24/7 Study Hall - December 3 - 22, 2017

Last day of classes - December 8.
First day of exams - December 10.
Last day of exams - December 21.
Good luck everyone! Please see below for details of the King Centre, library, food service hours, shuttle buses and study rooms during this exam season.

Policies for King Centre use during exam period 

  • The King Centre is open for QUIET study from 12 midnight – 8 a.m.
  • A security guard will be stationed in the King Centre from 12 midnight to 8 a.m.
  • During extended hours (12 midnight – 8 a.m.) the King Centre is open to members of the Western community only. Keep your Western ONECard with you as you may be required to show it to security.
  • Use of rooms in the King Centre is permitted on a first-come basis, unless a room is booked for a meeting. We expect King’s students to be reasonable in the amount of time they use the rooms and to share the space.
  • Student use of rooms in the King Centre can be terminated if rooms are not kept clear of garbage at the end of each study session or if the space is being used inappropriately.
  • Students are not allowed to leave bags, books, clothing in rooms when not in use for study purposes.
  • Those sleeping in the King Centre will be wakened and advised to go home.
  • Any abuse of the use of the rooms in the King Centre will result in the rooms being locked and available only by booking.
  • Fitness centre closes at 12 midnight daily.
  • A microwave is available in the King Centre, bottom level by the gym.

Study Room Availability in the King Centre

  • KC203, KC204, KC205
    • Between 8 a.m. and 12 midnight must be booked online. Check online for room availability. There are limited spots available.
    • Between 12 midnight and 8 a.m. are available on a first come, first served basis.
BOOKED Silent Study Rooms
  • KC004 –  December 9-13 and December 16-20 from 8 a.m.-midnight, December 14 and 21 from
    8 a.m.-7 p.m. and December 15 and 22 from 2:30 p.m.- midnight.

  • KC005 and KC006 – December 9, 10, 12-17, 19-22 from 8 a.m.-midnight, December 11 and 18 are from noon – midnight.

Mental Health and Wellness

The exam period can be a stressful time for students. King's provides a number of resources to students, staff and faculty year round that can be accessed to help maintain overall health and wellbeing. For information on services, check out our Mental Health and Wellness page. 
There will be free parking in lots 2 and 3 during the exam period. That's one less thing to worry about.

Getting Home Safely

  • If you are studying late during exams, a free taxi service is available to get your between King’s, Western and Brescia campuses. See details here.
  • Chits will be available at the Library Service Desk between 10:30 p.m. and midnight. Chits will be available through campus security from midnight to 8 a.m.
  • Western Foot Patrol will provide a co-ed escort to your car, bus stop, or other buildings on King’s and Western campus, as well as some off-campus locations from December 11-21, 8:45 p.m.- 1 a.m. Please call 519-661-3650. 
  • King’s security guards and campus police will be patrolling the campus to ensure your safety.

King's/Brescia Shuttle Bus 

This year there is a new and improved exam schedule with 23 loops throughout the day (no weekends). Times and routes can be found here.  You can find Western's evening shuttle schedule here.


  • Open 8 a.m. – Midnight from December 3 – 20.  
  • December 21 - 8 a.m.-7:30 p.m. 
  • December 22 - 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • January 3 - 5 - 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Normal hours resume on January 6  - see hours
  • Light snacks and lidded beverages are permitted. Bring your own mug. 
  • A kettle is available on the main floor of the library. 

Thames Market Hours of Operation for Winter Exams

December 7-19 are open from 8 a.m.-7 p.m. with the exception of Sundays which are open from
11 a.m.-7 p.m.
December 20-21 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday, December 22 - CLOSED
January 3-6 - 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
January 7 - 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Monday, January 8 - normal operating hours resume

Cafe Hours of Operation for Winter Exams

Thursday, December 7 - 8 a.m.–10 p.m.
Friday, December 8 - 8 a.m.–3 p.m.
Saturday, December 9 - 8 a.m.–7 p.m.
Sunday, December 10 - 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
December 11-15 - 8 a.m.-10 p.m.
Saturday,  December 16 - 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday, December 17 - 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
December 18-19 - 8 a.m.-7 p.m.
Wednesday, December 20 - 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
December 21 - CLOSED
Monday, January 8 - Normal operating hours resume

Subway Operation of Hours for Exams

Thursday, December 7 - 11 a.m.–11 p.m.
Friday, December 8 - 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Closed on weekends
December 11-15 - 4 p.m.-11 p.m.
Saturday, December 16 - CLOSED
Monday, January 8 - Normal operating hours resume

Good luck on your exams

**Please note: hours of operations are subject to change

Have a great winter break!

Vending machines are available in Labatt Hall (LH), South Annex (SA), and Wemple Hall.