University closure dates


Bank holiday and closure dates

Buildings will be closed on the following dates, except for any special arrangements which may be made by Heads of Schools or Services, the Conference Office or in the Sports Centre. 

During these closures access to 24-hour computer rooms will be by University Card. Arrangements will be made to provide access to libraries as far as possible. 

These arrangements do not apply to Halls of Residence which will continue to follow their existing practices as set out in the conditions of employment of their staff. 

The Lakeside Arts Centre will put its own operational hours into practice subject to the demands of programming. 

The symbols against the dates have the following meanings:

PH = Public and Bank Holidays
UH = University Holidays
= Closure of Buildings


2015/2016 dates
Christmas 2015
Thursday 24 December UH 
Friday 25 December PH
Saturday 26 December 
Sunday 27 December 
Monday 28 December PH (in lieu of Boxing Day)
Tuesday 29 December  UH
Wednesday 30 December UH
Thursday 31 December UH
Friday 1 January 2016 (New Year's Day) PH
Easter 2016
Friday 25 March PH
Saturday 26 March C
Sunday 27 March C
Monday 28 March PH
Tuesday 29 March UH
Early Spring 2016
Monday 2 May PH
Late Spring 2016
Monday 30 May PH
Late Summer 2016
Saturday 27 August C
Sunday 28 August C
Monday 29 August PH


2016/17 dates
Dates Symbol 
Christmas 2016  
Friday 23 December UH
Saturday 24 December C
Sunday 25 December C
Monday 26 December PH (Boxing Day)
Tuesday 27 December PH (in lieu of Christmas Day)
Wednesday 28 December UH
Thursday 29 December UH
Friday 30 December UH
Saturday 31 December C
Sunday 1 January 2017 (New Year's Day)        C
Monday 2 January 2017 PH (in lieu of New Year's Day)
Easter 2017
Friday 14 April PH
Saturday 15 April C
Sunday 16 April C
Monday 17 April PH
Tuesday 18 April UH
Early Spring 2017
Monday 1 May  PH 
Late Spring 2017  
Monday 29 May  PH 
Late Summer 2017
Saturday 26 August C
Sunday 27 August C
Monday 28 August PH


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