COVID- 19 advice

At ANU we are one community, and in the face of adversity we look after and look out for one another. On this page you'll find up-to-date information about the wide range of actions we are taking to ensure the wellbeing and welfare of our community.

To support you and the community’s safety, please contact if you have a case under assessment (have been tested) or have a confirmed positive result for COVID-19.

ACT Health provides up to date public health advice at the webpage at this link symptoms and getting tested.

People who have been tested for COVID-19 need to stay at home in isolation until they get their test result, and until their symptoms have resolved.

Importantly, if in the past 14 days, you meet the following criteria ACT Health advises that you should remain in quarantine and you must still complete your full 14-day quarantine period as advised by ACT Health, even if you get a negative test result.

  • Returned to Australia from overseas
  • Been in Victoria
  • Visited a high risk NSW venue
  • Had close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case

Latest updates »

See below for our latest advice regarding our COVID-19 response or visit our archive of past updates.

  • ANU Recovery - We have released a consultation document that explains how the University needs to respond to the serious financial challenges we face in the coming years, caused by COVID-19. We genuinely seeking suggestions on this recovery plan.
  • COVID Safe Campus - We have guidelines and an alert system in place to maintain a COVID Safe campus. These must be followed whilst on campus.
  • Face coverings - We have developed some guidance on the provision and use of face coverings at ANU.
  • Travel - As the COVID-19 situation changes in Victoria and NSW, we are updating our travel advice.
  • Flexible working arrangements - To support staff during the transition back to campus, this fact sheet outlines the return to campus and flexible working arrangements.

Health & wellbeing

The University's highest priority is the health, wellbeing and safety of our community. We aim to provide our community with support so we can help each other get through this challenging time.

Student life

In Semester 2, we're operating a hybrid model of on-campus and remote learning.

Campus & community

Find information on residential hall operations, changes to campus activity, events, mail delivery and parking.

ANU Recovery

Quick links Our Consultation Plan Frequently asked questions (FAQ) Community forums - upcoming dates and recordings of previous forums...

COVID Safe Campus

New COVID alert system The previous stages of return to campus will be replaced by a "traffic light system" of risk levels, similar to the ACT...

Financial health

Upcoming staff forum Virtual all-staff meeting with the Vice-Chancellor to discuss the University's Recovery Plan, Wednesday 16 September at 1.15pm...

Return to campus

New COVID alert system The previous stages of return to campus will be replaced by a "traffic light system" of risk levels, similar to the ACT...

Community forums

An important part of our COVID-19 response has been hosting community forums. These are an opportunity for our community to ask questions and recieve...


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