24-hour spaces

University of Newcastle Libraries and Information Commons are open late during semester. Staff provide Library and basic IT support. Please check the Library Hours for changes.

There are 24 hour study spaces available at Auchmuty Library, Ourimbah Library and NUspace. Swipe access using staff or student ID cards is required outside library opening hours.

For issues relating to after hours access please contact Security services

Callaghan, Newcastle City and Central Coast campus: (02) 4921 5888



Auchmuty Learning Lounge is a collaborative space open 24 hours. Located on level 3 of the Auchmuty Library, building L on the Campus Map. Find group study spaces, collaborative computer desks, access to wireless and laptop facilities and Student Kitchen with food preparation area.

Auchmuty Information Common (AIC) provides 24 hour access to individual or group workspace. Located on level 2 of the Auchmuty Library, this area also includes a Student Kitchen with food preparation area. Wireless and laptop facilities, access to PCs and Macs, scanners, print/copy and laptop borrowing are available.

Central Coast

Central Coast

Ourimbah Information Common is open 24 hours. Located on level 1 and 2 of the Ourimbah Library. Services include wireless and laptop facilities and access to PCs, scanners, group study rooms, printing and photocopying. Snack and drink machines, Student Kitchen with food preparation area and lounge areas. A cafĂ© open on weekdays is also located in the OIC.

Newcastle City

Newcastle City

NUspace 24 hour common areas are available on the ground and first floors of the NUspace building. Services include wireless and laptop facilities, access to PCs, printing and photocopying, and a Student Kitchen on level 1.

Technical and equipment help

Computer, photocopier and printing facilities are available in all libraries. The multifunction printer/photocopiers can scan to USB or email accounts.

Wireless facilities are available to connect your laptops to our network.

Laptops (PC & Mac),VR headsets, smartboard remotes and whiteboard markers are also available for loan for use in the library only.

Log on to computers using your Student or Staff ID and password.

Please see staff at the Library Service Zone for assistance or the guide Digital Technologies self-help

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The University of Newcastle acknowledges the traditional custodians of the lands within our footprint areas: Awabakal, Darkinjung, Biripai, Worimi, Wonnarua, and Eora Nations. We also pay respect to the wisdom of our Elders past and present.