Visiting York

Some distance learning courses will require students to attend the University at the start or at some point during the programme.

Whether this visit is compulsory or you find yourself in the area, you will always be welcome on campus as a student at York.

Maps and directions

You can find detailed directions and interactive maps to help you find and get around the campus.

Travelling from overseas

If you are visiting the University from overseas, we have useful advice on travelling to York.

Student Visitor Visa

If you are from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you may need a Student Visitor Visa to visit the University. Find out more in our student support information.

Staying and sight seeing

Bed and breakfast accommodation

If you would like to stay on campus, the University of York offers bed and breakfast accommodation through our conferences team. For example, Franklin house in Alcuin College offers single rooms at £52.80 and double rooms at £90.80.

To find out more visit our York Conferences pages.

The City of York

If you are planning to explore the City and the region, you can find out more about places to see and things to do at Visit York.