COVID-19 cases in our community and affected sites on campus

Information and advice regarding confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the University community and on-campus locations where there may be a risk of exposure to COVID-19

Last updated 5.38pm, 18 January 2022

DO NOT COME TO CAMPUS if you have 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.

Check this list for COVID-19 cases in the University community and any on-campus locations affected.

Campus impacts

The campus locations below have been visited by someone with a confirmed case of COVID‑19 while potentially infectious. This does not mean that there is an ongoing risk associated with the building.

Information is provided about any impacts on building access while any cleaning and disinfection is completed and the University seeks confirmation and directions from the Department of Health. Closure and access restriction timelines are indicative only and subject to change.

Please contact the University’s Public Health Network for advice and support if you have visited an exposure site (on campus or public), are a contact of someone with COVID-19, experience any symptoms or are getting tested for COVID-19.

For information about building access and reopening please contact the Service Centre on (03) 834 40888 or via online chat.

Building number Building name/location Dates attended while potentially infectious Building status Anticipated closure period
158Sidney Myer Asia Centre,
Carrillo Gantner Theatre
17 JanuaryOpen 
182Brownless Biomedical Library17 JanuaryOpen 
169Engineering Block F17 JanuaryOpen 
411U-Vet, Veterinary Hospital17 JanuaryOpen 
184Old Microbiology14 JanuaryOpen 
102 David Penington Building, level 4 17 January Open  
401 Nancy Millis Building, Mass Spectrometry Lab 17 January Open  
101 Beaurepaire Centre 12-14 January Open  
153 Chemistry Building 12-14 January Open  
505 The Academic Centre – Main Building, Dookie 12 January Open  
181 Medical Building 13-14 January Open  
192 David Caro 13-14 January Open  
175 Engineering Block B 13 January Open  
174 Engineering Block C 13 January Open  
103 Nona Lee Sports Centre 14 January Open  
498 Ernie Cropley Sports Pavilion 14 January Open  
144 Kenneth Myer Building 10-11 January Open  
160 Peter Hall Building 11-12 January Open  
156 Old Geology South 11-13 January Open  
175 Engineering Block B 10 January Open  
177 Baillieu Library 11 January Open  
261 Biomedical Engineering 11 January Open  
411 U-Vet Animal Hospital
(Cleaning Cupboard) 
10-11 January Open  
416 Pathology 10-11 January Open  
417 Parasitology 10-11 January Open  
418 Learning and Teaching Building 10 January Open  
201 Thomas Cherry Building 10 January Open  
102 David Penington Building 7 January
10 January 
Open  
290 Telstra Creator Space, Melbourne Connect 5 January Open  
862 Music, Southbank 10-12 January Open  
880 Ian Potter Southbank Centre 10-11 January Open  
170 Engineering Block E 4-10 January Open  
864 Performing Arts, St Kilda Road 9 January Open  
879 Performing Arts, Dodds St 9 January Open  
872 Grant Street Theatre 9 January Open  
862 Music, Southbank 9 January Open  
411 U-Vet Animal Hospital, Werribee 10-11 January Open  
403 Nancy Millis, Mass Spectrometry Lab 10 January Open  
696 49 Graham St, Shepparton 8-11 January Open  
411 U-Vet Hospital (cleaning cupboard) 6-7 January Open  
416 Pathology 6-7 January Open  
417 Parasitology 6-7 January Open  
418 Learning and Teaching Building 6-7 January Open  
421 Werribee Workshop (office) 6-7 January Open  
103 Nona Lee  Sports Centre 10 -11 January Open  
102 David Penington Building 10 January Open  
252 156–162 Pelham St, Carlton
(Muslim Prayer Space)
5-7 January Open  
192 David Caro, level 5 5-7 January Open  
290 & 291 Melbourne Connect 4 January
6 January 
Open  
101 Beaurepaire Centre 6 January
9 January
Open  
147 Biosciences 4 4 January Open  
184 Old Microbiology 5 January
7 January 
Open  
160 Peter Hall Building 6 January Open  
416 Pathology, Werribee 3 January Open  
417 Parasitology, Werribee 3 January Open  
418 Learning and Teaching Building, Werribee 3 January Open  
133 Glyn Davis  Building 4-5 January Open  
122 Biosciences 2 4 January Open  
173 Old Engineering 4-6 January Open  
102 David Penington, Specialist Stores 5 January Open  
  International House, Greycourt 3 January Open  
101 Beaurepaire Centre 4-6 January Open  
868 Buxton Gallery, Southbank 5 January Open  
  39–41 Worland Rd, Wangaratta 3–6 January Open  
290 & 291 Melbourne Connect 4–5 January Open  
144 Kenneth Myer Building 4 January Open  
110 The Spot 4 January Open

Further information

Further information about cases of COVID-19 on campus is provided below, including any location-specific advice for people who attended buildings at the same time as someone who was potentially infectious.

  • Update: 18 January – Brownless Biomedical Library and Sidney Myer Asia Centre

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Brownless Biomedical Library (Building 182) and the Sidney Myer Asia Centre (Building 158) on Monday 17 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 18 January – Engineering Block F (Building 169)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Engineering Block F (Building 169) on Monday 17 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 18 January – U-Vet, Veterinary Hospital (Building 411)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended U-Vet, Veterinary Hospital (Building 411) on Monday 17 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 18 January – Old Microbiology (Building 184)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Old Microbiology (Building 184) on Friday 14 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 18 January – Nancy Millis Building and David Penington Building

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Mass Spectrometry Lab in theNancy Millis Building (Building 401) and the David Penington Building (Building 102) on Monday 17 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 17 January – Beaurepaire Centre and Chemistry Building

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Beaurepaire Centre (Building 101) and Chemistry Building (Building 153) between Wednesday 12 and Friday 14 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 17 January – Main Building, Dookie (Building 505)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended The Academic Centre – Main Building, Dookie Campus (Building 505) on Wednesday 13 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The University's Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 17 January – Medical Building (Building 181)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Dodd Lab, on level 6 of the Medical Building (Building 181) on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The University's Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 17 January – David Caro (Building 192)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended David Caro (Building 192) on Thursday 13 and Friday 14 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 17 January – Engineering Block B and C (buildings 174 and 175)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Engineering Block B (Building 175) and Engineering Block C (Building 174) on Thursday 13 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 16 January – Nona Lee Sports Centre and Ernie Cropley Pavilion

    The University has been advised that a school holiday program participant who attended the Nona Lee Sports Centre (Building 103) and Ernie Cropley Sports Pavilion (Building 498) on Friday 14 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 16 January – off campus

    The University has been advised that a student who attended the Lost Dogs Home, North Melbourne on Friday 14 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the student directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 15 January – Kenneth Myer Building (Building 144)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Kenneth Myer Building (Building 144) on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 15 January – multiple locations, Parkville

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Peter Hall Building (Building 160) and Old Geology South (Building 156) between Tuesday 11 and Thursday 13 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

    If you attended during any of the following times, please monitor for symptoms and get tested if you experience even the mildest of symptoms:

    • Tuesday 11 January
      • Peter Hall Building
      • Old Geology South
    • Wednesday 12 January
      • Peter Hall Building
      • Old Geology South
    • Thursday 13 January
      • Old Geology South
  • Update: 14 January – Engineering Block B (Building 175)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Engineering Block B (Building 175) on Monday 10 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 14 January – multiple locations, Parkville

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Baillieu Library (Building 177) and Biomedical Engineering (Building 261) on Tuesday 11 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

    If you attended during any of the following times, please monitor for symptoms and get tested if you experience even the mildest of symptoms:

    • Tuesday 11 January
      • Baillieu Library, 8–10.30am
      • Biomedical Engineering, 10.30am – 4.30pm
  • Update: 14 January – multiple locations, Werribee

    The University has been advised that a person who attended multiple sites on the Werribee Campus on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 14 January – Thomas Cherry Building (Building 201)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Thomas Cherry Building (Building 201) on Monday 10 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 14 January – David Penington Building (Building 102)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the David Penington Building (Building 102) on Friday 7 and Monday 10 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 14 January – Telstra Creator Space, Melbourne Connect (Building 290)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Telstra Creator Space at Melbourne Connect (Building 290) on Wednesday 5 January (10am – 1pm) has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 13 January – Music, Southbank (Building 862)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Southbank Music building (Building 862) between Monday 10 and Wednesday 12 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 13 January – Ian Potter Southbank Centre (Building 880)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Ian Potter Southbank Centre (Building 880) on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 13 January – Engineering Block E (Building 170)

    The University has been advised that several people who attended Engineering Block E (Building 170) from Tuesday 4 to Monday 10 January (inclusive) have since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with them directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 13 January – multiple sites, Southbank

    The University has been advised that a person who attended multiple sites at the Southbank campus on Sunday 9 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The University’s Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 12 January – U-Vet Werribee Hospital (Building 411)

    The University has been advised that three people who attended the U-Vet Werribee Animal Hospital (Building 411) on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 January have since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with them directly to ensure they are supported.

    If you attended during any of the specified times, please monitor for symptoms and get tested if you experience even the mildest of symptoms.

  • Update: 12 January – Nancy Millis Building (Building 403)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Nancy Millis Building (Building 403) on Monday 10 January have since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 12 January – 49 Graham St, Shepparton (Building 696)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended 49 Graham St, Shepparton (Building 696) between Saturday 8 and Tuesday 11 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 12 January – multiple locations, Werribee

    The University has been advised that a person who attended multiple sites at the Werribee Campus on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 12 January – Nona Lee Sports Centre (Building 103)

    The University has been advised that multiple people who attended the Nona Lee Sports Centre (Building 103) on Monday 10 and Tuesday 11 January have since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with them directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed cases.

  • Update: 12 January – David Penington Building (Building 102)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended David Penington Building (Building 1092) on Monday 10 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 12 January – multiple sites, Parkville

    The University has been advised that a person who attended David Caro Building (Building 192) and the Muslim Prayer Space at 156–162 Pelham St (Building 252) between Wednesday 5 and Friday 7 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 10 January – Melbourne Connect (buildings 290 and 291)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Melbourne Connect (buildings 290 and 291) on Tuesday 4 and Thursday 6 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 10 January – Beaurepaire Centre (Building 101)

    The University has been advised that two people who recently attended Beaurepaire Centre (Building 101) have since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with them directly to ensure they are supported.

    If you attended during any of the following times, please monitor for symptoms and get tested if you experience even the mildest of symptoms:

    • Thursday 6 January, 8.15–8.45pm
    • Sunday 9 January, 3.15–5pm
  • Update: 10 January – Biosciences 4 (Building 147)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Biosciences 4 (Building 147) on Tuesday 4 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 10 January – Old Microbiology (Building 184)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Old Microbiology (Building 184) on Wednesday 5 and Friday 7 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 10 January – Peter Hall Building (Building 160)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Peter Hall Building (Building 160) on Thursday 6 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The University’s Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 10 January – multiple buildings, Werribee Campus

    The University has been advised that a person who attended multiple sites at the Werribee campus on Monday 3 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    • Pathology (Building 416)
    • Parasitology (Building 417)
    • Learning and Teaching Building (Building 418)

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 8 January – Glyn Davis Building (Building 133)

    The University has been advised that two people who attended Beaurepaire Centre (Building 101) on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 January have since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with them directly to ensure they are supported.

    If you attended during any of the following times, please monitor for symptoms and get tested if you experience even the mildest of symptoms:

    • Tuesday 4 January
      • 10am – 4pm: Level 3, Room 354 Graduate Research Workspace
      • 9am – 6pm: G12–G25 Makerspaces
    • Wednesday 5 January
      • 9am – 6pm: G12–G25 Makerspaces
  • Update: 8 January – Biosciences 2 (Building 122)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Biosciences 2 (Building 122) on Tuesday 4 January, 2–4pm, has since tested positive for COVID-19. If you attended during that time, please monitor for symptoms and get tested if you experience even the mildest of symptoms.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 7 January – Old Engineering (Building 173)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended the Old Engineering Building (Building 173) between Tuesday 4 and Thursday 6 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 7 January – David Penington (Building 102)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended David Penington (Building 102) on Wednesday 5 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 7 January – International House (Greycourt)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended International House (Clunies) on Monday 3 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 7 January – Beaurepaire Centre (Building 101)

    The University has been advised that two people who attended Beaurepaire Centre (Building 101) between Tuesday 4 and Thursday 6 January have since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with them directly to ensure they are supported.

    If you attended during any of the following times, please monitor for symptoms and get tested if you experience even the mildest of symptoms:

    • Tuesday 4 January, 11am-6pm
    • Wednesday 5 January, 6.15-11am and 4-9.15pm
    • Thursday 6 January, 6.15-11am
  • Update: 6 January – Buxton Gallery (Building 868)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Buxton Gallery (Building 868) on Wednesday 5 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 6 January – Worland Rd, Wangaratta

    The University has been advised that a person who attended 39–41 Worland Rd, Wangaratta between Monday 3 and Thursday 6 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 6 January – Melbourne Connect (buildings 290 and 291)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Melbourne Connect (buildings 290 and 291) on Tuesday 4 and Wednesday 5 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 6 January – Kenneth Myer Building (Building 144)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended level 3, Kenneth Myer Building (Building 144) on Tuesday 4 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported.

  • Update: 6 January – The Spot (Building 110)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended The Spot (Building 110) on Tuesday 4 January has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying those potentially exposed to the confirmed case.

  • Update: 6 January – International House (Clunies)

    The University has been advised that a person on site at International House (Clunies) on 2–3 January has tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is providing support.

  • Update: 4 January – Medical Building (Building 181)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Medical Building (Building 181) on Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 29 December has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying potential close contacts.

  • Update: 30 December – Little Hall (Building 217)

    The University has been advised that a resident of Little Hall (Building 217) has tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The University's Public Health Network is notifying potential close contacts and providing support to other residents and staff.

  • Update: 28 December – Biosciences 2 (Building 122)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Biosciences 2 (Building 122) on Friday 24 and Sunday 26 December has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying potential close contacts and arranging any required cleaning of affected areas.

  • Update: 28 December – multiple buildings, Parkville

    The University has been advised that a person who attended multiple sites on the Parkville Campus between Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 December has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying potential close contacts and arranging any required cleaning of affected areas.

  • Update: 27 December – Melbourne Dental Clinic (Building 348)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Level 1 at Melbourne Dental Clinic, 723 Swanston Street (Building 348) on Wednesday 22 December has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported and the University's Public Health Network is notifying potential close contacts.

  • Update: 27 December – 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Level 5 North at 333 Exhibition Street (Building 381) on Monday 20 December has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported and the University's Public Health Network is notifying potential close contacts.

  • Update: 23 December – David Penington (Building 102)

    The University has been advised that a person who attended Level 5 North at David Penington (Building 102) on Monday 20 December has since tested positive for COVID-19.

    The University has been in contact with the person directly to ensure they are supported. The Public Health Network is notifying potential close contacts and arranging any required cleaning of affected areas.

Health advice and support

The University urges any members of our community who are experiencing any symptoms of COVID-19, however mild, to seek advice and get tested. Symptoms include fever, chills or sweats, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, and loss or change in sense of taste or smell.

Please follow the latest Department of Health advice, call the dedicated hotlines on 1800 675 398 (Victoria) or 1800 020 080 (national), OR call your GP and follow their advice.

Please also contact the University’s Public Health Network for advice and support if you have visited an exposure site (on campus or public), are a contact of someone with COVID-19, experience any symptoms or are getting tested for COVID-19.

You must fulfil the requirements of the Victorian Government checklists for COVID contacts or cases and any University requirements before returning to campus.

Further advice and support