The Lodge

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; to 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.

Contact Us

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.

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.

Other Items

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.

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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