1. Environments and Design Students
  2. Undergraduate
  3. Resources
  4. Building Access
  5. Building Induction

Building Induction

In order to access the Melbourne School of Design building and/or the Baldwin Spencer building and the facilities held therein, students enrolled in the Bachelor of Environments or a course administered by the Melbourne School of Design agree to the conditions of use set out below. These conditions are designed to ensure the safety of students and the respect for Faculty and University property.

Any breaches of the conditions set out below may result in the removal of building access and/or an allegation of general misconduct. Where an allegation of general misconduct has been upheld, penalties may be applied such as a monetary fine and/or exclusion from all or any part of University premises for such period and on such terms and conditions as considered necessary or appropriate.

Eligibility

This application is only for students who meet the following criteria:

  1. Students who possess a valid University of Melbourne Student Card (expiry date on card must be valid)
  2. Students enrolled in either the Bachelor of Environments or courses administered by the Melbourne School of Design
  3. Students enrolled in University of Melbourne subjects with codes starting with 'ENVS' or 'ABPL'

Do not complete this form if you do not meet the above criteria. You will not receive access to the MSD or Baldwin Spencer Buildings.

Please read the conditions of use below prior to completing the form.

Make sure you log out of the EDSC web form before other students complete their application.

CONDITIONS OF USE

Building Access Times

Student Access to ABP Buildings is provided from 7am - 11pm, Monday to Sunday to students who meet the above criteria upon submission of this application and completion of the agreement to the conditions of use.

Extension of the hours of access to specific areas during peak activity periods throughout semester will be considered and applied where it is deemed necessary. Any extension to the hours of student access will take into account student behaviour and adherence to the conditions of use below.

Building Access and Your Student Card

Please note the important and mandatory requirement for accessing the buildings after hours and on weekends:

  1. You must always have your student card on you when you are in any ABP Buildings (and anywhere on campus)
  2. You will be required to present your student card to Security staff if asked to do so (if you refuse you will be asked to leave immediately)
  3. You will be asked to leave ABP Buildings if you do not have your Student ID card on you (this applies to all buildings on campus)

Access to The Melbourne School of Design (MSD) Building (B133)

  1. The MSD Building is accessible via your student card at the following times:
    • Monday to Sunday from 7am until 11pm
    • Outside of these times, the building is closed to students and you will be asked to leave by Security.
    • You must leave the building at 11pm regardless of Security staff being present.
  2. The MSD Building entry doors will be unlocked during semester Monday to Friday from 7.45am until 7pm (normal business hours).
  3. All teaching spaces in the MSD Building will be unlocked during semester Monday to Friday from 7.45am until 10pm. You will need to exit the teaching spaces at 10pm when they are locked.
  4. You will require your student card to access the building at the following times during semester:
    • Monday to Friday, between 7.00am and 7.45am and between 7pm and 11pm
    • Saturday and Sunday 7.00am – 11.00pm.
  5. Outside of normal business hours, your student card is required to access:
    • Ground floor entry doors (East, North, West)
    • Level 1 entry door (NE corner, top of Leo Simon Entranceway)
    • Student Print Room (128)
    • Digital Design Hubs (computer labs, outside of hours)
      • 129 and 246 (BENVs and MSD students)
      • 120 and 121 (MSD students only)
    • Fabrication Workshop (outside of hours, online induction required for access)

Access to the Baldwin Spencer Building (B113)

  1. The Baldwin Spencer Building is accessible to students via your student card at the following times:
    • Monday to Sunday from 7am until 11pm
    • Outside of these times, the building is closed to students and you will be asked to leave by Security.
    • You must leave the building at 11pm regardless of Security staff being present.
  2. The Baldwin Spencer Building entry doors will be unlocked during semester Monday to Friday from 7.45am until 7pm
  3. You will require your student card to access the building at the following times during semester.
  4. Monday to Friday, between 7.00am and 7.45am and between 7pm and 11pm
  5. Saturday and Sunday 7.00am – 11.00pm.
  6. You will need your student card to access:
    • Ground floor entry doors (South and West)
    • Design Hall (computer lab): 102 (BENVs and MSD Students)

Your Safety when using ABP Buildings

Access to the Student Spaces in the Baldwin Spencer building is provided for students to use safely and responsibly.

  1. Students are to manage their time appropriately and ensure you take appropriate breaks, eat and drink regularly and return home for rest and sleep.
  2. Security are available 24/7 via 8344 6666 or from the blue help phones on campus. Security provide escorts to cars and public transport after hours. Please follow the Personal Safety on Campus checklist.
  3. Please ensure you allow time to get home on public transport and manage your personal safety.
  4. Sleeping in any building is not permitted. Any student found sleeping in buildings will be escorted out of the building by Security staff.
  5. Alcohol consumption is not permitted in the buildings unless part of a Faculty organised event
  6. Students are not permitted to provide access to any ABP buildings to friends, relatives or other non BENVs or MSD students outside of normal business hours.
  7. Any safety hazards i.e. spills, faulty equipment should be reported immediately to a Faculty staff member or Security on 8344 6666.
  8. Spray adhesives, spray paint and other aerosols are ONLY to be used in the spray booth area of the Fabrication Workshop. These items cannot be stored in lockers at any point in time.
  9. Model making is permitted in the model making space in the Fabrication workshop and on the green surfaced tables throughout the building. Students must always use a cutting mat and take care when using model knives.
  10. ANY ITEMS STORED ON TOP OF LOCKERS THAT ARE DEEMED TO BE A HAZARD DUE TO SIZE AND RISK OF FALLING WILL BE REMOVED AND DISCARDED.
  11. Security staff will be onsite frequently, and are aware of what type of study activities should and should not be taking place in areas of ABP buildings. Security will ask you to leave the building if you cannot produce your student ID card and/or if you are not using the building appropriately.

Your Responsibility when using facilities in ABP Buildings

Teaching Spaces and Student Work Spaces

  1. NO Furniture is not to be removed from the teaching spaces in the MSD or Baldwin Spencer Buildings.
    • It is an OHS hazard to have tables and chairs located in the corridors, circulation spaces or blocking exits.
    • Excess furniture creates a hazard within spaces and removes resources from others.
  2. All teaching spaces have a required number of tables and chairs for each timetabled class. Please think about the next class who will use the room after yours and ensure it is suitable for them to commence their class.
    • The rectangular studio tables in teaching spaces flip vertically and are on wheels for easy movement and positioning within the space.
  3. NO Furniture in student study areas is to be moved into teaching spaces or otherwise. This furniture is provided for the use of all students. Please ensure furniture is left in a safe and suitable arrangement for others.
  4. Student workspaces and ABP Computers cannot be reserved or held if you vacate them. Locking out others from computers or remaining logged in if you leave, is not permitted. ABP IT staff will log you out so others can use the computer if this occurs.
  5. All rooms and open student areas should be left clean and tidy after use. The building is cleaned daily - all items left on the floor will be be discarded.
    • Please clean up your rubbish and place in the bins provided.

Digital Design Hubs (Computer Labs) – MSD 120, 121, 129, 246. Baldwin Spencer 102

  1. No food or drinks are allowed in the Digital Design Hubs and computer labs.
  2. Furniture and equipment is not to be moved from the Digital Design Hubs.
  3. Chair numbers must be maintained to provide equal access for all students during timetabled classes and outside of classes.
  4. Excess furniture creates a hazard within spaces and removes resources from others.
  5. MSD labs are timetabled for classes, but available for use when classes are not scheduled.
  6. BS Design Hall 102 is not timetabled for classes except in emergencies.

Fabrication Workshop

  1. This current access application must be completed before you can apply for access to the Fabrication Workshop.
  2. Please note that completion of an additional online training induction is required to access the Fabrication Workshop after hours
    • Training and tests are required before you will be allowed to access equipment and machinery.
    • Please visit the Fabrication Workshop to apply for access

Model Making

  1. Model making within the MSD Building is to be conducted only within the following areas:
    • Fabrication Workshop
    • Brian Lewis Atrium
    • Student accessible study areas on level 2
  2. When making models please adhere to the following rules to prevent damage to the building and keep it clean for all:
    • Aerosols of any kind, including spray paints and spray adhesives, are not permitted to be used in the building. Please contact the Fab Lab to arrange access and training for the spray booth.
    • Cutting mats must ALWAYS be used when using model knives or any cutting blades. Any damage caused as a result of not using a cutting mat will be charged to the responsible student and building access will be revoked.
    • Model making can be a messy process, however it is expected that you clean up any mess you create and return the work area to a clean state for the next users. Please take care as you work and minimise mess.
    • Please store your model and materials in your locker when not working on them, or store on shelves located in the Brian Lewis Atrium (western end near computers)
    • Any models left in student work areas that are not labelled with name, student ID, contact number and date of collection will be disposed of. The Faculty takes no responsibility for models, student material or belongings that are left unsecured in the building.
    • Models left on the floor create a hazard and will be considered rubbish by cleaners. Do not leave any valuable models or material on the floor.

Cleaning

  1. IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO CLEAN UP YOUR OWN MESS AND PLACE YOUR RUBBISH IN THE BINS PROVIDED
  2. Cleaning of buildings takes place in ABP buildings Sunday - Thursday, 12am and 8am.
  3. Cleaning staff may require you to move or relocate to another area whilst they complete their job.
  4. Please assist the cleaners to do their job by cleaning up any mess your create and placing rubbish in the bins provided.

Apply for access

Please use your UniMelb email account details to apply.

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