Eid al-Adha activities, specials and operating hours from Campus and Community

06 June, 2024

Eid Mubarak! Eid al-Adha is expected to commence on June 16. Kindly review the updates below of activities and services available during the Eid holiday from June 16 to 20.  

Transportation, Travel and Logistics 

Mail and Courier Services will be closed during the holiday period from Thursday, June 13 to Wednesday, June 19.   

There will be no work haul bus during the break. Additional shopping buses will be available during the break. Check the Bus Services page for the schedule. 

Complimentary airport shuttles 

Complimentary shuttles will be available from KAUST to Jeddah International Airport Terminal 1 from June 12 to 15, 2024. Return shuttles will be available on June 21, 22 and June 28, 29. Reserve your seat through the KAUSTCentral app. 

Travel offers 

Book your Eid Al-Adha holidays with Kanoo Travel’s package deals for you and your family.

Learn more 

Food and retail 

Food and retail outlets in the community  and campus may have adjusted operating hours for Eid, and some are subject to change throughout the Eid break.

The food and retail web pages will be updated with these adjustments, and we encourage you to check back often.   

Restaurant specials  

Review all the dining specials and offers during Eid here.  


KAUST Health   

As always, 911 emergency response and the Emergency Department operate 24/7. The clinic is closed from Saturday, June 15 to Tuesday, June 18.  
The clinic will reopen as usual on Wednesday, June 19.  


Facilities Management Services 

To request Facilities Management services during the Eid holidays, you can log a ticket by downloading the Facilities Management mobile application “959@FM” from any app store. Alternatively, you can call 959 from a KAUST phone or 012-808-959 from a mobile phone for 24/7 maintenance assistance. 


Staycation Activities and Summer offers 

We offer a variety of activities and offers in KAUST and from our partners outside KAUST that will keep you occupied and enriched during the Eid Holiday and summer months. Offerings include camps and programs for kids and various other recreational activities.   


We wish you and your families Eid Mubarak!