April 2019 Study Hall

Last day of classes - April 9
Study day - April 10 (See supported study spaces)
First day of exams - April 11 (see the April 2019 exam schedule)
Last day of exams - April 30
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 24/7 starting on April 10 until April 30.
  • The King Centre is open for QUIET study from midnight – 8 a.m.
  • A security guard will be stationed in the King Centre from midnight to 8 a.m. starting at 12:01 a.m. on April 10.
  • Keep your Western ONECard with you as you may be required to show it to security during extended hours (midnight – 8 a.m.).
  • 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 midnight daily.
  • A microwave is available in the King Centre, bottom level by the gym.

Library - April 7-30

  • Open 8 a.m. – Midnight from April 7-29.
  • The library will be closed for Good Friday on April 19.
  • April 21 (Reduced hours for Easter Sunday): Noon - midnight.
  • April 30: 8 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Light snacks and lidded beverages are permitted. Bring your own mug. 
  • A kettle is available on the main floor of the library. 

The Write Place - April 15-26

  • Open from Monday-Friday from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
  • If you want to develop strategies for essay exams, come in to KC 113 for writing specialist or tutoring assistance during the exam period.
  • Either by appointment or on a drop-in basis.

Study Room Availability in the King Centre

Silent Study Rooms
  • KC004
    April 10-30 - 24/7.

  • KC005
    April 12 from 2 p.m.-midnight.
    April 15 from 5:30-midnight.
    April 16 from 2:30 p.m.-midnight.
    April 22 from 5:30-midnight.
    April 23 from 2:30 p.m.-midnight.
    April 26 from 2 p.m.-midnight.
    April 29 from from 5:30-midnight.
    April 30 from 2:30 p.m.-midnight.
    *Available 24/7 for the remainder of the exam days.

  • KC006
    April 11, 18, and 25 from 4:30 p.m.-midnight
    *Available 24/7 for the remainder of the exam days.

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 well-being. For information on services, check out our Mental Health and Wellness page. 

Personal counselling will be available Monday-Friday from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in Wemple 151 or by appointment.

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 April 10-29, 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Please call
    519-661-3650 or download the Western Foot Patrol app available on both app stores. 
  • King’s security guards and campus police will be patrolling the campus to ensure your safety.

King's/Brescia Shuttle Bus - April 10-30

Monday to Friday from April 10-30 the exam shuttle bus will leave King’s from 7:45 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. Buses will leave every 30 minutes and stop at the regular bus pick-up and drop-off sites.

There will be no bus service on April 19 (Good Friday).

Times and routes can be found here. You can find Western's evening shuttle schedule here.

    Thames Market Hours of Operation for Exams - April 11-30

    April 11-13 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    April 14 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    April 15-18 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    April 19 - 21 (Easter) 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    April 22-27 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    April 28 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    April 29 - 30 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. 


    Café 54 Hours of Operation for Exams - April 11-30

    April 11-12 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
    April 13 8 a.m. – 9p.m.
    April 14 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    April 15-18 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
    April 19-21 (Easter)   Closed
    April 22-27 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
    April 28 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    April 29-30 8 a.m. - 2 p.m.

    Closed for the summer
    Normal Hours to resume September 2019

    Subway Operation of Hours for Exams - April 11-21

    April 11-12 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
    April 13-14 Closed
    April 15-18 10:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
    April 19-21 (Easter)  Closed

    Closed for the summer
    Normal Hours to resume September 2019

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

    Good luck on your exams!

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