The University Record, December 10, 2001

Holiday closings and special hours within the University


Exhibit Museum of Natural History:

Closed Dec. 24–26 and Dec. 31–Jan. 1.

Kelsey Museum of Archaeology:

Closed Dec. 24–Jan. 1.

Museum of Art:

Closed Dec. 24–25 & Dec. 31–Jan. 1.

University Unions

Pierpont Commons:

Closed Dec. 22–23, 25, and 29–30, and Jan. 1. 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Dec. 24, 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Dec. 26–28 and 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Dec. 31.


Shapiro Undergraduate and Science Libraries:

Closed Dec. 24–25, Dec. 31–Jan. 1. Open 24 hours Dec. 10–13, and Dec. 16–19; 8 a.m.–5 a.m. Dec. 14–1, and Dec. 20; 8 a.m.–midnight Dec. 21 and Jan. 2–4; and 10 a.m.–midnight Dec. 22–23, Dec. 26–30 and Jan. 5. Regular hours of 8 a.m.–5 a.m. resume Jan. 6.

Hatcher Graduate Library:

Closed Dec. 23–25, 30–31 and Jan. 1, 6. 8 a.m.–7 p.m. Dec. 21, Jan. 2–4; 1–5 p.m. Dec. 22, 26–29, Jan. 5. Regular hours, 8 a.m.–2 a.m., resume Jan. 7.

Media Union Library:

Closed Dec. 22–Jan. 1. Noon–midnight Jan. 2, 7:30 a.m.–midnight Jan. 3–6.

Regular 24-hour operation resumes at 7:30 a.m. Jan. 7.

Taubman Medical Library:

Closed Dec 25, Jan. 1. 1–4:45 p.m. Dec 22–24, 26–31.

Reference desk:

No service Dec. 22–26, 29–31 and Jan. 1. 1–4:45 p.m. Dec 27–28.

Social Work Library:

Closed Dec. 22–Jan. 1, 5. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Dec. 21, Jan. 2–4. Resume regular hours 1–9 p.m. Jan. 6.

Music Library:

Closed Dec. 22–Jan. 1, Jan. 5–6. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Dec. 21. 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Jan. 3–4. Resume regular hours Jan. 7.

Museums Library:

Closed Dec. 22–Jan.1. Resume regular hours 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Jan. 2.

Bentley Historical Library:

Closed Dec. 22–Jan.1.

Clements Library:

Closed Dec. 21–Jan. 4. Will reopen at 9 a.m. Jan. 7.

Law Library:

Closed Dec. 22–Jan. 1. 8 a.m.–midnight through Dec. 19. Open 8 a.m.–6 p.m. Dec. 20–21, Jan. 2–8. 8 a.m.–midnight Jan. 9–April 30.


Mail Service:

Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. The U.S. Postal Service will be open Dec. 26–28 and 31, but will not provide service to University buildings unless advance written requests are received at University Mail Service by Dec. 14. Also, University Mail Service must be notified by Dec. 14 if pickup and delivery service is required Dec. 24. Standard permit mail to be processed and mailed by the end of the year must be received by University Mail Service by 5 p.m. Dec. 20. Mail must be at University Mail Service by 1 p.m. Dec. 21 to be postmarked before Dec. 25. For information, call (734) 764-9227.

Payroll Office:

Closed Dec. 25–27 and Dec. 31–Jan. 1. 7:30 a.m.–2 p.m. Dec. 24 and 8 a.m.–2 p.m. Dec. 28.

Treasurer’s Office (Room 10090, Wolverine Tower):

Closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1. The Gifts of Securities Team will be available Dec. 26–28 and 31 to accept gifts. For assistance with gifts, call (734) 647-9090.

Michigan Administrative Information Services (MAIS):

Most MAIS business offices closed 5 p.m. Dec. 24–8 a.m. Jan. 2. The M-Pathways Financial/Physical Resources, Student Administration, and HR Management systems keep normal. Hours are on the Web at The M-Pathways Help Desk will be closed. To report a suspected M-Pathways system outage or for password resets, call (734) 936-7000. Regular office hours resume Jan. 2.

Risk Management and Work~Connections:

Closed 5 p.m. Dec 24–8 a.m. Jan. 2. Employee injuries may be reported as usual to the Work~Connections message system at (734) 615-0643. For damage to University property, injuries to non-employees and any emergency, contact the Department of Public Safety at (734) 763-1131.

Plant Building Services:

Emergency services will be available at all times Dec. 22–Jan. 2 by calling the Plant Order Services at (734) 647-2059, or DPS, (734) 763-1131. Limited services will be provided Dec. 26–28 and 31 in buildings remaining open.

Occupational Safety and Environmental Health (OSEH):

OSEH staff will respond to emergencies. Requests for emergency services should be directed to the Department of Public Safety, (734) 763-1131.

Hazardous Materials staff will conduct radioactive material, chemical waste and pathological waste collections as usual through Dec. 24, but individuals are urged to call early for pick ups. Routine pick ups will resume Jan. 2.

Division of Research Development and Administration (DRDA):

Closed mid-day Dec. 24–8 a.m. Jan. 2. Staff availability will be limited Dec. 24. It would be in the best interest of faculty, research staff and others who plan to process materials through DRDA in late December to make arrangements with the appropriate project representative well in advance to ensure sufficient time for handling deadline materials.

Information Technology Central Services (ITCS):

Most Information Technology Central Services (ITCS) offices will close at 5 p.m. Dec. 21 and reopen Jan. 2, with the following exceptions:

4-HELP Consulting phone service:

closed but consulting assistance will be available via e-mail at

Campus Computing Sites:

Closed 5:30 p.m. Dec. 22–10 a.m. Jan. 6. Access to card-key sites will be subject to building hours during the break. Angell Hall will operate 7:30 a.m.–11:30 p.m. daily for Angell Hall and SEB willl be open 7:30 a.m.–9:30 p.m. daily, Jan. 6–27, when the regular winter term schedule begins. For more information, visit

Computer Showcase (Michigan Union):

closed 5 p.m. Dec. 21–10 a.m. Jan. 2.

ITCom Repair Services:

Will take emergency voice, data or video repair requests at (734) 647-8888.

ITCS Accounts Office:

Close at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 21. Staff will check e-mail sent to Dec. 26–28 and Dec. 31.

Operator Services:

Available at (734) 764-1817 7:45 a.m.–4 p.m. Dec. 24 and 31, and 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Dec. 26–28. Closed Dec. 25, 29 and 30, and Jan. 1. Regular hours resume Jan. 2.


Arts of Citizenship Program (Room 232C West Hall):

Closed 5 p.m. Dec. 20–8 a.m. Jan. 7. Voicemail messages may be left at (734) 615-0609, or send e-mail to

Property Disposition:

Closed after 11:30 a.m. Dec. 21 and Dec. 24–Jan. 1.

Stores and Purchasing


Computer Procurement closed Dec. 24–Jan.1; Dec. 24 is last day for deliveries until Jan. 2.

Food Procurement:

Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. 7:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Dec. 26–28 and 31.

General Supplies Procurement:

Closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1. Open Dec. 24. For emergency orders, contact Food Procurement; deliveries resume Jan. 2.

Maintenance Service Unit:

For emergency orders, contact the Hospital Service Unit at (734) 615-5275.

Boise Cascade Office Product delivery:

Closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1; for emergency UPS deliveries of Boise products, contact Boise Cascade directly, or visit

Purchasing Services:

Closed Dec. 25–Jan. 1. During that period, purchase orders will be available online as usual through the M-Pathways system or purchases can be made with a P-Card. For emergency assistance, call (734) 647-4147 from 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Normal business hours resume Jan. 2.

U-M Hospitals Contracts and Procurement:

Closed Dec. 25 and Jan. 1. Open 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. Dec. 24, 26–28 and 31.