Holiday support and opening hours

Lots of support and activities will be available during the bank holiday weekend. Whether you’re new to Leeds or already know the campus and the city well, we’re here for you – online and in-person, on-campus. 

 View term and semester dates.



The Edward Boyle Library will remain open 24 hours a day across the bank holiday closure period, through to 24 June. Other campus libraries, including the Laidlaw, are open for study all weekend.

Find all library opening hours on campus over the Bank Holiday and beyond.

Find out more about the Library’s bookable spaces on the library website


  • Find information about study spaces on campus including how to book a study space. 
  • Find information about computer clusters. Remember, you can access a range of software using the Virtual Windows Desktop or AppsAnywhere. 
  • If you have any trouble accessing learning online you can speak to your Academic Personal Tutor who may be able to arrange a loan laptop for you. Remember that IT have a range of software available for you to use

Campus services 

University and LUU support 

Find details of how to access immediate support and get help in an emergency

Leeds University Union (LUU) is open over much of the weekend. Find out about what is open in LUU.

  • The Student Information Helpline will be available by phone and email  until 5pm on Friday 28 May and again on Wednesday 2 June. .  
  • Our Security Services are available 24/7 for anyone who needs them. If at any time you need to contact the Security Services, please call 0113 343 5494 or 0113 343 343 2222 in an emergency. In an emergency, please dial 999 to alert the emergency services first. You can also video call 07876 866747 through WhatsApp to speak with an officer face-to-face for advice and support.  
  • International arrival and orientation services are running every day throughout the spring break.   
  • If you need emergency immigration advice or help, please call Security (0113 343 5494 or 0113 343 343 2222) who will arrange for one of our International Student Advisers to call you back.  
  • If you experience a disability or a long-term health condition or just want to find out more, you can register with the Disability Service and the team will follow up with you as soon as possible. 
  • Find out about prayer, contemplation and faith-based support  

Self-isolating support 

Let us know if you are self-isolating or have tested positive for coronavirus so we can support you. Read more about the self-isolation support and guidance available, including information about getting food and essential supplies throughout the spring break. Find details of how to book an emergency food box online

Wellbeing support available 24/7 

It's ok to ask for help and advice. These support resources are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:  

Stay connected online  

  • Join the University of Leeds Facebook group for current student, follow @UoLStudents on Twitter or the University of Leeds Weibo and join LUU’s community Facebook group  
  • If you're in University accommodation, check out Residence Life to find your group chat and stay up to date with events and information  
  • If you're a postgraduate, join the Postgraduate Hub facebook group to connect with other postgrads online  
  • if you are a student with caring responsibilties, the Lifelong Learning Centre have set up a chat space on Teams fo you to socialise, and meet weekly on Zoom to share advice and bring together students with a shared experience. Email Lauren Huxley (LLC Student Experience Officer) to be part of this.  
  • Stay up to date with student-led University newspaper The Gryphon and connect to campus life by tuning in to Leeds Student Radio  

Leeds city-wide information 

  • Supermarkets, shops and banks may have reduced opening hours over the  bank holiday weekend (29 – 31 May). Visit the individual shop or bank’s websites to find their opening hours.  
  • Public transport - there may be some changes to normal timetables. Plan your journey and check for additional travel disruption or timetable changes. Here’s a list of some local taxi services, which can be booked in advance: