Student support over the summer

Find out what student support services are available during the closure period.

We’re here to support you year-round, both on and off campus – and that includes from when the summer semester ends on Friday, 7 June 2024.

Whether you need IT helpmental health support or information on safety and halls of residence, we have the details of where to find it below.

Mental health services

Remember you’re not alone and that we're here for you throughout the closure period, whenever you need it and whatever your concerns.

Safety support

If you’re staying in Manchester over the summer, you won’t be alone. Your safety remains our priority, even when some of our services are closed, and we have support in place to keep you safe year-round.

Wellbeing services

Whether you’re at home or on campus, summer can be a busy time, making it harder for you to make space to look after your mental wellbeing.

Halls of residence

If you’re currently living in our halls and need accommodation in Manchester during June, July and August, we’re offering students the opportunity to move into our designated summer accommodation. You can find more information on this and how to apply via our Vacation residence page.  Please note that spaces are subject to availability.

Students on placements and international programmes overseas

We know many students are overseas on placement during the summer and may need to get in touch should an urgent situation arise. We have the details of who to contact in an emergency below.

IT support

If you have any IT queries over the summer, .

The IT Support Centre, including the Kilburn Building in-person support desk, is open throughout the summer break as normal from 8am to 5pm, Monday to Friday (excluding the summer bank holiday on Monday, 26 August). If you need help outside of those times, you can use the 24/7 phoneline, or Support Portal.


We know that many of you will be studying over the summer and we want to make sure you can still access the Library services you need.

Students' Union

The Students' Union Building opening times will vary depending on the gigs and events taking place. Check the for opening times on specific days.

Visit the to explore a range of support resources. 


During the summer, the Careers Service is available to support you .

Staying active

If you're staying on campus over the summer, check out our workout videos and sports centre opening hours below:

Things to do

We want you to enjoy yourself over the summer and make the most of any free time you have. If you’re staying in Manchester and find yourself at a loose end with time to fill, there are plenty of ways to stay busy. We’ve listed a few ideas below:

Faculty support

If you wish to contact your School's Student Support Hub, a full list of contact details can be found on the .

The details of each Faculty’s available support this summer is listed below:


24/7 support is available for all students through our Campus Support and Security and ResLife teams over the summer.

If you need help or advice up to Friday, 7 June, please contact your .