Network access & open access computers

Open Access computer labs are available to all VU staff and students. Some machines offer internet access for educational purposes. Campus libraries also have computers available during opening hours.

Accessing VU systems

Your VU username and password provides you access to various University systems and applications including:

  • MyVU
  • VU Collaborate
  • WiFi 
  • Office 365

Open access computers

Open Access computers are available to all VU staff and students.

When assignments are due, computer labs, printers and photocopiers can be very busy. Make sure you organise your workload to meet your deadlines.

Open access computer locations

Open access computer facilities are located in the VU Library at each campus as well as the locations listed below. You need to book a PC so you can use a computer at the location and time you want it.

Find out more about open access computers in the libraries and book computers online.

CampusComputer facilities
Footscray NicholsonCafe area
City TowerLevel 2, Library
St AlbansBuilding 10, Room 10.133
SunshineBuilding C, Room C201

Open times may vary, so contact your campus library for details.

Use of VU computer facilities is governed by the IT Appropriate Use Policy. We recommend you read the policy. Signs in the computer labs also offer useful information, including rules specific to that laboratory and copyright issues.