University Closure Days

Easter, Early May and Spring Bank Holidays 2017

Building Closure Details

Please note, the University will provide limited service provision on the following Bank Holiday dates:

Friday 14 April - Good Friday
Monday 17 April - Easter Monday
Monday 1 May - early May bank holiday
Monday 29 May - Spring bank holiday

The majority of buildings will be closed and locked down during these periods and will re-open the following normal working day at 8am.

Firth Court building and North Campus will be accessible and staffed throughout. The Information Commons and Diamond buildings will be open.

All essential staff requiring out of hours access to support essential research activities during these periods, must advise their Departmental Manager or Laboratory Superintendent and provide their name and details of the building they wish to gain access to. All information must then be forwarded to the University’s Security Supervisor Team ( allowing seven days notice. This information will brief colleagues within the Security Control of authorised access.

All essential staff requiring access must have already completed out of hours training and departments are strongly advised to complete risk assessments for the activities that are being undertaken.

Any access queries during the close down period should be directed to the University’s Control Room on 0114 222 4085.

Details of exception and changes to services during this period are as follows:

Security Services will operate the usual service at both central campus and residence locations throughout.

EFM Helpdesk will be closed and the normal out of hours procedures should be followed in case of emergency https://www/

On call arrangements for EFM and CiCS will be in operation throughout the period and will be co-ordinated by Campus Control (0114 222 4085).

Sport Sheffield - opening times listed below

Friday 14 April - closed
Saturday 15 April - open 9am to 5pm
Sunday 16 April - open 9am to 5pm
Monday 17 April - closed
Monday 1 May - closed
Monday 29 May - closed
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Food and Cafe Outlets
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Keith Lilley
Director of Estates & Facilities Management