The University Record, December 11, 2000

Holiday closures

News and Information Services, including The University Record and Michigan Today: Closed noon Dec. 22–8 a.m. Jan. 2.

Printing Services: Closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1.

Copy Centers: All locations closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1.

Parking and Transportation Services offices: Close at the end of the business day Dec. 22 and reopen Jan. 2. See page 9 for information on buses and parking.

U-Attic Storage: Closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1.

Exhibit Museum of Natural History: Closed Dec. 24–26 and Dec. 31.

Mail Service: Closed Dec. 25–26 and Jan. 1. The United States Postal Service will be open Dec. 27–29, but will not provide service to University buildings unless advance written requests are received at University Mail Service by Dec. 15. Contact Mail Service about metering needs during season days, (734) 764-9227.


Hatcher Graduate Library:

  • Open 8 a.m.–7 p.m. Dec. 22.

  • Closed Dec. 23–25.

  • Open 1–5 p.m. Dec. 26–29

  • Closed Dec. 30–Jan. 1

  • Open 8 a.m.–7 p.m. Jan. 2 & 3

  • Open 8 a.m.–7 p.m. Jan. 3

  • Resume 8 a.m.–2 a.m. Jan. 4

    Shapiro Undergraduate and Science Libraries:

  • Open 24 hours Dec. 14

  • Open 8 a.m.–5 a.m. Dec. 15–16

  • Open 24 hours Dec. 17–21

  • Open 8 a.m.–midnight Dec. 22

  • Open 10 a.m.–midnight Dec. 23

  • Closed Dec. 24–25

  • Open 10 a.m.–midnight Dec. 26–30

  • Closed Dec. 31–Jan. 1

  • Open 8 a.m.–midnight Jan. 2–3

  • Resume 8 a.m.–5 a.m. Jan. 4

    West Hall Connector:

  • Closed Dec. 23–Jan. 1

  • Open 1 p.m.–5 p.m. Jan. 2–3

  • Resume regular hours Jan. 4

    Media Union Library/Building, Reserves Desk:

  • Building closed 5 p.m. Dec. 23–noon Jan. 2. Open noon–midnight Jan. 2, 7 a.m.–midnight Jan. 3. Resume normal 24-hour operation Jan. 4.

  • Reserves Desk closed 6 p.m. Dec. 22–1 p.m. Jan. 2. Open 1–6 p.m. Jan. 2, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Jan. 3. Resume normal hours Jan. 4.

    Other Libraries: For information on holiday closing times for other University Libraries and collections, visit the Web at

    Plant Building Services: Plant Building Services will close at 12:30 a.m. Dec. 23 and re-open 7:30 a.m. Jan. 2. Limited services, including restroom maintenance, corridor cleaning and trash removal from centralized locations, will be provided Dec. 26–29 in buildings remaining open over the holidays.

    There will be an ample supply of trash bags placed in the bottom of trash receptacles for those who wish to discard trash from offices, laboratories, etc. Emergency services will be available on request Dec. 23–Jan. 2 by calling the Emergency Maintenance System, (734) 647-2059, or the Department of Public Safety, (734) 763-1131.

    Occupational Safety and Environmental Health: The Department of Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (OSEH) will close at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 22 and reopen at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 2. OSEH staff will respond to emergencies during the holidays. Requests for emergency services should be directed to the Department of Public Safety, (734) 763-1131.

    Hazardous Material staff will collect radioactive materials, chemical waste and pathological wastes as usual through Dec. 22, but everyone is strongly urged to call early for pickups. Routine pickups of these hazardous materials will resume Jan. 2. If special arrangements are required, call (734) 763-4568 prior to Dec. 15.

    Staff working with radioactive or chemical materials during the holidays should have a sufficient supply of waste containers to accommodate the workload. Laboratories are encouraged to call OSEH, prior to the holidays, to procure the appropriate supplies. Approval for radioactive materials must be obtained prior to Dec. 20. Radiation Safety staff will deliver radioactive material packages Dec. 26–29.

    Arts of Citizenship Program: Closed 3 p.m. Dec. 22–8 a.m. Jan. 4. Voicemail messages may be left at (734) 615-0609.

    Division of Research Development and Administration: Closed mid-day Dec 22–8 a.m. Jan. 2. Staff availability will be limited Dec. 22.

    Stores and Purchasing:

  • M-Stores: Computer Procurement closed 3 p.m. Dec. 22–7:30 a.m. Jan. 2. Food Procurement closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1; open 7–11 a.m. Dec. 26–29. General Supplies Procurement closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1, reopening at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 2. Hospital Service Unit closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1; open with reduced staff 7 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Dec. 26–29. Maintenance Service Unit closed 3 p.m. Dec. 22–7 a.m. Jan. 2.

  • Purchasing Services: Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Open at Wolverine Tower 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Dec. 26–29. Open at Green Road 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Dec. 26–29.

  • Accounts Payable: Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1; open with reduced staff Dec. 26–29. For more information, visit the Web at

    IT-related Information Technology Central Services: Most Information Technology Central Services (ITCS) offices will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 22 and reopen Jan. 2, with the following exceptions:

  • 4-HELP phone consulting will be closed but consulting help will be available via e-mail at

  • Campus Computing Sites closed 5:30 p.m. Dec. 23–7:30 a.m. Jan. 2. Access to key-card sites will be subject to building hours during the break. Angell Hall will be open 7:30 a.m.–11:30 p.m. Jan. 2–16, when it will begin its regular winter term schedule. For more information, visit the Web,

  • Computer Showcase will close at 3 p.m. Dec. 22.

  • ITCom Repair Services will take emergency voice, data or video repair requests at (734) 647-8888.

  • ITCS Accounts Office will close at 4:30 Dec. 22. Staff will check e-mail sent to Dec. 26–29.

  • Operator Services: Operator assistance will be available at (734) 764-1817 until midnight Dec. 22 and 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Dec. 26–29. Regular hours resume Jan. 2.

    Risk Management and Work~Connections: Closed 5 p.m. Dec. 22–8 a.m. Jan. 2. Claims may be reported as usual to the Work~Connections message system, (734) 615-0643, and Property & Casualty, (734) 764-2200. In case of an emergency, call Public Safety, (734) 763-1131.

    Treasurer’s Office (Room 10090, Wolverine Tower): Open 9 a.m.–2 p.m. Dec. 26–29. Call (734) 674-9090 for more information.

    Michigan Administrative Information Services (MAIS): Most MAIS business offices closed 5 p.m. Dec. 22–8 a.m. Jan. 2. Financial/Physical Resources and Student Administration systems, and the Payroll, Human Resources and Development systems will be available during normal hours of operation. Hours of operation are on the Web, M-Pathways Help Desk, (734) 936-7000, will be available 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Dec. 26–29. No M-Pathways classes are scheduled during the season days, and training registration will be closed. Regular hours resume Jan. 2.