Holiday hours across campus

By Communications Staff
December 11, 2013

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Berry standalonePaul Mayne, Western News

Many Western services will be closed for the holiday season, starting Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Wednesday, Jan. 1. The following is a list of some of the hours across campus:

  • Western News online will resume publishing on Thursday, Jan. 2, with the first weekly paper to be issued on Thursday, Jan. 9;
  • All Western Libraries' locations will be closed between Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Jan. 1, re-opening Thursday, Jan. 2. For opening times of the individual locations, check the Library Hours website. Classes will resume Monday, Jan. 6;
  • The Book Store at Western will close Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Wednesday, Jan. 1, reopening at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2;
  • The McIntosh Gallery is closed Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Wednesday, Jan. 1, reopening Thursday, Jan. 2;
  • The Grad Club will move to limited hours, 8a.m.-11 p.m, Thursday, Dec. 19, and Friday, Dec. 20, and then close Saturday, Dec. 21, through Wednesday, Jan. 1. It will reopen with limited hours, 8 a.m.-9 p.m., on Thursday, Jan. 2, and Friday, Jan. 3 and return to regular hours on Monday, Jan. 6;
  • Stores operated by the University Students’ Council in the University Community Centre (UCC) will be closed Thursday, Dec. 19, through Sunday, Jan. 5. They will reopen Monday, Jan. 6. Stores that rent space in UCC (hair salon, pharmacy, etc.) will be closed at noon Tuesday, Dec. 24, and reopen Thursday, Jan. 2;
  • Student Central Office and Helpline will be closed Tuesday, Dec 24, through Wednesday, Jan 1.  Office and Helpline will reopen 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan 2;
  • The Wave will be open for lunch only Monday, Dec. 16, through Wednesday, Dec. 18, and then closed Thursday, Dec. 19, through Sunday, Jan. 5. It will reopen Monday, Jan. 6;
  • Green Leaf Café will be closed Saturday, Dec. 21, and reopen Monday, Jan. 13;
  • The Spoke will be closed Thursday, Dec. 19, through Sunday, Jan. 5. It will reopen Monday, Jan. 6;
  • Great Hall Catering will be open until noon Monday, Dec. 23, and reopen Thursday, Jan. 2;
  • Campus Eateries will offer limited services and hours up to and including Monday, Dec. 23. Some services will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 2 with the bulk reopening Monday, Jan. 6. For a complete list, visit the Hospitality Services website; and
  • The Western Student Recreation Centre will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24, through Thursday, Dec. 26, and again on Wednesday, Jan. 1. The centre will be operating on reduced hours during the holidays with modified programming. Please consult for hours of operation.

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