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Libraries open 24 hours during the week

City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries will be open 24 hours (Monday 8am until Friday midnight) for VU students, staff and alumni.

In response to the 2015 Library Client Survey, we have extended our opening hours to better meet your learning needs.

Weekdays (open 24 hours)

Until 26 June the City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries will be open 24 hours on weekdays (Monday 8am until Friday midnight) for access to:

  • library staff and  services from 8am until 12am (midnight)
  • only PCs, study spaces, self-services and eResources between 12am (midnight) and 8am.

Access during extended hours (midnight until 8am) is for VU students, staff or alumni only. Please bring your ID card or proof of enrolment.

The two libraries close at midnight on Friday and reopen at 10am on Saturday.

Safety and security

Security guards are on duty during the extended hours (midnight till 8am). You can ask a security guard to escort you to the Footscray Park car park or the UniLodge when you leave.

Weekends (10am – 10pm)

During semester, City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries are also open for extended hours on weekends from 10am to 10pm.

Public holidays (open 10am)

On ANZAC Day (Monday 25 April) and the Queen's Birthday (Monday 13 June), City Flinders and Footscray Park libraries will open at 10am for access to:

  • library staff services from 10am until 5pm
  • only PCs, study spaces, self-services and eResources between 5pm (Monday) until 8am (Tuesday). During these hours (5pm to 8am) only VU students, staff or alumni can enter. A VU student, staff or alumni ID card is required.

All campus library hours

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

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