Campus Access & Services 

Where is the Student Enquiry Centre? 

The Student Enquiry Centre is located on the concourse in the main Arts/ Science building. It is open every day for queries (no appointment necessary) at the following times: 

Monday to Thursday

Friday

10am to 4pm

10am to 1pm

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.

  • Furniture: Please do not move or rearrange tables or chairs as they have been laid out by staff to adhere to social distancing requirements.

Catering Unit

Monday – Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

An Bhialann

7:45am – 5:00pm

7:45am – 3:00pm

Closed

Closed

Friars Café & Restaurant

8:30am – 3:30pm

8:30am – 2:00pm

Closed

Closed

Zinc Café

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

DERI Café

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Tóg Sos

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

College Bar (SULT)

8:00am – 11:30pm

8:00am – 11:30pm

12:00pm – 11:30pm

Closed

Smokey’s Café

8:30am – 5:00pm

8:30am – 5:00pm

Closed

Closed

 

Moffetts

8:30am – 11:30am
Breakfast

8:30am – 11:30am
Breakfast

 

Closed

 

Closed

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Lunch

12:00pm – 3:00pm

Lunch

Cloud Café

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

CSI Café

8:30am – 3:30pm

8:30am – 3:00pm

Closed

Closed

Staff Club

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Caifé na Gaeilge

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Stem Café

8:30am – 3:30pm

8:30am – 3:00pm

Closed

Closed

Saol Café

8:30am – 2:30pm

8:30am – 2:30pm

Closed

Closed

Delight

8:00am – 3:00pm

8:00am – 3:00pm

Closed

Closed

 

 

Are any retail units currently operating on campus? 

 

Retail Unit

Monday to Friday

Saturday

Sunday

SU Shop

8:00am – 5:00pm

Closed

Closed

MediaLinn

9:00am – 4:00pm
Open throughout lunch

Closed

Closed

 

Retail Unit

Monday to Thursday

Friday

Saturday & Sunday

Pharmacy

9:00am – 6:00pm

9:00am –5:00pm

Closed

Bookshop

10:00am – 5:00pm

10:00am – 2:00pm

Closed

 

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.