The Catholic University of America

Dec. 16, 2011

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 Thursday, Dec. 22. Some administrators, faculty, and staff will have access to campus buildings on Friday, Dec. 23. The entire University campus and all buildings, however, will be closed at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, and will remain closed until Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 9 a.m., when University offices reopen.

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

The following office will be closed from 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, until 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3:

  • Nugent Hall/the President’s Administrative Office

The following offices and buildings will be closed from Friday, Dec. 23, until Tuesday, Jan. 3:

  • 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 Human Resources
  • Office of University Development (including Development Services)
  • Columbus School of Law building
  • John K. Mullen of Denver Memorial Library
  • Leahy Computer Labs
  • Cardinal Station Post Office
  • Cashier’s Office in Leahy Hall
  • Engraving & Printing Federal Credit Union

The Edward J. Pryzbyla University Center will operate on the following schedule:

  • Through Friday, Dec. 16: 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Saturday, Dec. 17: 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday, Dec. 18, through Thursday, Dec. 22: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2: Closed
  • Tuesday, Jan. 3, through Friday, Jan. 6: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 7, and Sunday, Jan. 8: 8 a.m. to midnight
  • Normal Pryzbyla hours resume on Monday, Jan. 9 (Sunday through Thursday: 7 a.m. to midnight, Friday and Saturday: 7 a.m. to 2 a.m.)

The CUA Bookstore will be closed to the public from Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2. It will reopen for business on Tuesday, Jan. 3 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

The Eugene I. Kane Student Health and Fitness Center will be closed, with no access provided, from Saturday, Dec. 17, until Monday, Jan. 9.

The Raymond A. Du Four Athletic Center will be closed to the general public from the close of business on Thursday, Dec. 22, until Tuesday, Jan. 3, except for scheduled games, supervised basketball and swimming practices, gym maintenance, and a registration-only baseball camp.

The Department of Public Safety will be open with limited staff throughout Christmas recess. In the event of an emergency, call the department at 202-319-5111.



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