December 2016 Events

Saturday, December 10

Bronco men's basketball vs. James MadisonUniversity Arena, 1 p.m.. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Dance concertFall Showcase, Dalton Center Studio B, Room 3116, 3 and 7 p.m. Free.
Memorial serviceFor Dr. Ernst A. Breisach, professor emeritus of history, St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 247 W. Lovell St., Kalamazoo 5 p.m.
Fundraiser movie screening"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation," State Theatre, 404 S. Burdick St., Kalamazoo, 7:35 p.m. Tickets $10: http://bit.ly/24RK1I8.

Sunday, December 11

Waldo Library extended hoursStarting at 10 a.m., Waldo will be open 24 hours through Thursday, Dec. 15, to accommodate students as they prepare for final exams.

Monday, December 12

Final examination week through Dec. 16
Waldo Library extended hoursOpen 24 hours to accommodate students as they prepare for final exams.

Tuesday, December 13

Final examination week through Dec. 16
Waldo Library extended hoursOpen 24 hours to accommodate students as they prepare for final exams.
Board of Trustees meetingClosed informal session 9 a.m.; formal session, 157 Bernhard Center, 11 a.m.
University Holiday ReceptionFor all WMU faculty and staff members, Bernhard Center Ballroom, 1:30 to 3 p.m. Free.

Wednesday, December 14

Final examination week through Dec. 16
Mawlid an-Nabi begins at sundown
Waldo Library extended hoursOpen 24 hours to accommodate students as they prepare for final exams.
Surplus sale635 W. Ransom St., Kalamazoo, 4 to 7 p.m.

Thursday, December 15

Final examination week through Dec. 16
Waldo Library extended hoursOpen 24 hours to accommodate students as they prepare for final exams.
Open houseLearn more about the W.E. Upjohn Center for the Study of Geographical Change, Meader Exhibits Gallery, Welborn Hall, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free.
Retirement receptionHonoring Carolyn Noack, Office for Sustainability, Fetzer Center atrium, 3 p.m. Free; light hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Friday, December 16

Final examination week through Dec. 16

Saturday, December 17

CommencementMiller Auditorium, times to be announced in November.
Fall semester ends
Bronco women's basketball vs. BradleyUniversity Arena, time TBA. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.
Memorial serviceHonoring Dr. Mary Cain, professor emerita of education and professional development, Kanley Chapel, 2 p.m.

Sunday, December 18

Concert"A Brass Celebration of Christmas," Dalton Center Recital Hall, 3 p.m. Tickets: (269) 387-2300 or millerauditorium.com.

Tuesday, December 20

Wednesday, December 21

Winter solstice (first day of winter)

Saturday, December 24

Christmas Eve
Hanukkah begins at sundown

Sunday, December 25

Christmas Day

Monday, December 26

Holiday closureWMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.

Tuesday, December 27

Holiday closureWMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.

Wednesday, December 28

Holiday closureWMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.

Thursday, December 29

Holiday closureWMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.
Bronco men's basketball vs. Alabama A&MUniversity Arena, 7 p.m. Tickets: wmubroncos.com or (888) 4-WMU-TIX.

Friday, December 30

Holiday closureWMU offices closed except for essential and emergency services.

Saturday, December 31

New Year's Eve