Melbourne campus extended hours

(Extended hours only operate during semester)

During extended hours, students and staff can use all levels of the Melbourne Campus Library, including designated postgraduate study rooms.

To enter the Library after 10 pm, and to gain access to the Student Hub from midnight to 7am (Tuesday to Friday), you must register your student or staff card - 24 hours before you need access - by completing the Access Registration form.

Currently students who wish to study after midnight can do so in the Student Hub on 4 nights per week during semester this service is available until Friday 17th October.

From Monday 20th October 2014 until the end of the examination period Thursday 20th November 2014, students will be able to have access to the library 24 hours weekdays, (check library web site for 24 hour access).

If you have not received access after 24 hours, contact Security directly on 9479 2012.

If you have already registered for extended hours access to the Library in 2014, you will automatically have access to the Student Hub between 24:00 (midnight) and 07:00 (7am) Tuesday to Friday.

Extended opening hours

Days Student Hub access
(requiring registration)
Library opening hours Library extended hours
(requiring registration)
Monday Not available 07:00 to 24:00
(7am to midnight)
22:00 to 24:00
(10pm to midnight)
Tuesday 00:00 to 07:00
(Midnight to 7am)
07:00 to 24:00
(7am to midnight)
22:00 to 24:00
(10pm to midnight)
Wednesday 00:00 to 07:00
(Midnight to 7am)
07:00 to 24:00
(7am to midnight)
22:00 to 24:00
(10pm to midnight)
Thursday 00:00 to 07:00
(Midnight to 7am)
07:00 to 24:00
(7am to midnight)
22:00 to 24:00
(10pm to midnight)
Friday 00:00 to 07:00
(Midnight to 7am)
07:00 to 24:00
(7am to midnight)
22:00 to 24:00
(10pm to midnight)
Days Student Hub access
(requiring registration)
Library opening hours Library extended hours
(requiring registration)
Saturday Not available 09:30 to 24:00
(9:30am to midnight)
22:00 to 24:00
(10pm to midnight)
Sunday Not available 09:30 to 24:00
(9:30am to midnight)
22:00 to 24:00
(10pm to midnight)

24 hour clock explained

Please note: you will only gain access to the Library after 10pm, and the Student Hub between 24:00 (midnight) and 7am, if you present with your current student/staff card.

Facilities available

In the Library, all levels are open, including the Reserve area on level 1.

Study booths, group study rooms, collaborative work rooms and classrooms are open along with open study areas. Printers, copiers, scanners and self-check machines are available. The Library is air-conditioned

The Library service desk is staffed as follows:

Days Library service desks
Monday to Friday 8:30 to 19:00
(8:30am to 7pm)
Saturday to Sunday 13:00 to 17:00
(1pm to 5pm)

In the Student Hub, there are computer workstations, study tables and rooms and photocopying facilities. The Hub is also air-conditioned.

Student IT Help

Student IT help is available at the service desk at the Melbourne and Bendigo libraries. Opening times are available at the Student IT help page.

Security

Security staff regularly patrol all floors of the Library and monitor surveillance cameras from the security guard station in the foyer on level 1.

A security guard is also on duty at the Student Hub.

The University security bus service operates until 10 pm. This bus will deliver you to your car, public transport point or college within La Trobe University grounds.

Once the security bus service stops for the evening the library security guard can ring Security to organise an escort for individuals who are leaving the building after this time.