How to register

You must register in person. To register, bring the following documents to the Library’s service desk:

  1. Your OUA student welcome letter, and
  2. Some form of photo identification (e.g. drivers license, passport)

We will issue you with a Special Borrower card.

Once you are registered as a Special Borrower, you can also join the CAVAL reciprocal borrowing scheme. Apply for a CAVAL card at the Library’s service desk.

With the CAVAL card, you can borrow items from other Victorian universities and TAFE/VE libraries that participate in the scheme.

Note: If you are not enrolled in OUA through RMIT University. You can still join the Library as a fee-paying borrower.

Borrowing privileges

Loans quota General collections Online resources Closed Reserve Audiovisual CAVAL Document Delivery Renewals Holds
30 items 14 days (students) Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes 12 months Yes (10)

Please note: If you live outside the Melbourne metro area, and would like to have items posted to you, please contact our Document Delivery Services.

Online resources

You should receive a letter with your RMIT student number and password – this is your RMIT login. Use it to access computers in the Library and Library e-resources (both on-campus and off-campus).

Library subject guides are excellent starting points for finding information.

Need help?

Use our Ask the Library service. For login problems, please contact IT Service and Support Centre.

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RMIT University acknowledges the people of the Woi wurrung and Boon wurrung language groups of the eastern Kulin Nation on whose unceded lands we conduct the business of the University. RMIT University respectfully acknowledges their Ancestors and Elders, past and present. RMIT also acknowledges the Traditional Custodians and their Ancestors of the lands and waters across Australia where we conduct our business.