Waldo Library to extend hours during finals week

Contact: Jeanne Baron

Three WMU students walk up to Waldo Library's main entrance.KALAMAZOO, Mich.—To accommodate students as they study for their final exams, Western Michigan University's Waldo Library will be open 24 hours a day beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday, April 22, through midnight Thursday, April 26.

The service desk also will be available 24 hours a day during this period. Student and employees use of computers also will be prioritized, with no guest logins allowed April 20-26.

In addition, the new Virtual Reality Lab, with more than 20 different titles in VR, will be open additional hours for those who need a way to reduce stress or who just want to take a study break.

VR Lab final exam hours

  • Friday, April 20—6 to 9 p.m
  • Saturday, April 21—6 to 9 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 22—6 p.m to midnight
  • Monday, April 23—2 to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight
  • Tuesday, April 24—2 to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnights
  • Wednesday, April 25—2 to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight
  • Thursday, April 26—2 to 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. to midnight
  • Friday, April 27—closed
  • Saturday, April 28—closed
  • Sunday, April 29—closed

Additional information and regular hours for the WMU VR Lab can be found at wmich.edu/library/services/vr.

As a safety precaution during this five day, 24-hour a day period, a valid Bronco Card will be required for patrons to swipe in at the Waldo Library front door when entering between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. each day.

For more information, visit wmich.edu/library or call the Waldo Library information desk at (269) 387-5059.

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