Accessibility statement

Facilities for prayer and reflection

Multifaith prayer rooms

Due to the pandemic, please keep your distance from other users of the prayer facilities.

Wentworth College

Located in W/029 in Wentworth College, the prayer room is accessible Monday to Friday between 7am and 11pm. It is designated as a multifaith facility. To access the prayer room, take your student identification to Wentworth College reception where the receptionist will provide you with a key.

Ron Cooke Hub

There is a male and female prayer room located on the second floor of the Ron Cooke Hub, accessible 24 hours a day. Staff at reception in the Ron Cooke Hub can provide directions. 

Seebohm Rowntree Building

Located on the ground floor of the Seebohm Rowntree Building in Alcuin College. To use this room, please fill out the access form. After sending your request, you will need to visit Alcuin College reception to activate your student card.

Quiet Place

The Quiet Place

Between Derwent College and Heslington Hall, The Quiet Place is a resource for all members of the University community for silence, quiet reflection or prayer. There is a bookable upper room for groups to use and an enclosed garden and ground floor room for individuals.

More House Chapel

More House is the Catholic Chaplaincy for the University as well as the main base for wider chaplaincy events and activities. More House is located on Heslington Lane to the south of Campus West between Spring Lane and Halifax College. On the ground floor of More House, a simple prayerful chapel is open from 9.30am to 5pm each weekday during term and is available to students and staff of all faiths and none as a place of reflection and prayer.