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As we approach the festive season, students and staff can find out about campus arrangements, which include:
Campus access arrangements may need to change due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and we therefore advise you to check our webpages first if you require access to the University over the festive period.
Information on the support services available to students over the festive period will also be provided shortly.
The campuses will close from 4.00pm on Thursday 23 December 2021. The University will be closed between 24 December 2021 and 3 January 2022 inclusive.
In line with all other Bank Holidays and Concessionary days, all SALTO controlled buildings will be secured and accessible to students and staff by card until Tuesday 4 January 2022. Staff and students should carry photographic ID with them, as well as their access card.
Buildings and sites that are not controlled by SALTO or where there is no demand to occupy, will be key locked, as detailed below.
Staff within faculties or directorates which have specific requirements for the SALTO locks to be activated in certain areas earlier than the usual building closure time on Thursday 23 December, should email Clare Colwell on firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday 17 December.
Buildings open (card access)
Except card-accessed 24 hour pooled computer room
Except card accessed R Building and Simon Williams Common Room
Brookes Sport (Headington and Harcourt Hill campuses) - please visit the Brookes Sport webpages for opening times. Catering outlets (all campuses) - please visit the Catering webpages for full details.
Libraries (all campuses) - University libraries will closed from Friday 24 December 2021 to Monday 3 January 2022 inclusive. Please check the locations and opening hours webpages for the specific hours for each campus.
Staying safe - If you are on campus over the Christmas period, please familiarise yourself with the University’s lone working policy. Oxford Brookes Security Services will continue to be on site during this time. The team can be contacted 24/7 at any point over the Christmas period on 01865 48 3060 (Security Control Room).
The Post and Distribution team has maintained a flexible delivery schedule this year in response to demand for its service. The schedule below will be in place until January 2022 when it will be reviewed again.
If you have any specific requirements please email email@example.com and the team will try to help.
Campus deliveries (Monday-Friday):
Gipsy Lane site, Headington CampusRoyal Mail post delivery:Incoming post is delivered every Monday with any non-urgent outgoing post collected. Please bring any urgent outgoing post to the Print & Post Room counter, Fuller Building, which is open daily 12 noon - 3.30pm. Royal Mail collection is at 3.45pm; please allow time for larger volumes of post to be processed. Royal Mail parcel delivery:Non-ambient parcels are delivered twice a day at 10.30am and 3.30pm. Ambient parcels are delivered as soon after arrival as possible.Deliveries of personal parcels and Christmas closure
Brookes Print is open for business for staff, students and external customers until 4.00pm on Thursday 23 December 2021 and will reopen on Tuesday 4 January 2022.
You still have time to print Christmas cards, 2022 Calendars and personalised notepads. For more information, please contact the team on 01865 483065 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counter service & collectionsOur counter service is open Monday - Friday, 8.30am - 4.30pmOnline shopWe have increased our product range online so please check out what is available.Oxford Brookes staffPlease use the online shop where possible. If the product you require is not available, please use the electronic print request form.