Students in the University Library, with masks on

  • 30 November 2021
  • 4 min read

Here’s when different services will be closing in the lead up to Christmas. 

Teaching ends on Friday 10 December 2021 and restarts on Tuesday 4 January 2021. All academic year dates are available on MyPort.

Most University offices will be closed from Friday 24 December until Monday 3 January inclusive. Security will be available to help with University-related emergencies by calling 023 9284 3333 and IT support is available 24/7 52 weeks a year on 023 9284 7777.

Here are the full changes in place over the festive period:

Opening and closing hours over Christmas 2021

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Wed 9.00am - 5.00pm

Thu - 9.00am - 12.00pm
Fri Closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Wed 9.00am - 4.00pm
Thu 9.00am - 12.00pm
Fri Closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

Week beginning Mon 6 December
Park, Portland, Eldon, Library, St Georges, 901 and Cafe Coco running term time opening hours until Fri 10 December when they close for Christmas

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Wed Hub, ULC 5th Floor cafe and Sports Centre cafe open term time opening hours
Thu 8.30am - 2.30pm
Fri Closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Thu 8.30am - 4.00pm
Fri - closed 

Re-open Tue 4 January

Appointments can be booked online at MyCareer.port.ac.uk or by ringing 02392 842684 or email careers@port.ac.uk

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Wed 9.00am - 5.00pm
Thu 9.00am - 12.00pm
Fri Closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

On-call availability 24/7 throughout Christmas break. The on-call chaplain can be contacted via security lodge on 023 92843418. The on-call chaplain will also monitor emails to chaplains@port.ac.uk

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Thu 8.30am - 5.00pm
Fri Closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

Enquiries can be made either in person, via phone (02392 843488) or via email (global@port.ac.uk) during office hours.

Week beginning Mon 13 December
Mon - Fri 9.00am - 8.00pm (Library Staff available 9.00am - 5.00pm)
Sat - Sun 10.00am - 4.00pm (Library Staff available 11.00am -3.00pm)

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Thu 9.00am - 8.00pm (Library Staff available 9.00am - 5.00pm)
Fri 10.00am - 4.00pm (Open to students but no Library staff on site just Security)

Closed Sat 25 - Tue 28 December

Wed 29 - Fri 31 December
10.00am - 4.00pm (Open to students but no Library staff on site just Security)

Closed Sat 1 - Mon 3 January

Re-open Tue 4 January at 8.00am for 24/7 term time opening

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Thu 8.30am - 5.00pm
Fri closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

The Nursery is open to pre-booked children:

Week beginning Mon 13 December
Mon - Closed
Tue - Fri 8.30am - 5.30pm

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Wed 8.30am - 5.30pm
Thu - Closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Thu 11.30am - 8.00pm
Fri closed
Re-open Tue 4 January

Res Life will be available for Out of Hours Pastoral support over the Christmas break. Students will need to call the security lodge 023 9284 3418 and request to speak to Res Life. Res Life will be returning to the office at 11.30am on Tue 4 January 2022.

Langstone Sports Site opening times:
Saturday 11 December: 8.30am - 4.00pm
Sunday 12 December: 9.30am - 6.00pm
Monday 13 - Friday 17 December: 7.30am - 9.00pm
Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 December: 8.30am - 1.30pm
Monday 20 - Thursday 23 December: 7.30am - 9.00pm
Friday 24 December - Monday 3 January: Closed
Tuesday 4 - 7 January: 7.30am - 10.00pm
Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 January: 8.30am - 6.00pm

St. Paul's Gym opening times
Saturday 11 December: 8.30am - 4.00pm
Sunday 12 December: 9.30am - 6.00pm
Monday 13 - Friday 17 December: 7.30am - 9.00pm
Saturday 18 - Sunday 19 December: 8.30am - 1.30pm
Monday 20 - Thursday 23 December: 7.30am - 9.00pm
Friday 24 December - Monday 3 January: Closed
Tuesday 4 - 7 January: 7.00am - 10.00pm
Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 January: 8.30am - 6.00pm

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Wed 8:30am – 5:00pm
Thu 8:30am – 12.00pm
Fri Closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

The service will also be unavailable on Thu 6 January for staff training.

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Thu 8.30am - 5.00pm
Fri closed
Re-open Tue 4 January

During normal office hours Student Housing are available in person, by phone 02392 843214 or email student.housing@port.ac.uk.

Week beginning Mon 20 December
Mon - Wed 9.30am to 4.00pm
Thu 9.30am to 12.00pm
Fri Closed

Re-open Tue 4 January

Out of hours support is available over the Christmas break.

Week beginning Mon 13 December
Mon - Thu 9.00am - 4.00pm
Fri Closed

Re-open Mon 10 January

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