Accessibility statement

Facilities for prayer and reflection

The following facilities are available at the University of York for prayer and reflection:

Multifaith prayer rooms


Located in W/029 in Wentworth College, the prayer room is accessible 24 hours a day. 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

Located on the second floor, this facility can be accessed at any time the building is open. Staff at reception in the Ron Cooke Hub building 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.

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, located on Heslington Lane just to the south of Campus West. On the ground floor of More House, this simple prayerful chapel is open from morning to evening every weekday of the main undergraduate terms and is available to students and staff of all faiths and none as a place of reflection and prayer.