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.
- 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.
What you need to know and do when you come to campus or another University site.
Everything in one place
Everything you need to know about coming to campus and other University sites.
Information about vaccination requirements on campus and in other settings for students, staff and the broader University community.
Our COVIDSafe campuses
Read about the COVIDSafe measures in place across the University.
Information for ...
Find out about changes to your studies and support services for students and graduate researchers.
Stay up to date with latest travel advice, support services and FAQs.
Access information and resources to support your work, research, teaching and wellbeing.
Supporting our University community
Health and wellbeing
Access telehealth, COVID-19 hotline and vaccinations at the University of Melbourne Health Service
Safer Community Program
The Safer Community Program are available to provide advice and support to you over the phone or via Zoom
Counselling and Psychological Services
Free, confidential, short-term professional counselling for current students and staff
Counselling for students outside Australia
A dedicated service for students located outside of Australia. Available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Information and advice for students experiencing financial hardship
Weighted Average Mark (WAM)
In recognition of long-term disruptions to study, the Academic Board applied a revised method for calculating the WAM in 2020 and 2021
Find answers to your questions about COVIDSafe measures, if you test positive or need to isolate, attending classes on campus, support and special circumstances
Student support and special circumstances
How to access our range of student support services for a variety of reasons
Support for graduate researchers
Current arrangements for graduate research and available support if your work has been affected by COVID-19
COVID-19 staff entitlements
Understand existing and updated workplace entitlements related to COVID-19 (staff login required)
Rapid antigen tests
The University is supporting our community by providing free COVID-19 rapid antigen tests for a range of purposes.
Find out more about current face mask requirements and where to get face masks if you want to wear one while on campus
Public health materials
Watch and share videos featuring UniMelb experts and public health advice, and preview some of the signage you'll see on campus
Simple videos busting myths and answering common questions about COVID-19 vaccines
Tackling the global challenge
Find out how our researchers and public health experts are tackling the global challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic
Access our library services in person or virtually
A selection of COVID-19 resources from the Australian and Victorian governments
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.