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Arrival and College registration process
Details of arrival processes and College registration will be sent by email shortly.
Please note that it is essential that you bring your passport and any relevant visas with you when you arrive and report to the Undergraduate Administrator for registration.
Arriving in Oxford by car
Entrance for vehicles to the Broad Street site (the main College site) is via the back gate, which is accessed from St Giles’ (almost opposite the Martyrs’ Memorial).
There is a 5mph speed limit in the Quad. When parking your car, please respect our beautiful lawns: do not drive over the edges. There is no parking in the main drive, as others need entry and access, nor in front of the Hall steps, Buttery and SCR area, as this is an Emergency Escape Area.
Once parked, you should report to the Porters’ Lodge to collect your room key and pick up a parking slip for display on your vehicle dashboard. The Porters’ Lodge telephone number is 01865 277777.
You will have 45 minutes to unload, and then you must park your car off site. Any vehicle staying longer than 45 minutes will incur a charge of £30.
Disabled students: if you need special parking arrangements, please contact the Undergraduate Administrator.
Maps and directions
- How to get to Oxford
- Street map showing location of the back gate into the Broad Street site
- Map of Balliol’s Broad Street site
- University map showing all the colleges (under ‘colleges’, choose Balliol to see all College locations)