Cook Islands Campus Student Facilities

Reception is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm with the exception of statutory holidays.

There are two student computer labs on-campus which are accessible to current registered students 24/7. Students wanting to use the computer lab after normal operating hours (see Reception) will need to purchase a (refundable) NZ$50 swipe key. Swipe key’s can be purchased from Reception.

Students are encouraged to use the carpark directly in front of the campus where the tamarind trees are, however there is plenty of parking across the road (Avarua school side) and to the rear of the campus (Aitutaki hostel side).

There is a dedicated student kitchen on campus. In the kitchen students have access to fresh cooled drinking water, fridge/freezer, urn, cutlery, cups, plates, tea, coffee, sugar, milk and milo. The provisions in the student kitchen are courtesy of the Cook Islands University of the South Pacific Student Association (CI-USPSA).

The campus is also a few minutes walk away from The Cafe, Soul Cafe, Tupapa Centre Cafe, TEM Store and the Convenient Store

The on-campus library is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 4pm, with the exception of statutory holidays.

All current registered students are library members and allowed the following provisions:
– Undergraduate students: 10 items for 14 days
– Postgraduate students: 20 items for 30 days

USP Library catalogue.

Te Puna Vai Marama | Cook Islands Centre for Research is a joint venture between the Cook Islands Government and the University of the South Pacific. The soon-to-be launched Centre, based at the USP Campus in Avarua, aims to be the premier place of research in the Cook Islands.

If you’re thinking about doing postgraduate studies and have an idea for a thesis or research project contact Professor Heather Worth, Research Coordinator:

P: +68272320


All current registered students can access the University WiFi using their own device(s) when on-campus. Contact for instructions on how to connect. Alternatively students can access the internet through LAN or by using the computers in the student computer labs.

The student computer lab houses a large, multi purpose, commercial printer. The printer is provided and serviced by Cook Islands Printing Services (CIPS). Students will need to purchase their own printing paper.

Cook Islands Campus Map

Art Collection

USP Cook Islands is home to an extensive art collection, commencing informally in the 1980’s as the outcome of a number of arts workshops. The collection began to build more formally in the early 2000’s and is still being added to today.

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