Students and staff must display a validation permit when parking on campus. In addition, between 8am and 5pm on weekdays, students and staff must also display a scratch card (or a pay-monthly permit in the case of staff).
Validation permits and scratch cards can be obtained from the SIZ counters.
Scratch cards are £1.35 for students and £1.90 for staff.
Please be aware that parking regulations are in force on campus. Information on parking regulations can be found on Moodle or the Staff Intranet, or on the website at https://www.chi.ac.uk/about-us/how-find-us under the Travelling by Car section.
Please note that not all students will be eligible for a validation permit.
Students who want to park overnight must apply for a separate permit. This must be displayed in addition to the regular validation permit.
A car sharing scheme is also in operation.
Inter campus and subsidised local bus services
Service name: U7, U8, U7N
Service description: operated by Stagecoach. The University provides a subsidised intercampus bus service between our Chichester and Bognor Regis campuses.
Service name: No. 50 Bus
Service description: operated by Stagecoach, this service travels between Chichester Cathedral and the Bishop Otter Campus.
Service name: No 700 Bus
Service description: opearted by Stagecoach); the local ‘Coastliner’ service which connects Chichester Bus Station and Bognor Regis campus.
Students living at Stockbridge Halls studying on a split campus or Bognor based course (only) may access this service at a subsidised rate during the week using pre-bought tickets from Stockbridge reception.
At the weekends, ALL UoC Students can use the 700 bus service between Bognor Regis and Chichester for a set fare of £2 single or £2.75 return (on production of a valid UoC Student Card).
For students, travel between the campuses on U7, U8, U7N is free when you show your campus card. Travel on the 50 service is chargeable and pre-paid, subsidised tickets are available from the Support and Information Zone or Students’ Union Shop.
Staff can purchase pre-paid tickets from the Support and Information Zone or Students’ Union Shop to travel at a subsidised rate. It is not possible to purchase this rate on the bus.
Safety bus service
The Students’ Union also operates a safety/welfare bus service on busy evenings/during busy SU events. The safety bus offers a flexible service from events at the SU venues to within approx. 1 mile of the campus where the event has taken place (predominantly from Chichester campus). The safety bus is primarily to support student welfare and as such priority is given in welfare situations, and for students not living near the free inter-campus bus route. The service is chargeable at £1 per person/journey (in cash) unless otherwise advertised.
Please note the Safety Bus Service does not run every night.
There are covered cycle stores at both campuses. Access to the stores is with your campus card.
Showers are available on both campuses.
Lockers are available in the John Parry building at Bognor Regis, and the Tudor Hale building at Chichester.
Cycle lanes and route information:
- Chichester District Council (includes information about commuting between Bognor Regis and Chichester)
- West Sussex County Council (includes a journey planner)
The University campuses at Chichester and Bognor Regis are served by Chichester and Bognor Regis railway stations respectively: National Rail