Visitor Information

York St John University has a magnificent campus located in the centre of the historic City of York. Our eleven-acre site on Lord Mayor’s Walk is in a stunning setting facing the world-famous York Minster across the city walls.

Maps & Directions

Getting here


Where to go when you arrive

Holgate reception


Campus Facilities

Conference facilities

Library facilities

Sport facilities

Where to eat on campus


What's on at the University

Campus tours


News & events

Open Days


What's on in York

Visit York Visitor information

Food & Drink

Accommodation in York


Online Store


Conferences & Events

Merchandise & Gifts


Using ICT at York St John

Getting a username & password

Eduroam Wifi

Our Buildings

Discover our campus

How to Find Us

Main campus

York St John University, Lord Mayor's Walk, York YO31 7EX

Campus Map (PDF, 2.7MB)

No Smoking Policy

Lord Mayor's Walk is a Smoke Free Campus. Our no smoking policy is designed to protect and improve the health of people working, studying or visiting York St John and to provide a clean and pleasant campus environment.


Safety for Visitors

The University prides itself on being a friendly, welcoming and safe place to visit.

To maintain these high standards all visitors to York St John (including contractors who may be working on our premises) are expected to take reasonable care to ensure their safety and that of others in our community.



Our security service is provided by Constant Security Services, one of the UK's largest security providers. A dedicated 24 hour security team are present on campus 365 days a year. We also have a comprehensive CCTV network on all our sites, with cameras strategically positioned on the exterior of the buildings.

There is a member of the Security Team present on University property to assist at all times. Staff and students should make them their first call in the event of accidents, incidents and problems arising out of hours.

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