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WMU offices closed Independence Day

June 26, 2008

KALAMAZOO--Except for essential and emergency services, Western Michigan University offices will be closed Friday, July 4, in observance of U.S. Independence Day.

Listed below are Independence Day holiday hours for selected University offices and services. In nearly all cases, offices are closed July 4, and open during normal summer 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 Friday, July 4.

Bernhard Center and all Bronco Mall stores are closed Friday, July 4.

Computer Help Desk is closed Friday, July 4.

Bernhard Center computer lab is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, July 3; and closed Friday through Sunday, July 4-6.

University Computing Center lab is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 3; closed Friday July 4; and open noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 5-6.

Sindecuse Health Center, including the pharmacy, is closed Friday, July 4. Medical emergencies should be referred to local hospitals or other health care providers.

Student Recreation Center is open reduced hours, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, July 3; and closed Friday through Sunday, July 4-6.

Unified Clinics is closed Friday, July 4.

Waldo Library is closed Friday and Saturday, July 4-5; opens at noon Sunday, July 6, and resumes normal summer hours.

To reduce energy costs, 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 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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