Opening hours over the Christmas Vacation period

Over the Christmas Vacation period, University building opening times will be different than usual.

The majority of University buildings and services will close at the earlier time of 4pm on Tuesday 24 December 2019. The University will reopen at 7am on Thursday 2 January 2020.

This is because public transport in South Yorkshire will stop running early on Tuesday 24 December. Buses will stop running from 5.30pm, and trams from 6pm. Please check the Travel South Yorkshire website for further information.

Travel South Yorkshire

The Information Commons will remain open 24/7 throughout the Christmas Vacation.

Library opening times

Security Services

Security services will be available both on campus and at the University residences.

If you have an issue over the Christmas vacation, report it to the Security Control Room on 0114 222 4085. In an emergency, please ring 0114 222 4444.

Over the Christmas Vacation period, students can be targeted by phishing scams. Beware of phishing emails.

  • Never share your passwords and personal information
  • Always check the email address
  • Don’t trust links in strange emails

If you think your account has been compromised, please contact the Security Control Room.

Security Services