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It's important to plan how you will be travelling to and from your exams so you can arrive on time. You need to factor in peak hour traffic, parking restrictions and public transport timetables (especially on public holidays).

Public transport

If taking public transport, check for any planned works on train or tram lines. This information, along with timetables, maps and a journey planner, can be found on the Public Transport Victoria website.

Protective Service Officers are stationed at all premium railway stations including Caulfield and regularly patrol trains to and from this station.

Check the list of public transport services running to and from Caulfield campus.

Inter-campus shuttle bus

Regular, free shuttle buses run to and from the Berwick, Peninsula and Caulfield campuses via the Clayton campus. A bus also runs from Peninsula campus to Frankston Railway Station.

Buses fill quickly at busy times but leave about every 17 minutes. Just show your Monash student card to use the service. See the inter-campus shuttle bus timetable.

Evening exams shuttle bus service

As well as the existing inter-campus buses, extra bus services will run express to and from the Clayton campus bus loop to the Caulfield Racecourse exam venue. Semester one timetable to be confirmed closer to exam time.

Campus security bus service

Security buses operate on our Clayton and Caulfield campuses from 5.30pm to midnight, Monday to Friday. They leave about every 30 minutes.

See the security website for more information, including the bus routes for the campus security bus.

Evening exams security bus service

Extra security buses will be available for students leaving an evening exam. Pick up and drop off locations to be confirmed.

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Parking

Caulfield Racecourse exam venue

Allow for plenty of travel time for peak hour and congested traffic around the Caulfield campus and racecourse. The entrances to exam car parks will be busy so plan ahead.

Free parking is available in:

  • Kambrook Road car park
  • Multi-story car park on Caulfield campus - from 4:30pm in blue parking bays only (no permit required)
  • Kambrook Road and some surrounding streets where you'll find limited on-street parking.

Metered parking is available in:

  • Guineas car park (the blue parking bays are for staff permit holders only. Students who park here will be fined)
  • Station Street
  • Normanby Road.

Street parking around the Caulfield Racecourse is limited and is metered in many areas. Some streets may be Residential Permit zones only – please pay attention to the parking signs in the area.

Clayton exam venue

Information regarding parking at Clayton campus for 2017 exams is coming soon.

Berwick campus

Free parking is available during:

  • the exam period
  • Swot Vac
  • non-teaching periods.

You don't need a blue permit during these times.

Berwick campus map (pdf, 0.07 mb)

Parkville campus

There is no free parking and the usual arrangements apply all year round.

Parkville campus map (pdf, 0.17 mb)

Peninsula campus

Free parking is available in blue parking bays only during:

  • the exam period
  • Swot Vac
  • non-teaching periods

You don't need a blue permit during these times.

Peninsula campus map (pdf 171kb)

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