The Catholic University of America

Dec. 15, 2009

What's Open and What's Closed During the Christmas Recess

For the faculty and staff of Catholic University, the Christmas recess begins at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 22. Some administrators, faculty and staff will need access to campus buildings on Wednesday, Dec. 23. The entire university campus and all buildings, however, will be closed at 5 p.m. on that day (Dec. 23) and will remain closed until Monday, Jan. 4, at 9 a.m., when university offices re-open.

Please note the following information about particular offices and buildings on campus.

The following office will be closed from 4 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22, until 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 4, 2010:

  • Nugent Hall/the President's Administrative Office

The following offices and buildings will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 23, until Monday, Jan. 4:

  • All Academic Buildings
  • Offices of Academic Administration and Academic Deans
  • All Administrative Offices of Student Life
  • Office of Enrollment Management (including Admissions, Financial Aid and Enrollment Services)
  • Office of University Development (including Development Services)
  • Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center
  • Columbus School of Law building
  • John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library
  • Leahy Hall Computer Labs
  • Cardinal Station Post Office
  • Cashier's Office in Leahy Hall
  • Engraving & Printing Federal Credit Union

The CUA Bookstore will be closed to the public from Wednesday, Dec. 23, through Friday, Jan. 1. It will reopen to accommodate law school students needing to purchase textbooks on Saturday, Jan. 2 (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). NOTE: The rest of the Pryzbyla Center will remain closed to the public until Jan. 4. The bookstore can be accessed by the entrance near the McMahon Hall parking lot; signs will be posted.

The Eugene I. Kane Student Health and Fitness Center will be closed, with no access provided, from Saturday, Dec. 19, until Monday, Jan. 11.

The Raymond A. Du Four Center will be closed to the general public from the close of business on Tuesday, Dec. 22, until Monday, Jan. 4, except for scheduled games, supervised basketball and swimming practices, gym maintenance and a registration-only baseball camp.

The Department of Public Safety (DPS), located in Leahy Hall, will be open with limited staff throughout the Christmas recess. In the event of an emergency, call DPS at 202-319-5111.