Special Winter Break Operating Hours for University Services

Special Winter Break Operating Hours for University Services
December 15, 2016

Special Winter Break Operating Hours for University Services

(Updated 12/15/16 at 6:00 p.m.) – During the George Washington University’s winter break from Friday, Dec. 23, 2016 to Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, many campus buildings and offices or services provided by the university will have modified operating hours. These hours will remain posted on the Campus Advisories website during break. Any changes to operating hours during break will be communicated on Campus Advisories. For additional questions, please contact the office directly.

ACADEMIC BUILDING HOURS

General-purpose academic buildings will have limited hours from Dec. 23 – Jan. 2. 

Dec. 23-26: Closed, except for individuals with authorized 24/7 GWorld privileges.

Dec. 27-29: All buildings close at 6 p.m. for general public access, except for individuals with authorized 24/7 GWorld privileges.

Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed, except for individuals with authorized 24/7 GWorld privileges.

Regular hours will resume on Jan. 3.

Jan. 16: Closed, except for only individuals with authorized 24/7 GWorld privileges.

In addition, the Corcoran School of the Arts and Design will close at 11 p.m. on Dec. 22 and will re-open at 7 a.m. on Jan. 9. The building will also be closed on Monday, Jan. 16

ADMISSIONS WELCOME CENTER

The Admissions Welcome Center will be open the same days that the University is open. However, no tours or information sessions will be offered Dec. 19-Dec.23. Tours and information sessions will be offered Dec. 27-29 and Jan. 3 onward.  

BRADY ART GALLERY

The Brady Art Galley will be closed to the public until the next exhibition, “Glenn Goldberg: Of Leaves and Clouds,” opens on Jan. 11. The exhibition will be open Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays.

CAMPUS STORES

GW Campus Store (Marvin Center lower level)

Dec. 19-22: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 23: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dec. 24-26: Closed
Dec. 27-29: TBD. Please check website.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-6: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Jan. 7-8: Noon-4 p.m.
Jan. 9-12: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Jan. 13: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Jan. 14-15: TBD. Please check website.
Jan. 16-17: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

GW Tech Hub at Buff & Blue on Penn (2100 Pennsylvania Ave.)

Dec. 19-22: 8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Dec. 23: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dec. 24-26: Closed
Dec. 27-29: TBD. Please check website.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-6: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Jan. 7-8: Closed
Jan. 9 - 13: 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Jan. 14 - 15: TBD. Please check website.
Jan. 16 - 17: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

George’s Market and the Starbucks Kiosk

Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 23: 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Dec. 24-26” Closed
Dec. 27-29: TBD. Please check website.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-6: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Jan. 7-8: Noon-4 p.m.
Jan. 9-12: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Jan. 13: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
Jan 14-15: TBD. Please check website.
Jan. 16: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Jan. 17-18: 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m.

COLONIAL CENTRAL

Dec. 22: 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dec. 23-26: Closed
Dec. 27-28: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 29:9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-15: Monday-Thursday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Friday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Jan. 16: Closed
Jan. 17-19: 9 a.m.-7 p.m.

COLONIAL CROSSROADS

The Center for Career Services and the Center for Student Engagement will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. from Monday, Dec. 19 through Friday, Jan. 13 when the university is open.  

COLONIAL HEALTH CENTER

Colonial Health Center will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. from Monday, Dec. 19 through Friday, Jan. 13 when the university is open.  

Mental Health Services at the Mount Vernon Campus will close on Dec. 22 and remain closed during winter break.  

DINING

Mount Vernon Campus Pelham Commons

Dec. 19-22: 11 a.m.-midnight
Dec. 23-Jan. 15: Closed
Jan. 16-19: 11 a.m.-midnight

Mount Vernon Campus Higher Grounds

Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Dec. 23-Jan. 16: Closed
Jan. 17-19: 8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jan. 20-22: Closed

GW’s 90-member dining and grocery partner network will operate based on its own schedules for the holidays.

GWPD and EMeRG

The George Washington Police Department’s security operations will remain operational 24/7 throughout break. EMeRG will be in service until Tuesday, Dec. 20 at 8 p.m. EMeRG will resume regular hours on Friday, Jan. 13.

FACILITIES CENTRAL

Facilities Central will maintain 24/7 operations during winter break. Please submit a FixIt request for general facilities issues or call 202-994-6706, option 2, for emergency issues.

GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY MUSEUM AND THE TEXTILE MUSEUM

Dec. 22-Jan 3: Mondays and Wednesdays through Fridays: 11:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.; Saturdays: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sundays: 1 p.m.-5 p.m.

Closed Tuesdays and university holidays from Dec. 23-27 and Dec. 30-Jan. 3.

New hours begin on Jan. 3:

Monday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday-Thursday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Sunday: 1-5 p.m.
Closed Jan. 16   

GWORLD CARD OFFICE

From Dec. 27 to Jan. 13, the GWorld Office will be open 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on weekdays when the university is open. Regular hours will resume on Jan. 17. 

IT SUPPORT CENTER AND TECH COMMONS

Because of the historically low volume of IT support requests during the holiday season, the IT Support Center and Tech Commons walk-up support will be closed during the following dates and times: 

Friday, Dec. 23-Monday, Dec. 26
Friday, Dec. 30-Monday, Jan. 2

For IT support during this time, please send an email to ithelp@gwu.edu or submit an IT support request ticket through it.gwu.edu. A ticket will be created, and a staff member will contact you when the IT Support Center reopens. The GWiz Knowledge Base, a resource that allows GW community members to access self-service knowledge about technology and assistance with the Division of IT's services, will also be available. 

From Thursday, Dec. 22 through Monday, Jan. 16, Tech Commons will be open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday when the university is open.

For IT support upon the reopening of the IT Support Center, please use one of the following methods to submit your request:

- Send an email to ithelp@gwu.edu
- Submit a web request support ticket
- Call the IT Support Center at 202-994-GWIT (4948) or 4-4948, if calling from a campus phone
- Chat with a support representative (available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-7 p.m., when the university is open)

LERNER HEALTH AND WELLNESS CENTER

Lerner Health and Wellness will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Sunday, Jan. 8. The facility will be open with modified hours from Monday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 15 and also will be closed on Monday, Jan. 16. Normal hours resume on Tuesday, Jan. 17. 

Modified hours of operation for Jan. 9-15 will be:

Monday-Friday: Building: 6:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; pool: 7-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., 3-6 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Building: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; pool: noon-4 p.m.

LIBRARIES

Estelle and Melvin Gelman Libray

Dec. 22: Building closes at 10 p.m. and 24-hour access ends
Dec. 23-26: Closed
Dec. 27-29: 7 a.m.-5 p.m.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-6: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Jan. 7-8: Closed
Jan. 9-13: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Jan. 14-15: Noon-6 p.m.
Jan. 16: Closed

Eckles Library at the Mount Vernon Campus

Dec. 22: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Dec. 23-Jan 2:Closed

Himmelfarb Health Science Library

Dec. 23: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 24-25: Closed
Dec. 26: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 27-29: 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 30: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 31-Jan. 1: Closed
Jan. 2: 9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Library

The library will be closed:

Tuesday, Dec. 20
Friday, Dec. 23-Monday, Dec. 26
Friday, Dec. 30-Monday, Jan. 2
Monday, Jan. 16

The library will be open 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays when the university is open. Student and staff GWorld card-holders may access the library study space 24/7.

LOCK OUTS (Students Only)

Students with lock out issues on the Foggy Bottom Campus should visit Facilities Central (Support Building, 2025 F St., NW) for lock out assistance.

The Mount Vernon Key Depot is closed from Thursday, Dec. 22 at 8 p.m. until Monday, Jan. 9 at noon. GWPD will be available to assist residents with lock out issues.

MAIL AND PACKAGE SERVICES

Foggy Bottom Campus Mail Services

Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 23-26: Closed
Dec 27-29: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-Jan. 6: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 9-Jan. 13: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 16: Closed

Foggy Bottom Campus Package Services

Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 23-26: Closed
Dec 27-29: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-Jan. 6: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 9-Jan. 13: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 16: Closed

Mount Vernon Campus Mail and Package Services

Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 23-26: Closed
Dec 27-29: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-Jan. 6: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 9-Jan. 13: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 16: Closed

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Mail and Package Services

Dec. 19-22: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 23-26: Closed
Dec 27-29: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-Jan. 6: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 9-Jan. 13: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Jan. 16: Closed

MARVIN CENTER BUILDING HOURS

The following are modified hours for winter break:  

Dec. 22: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 23-Dec. 26: Closed
Dec. 27-28: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Dec. 29: 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed
Jan. 3-12: 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
Jan. 13: Resumes normal hours of 7 a.m.-2 a.m.

PARKING

Monthly and occasional parking access will be available via GWorld card. Visitor parking will be available on the Foggy Bottom Campus at Science and Engineering Hall (800 22nd St., NW) throughout the break period.

SHUTTLES

Vern Express

Dec. 22: 7 a.m.- 8 p.m.: Departs every 15 minutes from both campuses; 8 p.m.-midnight, departures every 30 minutes from both campuses
(4Ride will provide transportation from midnight-4 a.m.)
Dec. 23: 7 a.m.-noon: Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses
Dec. 23 at noon-Dec. 27 at 7 a.m.: No service
Dec. 27-29, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.: Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses; no late night service
Dec. 30- Jan. 2: No service
Jan. 3-8, 7 a.m.–8 p.m.: Departs every 30 minutes from both campuses
Jan. 9-13, 7 a.m.-8 p.m.: Departs every 15 minutes from both campuses; 8 p.m.-midnight: departures every 30 minutes from both campuses
Jan, 14-Jan. 15: 7-11 a.m.: departs every 30 minutes from both campuses**; 11 a.m.-8 p.m.: departures every 15 minutes from both campuses*; 8 p.m.-7 a.m.: departures every 30 minutes from both campuses**

*When operating on a 15-minute schedule, there will be one Vern Express shuttle departing from both Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses at: 00, :15, :30, and :45 past the hour.

**When operating on a 30-minute schedule, there will be one Vern Express shuttle departing from both Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses at: 00 and :30 past the hour.

Virginia Science and Technology Campus Express

Dec. 23, 26, 30 and Jan. 2: No service

The following is a modified weekday schedule for Dec. 23-Jan. 13 (excluding the dates above with no service):

From Foggy Bottom

Departs: 9:50 a.m., noon, 2:30 p.m., 4:40 p.m., 7:30 p.m. (No 10:10 p.m. shuttle service)

From Virginia Science and Technology Campus

Monday-Friday

Departs Enterprise Hall: 8:35 a.m., 10:45 a.m., 12:55 p.m., 3:25 p.m., 6:05 p.m.
Departs Research Place: 8:40 a.m., 10:50 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6:10 p.m.
Departs Innovation Hall: 8:45 a.m., 10:55 a.m., 1:05 p.m., 3:35 p.m., 6:15 p.m.
Departs Exploration Hall: 8:50 a.m., 11:00 a.m., 1:10 p.m., 3:40 p.m., 6:20 p.m.

(No 9 p.m., 9:05 p.m., 9:10 p.m. or 9:15 p.m. departures from Virginia Science and Technology Campus)

4Ride Service

Dec. 23-26: Closed
Dec. 30-Jan. 2: Closed

SMITH CENTER

Dec. 23: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 24-26: Closed
Dec. 27: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 28: 8:30 a.m.-8 p.m.
Dec. 29: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Dec. 30-Jan 2: Closed
Jan. 3: 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m.
Jan. 4-5: 8:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
Jan. 6: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Jan. 7: 9:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.
Jan. 8: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Jan. 9-13: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
Jan. 14: 9:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
Jan. 15: 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
Jan. 16: 6:30 a.m.-9 p.m.