Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

Last updated 3:28pm, 20 May 2022

DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS IF YOU HAVE ANY COVID-19 SYMPTOMS, including a fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, or loss or change in sense of taste or smell – however mild.

Follow this guide about getting tested for COVID-19 and what to do if you or someone you know tests positive, including notifying the University for support and advice.

Latest updates

  • Please see the latest information regarding confirmed cases of COVID‑19 in our community and associated advice and campus impacts.
  • We're excited to welcome our students and staff on campus in Semester 1, with many attending campus for the first time.
  • The University is providing free rapid antigen tests for students and staff for a range of reasons, including a voluntary testing program for those seeking additional confidence and assurance when attending campus. Find out more
  • Updated Victorian Pandemic Orders came into effect on 23 April 2022, including patron vaccination requirements – however the University's COVID-19 vaccination policy still applies.
    • COVID-19 vaccination is a requirement for anyone attending our campuses, undertaking University activities in third-party or public settings, or working outside their primary residence. Find out more about vaccination requirements, including validation processes for students and staff.
    • Vaccination boosters are recommended after three months for everyone aged 16+. The University strongly recommends that you receive your booster dose as soon as you are eligible.
  • We've also extended our free flu vaccination program for 2022 to include coursework students enrolled in on-campus subjects – bookings are essential and now open (UoM login required) – all employees and graduate research students are also eligible for the program.

If you are a household close contact, you are encouraged to study or work from home, if you can, for 7 days. Further guidance is available on our testing and notification page.

Supporting our University community

Want to know more?

Watch these short videos about the measures we are taking to keep our campuses COVIDSafe and actions to take to protect yourself and others.