WMU News

WMU closed for holiday break

Dec. 23, 2001

KALAMAZOO -- With very few exceptions, Western Michigan University offices are closed for holiday break until 8 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 2. Classes resume Monday, Jan. 7, with the start of winter semester.

Essential and emergency services are being maintained with reduced staff and hours. In the event of an emergency, contact the Department of Public Safety at 269 387-5555.

Sindecuse Health Center will be open with reduced staff from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Dec. 26-28. The center will be closed all other days during the holiday break.

The Student Recreation Center will be open Dec. 22-23 from noon to 4 p.m., Dec. 27-28 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Dec. 29-30 from noon to 4 p.m. The center will be closed Dec. 24-26, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1. For more information or to confirm recreation center hours, call 269 387-4732.

Included among the offices closed throughout the holiday break are the admissions office, alumni relations and development offices, all student services offices, Waldo Library and other University libraries, and the University Computing Center and computing labs.

Holiday break began at 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 21. There are no public events on campus for the remainder of the break. Visit the Events page in WMU News for a complete 12-month calendar of scheduled public events.

Computing services maintenance schedule

On Thursday, Dec. 27, from 8 a.m. until approximately 5 p.m. WMU's computer network will be down for system upgrades and maintenance. This includes services such as Web mail, bronco.wmich.edu, home pages, PeopleSoft, Kronos, and various Novell servers.

On Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 29-30, various administrative systems will be down throughout the day for short periods for maintenance. ISIS will not be affect.

Visit the information technology Solution Center <www.wmich.edu/solutionctr> for additional updates on maintenance schedules and interruption of services.

Media contact: Thom Myers, 269 387-8400, thomas.myers@wmich.edu

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