Accessibility statement

Facilities for prayer and reflection

Multifaith prayer rooms

In line with current Covid-19 restrictions, only one person should use the prayer rooms at any one time.

Wentworth College

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

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. Please note: the Quiet Place is currently closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

More House Chapel

More House is the Catholic Chaplaincy for the University, located on Heslington Lane just 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 8.30am - 11am and 4pm - 6.30pm each weekday during term and is available to students and staff of all faiths and none as a place of reflection and prayer.