ҹѰ Dining Hall

College Facilities

ҹѰ has a variety of on-site facilities including the dining hall, coffee bar, library, tennis court and gym.

ҹѰ Dining Hall

Facilities A-Z

Accommodation and housekeeping

Information about College accommodation can be found on our accommodation webpages. Details regarding housekeeping and cleaning schedules can be found on the housekeeping pages.

Baggage store

The baggage store allows students to leave a maximum of two boxes or suitcases each, depending on available space. The store is open for drop-off or collection between 11:30 – 12:00 midday from Monday to Friday. It may also open on a Saturday at the start and end of each term - these additional opening times will be sent out to students by email. 

ҹѰ does not recommend storing anything you will need urgently on your return to Cambridge, given the baggage store may not be open when you arrive. It is the student’s responsibility for storing their items and collection of their items. Size and content restrictions apply (download regulations).

Food and dining

The ҹѰ Cafeteria and Coffee Bar serve a range of meals, snacks and drinks for ҹѰ members and their guests across the year. Visit our Food pages for opening times, menus and prices.

Formal Halls take place twice a week during term time on Tuesdays and Fridays. These are three-course meals on a set menu, which diners attend in formal attire. Visit our Formal hall pages for further information.

ҹѰ students living in College accommodation will also have access to a shared kitchen in their residential block, where they can cook their own meals using the facilities provided. There are also vending machines with sandwiches, snacks and drinks in the entrance to J Block.


ҹѰ's Lee Seng Tee Library is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for all College members. There are around 50 study spaces over two floors and a new outdoor area with 16 spaces for quiet study.

As well as the physical collection, the Library can also advise students on accessing the University's vast digital collection through , as well as providing a range of study skills resources and workshops.

Laundry room

The laundry block is situated by the back gates, at the end of the row of covered bike racks. It is open 24 hours a day and has eight washing machines and eight dryers. Visit the laundry page for information about paying for and using the laundry machines.

Maintenance and repairs

The Maintenance Department looks after all College building-related needs, from maintenance on the properties to refurbishments and new builds. College members can file a request for maintenance or repairs via the .

Musical resources

The musical resources available at ҹѰ include practice rooms, pianos, a harpsichord and an extensive sheet music collection.

Porters' Lodge and pigeonholes (post/mail boxes)

The Porters' Lodge is located at the College's main entrance and is staffed 24/7. The Porters are often your first port of call for assistance, enquiries or first aid.

Each student also has a pigeonhole (affectionately known as a 'pidge') for post or mail, which is located opposite the Porters' Lodge. While you are a student at ҹѰ, you can arrange for deliveries to be sent to you at the College address: [Your name], ҹѰ, Barton Road, Cambridge CB3 9BB

Room bookings

There are several bookable rooms in College, either for events or private study. Please visit the event booking page for further information.

Tennis court and gym

ҹѰ has an outdoor multi-purpose tennis and basketball court, located behind the Lee Hall. The key for the court and the sports cupboard (with tennis racquets, tennis ball and basketballs) can be signed out from the Porter's Lodge.

ҹѰ also has an on-site gym that is free for all students to use, with a training room and a weights room. The gym is open seven days a week, from 06.30-23.59, and can be accessed using a University card after registration.

WiFi & IT services

WiFi is available across the site though Eduroam and the College network. Students are generally encouraged to use Eduroam as this will help you keep connected across the University. Tips for connecting to the College WiFi are available on our IT pages.

The IT team at ҹѰ is available to help with your computer and IT-related queries. Please contact us by sending an email to the IT helpdesk.