Spring break: Support and services

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If you’re staying in Liverpool during the spring break, you may find this information about campus opening times and our support services helpful. We hope you all have a lovely break #TeamLivUni.

Campus opening times


The Sydney Jones and Harold Cohen Library will remain open 24/7 over the Spring Break.

The library helpdesks will be staffed at the weekend, as normal (Saturday and Sunday, 12pm-5pm), but with reduced desk hours (9am-5pm) on Good Friday (Friday, 7 April) and Easter Monday (Monday, 10 April).

See the Library Opening Hours.

Sport Liverpool:

Sports & Fitness Centre

  • Monday, 27 – Friday, 31 March: 7am – 8pm
  • Saturday, 1 April: 8am – 3pm
  • Sunday, 2 April: 9am – 2pm
  • Monday, 3 April – Thursday, 6 April: 7am – 8pm
  • Friday, 7 April: Bank Holiday CLOSED
  • Saturday, 8 April: 8am – 3pm (pool closed – everything else open as normal)
  • Sunday, 9 April: 9am – 2pm – (pool closed everything else open as normal)
  • Monday, 10 April: Bank Holiday CLOSED
  • Tuesday, 11 April – Friday, 14 April: 7am – 8pm
  • Saturday, 15 April: 8am – 3pm
  • Sunday, 16 April: 9am – 2pm


  • Monday, 27 March – Friday, 31 March: 8am – 8pm
  • Saturday, 1 April: 12 – 8pm
  • Sunday, 2 April: 12 – 8pm
  • Monday, 3 – Thursday, 6 April: 8am – 8pm
  • Friday, 7 – Monday, 10 April: Closed
  • Tuesday, 11 April- Friday 14 April: 8am – 8pm
  • Saturday, 15 April: 12 – 8pm
  • Sunday, 16 April: 12 – 8pm

Liverpool Guild of Students:

The most up to date opening hours can be found here Opening hours @ Liverpool Guild of Students

From Monday, 27 March the Guild will be operating with vacation opening times as below.

  • Guild building: 8am – 6pm, Monday to Friday
  • Shop: 8:30am – 5pm, Monday to Friday
  • Sphinx: 12 – 5pm, Monday to Friday

The Guild will be closed for the Spring Break on Thursday, 6 April and will re-open on Wednesday, 12 April.


Starbucks will be closed on Good Friday and will reopen on Tuesday, 11 April.

Starbucks holiday hours are:

  • Monday to Saturday: 7am – 6pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 4pm

Normal operating hours commence across all units on Monday, 17 April.

Events and activities

If you are staying in Liverpool, there is lots to do over the break.

Check out the My Liverpool app and  Visit Liverpool to see what you can do in the city.

How to access support

If you need support, remember teams across the University are here to help:

  • Student Support Services: Our Student Services team can help you with a range of non-academic issues including: counselling, mental health, disability, international, money and advice. Student Services are based in the Alsop Building on University Square and you can book an appointment with the team via the online booking system.
  • Health Assured advice: Health Assured offer students a free, confidential advice line, with help available to talk through any problem, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can call the 24/7 helpline for free on 0800 028 3766.
  • Emergency help: If you are on campus and feel unsafe, call campus support on 0151 794 2222 and they will come to help you. If you don’t feel that you can keep yourself safe, go to A&E or call 999 for an ambulance. If you don’t need immediate medical treatment and you’re unsure what the best option is for you, call NHS 111.
  • Academic support: The KnowHow team provide online academic support to help you to succeed in your studies.
  • Listening services:Samaritans: Call 116123 (24 hours, 365 days a year).Papyrus: Call 0800 068 41 41 (9am – 10pm weekdays, 2pm – 10pm at weekends and on bank holidays.
  • Schools and departments: You may find it helpful to talk to your school or your department.
  • The Guild: The Guild offer free and confidential advice and are independent from the University.
  • Self-help hub: Our self-help hub has resources for a number of different topics including anxiety, depression, stress, imposter syndrome and sleep. The range of resources are designed to give you some ideas on what you can do to stop problems from escalating.