Boola Katitjin offers many ways to move between spaces, floors, and connect across campus. 


How and when you can access Boola Katitjin, including accessibility and mobility routes.
Lifts are available at the Welcome Space and outside the Computer Lab, and will take you to Levels 2, 3 and 4. Mobility access is available from the Southern Forecourt along the breezeway, with footpath access to the Computer Labs. The Northern Plaza, with learning spaces, cafes and Student Central, is on Level 3 and has access pathways that connect to the Broadwalk.
  • Full access during normal business hours: Monday to Friday, 7am - 5.30pm 
  • Limited access after hours to various spaces on Levels 1 & 2: Monday to Friday, 5:30pm – 10pm. After this time, students can access the Library 24/7 Learning Common. A Murdoch issued ID card is required to access and move through the building after 5:30pm.

Murdoch students have access to learning spaces, study spaces and collaborative rooms during normal business hours. After hours access to the Computer Lab, Laptop Lounge, Student Hall and Project Rooms on Levels 1 & 2 is available from 5:30pm – 10pm with a Murdoch issued ID card.

Community members are welcome to visit Boola Katitjin, enjoy the cafes and facilities, view artworks, and take in the stunning landscape vistas. Visitor parking is available in Carpark 7 or via the active and public transport options. Guests of university staff members can apply for access to the Workplace.

Learn more about walks and trails, and campus tours and appointments


Finding your way around the building and across campus. See floor plans for a detailed layout of spaces, services and facilities on each level.

Three digital touchscreens for wayfinding are located at:

  • The Southern Lawn, off Discovery Way between Boola Katitjin and IIID
  • Arrival Hall on Level 1 – Discovery Way
  • Student Centre on Level 3 – Broadwalk.

Breezeways and Student Halls facilitate movement north to south across each floor, with Lift access at the Northern and Southern ends of the building.

A feature of the building design, and with a showcase audio art installation, are the central escalators that connect you from the Northern Plaza up to Level 4, and then down to the Welcome Space and Southern Forecourt. Three sets of staircases, to the north, central and south of the building provide pedestrian access between floors, and feature floor-to-ceiling windows with spectacular views across the eastern side of campus. 

In Boola Katitjin, spaces, meeting rooms, student collaboration areas, retail outlets and maintenance areas are all numbered counting 001 from the southern end at Discovery Way, to the northern end at the Broadwalk.
Murdoch Maps provides detailed wayfinding through Boola Katitjin. Room numbering and signage will be obvious, and touch-screens will enable visitors to locate a venue.
Boola Katitjin is adjacent to the central buildings of campus, including the Library and Bush Court.

From the Northern Plaza, access the Broadwalk to reach the Library, Café Kadjininy and cross Bush Court to the Student Hub. From the Southern Forecourt, cross Banksia Court to the Guild, Kulbardi Aboriginal Centre, Access and Inclusion and learning spaces in Buildings 490 and 391. Adjacent to the north-east, you will reach the Loneragan Lecture Theatre in Building 235, to walk across to the School of Veterinary Sciences.


Boola Katitjin offers a wide variety of facilities for all students, staff and visitors.

Murdoch agrees that it is a basic human right to be able to access a clean, safe and private place to go to the toilet. This is why we have included a Changing Places bathroom design within Boola Katitjin.

Changing Places is a toilet facility that is larger than a standard accessible toilet, that meets the needs of people with high support needs. The Changing Places bathroom features:

  • a height-adjustable adult-sized change table,
  • constant-charging ceiling track hoist system,
  • centrally located peninsula toilet,
  • additional circulation space than standard accessible toilets,
  • an automatic door with a clear opening of 950mm, and
  • a privacy screen.

All gender, male and female, and accessible bathrooms are located on every level.

To the south of each level, male and female bathrooms can be found, along with an accessible bathroom. These can be found beside the Student Portal, next to Stair 3, at the South / Discovery Way end of Boola Katitjin. 

To the north of Levels 2, 3 and 4, all gender bathrooms can be found, along with an accessible bathroom. These can be found beside Student Central on Level 3 and beside the Collaborative Learning Space 4.031 on Level 4. 

On Level 2, bathrooms are located beyond the Student Portal.

End of trip facilities, such as showers, can be found across campus including the Murdoch Active Gym.
The multi-faith Worship Centre is located a short walk down the Broadwalk at Building 515. For more information, visit the Worship Centre.