Campus Access & Services 

Is there study space open on campus? 

Yes, you can study in the Library, opening hours are here

Also, the Bailey Allen Hall is open as a noisy study space. It will be available Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and spaces will need to be booked through the Library.

All spaces must be booked in advance using the Library booking system

Can I access the University Sports Centre: 

Kingfisher Club leisure facilities have reopened in the NUI Galway Sports Centre on campus: 7am-9pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am-5pm on weekends.

All visits are pre-booked using the Kingfisher Fitness App, with cleaning time allocated between each session.

Find out more in the Welcome Back video here: https://vimeo.com/463749283/07dba78be1

Are any catering facilities currently operating on campus? 

There are a number of canteens and cafés open across campus in line with public health guidelines.

  • Opening Hours: Please see a full list of opening hours below (correct on 3 September 2021).
  • Furniture: Please do not move or rearrange tables or chairs as they have been laid out by staff to adhere to social distancing requirements.
Restaurant/Opening Hours Monday To Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
 Sodexo        
An Bhialann 7.45AM - 17.00PM 7.45AM- 15.00PM CLOSED CLOSED
Food Space        
Friars Café & Restaurant 8.30AM-15.30PM 08.30AM-14.00PM CLOSED CLOSED
Zinc Café CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
DERI Café CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
SRB Café - Tóg Sos CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
SUCS  Catering        
College Bar 08:30 - 11:30pm 08:30 - 11:30pm 16:00 - 11:30pm CLOSED
Smokey's Café 9:00 - 16:00  9:00 - 16:00 Closed CLOSED
Masterchefs Catering        
Moffetts 8:30AM-11:30 breakfast.                   8:30AM-11:30 breakfast.                   CLOSED CLOSED
  12pm-3pm lunch  12pm-3pm lunch  CLOSED CLOSED
Cloud Café  8:30AM-3:30PM 8:30AM-3:00PM CLOSED CLOSED
Clinical Science Café  8:30AM-3:30PM 8:30AM-3:00PM CLOSED CLOSED
Staff Club 8:30AM-3:30PM 8:30AM-3:00PM CLOSED CLOSED
Áras na Gaeilge Café CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Stem Café 8:30AM-3:30PM 8:30AM -3PM CLOSED CLOSED
SUCS  Catering Week 6/9/21        
SULT Bar/Café  8.30AM - 11.30PM 8.30AM - 11.30PM 4.00PM - 11.30PM CLOSED
Smokey's Café 8.30AM to 5.00PM 8.30AM to 5.00PM CLOSED  CLOSED
SU SHOP 8.00AM -5.00PM 8.00AM -5.00PM CLOSED CLOSED 
SUCS  Catering Term Times from 13/9/21        
SULT Bar/Café  8.30AM - 11.30PM 8.30AM - 11.30PM 4.00PM - 11.30PM CLOSED
Smokey's Café 8.30AM to 8.00PM 8.30AM to 6.00PM 9.00AM - 4.00PM CLOSED
SU SHOP 8.00AM - 8.00PM 8.00AM - 6.00PM 10.00AM  - 4.00PM CLOSED 
Other - Ground & Co        
SAOL Café ILAS Building   CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED CLOSED
Delight – Sports Building  8.00AM - 4.00PM 8.00AM - 4.00PM CLOSED CLOSED

Are any retail units currently operating on campus? 

SU Shop Summer Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4.00pm. Closed Saturday and Sunday. 

Pharmacy

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am – 6:00pm

Friday: 9:00am – 5:00pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

MediaLinn

Monday – Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm 

Friday: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Open throughout lunch

 Bookshop

Monday - Thursday: 10:00am – 5:00pm

Fridays: 10:00am - 2:00pm

 

Can I access buildings to collect equipment?

University staff can request limited access to buildings on campus to collect equipment. For documents and forms relating to the Specific Purpose Access Requests on campus, please use Google Chrome or Internet Explorer browsers to visit the following Sharepoint sites:

Is the shuttle bus service currently running on campus?

Yes, see timetable here.

Can I park on campus?

Yes, parking on campus is operating as normal, as is clamping!

Please ensure you park in the correct zones and that your parking permit is up-to-date.