College Facilities

Don College is positioned in a beautiful natural environment. Surrounding bushland and waterways provide opportunity for a range of learning experiences and immediate access to walking and cycling tracks that lead to Splash Aquatic Centre, nearby beaches and Devonport city. It is expected that students respect our natural environment and our neighbouring residents.

Smoking

Staff and students are prohibited from smoking on the college grounds and in the immediate vicinity of Don College. This includes the surrounding streets and the Don River Reserve. If you require assistance to quit smoking please go to www.quittas.org.au or discuss with a member of the Student Services team.

Library

The Library operates from 8.15am until 4.00pm Monday to Friday, and supports both study and general interest needs. Our library is a magnificent, vibrant learning space. The wide range of resources includes books, serials, DVDs, e-resources and audio-visual and digital equipment. Computer facilities and study areas are provided for groups as well as for individuals.

Staff members are available at all times to provide expert assistance with effective research, equipment use, and learning and information literacy programs.

Direct access to online library services and research support is available on the Don Library homepage of the Don College Intranet.

Student Lounges

Comfortable spaces are available for students to enjoy. All students are reminded that Don College is a place of learning and are requested to respect the rights of others to learn. Kitchen facilities are available for students. All students are expected to keep our campus clean and tidy. The student lounges are also used as learning spaces for some classes.

Computer Access

All students are encouraged to bring their own device (BYOD), charged and ready for operation. Students can access our Wi-Fi network with their smart phone, tablet or personal laptop. Students must comply with the Don College Computer Use Agreement. For further details please refer to Don College BYOD information sheet.

All students are responsible for the security of their logon credentials - username and password. To assist with the safe and efficient management of the Don College network logon credentials and account access must not be shared. Students who do not comply will have their account disabled.

Student Property and Lockers

Lockers are issued each year for an annual fee of $6.00. Students are responsible for providing their own lock. Don College does not insure the property of students. Any property students bring to Don College including books, stationery, computers and clothing, should be clearly named so that if misplaced, it can easily be returned. Any lost property is kept at reception or the Student Support Office.

Parking

Parking Permits are required for all vehicles parking on Don College grounds. Parking Permits are available from the office following confirmation of enrolment. Staff and students are only to park in designated areas and observe all parking restrictions. Motorbike parking and bicycle storage facilities are also provided for staff and students.