Undergraduate students have access to the campus Monday to Friday 9am-5pm during semester. Access to facilities outside these hours may be granted to Second and Third Year students.
In addition to normal campus hours, honours students and postgraduate candidates have access Monday to Friday from 5pm to midnight, and on weekends, from 8am to midnight. Study Abroad students who are in an equivalent Honours year in their home institution may also be granted after hours access, if deemed suitable by their Studio Supervisor.
The University has a free shuttle bus between the city-based campuses.
Honours Students and Postgraduate Candidates may apply for keys to access relevant areas of the campus during their study at SCA. A refundable deposit of $25 for each key is required.
Key Request Forms are available below and from the Campus Operations and Security Counter and need to be signed by an authorised officer before they can be processed.
Student Key Request Form
Key Deposit Payments can be made here.
To obtain a refund on key deposits, keys are to be returned to the Campus Operations and Security Counter between 8am and 4pm weekdays, along with the following 2 completed forms:
Student Key Refund Form - Please fill out details in the green boxes only.
Bank Details Form* - Please fill out all details.
*Current students and recent alumni (within 6 months of completion) are not required to fill in this form. Please update your banking details in Sydney Student.
All lost swipe cards and keys should be reported immediately to the Campus Operations Service Counter in person, or by telephone to +61 2 9351 1111, or by email to
There will be a charge of $25 per item to replace any lost keys and swipe cards.
Sydney College of the Arts, as part of The University of Sydney, operates as a Restricted Parking Area under the Road Traffic Act. Drivers must observe traffic and parking rules as they would on any public street. Vehicles must display authorisation to park in a Restricted Area and may only be parked within marked bays as appropriate to the authorisation and signage displayed. Traffic and parking is managed under the Self Enforcing Infringement Notice Scheme (SEINS) with breach notices being issued by University Security Patrol Officers and fines being collected by the NSW Police Infringement Processing Bureau. SEINS is enforceable 24 hours per day.
Student Parking Permits are available for a nominal fee and entitle the bearer to park in the Northern, Southern and Western Carparks on campus.
Students and Staff must not park in the Visitor parking located on the eastern side of the campus. Parking in the internal courtyards is available to honours and postgraduate students ONLY after 5.00pm weekdays.
Cars parked outside designated parking areas will be subject to parking infringement notices.
Parking permits are available here.
The designated parking areas are shown on the campus map.
Ramps provide wheelchair access to most areas of the campus. An elevator provides access to the second floor of some studio areas. There are two disabled bathrooms available.