Calendar/university buildings opening hours

Academic Calender VU UvA 2016-2025

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During the corona crisis, there are adjusted opening hours for the VU buildings. Check the current situation at vu.nl/corona.

The regular opening hours of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam are:

HG 100

Main building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 23:00 
Saturday 08:00 to 18:00
Sunday 10:00 to 18:00
Holidays  2021, 10:00 to 18:00 (2 April, 4 April, 5 April, 27 April, 5  May, 13 May, 23 May, 24 May) 

Closed 25 December - 1 January  

The seating area of the restaurant may be used for study purposes during regular opening hours. Extended opening times (until 22:00) apply preceding regular exam periods as listed below.

2020-2021

  • 5 en 6 December 2020
  • 12 en 13 December 2020
  • 16 en 17 January 2021
  • 23 en 24 January 2021
  • 13 en 14 March 2021
  • 20 en 21 March 2021
  • 8 en 9 May 2021
  • 15 en 16 May 2021
  • 12 en 13 June 2021
  • 19 en 20 June 2021
  • 16 en 17 October 2021
  • 23 en 24 October 2021
  • 11 en 12 December 2021
  • 18 en 19 December 2021

Reception 020 59 85854

University Library
In the two weekends prior to the exam periods, the study and computer areas of the University Library Library at the Main Building will remain open until 10 pm. 

The Medical Library is also open on a number of Sundays.

OZW gebouw 100OZW building
Monday to Thursday 07:00 to 21:30 (during covid)
Friday an during school holidays 07:00 to 21.00
Weekends closed
Closed 25 December 2020 t/m 1 January 2021, 2 April, 5 April, 27 April, 13 May, 24 May, 25 December 2021 t/m 1 January 2022
Special opening hours 07.00-21.00 from 18 July until 29 August 2021

Reception 020 59 83646
Acta 100

ACTA
Monday to Thursday 06:00 to 22:00
Friday 06:00 to 21:00
Saturday and Sunday (only for authorized personnel) 10:00 to 14:00
Closed 25 December 2020 -3  January 2021, 2 April, 5 April, 26 & 27 April, 5 May, 13 & 14 May, 24 May, 25 December 2021 - 1 January 2022

Special opening hours on 24 December 2020 (06.00 - 16.00 uur)  

Reception 020 59 80220

O|2 100O|2 Lab building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed
Closed 25 December, 1 January 2021, 2 April, 5 April, 27 April, 5 May, 13 May, 24 May  

Reception 06 52 440359
nu-openingstijden
New University building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed
Closed 25 December 2020 until 1 January 2021, 2 April, 5 April, 26 & 27 April, 5 May, 13 & 14 May, 24 May, 27-31 December 2021   

Reception 0638684042
W&N 100Mathematics and Science (W&N) building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed
Closed 25 December 2020 until 1 January 2021, 2 April, 5 April, 26 & 27 April, 5 May, 13 & 14 May, 24 May, 27-31 December 2021 

Reception 020 59 85874
MF gebouw 100

MF building
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed  
Closed 25 December 2020, 1 January 2021, 5 April, 27 April, 13 May, 24 May   

Special opening hours 07.30-17.30 from 28 until 31 December 2020, 2 april, 26 april, 5 mei, 14 mei, 27 until 31 december 2021    

Reception 020 59 85864

Initium 100Initium
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 23:00 (summer period 07:00 to 19:00)
Saturday 08:00 to 16:00
Closed Sundays
Closed 25 December until 2 January 2021, 2 until 5 April, 26 & 27 April, 5 May, 13 t/m 15 May, 24 May, 25 December t/m 3 January 2022 

Reception 020 59 85465
Transitorium
Transitorium
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed
Closed 25 December until 1 January 2021, 2 April, 5 April, 26 & 27 April, 5 May, 13 & 14 May, 24 May, 27-31 December 2021  

Reception - please contact the MF: 020 59 85864
Bellevue 100BelleVUe
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 22:00
Weekends closed. Extended opening times (until 22:00) apply preceding regular exam periods as listed under Main Building.
Closed 21 December until 1 January 2021, 2 April, 5 April, 26 & 27 April, 5 May, 13 & 14 May, 24 May, 27-31 December 2021  

Reception - please contact the Main Building 020 59 85854
Tent 100TenT
Open upon request

Reception - please contact the Main Building 020 59 85854
Olifantje 100Kinderrijk day care center
Monday to Friday 07:00 to 18:00
Weekends closed


Security staff can open a building on Saturday upon request. The user will be charged for the costs of any additional staff (e.g. a receptionist).

Dutch: Openingstijden VU en jaarkalender