Moving In

Once again, thank you for choosing Mannix. We’re glad you’re with us! Here are a few things you need to know and do before your arrival. As you take your first step while embarking on this exciting and new journey, we understand there is a lot to get your head around before university classes even start. Don’t worry, we’re here to help! On this page, you’ll find everything you need to know prior to your arrival.

Online activities for new residents

You must complete the following before arriving at Mannix:

Read College Handbook

This will get you up to speed with the expectations of being a resident at Mannix. We are home to up to 300 students and so it’s important to know what the ins and outs of community life are. Click here to read now.

Complete e-modules

All new residents must complete prescribed e-modules which provide essential knowledge relevant to the resident experience. Access to these modules will be emailed to you closer to your move-in date.

Complete admissions and contract documentation

Please ensure your admissions and contract documentation is complete, submitted and processed prior to your arrival. You will not be granted access to your room unless all documentation is in order. Please also note that you must read the handbook before arriving at Mannix. This information is provided on the Orientation Week page (coming soon).

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Arrival Date

For residents commencing in 2023, your arrival date is Sunday 19 February 2023. All new residents must arrive at College on this date (unless an exemption is arranged with the College). More information will be provided shortly. You must advise the College if you intend to arrive any time before or after your contract start date. If this hasn’t been arranged and confirmed prior to your arrival, you will not be granted access to your room.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

What to bring

Your room is fully furnished. We provide a set of single sheets, a pillow and pillow case. You just need to bring your own blankets and/or doona, towels, coat hangers, and anything else you need to make your room home.

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Welcome Week

A week-long orientation is designed to help you, as a new resident, settle comfortably into your new living and learning environment. Mannix Welcome Week activities will run from 19 February to 25 February 2023.

Welcome Week is the official kick-off to your first semester at Mannix with a range of information sessions and fun events to help prepare you for living on campus and for university life. The activities and events are the best way for you to help you to make lifelong friendships and ease your transition to university life, so it’s important to us and yourself that you are committed to participating fully. Only residents who are new to the College are eligible to attend all Welcome Week activities and events.

Some Welcome Week activities will be emailed to you and are open to everyone at Mannix. Please refer to the timetable for more details (coming soon).  PLEASE NOTE: If you have mandatory activities at university, they take precedence over College activities.


Monash Orientation

These events and activities run after Mannix Welcome Week. You are free to choose which UniStart events and activities you want to take part in, however there are some events where attendance is expected and considered essential.

Events and Activities (coming soon)

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Family Visits

Mannix Gryphon House offers 25 modern studios and apartments for family and friends. Stay in our outstanding facilities with complimentary Wi-Fi and meals throughout your stay. All our rooms are fully self-contained and serviced daily.

In-room features:

  • King or Queen-sized bed and ensuite bathroom
  • Communal Kitchenette (fridge, kettle, sink & microwave)
  • Study nook and lounge area with LCD TV

For more information and prices, please visit Gryphon House.

Any questions, please contact us.

Gryphon House Room

Stay connected

There are a number of ways that the College communicates important information to residents:

Gryphon Gazette

Every Friday, residents will receive a copy of our weekly newsletter. This keeps you up to date with what’s going on around the College. It’s imperative that you read it so you know what’s on in the week ahead. Before your arrival at Mannix, please make sure that the email address that is reflected in your resident profile on the Resident Portal is current. If you have any questions, please contact the College Office.

Social Media

Mannix officially maintains several accounts across various social media platforms as an alternative mode of communication to residents. Make sure you follow our official social media channels to stay up to date with the latest College news and events: Facebook,  Instagram & LinkedIn. The College community is expected to adhere to the College’s and Monash University’s social media policies at all times. We encourage residents to share their experiences of life at Mannix. When you tag your public posts with #mannixcollege, we can engage with you and share content with others.

Handbook & Policies

Mannix provides a living & learning environment in which all residents are required to act with the best interests of fellow residents in mind.

Parents & Guardians

Parents and guardians are valued members of the College community. We offer students a safe and secure place to live.

Respectful Relationships

Mannix is committed to being a safe and vibrant community characterised by respectful relationships.

Vision & Values

Mannix has a strong, proud history and is committed to being a leader among Australia’s university residential colleges.