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Most offices closed Thanksgiving weekend

by Tonya Durlach

Nov. 16, 2011 | WMU News

Photo of Thanksgiving food basket.
WMU closed Thanksgiving weekend, Nov. 24-27.
KALAMAZOO--Except for essential and emergency services, Western Michigan University offices will be closed Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 24-27, for the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

Thanksgiving recess officially begins at noon Wednesday, Nov. 23, and there are no afternoon or evening classes Wednesday. WMU offices will remain open Wednesday afternoon.

Classes resume at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28.

Public events scheduled on campus during the holiday weekend include a Bronco football game Friday at Waldo Stadium, a women's basketball game Friday at University Arena, a Bronco volleyball match Saturday at University Arena, and a Kenny Rogers holiday concert Saturday at Miller Auditorium.

Listed below are Thanksgiving weekend hours for selected University offices and services. 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 Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 24-27.

Bernhard Center and Bronco Mall close at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, and will remain closed Thursday through Saturday. The Bernhard Center will be open 10:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Sunday, and Subway will be open reduced hours 3 to 11 p.m. All other offices and Bronco Mall stores will be closed until Monday morning. Visit the Bernhard Center on the Web for a complete listing of Bronco Mall store hours.

Bronco Transit buses will stop running at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, and will resume normal operations Monday, Nov. 28. Schedules are posted online.

Campus computing

Sindecuse Health Center, including the pharmacy, is closed Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 24-27. Medical emergencies should be referred to local hospitals or other health care providers.

Student Recreation Center closes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, is closed Thursday through Saturday, Nov. 24-26, and is open from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27. The recreation center resumes normal hours Monday, Nov. 28, at 6 a.m.

Unified Clinics are open normal hours Wednesday, Nov. 23, and closed Thursday through Sunday, Nov. 24-27.

Waldo Library closes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23. The library is closed Thursday, open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and open from noon Sunday to 3 a.m. Monday. The library resumes normal hours at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 28.