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Thanksgiving Break Dates & Campus Information

Monday, December 1st , 8:30 a.m. – Classes Resume

Posted 11.21.08 by Alumni and Parent Relations

The Thanksgiving Holiday break begins next Tuesday evening at 10:00 pm, and there will be changes in services on campus. As a reminder, the campus is open on Wednesday, November 26, 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:


All campus buildings (except for residence halls) will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 7:00 pm and will reopen on Saturday, November 29 at 8:00 am. During this time, no building access will be allowed. On Saturday and Sunday, buildings will be open from 8:00 am to 11:00 pm each day.

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


The Meyerhoff Dining Room will be open regular hours on Monday November 24 and Tuesday November 25 and closed entirely on Wednesday, November 26. Meyerhoff will reopen for Brunch on Sunday, November 30 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 24. It will be open until 5:00 pm on Tuesday November 25. It will open from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm on Wednesday November 26. It will be closed November 27 through November 30. It will reopen for regular hours beginning Monday December 1 at 8:00 am. The Gateway Cafe will be open until midnight on Monday November 24 and will close from Tuesday November 25 through Sunday November 30. It will reopen for regular hours on Monday, December 1.


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 26, and remain closed through the Thanksgiving holiday. The Store will reopen for regular hours on Monday, December 1.


No shuttles will operate on Thursday or Friday. One evening shuttle will be in operation on Wednesday and Saturday evenings but only until midnight (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.


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


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.


All AV Help Desks and the Art Tech Center will close Wednesday afternoon beginning at 4:30 pm, and will reopen on Monday morning.

The Art Tech Center will open regular hours Monday and Tuesday but will not be open on Wednesday and will reopen Monday morning at 10:00 am.


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