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24 hour library access during semester

During HE semester, 3 April - 23 June 2017, City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries will be open 24 hours on weekdays for VU students, staff and alumni.

Please note: extended hours are available only to VU students, staff and alumni. Please bring your ID card or proof of enrolment.

Higher Ed semester

During the HE semester, the City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries will remain open 24 hours a day from Monday 8am until Friday midnight.

During these times there are two different levels of service:

  • From 8am to midnight you can access:
    • library staff and all services.
  • From midnight to 8am you will only have access to:
    • PCs
    • study spaces
    • self-services
    • eResources.

Hours for public holidays and mid-semester break

Easter (14 - 18 April)

City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries are closed for Easter, from Good Friday to Easter Sunday (14 -16 April).

These libraries are open on Easter Monday (17 April) and Tuesday (18 April) from 10am - 5pm.

Mid-semester break

City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries are open on weekdays from 8.30am to 6pm.

Anzac Day (25 April)

City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries are open 24 hours on ANZAC Day (Tuesday 25 April). On Anzac Day you can access:

  • library staff and services from 10am - 5pm
  • PCs, study spaces, self-services and eResources only before 10am and after 5pm.

Please note: only VU students, staff or alumni can use the library before 10am and after 5pm on Anzac Day. VU student, staff or alumni ID card is required.

Queen's Birthday (12 June)

City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries are open from 10am on Queen's Birthday for access to:

  • library staff and services from 10am - 5pm
  • PCs, study spaces, self-services and eResources only between Monday 5pm - 8am Tuesday.

Please note: only VU students, staff or alumni can use the library between Monday 5pm - 8am Tuesday. VU student, staff or alumni ID card is required.

Weekends (10am – 10pm)

During HE semester until 25 June, City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries are open on weekends from 10am to 10pm, except the Easter long weekend.

Safety & security

Security guards are on duty during the extended hours (midnight - 8am). You can ask a security guard to escort you to the Footscray Park car park, the UniLodge or Victoria Place when you leave. Safety, security and support services are available on VU Safe mobile app.

All campus library hours

Opening hours for each campus library are available on the Library opening hours page.

 

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