View the full opening times for the Edinburgh College of Art buildings.

Our buildings are open for ECA students and staff:

Monday - Friday: 07.00 - 23.00

Saturday - Sunday: 10.00 - 23.00

Building access hours for University of Edinburgh students, staff and visitors

Monday - Friday:    08.00 - 18.00

Plus access to ECA Library in Evolution House 

Evenings and at weekends

If you are working in a building after 6pm or at weekends, then you MUST go to the building's sign-in desk to sign in and to sign out again when you leave.

We have produced an online induction with essential security and health and safety information for ECA students and staff working in the evenings and at weekends.

ECA PhD and MPhil students must successfully complete the short assessment within the online induction in order to start the process activating 24 hour access.

Additional information

Please direct any queries about swipe card access to: ECADoorEntry@ed.ac.uk