The Lodge, or reception, is open for business daily from 8 am–11 pm. A night porter is on duty between the hours of 11 pm and 7 am (8 am at weekends) in case of emergencies. The Lodge’s receptionists are the first point of contact with Wolfson and the College remains open seven days a week.
The Lodge receptionists will give information on opening times and availability of College facilities, hand over keys to the music rooms, squash courts and help you if you have locked yourself out of your room. They sell stamps, stationery, washing powder and other items. For a full list of items please ask at the Lodge.
Telephone: 01865 274 100
Pidge and Mail
Your incoming mail is delivered to individually-named pigeonholes (‘pidges'). Pigeonholes are found in the Lodge.
The Lodge administrates many of the different facilities in college details of Common Room facilities, such as the sports room and punts. Learn more.
Wolfson College Merchandise
Wolfson hoodies, mugs, bowties and more are available to purchase via the Oxford University Sports Shop. Wolfson College stationary and oother souvenirs can be purchased at the Lodge.
Free Condoms and Pregnancy Tests
The Lodge has a supply of condoms, personal lubricant and pregnancy testing kits which are free of charge. Learn more about Health & Wellness at Wolfson.
There are two trolleys that can be signed for to help in moving house, as well as bicycle pumps, a vacuum cleaner, and a sewing machine, which are available for use and are stored in the Lodge.
4 September 2019Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2020
Wolfson College together with the English Faculty announce Jon Stallworthy Poetry Prize 2020.4 September 2019Philomen Probert's book on the Latin Accent published
Congratulations to Philomen Probert on the publishing of her book "Latin Grammarians on the Latin Accent: The Transformation of Greek Grammatical...26 July 2019Bryan Magee - Obituary
Bryan Magee, philosopher, writer, broadcaster, politician, died at St Luke's Hospital, Headington, on 26 July 2019 aged eighty-nine.
Lectures and Seminars20 - 20Sep SepBeyond the Picture: Calligraphy and the Arts of the Book in Sultanate IndiaFriday 20 September - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
A lecture by Eloïse Brac de la Perrière. Numerous fields of investigation await the attention of specialists of Sultanate India. In particular, the study of illustrated manuscripts offers many perspectives: the iconography, the text, and the book itself, including its materials and their assemblage. The calligraphy from this period has scarcely been studied, despite its marked peculiarities. Calligraphy also provides a bridge between the artistic, intellectual and spiritual fields.Conference01 - 03Oct OctFutures Thinking ConferenceTuesday 1 October - 8:30am to Thursday 3 October - 1:00pm
Futures Thinking is a TORCH research network that uses Humanities methodologies to think through future-oriented technologies and concerns. This conference seeks to explore the future of reading and narrative in relation to how questions of inequality, bias in programming and developing technologies are changing the way that human beings create and interact with narrative and the self.Networking04 - 04Oct OctRF/JRF Lunch TableFriday 4 October - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
RF/JRF informal lunch table in Hall (12:30-1:30pm). Wine and beer are served. Partners and children are welcome.