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ANU EMERGENCY STATEMENT: ANU to close on Monday 26 February after flooding

The Australian National University (ANU) Acton campus will be closed tomorrow, Monday 26 February, following weekend flooding.

The closure is to ensure the safety of all students and staff as the University conducts essential safety checks on infrastructure including bridges, creek banks and electrical switchboards.

All classes and all events on campus will be cancelled on Monday 26 February and all ANU libraries will be closed.

Students should not come onto campus, and residential students should stay away from affected areas.

Staff should not come onto campus unless requested by their Directors for essential work. All ANU staff should check their emails for updates from their directors and for instructions. All meetings and interviews should be rescheduled.

Childcare centres on campus and University House will open as usual on Monday.

Students will be advised by course conveners of make-up arrangements for missed classes.

Students and staff should continue to check emails and the ANU web page for updates.

Unless advised otherwise, the ANU campus plans to re-open for normal activities on Tuesday 27 February.

The ANU hotline will have up to date information on 1800 275 268.

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Our focus on research as an asset, and an approach to education, ensures our graduates are in demand the world-over for their abilities to understand, and apply vision and creativity to addressing complex contemporary challenges.

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