Your room at Ormond is your own private space on campus to sleep, study and relax.
Rooms for undergraduate students are spread between four buildings: Main Building, Oval Wing (‘O-Wing’), McCaughey Court and Picken Court. First-year students usually live in Picken, McCaughey or O-Wing, while more senior students live for the most part in Main Building and Picken. The Picken and McCaughey buildings were designed by famous Australian modernist architects Grounds, Romberg and Boyd.
About your room:
- Each room is supplied with a single bed, pillow, mattress, mattress protector, mirror, towel rail, desk, desk-chair, wardrobe, bookshelf, pin-up board, carpet and curtains. All rooms are heated during winter.
- Each student has a single room with high-speed (cabled) internet connection and heating. VOIP telephones with voicemail service are available on an opt-in basis for $65 per semester.
- You need to supply your own bed linen, towels, study lamp, computer, coat hangers, posters and other personal touches.
- A small number of senior students have the option of an extra room through sharing a study.
- Bathrooms, which are unisex, are shared on a shower-to-student ratio of about 1:5.
Your room is allocated to you in the first year, but in later years you are able to indicate a preference for a particular room, or rooms. A seniority system, based upon year level at University and years in residence, guides the room allocation system.