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WMU offices closed Labor Day

Aug. 29, 2007

KALAMAZOO--Except for essential and emergency services, Western Michigan University offices will be closed Monday, Sept. 3, in observance of U.S. Labor Day.

The only public events at WMU Labor Day weekend are two volleyball matches Saturday, Sept. 1, in University Arena. The Broncos take on Chicago State at 11 a.m. and Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne at 7 p.m. WMU is 3-1 going into the weekend tournament. Tickets are available at the arena and online at wmubroncos.com.

Listed below are Labor Day holiday hours for select University offices and services. In nearly all cases, offices are closed Monday, Sept. 3, and open during normal hours the remainder of the week. 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.

Admissions office is closed Monday, Sept. 3.

Bernhard Center is open reduced hours throughout the weekend, Sept. 1-3. Several Bronco Mall stores, including Beaners, Campus Trends, Pizza Hut, Subway, Taco Bell and the WMU Bookstore also are open reduced hours throughout the holiday weekend. Complete Bernhard Center and Bronco Mall hours are available on the Web.

Computer lab in the Bernhard Center is open noon to midnight Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 1-3; computer lab in the University Computer Center is closed Sept. 1-3.

One Stop Convenience Center is closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 1-3.

Student Recreation Center is closed through Saturday, Sept. 1; open noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2; closed Monday, Sept. 3; and begins fall semester hours Tuesday, Sept. 4.

Sindecuse Health Center, including the pharmacy, is closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 1-3. Medical emergencies should be referred to local hospitals or other health care providers.

Unified Clinics is closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 1-3.

Waldo Library is closed Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Sept. 1-3.

To reduce energy costs while the University is closed, heating and cooling systems in all office and 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."

Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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