked "Reserved Permit Number x". These bays are not available to other permit holders. 

Your Mobility parking permit must only be displayed when the permit holder is in the vehicle. Make sure you always display your parking permit to avoid being fined. Fines apply for parking in Mobility parking spaces which infringe the conditions of use. 

Please visit the Security & Traffic Management Office to arrange your parking permit. Check how much you will need to pay for parking here

If you are working for NSW Health in Randwick, you can park within UNSW Sydney carparks at a discounted rate from 6 April 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

You will need to download the CellOPark app and register prior to arriving on campus as it takes a few minutes to register. You will need to enter your credit card details to complete registration. 

You can park in the Gate 11 Botany Street Carpark from Level 2 upwards, and the Gate 14 Barker Street Carpark from Level 2A upwards until further notice. 

Please do not park below Level 2 and level 2A, as these levels are designated for UNSW permit holders. 

You'll be charged a discounted $5 daily flat rate when using the car park/s. The rate is only applicable to the Botany and Barker Street car parks for the designated levels. 

You can use this map to locate the Carparks.  

Need help with the App? For assistance registering with CellOPark or non-smartphone alternatives please visit www.cellopark.com.au or call 02 8599 9747. 

For more information about these changes, please contact UNSW Parking at parking@unsw.edu.au

Parking Fines

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Parking at UNSW is regularly patrolled by UNSW Security Parking Officers. All UNSW campuses regulated by the RMS' Restricted Parking Scheme, linked to the Self Enforcing Infringement Notice Scheme (SEINS), and operated by the NSW Government Revenue NSW. 

UNSW Security parking officers will issue parking infringement notices as required if vehicles are parked in breach of the UNSW Parking Rules. You must make sure your car is wholly parked within the marked bay lines. If you park contrary to any parking condition, signs, or do not comply with directions given by UNSW Security Parking Officers, you may receive an infringement. UNSW Security parking officers are equipped with sound and video recording devices for safety purposes.

Parking infringements issued on campus have the same force in law as infringements issued by Police or Rangers. UNSW is unable to revoke infringements issued legally. 

FAQ

If you are issued with a parking infringement, you have 21 days to request a reviewpay the penalty in full, or to contest the notice in Court. You can pay your fine online at Revenue NSW.  

Parking infringements issued on campus have the same force in law as infringements issued by Police or Rangers. UNSW is unable to revoke infringements issued legally. 

For more information contact Revenue NSW on 1300 138 118. 

UNSW is trialling License Plate Recognition software to record your number plate as you go in and out of Botany St Carpark. Your data will be stored in a virtual machine, which will only be accessed by UNSW Traffic and Security personnel. With this data we will be able to analyse traffic patterns to better enhance our parking services. 

We have two dedicated parking spaces for parents with prams. One is on the ground floor of the  Botany St Carpark with entry via Gate 11, and one in the Barker Street Carpark with entry via Gate 14. A baby capsule or child's car seat will need to be visible through the windows of your car to avoid a parking fine. 

Yes! Book here or download the free Share with Oscar mobile app. Discounted parking rates apply if you reserve online. 

UNSW are proud to support Share with Oscar, a UNSW founded technology start up, who are solving the parking pain in our urban cities.

Find out more about their story here.