Portering Service

The University Porters are on duty at the following times: Monday to Friday: 7.00am - 7.30pm Saturday: 8.00am - 12.00pm

The Portering team provide a range of services to the University community including:

  • Porters Room Set Up (DOCx 0.4 MB), please ensure all requests are submitted via porters@yorksj.ac.uk
  • Internal and external mail service
  • Waste and recycling including confidential waste disposal
  • Key issues and replacement
  • Some minor works in rooms such as changing light bulbs 

To book a service from the Porters, please complete a Portering Request Form and return it via email to porters@yorksj.ac.uk.  

Request for Service (DOCx 0.2MB)


Contact details


David Cowell

Front of House Supervisor



Porters Lodge




The Porters Lodge can be located in St Anthony's House, number 16 on the Campus Map (PDF, 2.7MB).


What information do I need to provide to request a room setup?

When requesting a room set up, please fill out the above form detailing the location of the room, time and date needed, amount of people, and any other details you wish to include. Send the completed form to porters@yorksj.ac.uk to be processed and confirmed.

I need a key cut or replacement key. Where do I go?

Keys can be ordered at the Porters Lodge or by email. Depending on the key, this could take several weeks to complete, so please allow appropriate notice for when you will require keys.

I have unwanted office furniture/I need new office furniture.

All requests regarding furniture are now dealt with by the Estates Team. Please contact estates.admin@yorksj.ac.uk to request new furniture or arrange collection of unwanted items.


Can I get parcels delivered to my student accommodation?

When ordering parcels, use your name, accommodation address and then add ‘c/o Porters Lodge, St Anthony’s House YO31 7EX’. This will ensure your parcel will be delivered to Porters Lodge, where we will email you when it has arrived.


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