Library Carrels & Lockers

Carrels in the Library are provided for members of College without access to suitable private study space. Lockable drawers are also available in the Library.

There are 7 casual carrels that are available daily without prior booking on a first-come, first-served basis.

As demand for the 27 individually allocated carrels normally exceeds supply, there is an allocation process, which is reviewed from time to time. The Senior Tutor, in conjunction with the Accommodation Office, is responsible for the allocation and use of carrels, administration of keys, paperwork, etc.

Requests for a carrel should be made by completing a College Carrel Application Form outlining the reasons for the request.

Carrels are allocated in the first instance to those whose departmental, faculty library, or private facilities for work are inadequate.

Forms & Further Particulars
Carrel Allocation ProcessDownload
Carrel Allocation Form Download
Locker Application FormDownload

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Our upcoming events

24 - 24
Apr Apr
Tri-Innovate Pitch Event
Tuesday 24 April -
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Tri-Innovate 2018 finalists will pitch their ideas at The Foundry for £8,000 first prize and title of Innovation of the Year. Come support Wolfson finalists as they compete against finalists from Hertford, Jesus, New, and Pembroke Colleges.

Courses and Workshops
28 - 28
Apr Apr
Indo-Iranian Philology Study Day
Saturday 28 April -
9:00am to 5:00pm

A study day in Indo-Iranian philology, with opportunities to take lessons in subjects such as Avestan, Vedic Sanskrit, reading Old Persian cuneiform, and Indo-Iranian and Indo-European comparative philology. There will be taster sessions for beginners and brush-up sessions for those who once studied the subject. For further information or to book a place, please email Philomen Probert (

Concert and Plays
01 - 01
May May
Inauguration of Tim Hitchens
Tuesday 1 May -
8:00am to 11:00am

All members and friends of Wolfson College are invited to a May morning welcome event for Tim Hitchens, CMG LVO as the new President of Wolfson.


8.00–8.40 am Musical entertainment by members of the College 
All are welcome to drop in

8.40–9.00 am Break
Morning pastries will be available

9.00–9.30 am Formal inauguration of the new President
Please take your places by 9 am