Melbourne campus extended hours

(Extended hours only operate during semester) 

Students and staff can use all levels of the Melbourne Campus Library during extended hours, including postgraduate study spaces.

If you wish to enter the Library after 10 pm, you must register your student or staff card at least 24 hours before you need access by completing the Access Registration form. If you have not received access after 24 hours, contact Security directly on 9479 2012.

You will need to re-register for extended hours at the start of each year​

Please note: you will only gain access to the Library after 10pm if you present with your current student/staff card.

Opening hours

Days Interim* opening hours Extended hours
Monday to Friday 7 am to 10 pm 10 pm to 12 am (midnight)
Saturday and Sunday 9.30 am to 10 pm 10 pm to 12 am (midnight)

*until final Semester opening hours are determined.

Facilities available

All levels of the Library 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.

Library service and IT student help desks are staffed as follows:

Days Service desks
Monday to Friday 8.30 am to 7 pm
Saturday and Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm


Security staff regularly patrol all floors of the library building and monitor surveillance cameras from the security guard station in the foyer.

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.