UCL East


UCL East campus spring break 2024

22 March 2024

UCL will be closed from 5:30pm on Wednesday 27 March until 9:00am on Thursday 4 April 2024. Please read our guidance for more information on building and facilities access and out-of hours contacts for students and staff throughout the closure and student holiday periods.

Grass and daffodils in the foreground on a sunny morning on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park with the ArcelorMittal Orbit sculpture in the background

UCL will be closed from 5:30pm on Wednesday 27 March until 9:00am on Thursday 4 April 2024. 

UCL East campus building access
UCL East campus catering outlets
Out of hours emergency contacts
Further information

UCL East campus building access

Weekend opening hours will be in operation throughout the closure period as follows:

  • 7am to 10pm - students and staff
  • 9am to 6pm    - general public

Our Security team will of course be on duty throughout in both buildings 24/7.

Study spaces and facilities

  • One Pool Street 1st floor Study Hub – 7am to 10pm
  • Marshgate 4th floor project space – 7am to 10pm
  • All study spaces on campus that are not within the library - 7am to 10pm
  • One Pool Street Digital Accessibility Hub - 8am to 10pm for those students who have approved access
  • Marshgate media clusters are open normal hours (rooms 226, 227, 228 - 9am to 9pm, rooms 301 and 300 - 9am to 6pm)


Staff workspaces, labs, studios and workshops

  • Closed throughout unless open for a period by special arrangement
  • Find out how you can support Sustainable UCL's holiday Switch Off campaign

UCL East campus catering outlets

  • Catering spaces will all be closed throughout the closure period.
  • Outside of the closure period during the student holidays, these catering outlets will be open Monday to Friday only as follows:
  • Pool Street Café - 08:30 to 17:30
  • Marshgate Café  - 08:00 to 18:00
  • Refectory - lunchtime opening only – 11:30 to 14:30

The following are now closed until the end of the student holidays when the summer term begins:

  • Refectory Coffee Shop – closed until Mon 22 April
  • Staff Common Room – closed until Mon 22 April

Pool Street Shop

  • Our neighbourhood shop is closed throughout the closure period and student holidays, reopening on the first day of the summer term, Monday 22 April

Out of hours emergency contacts

A range of support services for students are available throughout the closure period.

Further information for staff