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Spring Break 2023 – Kent Services are still here for you: Opening Times

During the spring vacation period, which is from 7 April to 8 May, most of the University’s services are still available, some with amended opening hours. Many are closed on the national bank holidays, which are Friday 7 April and Monday 10 April.

Here’s a list of services and opening times:

  • Borrow books and study: Templeman Library at Canterbury opening times, and Drill Hall Library at Medway opening times 
  • Ask Nexus: Nexus is open as usual (Mon – Fri 09:00 – 19:00) except for closure on bank holidays.
  • Food and drink on campus: Canterbury catering opening times. Please note, the £3 Meal Deal in Rutherford Dining Hall will be available during weekday lunchtimes only (12:00-14:00) and will be closed in the evening, at weekends and on bank holidays.
  • Support: Student Support and Wellbeing reception remains open 09:00-17:00 throughout the Spring break, apart from national bank holidays. Get #ExamCalm on our Wellbeing page, where you can also find out about events and support info, including 24/7 online, phone and text support.
  • Careers advice and activity: The Careers and Employability Service is remains open 09:00-17:00 throughout the Spring break (apart from the national holidays), so you can continue to book appointments and work on your career.
  • Exam preparation and study support: The Student Learning Advisory Service remains open 09:00-17:00 throughout the Spring break, apart from national bank holidays. You can book face-to-face and online appointments on all areas of study support, including exam preparation. The Bitesize workshops have now come to an end but check out guides on revision/exam prep and assignment writing on the SLAS website.
  • Reception areas: Some receptions will be operating on different opening hours during the vacation. See reception opening hours. Security and maintenance services will operate as usual
  • Sport and exercise: You can still use facilities and join classes over the break, apart from national bank holidays. Check out Kent Sport opening hours.
  • Kent Union services and outlets: Kent Union opening times.
  • Campus Shuttle: The Campus Shuttle will run a reduced service on Friday 7 April and Monday 8 May. Aside from these dates, the shuttle will not be running as this is a term-time only service. See Campus Shuttle timetable.

And of course, Campus Security staff are on duty 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. We wish you a restful break!