Do not come to campus if you have a fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, or loss of 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.
- The Victorian Premier has announced some changes to restrictions. The University remains committed to operating in compliance with government and health requirements and is working through the updated advice currently and what it means for our students, researchers, staff and the University’s operations. Further updates will be provided over the coming days, and we thank you for your patience and understanding.
- The University is facilitating a return to campus for final‑year students and late‑stage graduate researchers who require access to in-person teaching, assessment and/or work placements to complete their qualifications by the end of January 2021. Find out more.
- Visit the Department of Health and Human Services website for information on current restrictions.
- The University’s return to campus roadmap continues to be updated to align to the different steps outlined by the government.
- Current information regarding confirmed cases of COVID‑19.
Find out what this means for you below.
Find out about changes to your studies and support services available for current students and graduate researchers.
Find out what we’re doing to reduce the effect of COVID-19 on your plans to study at the University of Melbourne.
Access information and resources to support your work, research, teaching and wellbeing.
What you need to know and do if you have permission to attend or return to campus or another University site.
How we are supporting our University community
The University of Melbourne continues to work closely with the Australian and Victorian governments and health experts. Our priority is the health, safety and wellbeing of our University community and we are doing everything we can to reduce infection rates in the community.
We have enhanced our health and wellbeing services, including telehealth, COVID‑19 hotline and testing at the University of Melbourne Health Service, our Safer Community Program, Counselling and Psychological Services and a new outreach program for students.
We continue some priority campus-based research in compliance with government and health advice.
We offer a range of support packages for students experiencing unexpected financial challenges because of COVID‑19.
Graduate researchers nearing the end of their candidature and those with projects affected by the pandemic will have their candidature and stipend automatically extended.
We introduced a range of COVID‑19 related workplace entitlements to support our staff.
Delivery of physical goods and services has been impacted and we are keeping suppliers updated.