Student Services News

News from the Student Services Centre (Carrington Building)

Month: April 2017 (Page 2 of 2)

University Easter closure: Wednesday 12 – Monday 17 April 2017

Students are reminded that the University will be closed on Wednesday 12 and Thursday 13 April in addition to the Easter bank holidays on Friday 14 and Monday 17 April 2017.

All buildings across campus will be closed during this time. The University will reopen on Tuesday 18 April – the first day of the Summer Term.

You won’t be able to access the University facilities during this time.

Important Contacts

Estates & Facilities: Extension 7000 (internal), or 0118 378 7799 for emergencies and out-of-hours. Email fm-help@reading.ac.uk.

IT: Telephone: Extension 6262. Email it@reading.ac.uk.

Security Services: Whiteknights House, north entrance, ground floor. Extension 7799 (internal), or 0118 931 6300 if calling from outside the University or for emergencies. Email securitycontrol@reading.ac.uk.

Term dates and a full list of University closure days can be found at the Dates of term and enrolment page.

 

In the meantime…

 

Hope everyone is having a great break, see you in the Summer Term!

Study spaces on campus up until 11 April

For students looking for study space on Whiteknights campus this weekend, the Library will be open on Saturday 8 April and Sunday 9 April.

You can access the 5th Floor Silent Study and the Ground and 1st floors. On other floors, books are accessible Librarybut there is no study furniture.

If you want access to a computer, you could try 24-hour labs in other buildings:

  • Agriculture (GL20) – 30 PCs
  • Meteorology (GL68) – 20 PCs
  • Palmer (G09) – 20 PCs

RUSU’s The Study will be open until 9 pm on 8 April, but will be closed on 9 April.

On Monday 10 April and Tuesday 11 April, the University will be open as usual. You can continue to use the 5th Floor Silent Study and Ground Floor in the Library – but the large PC room on 1st Floor will be closed on 11 April. (Rooms 108 and 107 will be open)

The Study will close at 5 pm on 11 April.

Between 12 April and 17 April, the University is closed for Easter.

When it reopens on 18 April, study spaces will be in the URS building. There will no study spaces in the Library.

We understand that the next few weeks will be busy, and there are other spaces you can use to study when the University is open.

  • Free Room Finder will help you identify available rooms in nearby buildings like Miller, Edith Morley, Allen-Lab or Palmer. These rooms can be booked through Room Bookings (email: rooms@reading.ac.uk; phone – 0118 378 6507).  If you are prefer to use a room in some other part of the campus or on London Road, Free Room Finder will help identify a suitable room.
  • There are also a number of alternate study spaces around the campus that could be used.

For further information, see the Library Refurbishment Project page at www.reading.ac.uk/library/refurb.

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