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Visiting the University

Safety Measures

If you have tested positive for Covid-19, or are unwell and experiencing any Covid-19 symptoms, including high temperature, persistent cough) we politely ask you not to visit.

Hand sanitiser stations are available across the campus, and although the legal requirements for face coverings has been lifted, we do recommend that you wear these when in crowded buildings, high footfall areas, or where social distancing isn't possible.

Getting here

Our university is located in the heart of England, 3 miles (5 kilometres) from the centre of Coventry, on the border with Warwickshire.

Driving - Parking on Campus

Driving instructions to the University of Warwick campus can be found here. Parking (including parking for blue badge holders), is available on campus for visitors. Everything you need to use this service can be easily organised through the APCOA Connect app (Google PlayLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window / Apple IOSLink opens in a new windowLink opens in a new window) or through their website. You can also pay by machine, phone and by text message. You can find further information here. Please see guidance below regarding accessible parking on campus.


Rail

One of the easiest ways to travel to campus is by train. Our closest train stations are Coventry (with frequent services direct from London and Birmingham) and Warwick Parkway (convenient for many routes from the South).


Bus or Coach

There are a number of national coach services that arrive at Coventry Pool Meadow bus station. Further information can be found here. Once you have arrived in Coventry, there are frequent local bus services to the University, most of which arrive at our Bus Interchange.


Air

Our nearest airport is Birmingham International. From there, you can travel by train (via Coventry train station) or by taxi. If you are arriving by taxi, please direct your driver to University House for your appointments and tour, or the Bus Interchange if you wish to spend time on campus before your meetings.


Taxi

If you are arriving by taxi, please direct your driver to University House for your appointments and tour, or the Bus Interchange if you wish to spend time on campus before your meetings.

Staying on campus

Through Warwick Conferences, we have bed and breakfast accommodation available to book. This is located on the Warwick campus, and is clean, comfortable and convenient. You can find out more here.

Campus Map

You can find downloadable maps of campus here.

Food and drink

We have a wide variety of food and drink outlets on campus. You can find information on all of these, including opening times here.

Wi-Fi

Guests on campus are permitted to request access to our Guest Wi-Fi. Instructions on how to register for this can be found here.

Accessibility

Please find accessibility information for your visit below. If you have any specific access or support requirements on the day please let your Regional Team know in advance of your visit, who will be happy to help.


Accessible Parking

Parking on Campus is free for blue badge holders: there are disabled spaces near all buildings on Campus, and blue badge holders may use a standard bay which has not been reserved. Some disabled bays are behind a barrier or ANPR cameras. If you require regular access to one of these, please email TransportMobility@warwick.ac.uk.


Assistance Dogs

Assistance dogs are welcome. There are several dog pens on campus, the most central being behind the Library building, outside the University House rear entrance and opposite the Bluebell 2 residence.

British Sign Language Interpreters

We can arrange for a BSL Interpreter to accompany you on the day if required. Interpreters are hired from outside the University, so please let us know as soon as possible so that we can find an interpreter with availability.


Relaxed Pace Campus Tours

We offer relaxed pace campus tours with Student Ambassadors, which may offer a better experience if you have a mobility impairment, require breaks along the tour, prefer smaller group sizes or have a hearing impairment.


Campus Access

The University campus is generally accessible to wheelchair users and people with mobility impairments. There is a steep gradient on the pathway and road between the Main Campus and Gibbet Hill Campus where Biological Sciences and Warwick Medical School are located, but the rest of the campus is fairly flat. Please note that due to ongoing development works some of the paths and usual routes may be blocked. Diversions are signposted with accessible alternatives. Lifts are available in all public buildings, including University House.