KALAMAZOO—Many Western Michigan University offices will be closed, and there will be no classes Monday, Jan. 20, in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Many of the offices and services that will be available Monday will be open reduced hours.
Classes resume and all offices resume normal hours Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Several public events and activities honoring the life and legacy of Dr. King are scheduled throughout the weekend and Monday.
Listed below are hours for selected University offices and services. Faculty, students and the public are encouraged to call ahead to make sure that a particular office on campus is open. For emergencies only, contact WMU Public Safety at (269) 387-5555.
Closures and reduced hours
- Many offices, including Admissions, Bronco Express, financial aid, First-Year Experience programs and all Universityacademic advising offices are closed Monday, Jan. 20.
- Bernhard Center and Bronco Mall hours are available online. Most building services and mall stores will be closed Monday, Jan. 20. Exceptions include Subway, Santorini Island Grill and Biggby Coffee, which will be open for their regular hours of operation.
- Bernhard Center computer lab will continue normal 24-hour operation Monday, Jan. 20.
- University Computer Center lab will be closed Monday, Jan. 20.
- The Help Desk and Mobile Help Desk will be closed Monday, Jan. 20. The Mobile Help Desk also will be closed Sunday, Jan. 19.
- Sindecuse Health Center and its pharmacy will be closed Monday, Jan. 20. When the Sindecuse Health Center is closed, medical emergencies should be referred to local hospitals or other health-care providers.
- Student Recreation Center is open reduced hours, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday, Jan. 20. Open swim hours will be from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Fitness classes will end at 7 p.m.
- Unified Clinics is closed Monday, Jan. 20.
- Waldo Library is closed Monday, Jan. 20.
To reduce energy costs during the recess, heating and cooling systems in all classroom buildings controlled by the WMU Building Energy Management System will be in holiday mode. Air handlers will not run during this time unless a space is exempt from the program or the temperature in a particular space goes outside of the range of 60 to 85 degrees. Portions of a particular building that do not normally go into night setback mode will not go into holiday mode.
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