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Campus to close for winter break

Submitted by Marmian Grimes
Phone: 907-474-7902

12/14/09

Most offices at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will be closed for the winter break, Dec. 24 through Jan. 3. Many offices will also be closed or minimally staffed Dec. 21 through 23 as a cost-saving measure.

The UAF police and fire departments will remain open and the UAF Bookstore, the Student Recreation Center, the Wood Center, the UA Museum of the North and the Rasmuson Library will have limited hours during some parts of the winter break. Visit www.uaf.edu/marketing/holiday/index.xml for specific dates and hours.

Regular campus shuttle bus routes will run until Dec. 18. Regular shuttles will not run Dec. 21-23, but the on-call shuttle will be available 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. by calling 474-RIDE (7433). Campus shuttles will not run Dec. 24-Jan. 3. Limited shuttle service will resume on Jan. 4. Visit www.uaf.edu/fs/shuttlebus.html for specific shuttle schedules.

Students will begin returning to campus Tuesday, Jan. 19, when residence halls reopen. New students are invited to participate in orientation activities the following day. The first day of classes for the spring semester is Thursday, Jan. 21.

The University of Alaska Museum of the North will be open during the holiday season from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 21 - 24 and from noon to 5 p.m. on Dec. 26, Dec. 28-31 and Jan. 2. Regular hours resume Jan. 4. Visit www.uaf.edu/museum/ for more information.

The academic calendar is also online at www.uaf.edu/catalog/current/acad_calendar.html.

CONTACT: Marmian Grimes, UAF public information officer, at 907-474-7902 or via e-mail at marmian.grimes@alaska.edu.

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