Vacation opening times

Our teams at Keele are still here to help throughout the vacation! This includes support and services you can access remotely, such as Student ServicesCareers and EmployabilityITLibrary servicesadvice from KeeleSU, and more. 

The below times apply during 2022/23 and also covers the Winter vacation period.

Vacation dates include:

  • Saturday 17 December 2022 - Sunday 8 January 2023

Semester dates:

  • Semester one: Monday 26 September 2022 - Friday 20 January 2023
  • Semester two: Monday 23 January 2023 - Friday 9 June 2023

All events and activities happening throughout the year, including vacation periods, are on the Keele App.

For key dates, such as semester dates and vacation periods, go to our key dates web page.

Vacation opening times are as follows:

  • 17th December - 10:00am-7:00pm
  • 18th December - 10:00am-6:00pm
  • 19th December - 23rd December: 8:00am-7:00pm
  • 24th December - 10:00am-4:00pm
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day - CLOSED
  • 27th December - 30th December: 8:00am-7:00pm
  • 31st December - 10:00am-4:00pm
  • New Year's Day - Closed
  • 2nd January - 7th January - 10:00am-7:00pm
  • 8th January - 10:00am-6:00pm
  • 9th January - Normal opening hours resume

Vacation opening times are as follows:

  • 19th December - 23rd December - 9:30am-4:30pm
  • Christmas Eve - 11:00am-3:00pm
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day - CLOSED
  • 27th to 31st December - 11:00am-3:00pm
  • New Year’s Day - CLOSED
  • 2nd January - 11:00am-3:00pm
  • 3rd January - 6th January CLOSED
  • 7th January and 8th January - 9:30am-4:30pm
  • 9th January normal hours resume - 7:30am-6:00pm

During this period, the following will be available.

  • Soup & Toastie - £2.75
  • Free mince pie with every hot drink purchased
  • Board games and quizzes will be available to use within the café and students are encouraged to use this space as a socialising space during the opening hours, even if they don’t actually want to make a purchase

Finally, Chapter’s will be closed for redecoration in the New Year but will be back to normal opening hours from Monday 9th January, 7.30am-6pm

 

Vacation opening times are as follows: 

  • Open every day throughout December 12 noon until late.
  • 25th December - 11:30am-3:30pm
  • 26th December - 12:00 noon-late
  • 31st December - 12:00 noon-1:00am
  • 1st December - 12:00 noon-8:00pm 

CENTRAL Cafe:


Vacation opening times are as follows:

  • 19th December - 23rd December open 8:00am-4:00pm
  • 2nd January - CLOSED
  • 3rd January - 6th January 8:00am-4:00pm
  • 9th January onwards normal opening hours resume 8:30am-4:30pm

 

CENTRAL Kitchen:


Vacation opening times are as follows:

  • 19th December - 23rd December App only - 8:30am-3:30pm
  • 2nd January - CLOSED
  • 3rd January - 6th January App only 8:30am-3:30pm
  • 9th January - Normal opening hours resume 8:00am-7:00pm (Mon-Thurs) 8:00am-5:00pm Friday

 

CENTRAL to Go:


Vacation opening times are as follows:

  • 19th December - 23rd December - 8:00am-4:00pm
  • 2nd January - CLOSED
  • 3rd January - 6th January - 8:00am-4:00pm
  • 9th January - Normal opening hours resume 8:30am-7:00pm (Mon-Thurs) 8:00am-4:40pm Friday

Vacation opening times are as follows:

The chapel will be open as usual all day during the vacation - it is usually locked a little earlier than in term time but will still be open until early-mid evening.

The Islamic Centre is accessible to anyone with a Keele Card.

You can also join the Keele Chapel Facebook PageTwitter or Instagram or the Keele Islamic Centre Facebook page for more information.

There are services in Chapel every Sunday over the Christmas vacation - all are welcome to join us.

  • 18th December
  • 10:15am - TEN:15 Service
  • 12:30pm - Catholic Mass
  • Christmas Day
  • 10:15am - Holy Communion
  • 1st January
  • 10:15am - TEN:15 Service
  • 8th January
  • 10:15am - TEN:15 Service

Please note there is no Catholic Mass on Christmas day or Sunday 1st January.

The I.T Service Desk will be available at the following times:

  • 19th December - 23rd December 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • 3rd January - 8th January 8:45am - 5:00pm
  • 9th January normal opening hours resume - 8:45am - 6:00pm
 

Virtual Support

(Online and Phone)

Saturday 24th Decemeber CLOSED
Sunday 25th December CLOSED
Monday 26th December CLOSED
Tuesday 27th December CLOSED
Wednesday 28th December 12:00 - 17:00
Thursday 29th December CLOSED
Friday 30th December 12:00 - 17:00
Saturday 31st December CLOSED
Sunday 1st January CLOSED
Monday 2nd January CLOSED
Tuesday 3rd January 8:45 - 17:00

 

The Sports Centre will be open 7.30am - 5pm Friday 23rd December.
 
The centre will be closed from 24th December 2022 to 4th January 2023.
 
A selection of sports and gym equipment will be available on the ground floor of the Library during this period (see library opening times).
 

Normal opening times resume from the 4th January as below:

  • Monday to Friday - 7.30am-10pm
  • Saturday and Sunday - 9.30am-5.30pm

 

The Campus Library vacation opening times are as follows:

  • 16th December - 24hr access closes at 8:00pm
  • 17th December – Thursday 22nd December - 9:00am – 8:00pm
  • 23rd December - 9:00am – 5:00pm
  • 24th December – 27th December - CLOSED
  • 28th December – 31st December - 12:00pm – 5:00pm
  • 1st January – 2nd January - CLOSED
  • 3rd January – 8th January - 9:00am – 8:00pm

For Health Library opening times, click here

Vacation opening times are as follows:

  • 19th December - 22nd December 8:00am-5:50pm
  • 23rd December - 8:00am-2:50pm
  • 26th December - 2nd January CLOSED
  • 3rd January onwards normal hours resume - 8:00am-4:50pm

Go to the Gregg’s store finder to view opening times for the Keele store – click here.  

Vacation opening times are as follows:
 
Keele SU ground floor will be closed resuming normal opening hours from 9th January 2023

For opening times for the SU building and services visit the Keele SU website.

Vacation opening times are as follows:

  • 19th December - 23rd December - 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • 26th December - 2nd January - CLOSED
  • 3rd January - 6th January - 9:00am - 5:00pm

Out of hours support  is always available.

Vacation opening hours are as follows:

  • 16th December closed from 3:00pm
  • 17th December - 8th January - CLOSED

Normal opening hours resume from 9th January onwards - 8:30am-3:00pm

Vacation opening hours are as follows:

  • 19th December - 23rd December 8:30am-2:30pm
  • 2nd January - CLOSED
  • 3rd January - 6th January 8:30am-2:30pm

Normal opening hours resume from 9th January onwards - 8:30am-3:00pm

The Residence Life team will be available as usual, 9am-5pm Monday to Friday.

Vacation opening hours are as follows:

  • 22nd December - 8:45am – 8:00pm
  • 23rd December - 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • 24th - 27th December - CLOSED
  • 28th - 30th December - 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • 31st December - 2nd January - CLOSED

Normal opening hours resume from 3rd January onwards - 8:45am - 8:00pm