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When You Get Here

Whether you’re arriving in September or at another time of year, we can’t wait to welcome you to the Warwick community. These pages will help you find out where you need to be and what you need to do to help make your arrival as smooth as possible.

For checklists and information on preparing for your studies, visit our separate Before You Leave page.

If you'll be living off campus, we also recommend checking out our page of guidance for off-campus students.

Arriving for campus Accommodation

If you're arriving on campus in September 2023, all the information you need to collect your keys and move in is in this guide - including what to do if you're arriving late at night, or after Sunday 24 September.

If you are arriving before 18:00 you will find our Arrivals Hub on the ground floor of the Kirby Corner multi-storey car parkLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window.

If you are arriving after 18:00 you will find our evening Arrivals Team on the ground floor of University HouseLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window (the adjacent building to Kirby Corner Car Park).

If you arrive at the Central Campus Bus Interchange a team of helpers will assist you in continuing your journey to the Arrivals Hub. There are blue pickup points for transport to the Arrivals Hub by the Bus Interchange and on University Road opposite Rootes Grocery Store. You can speak to a driver by calling 07788351361.

Where can I get something to eat on campus?

Once you have unpacked and settled into your room, you may want to get something to eat and there a wide range of places to eat and drink on campus.

Living at University Guide

Find out about services on campus, like Wellbeing Support and the Chaplaincy, along with extra-curricular activities, sports and culture.

Welcome Week

Find out more about opportunities to make friends, get involved and explore everything Warwick has to offer.

Campus Map

Take a dive into our interactive campus map to help you orientate yourself.

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Information on arrangements for post and parcels for on campus residents including the address you should use when ordering items, what happens when items arrive on campus, and where to collect items from.

Residential CommunityLink opens in a new window

Information and resources for students living in on-campus accommodation. The RCT work and live alongside students within the halls of residence and are a key part of welfare and support. You'll also find information about specific residences and Residential Community events.

University Transition SupportLink opens in a new window

Starting university is an exciting time but we understand that it can also be challenging and it is normal to be a little nervous. Find out more to ease your transition.

Covid Vaccinations

You can contact the Health Centre to register with them and find out how to get a Covid vaccine, should you need one.

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Library Induction

Everything you need to know about using the Library at Warwick, including bookable tours in Week 1.