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Thanksgiving Break 2009 Building Hours & Services

Important information regarding access to facilities & services

Posted 11.25.09

Fall 2009 Thanksgiving Break Building Hours & Services

This news item contains important information about building hours and services for both the Thanksgiving Holiday break period. For information regarding special hours & service access for the end of the semester, please read End of Semester Building Hours & Services.

The Thanksgiving Holiday break begins Tuesday, November 24 at 10:00 pm, and there will be changes in services on campus. As a reminder, the campus is open on Wednesday, November 25, but no classes will be held. Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday, and most campus services (Library, Art-Tech, AV) will be closed on the weekend. We hope all students have a safe and restful break. If you will be on campus, here are the changes in services:

Building Hours

All campus buildings (except for residence halls) will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 7:00 pm and will reopen on Sunday, November 29. On Sunday, Main & Bunting will be open from 11:00 am to 6:00 pm and Studio Center, Station, Fox and Brown will be open from 12:00 noon until 3:00 am.

Graduate and Post-Bac students only will have limited access to Studio Center on Saturday, November 28 from 11:00 am to midnight. Rinehart students only will have access to the Station Building during the same hours. Beginning Sunday, normal graduate student access resumes.

Residence halls will remain open, however, during the entire break, and front desks in the Commons, Meyerhoff, and Gateway Residences will be staffed.

Dining Services

The Meyerhoff Dining Room will be open regular hours on Monday November 23 and Tuesday November 24 and closed entirely on Wednesday, November 25. Meyerhoff will reopen for Brunch on Sunday, November 29 from 11:00 until 2:00 pm, followed by dinner from 5:00 to 7:00 pm.

Cafe Doris will be open until 10:30 pm on Monday November 23. It will be open until 5:00 pm on Tuesday November 24. It will open from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm on Wednesday November 25. It will be closed November 26 through November 29. It will reopen for regular hours beginning Monday November 30 at 8:00 am. The Gateway Cafe will be open until midnight on Monday November 23 and will close from Tuesday November 24 through Sunday November 29. It will reopen for regular hours on Monday, November 30.

College Store

The MICA College Store will be open during its regular hours on Monday and Tuesday (8:30 am - 8:00 pm). It will close at 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 25, and remain closed through the Thanksgiving holiday. The Store will reopen for regular hours on Monday, November 30.

Evening Shuttles

No shuttles will operate on Thursday or Friday. One evening shuttle will be in operation on Wednesday and Saturday evenings but only until midnight, with an 11:40 pm "last call" time (note the change from the traditional 4:00 am stop time). This shuttle will operate on an on-call basis, and will serve the campus route as well as Bolton Hill/Mt. Vernon routes. Shuttle service will resume normal operations on Sunday.

Fitness Center

The Fitness Center will close beginning Wednesday and will reopen the Monday at 7:30 am after Thanksgiving.

Decker Library

The Library will be open on Wednesday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm; it will then be closed until Monday morning at 8:30 am.

AV/Art Tech Center

All AV Help Desks and the Art Tech Center (Digital Printing) will close Wednesday afternoon beginning at 4:00 pm, and will reopen on Monday morning.

Grad Lab

The lab will have regular hours through Wednesday Nov 25. (12-6pm). It will be closed beginning Thanksgiving and will reopen Monday Nov. 30.

Mt. Royal Medical Center

Mt. Royal Medical Center will be closed on Thanksgiving and the Friday after the holiday.