Geelong Waterfront Campus

Opening hours


Staffed hours

Monday 5 November to Sunday 17 February 2019

  • Monday to Friday, 9am - 6pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 1pm - 5pm

Extended opening hours

We're open for Deakin staff and students 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our roaming security team will be keeping the place safe, so you can focus on your study. They will also be checking for Deakin ID cards (or other form of identification).

Our spaces

Private study rooms are available to be booked by Deakin students and staff.

Book a room >


Did you miss out on participating in an online library session during Orientation week?

Don't worry, you can learn all about library resources and services in this short video.

If you'd like to explore the library in person, visit the service desk at your campus library to request a tour.

Contact information


03 9244 6200

  • Call back service available
  • Shared phone service between all campuses


Level 3, Building D
(John Hay Building)
1 Gheringhap Street

Alfred Deakin Prime Ministerial Library

Level 1, Building AD
(Sally Walker Building)
Cnr. Western Beach Road and Cunningham Street


Computers and wireless networking

For instructions and tips on connecting to the Deakin WiFi visit the  IT help page. For technical support, visit our Library eSolutions Service Desk 9 am-5 pm on weekdays.

Check computer availability at the Library through DeakinSync.

Print, copy and scan

All multi-function printers at the Library offer colour and black and white. For information on the price of prints, refer to print@Deakin.

Use your Deakin Student Card to print, copy and scan in the Library. Visitors can copy only - get a Visitor Deakin Card from the Service Desk during business hours. For more information on adding funds to your card, see Deakin Card essentials.

Borrow equipment

Deakin staff and students can borrow digital equipment. Each device comes with brief instructions. Just ask at the Library Service Desk or contact us for any of the following:

  • Zoom HD video recorders (Borrow: 3 days + 1 renewal)

Assistive technology

You can view our range of software and hardware aides. To use the assistive technology room at your Library, ask at the Service Desk.