Spring recess hours for selected campus services

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Spring semester recess

KALAMAZOO--Many campus services at Western Michigan University will be on reduced hours during spring semester recess, which begins Monday, March 5, and continues through Sunday, March 11. There are no classes during the recess, but most WMU offices are open normal hours. In addition, there are no classes Friday, March 2, for Spirit Day.

Classes resume beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, March 12.

There are several public events on campus during spring recess, including Kalamazoo Film Society screenings of "Young Adult" and a Bronco gymnastics match versus Illinois. The Richmond Center for Visual Arts is featuring two major exhibits and will maintain regular hours throughout the recess.

Listed below are hours for selected University services. Faculty, students and the public are encouraged to call ahead to make sure that a particular service is open. For emergencies only, contact WMU Public Safety at (269) 387-5555.

Admissions office will maintain normal hours throughout the recess.

Bernhard Center and Bronco Mall store hours are available on the Bernhard Center website. The building closes at 6 p.m. Friday, March 2, and is closed Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4, and Saturday, March 10. Building hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 5-9.

Campus computing

  • Bernhard Center computer lab closes at 5 p.m. Friday, March 2, and resumes its normal 24-hour operation beginning at 8 a.m. Monday, March 12.
  • Information Technology Help Desk closes at 5 p.m. Friday, March 2; is closed Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4; is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 5-9; and is closed Saturday and Sunday, March 10-11. The Help Desk resumes normal hours at 8 a.m. Monday, March 12.
  • Mobile Help Desk is closed Thursday, March 1, through Saturday, March 10. It will resume normal hours Sunday, March 11.
  • University Computing Center lab closes at 5 p.m. Friday, March 2; is closed Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4; is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 5-9; and is closed Saturday and Sunday, March 10-11; and resumes normal hours at 8 a.m. Monday, March 12.

Sindecuse Health Center and its pharmacy are closed Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4 and March 10-11; open reduced hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, March 5; and open normal hours Tuesday through Friday, March 6-9.

Student Recreation Center hours are available on the center's website. The center is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, March 2; closed Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4; open reduced hours 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 5-9, and noon to 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 10-11. The recreation center resumes normal hours at 6 a.m. Monday, March 12.

Unified Clinics will maintain normal hours throughout the recess.

Waldo Library is open reduced hours, 8 a.m. to midnight Thursday, March 1; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, March 2; noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 3-4; 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, March 5-9; and noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 10. The library resumes normal hours at noon Sunday, March 11.

To reduce energy costs during the recess, heating and cooling systems in all classroom buildings controlled by the WMU Building Energy Management System will be in holiday mode. Air handlers will not run during this time unless a space is exempt from the program or the temperature in a particular space goes outside of the range of 60 to 85 degrees. Portions of a particular building that do not normally go into night setback mode will not go into holiday mode.