Holiday opening hours

The University is closed from 5pm on Friday 27 August 2021 and will reopen on Wednesday 1 September 2021.

Check with your school for more details. 

University of Leeds Libraries

The Edward Boyle Library is open on Saturday, Monday and Tuesday over the bank holiday weekend for bookable study space.

Find out about opening times for University libraries

Don't forget you can access online resources and academic skills support via the library webpages.

International Welcome support for students arriving from outside the UK: 

Find information about arrival and orientation, including booking arrival and self-isolation support, and welcome activities.  

Contact the International Welcome helpdesk (service available 7 days a week, including when the University is closed): 

·       Phone: +44 (0)113 3439599 (9am to 8pm, every day)  

·       Email: internationalwelcome@leeds.ac.uk (9am to 8pm, every day)  

·       International welcome helpdesk, Ziff Building East Entrance (9am to 5pm, every day) 

You can also live chat with our Link to Leeds Ambassadors from 10am – 10pm every day. 

Leeds University Union


Your Students’ Union  will close on Friday 27 August and will reopen on Wednesday 1 September. Some bars, shops and cafes will have reduced opening hours. Contact the Union Helpdesk on 0113 380 1400.

University of Leeds computer clusters


Some of the IT computer clusters will be open during the bank holiday weekend. Find out more about computer clusters.

University sports facilities

The Edge is open normal hours except for bank holiday Monday which is 10:00 - 17:00
Some University sports facilities can be accessed over the holidays, but may have reduced opening hours. 

Cafes and Refectory 


Find out what the cafes on campus opening hours are over the next few weeks on campus.

Help and support 

Leeds University Union help and support 
If you need help or advice, visit the Help and Support team in the Leeds University Union foyer. They offer a range of services, including drop-in sessions, appointments, phone calls, email communication and Skype meetings. 
advice@luu.leeds.ac.uk 

University Security Services
If you have any problems when the University is closed, you can contact the Security Office, which is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
175 Woodhouse Lane
security@leeds.ac.uk
General Enquiries 0113 343 5494
Emergencies Only 0113 343 2222

Togetherall
This supportive online community offers 24 hour support every day of the year. Trained counsellors are online at all times, as well as a range of helpful resources. FInd out more about Togetherall.

Samaritans
Samaritans offer 24-hour emotional support to anyone in need of someone to talk to. 

Telephone 116 123 or 0113 245 6789