Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Resources, frequently asked questions and relevant information for RMIT students about coronavirus.

As cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to increase, RMIT is committed to supporting our staff and students at home and overseas. On 22 March the decision was made to suspend all face-to-face learning and teaching activity until further notice.

Read our latest statement

Information is being progressively provided to students in relation to the remote study options available. Students are advised to check their RMIT email and Canvas to find information that is most relevant to them.

If you are unable to find the answer you are looking for, please reach out to the relevant contact below

Watch a video message from our Vice-Chancellor and RUSU President

Information for students

Contact us


New students

New students who have accepted but not yet enrolled can contact or call +61 3 9925 2260.

Returning students

For general enquiries, the team at RMIT Connect will continue to direct your request to the right area. You can call them on +61 3 9925 5000.

For anything related to coronavirus (COVID-19), the RMIT coronavirus hotline continues to be available for members of the RMIT community on +61 3 9925 5005 or enquiries can be made online via the COVID-19 enquiry form.

You can also contact:

Health and wellbeing


Public resources

We are continuing to follow the advice of relevant authorities and recommend you do too. Study in Australia provides a central source of information, connecting students to the variety of resources and information available relating to coronavirus.


Travel and Visa Advice

Health Advice

Education Advice

  • Department of Education
  • A dedicated Victorian Government email and hotline has been set up for international students: or 1300 981 621 (8am to 8pm AEDST Monday to Friday).
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Acknowledgement of Country

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.