Arrival Instructions

All you need to know about your arrival at B&G – when, how and who to call.

Arrival Prior to Contract Commencement

If you wish to arrive before the commencement of your contract, please contact bgadmissions@anu.edu.au as soon as possible. Early places are limited and we make no guarantee that rooms will be available.

Arrival During Office Hours

Upon arriving at B&G enter the central block building and make your way upstairs to the reception area.

Let the Front Desk staff know that you would like to check in and they will provide you with your room keys, take a photo of you for our records and arrange a tour guide to show you to your room and give you a general orientation.

Arrival Outside Office Hours

Upon arriving at B&G enter central block through the main front entrance if the automatic doors are open. If the main door is closed you can call 61840040 from a mobile. Once you have entered through the automatic doors you will find a phone on the left hand side wall. Use this phone to call extension 40040 (this number is above the phone) to reach the ‘Duty Student’.

The duty student will assist you with your after hours check in providing you with your room keys, take a photo of you for our records and show you around the common areas of the hall and to your new room.

Check In Times

If you have a full year or full semester contract you may check in anytime after 10am on the date your contract commences. If checking in after your commencement date, you may check in between 9am and 10pm following the instructions below. If you are moving in mid-semester (or receive a late offer) you may check in between 2pm and 10pm on the date your contract commences or between 9am and 10pm any day following.

ANU Meet and Greet

The ANU runs a Meet and Greet service from the Jolimont Bus Terminal and the Canberra Airport. If you would like further information on this program, or to make a booking, please visit – Meet and Greet.

Other Check In Information

Upon check in, there are a number of things you can purchase or hire (for a maximum of 3 days) from the hall. These include a fold out bed, a double lock set and internet cables (so you can contact your family and tell them you have arrived safely). If you would like to sign out or purchase any of these items, please just ask as you check in.

A photo will be taken of you at your time of check in. This is for our system and allows us to identify you in an emergency or when making payments etc.

You will be given a short tour when you check in to help familiarise yourself with your new home but if you need help finding anything please don’t hesitate to ask the staff in the front office.

When you check in you will also be provided with a campus map. This will help you find your way around in your first few days but if you need to find anything specific, our staff will be more than happy to assist you.

Go to –

  • Can I Arrive Before My Contract Date?
  • Check In Times
  • During Office Hours Arrival
  • Meet and Greet
  • Other Check In Information
  • Outside of Office Hours Arrival

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