Winter Break 2013-2014: What's Open, What's Closed On Campus

December 12, 2013
Credit: Michael Cohea

Brown University administrative offices close beginning at 5 PM on Monday, December 23, 2013 and reopen @ 8:30 AM onThursday, January 2, 2013.


EMERGENCY NUMBERS

Response for crisis/emergencies 24/7 even during school breaks:

Department of Public Safety

(401) 863-4111

Administrator on Call (AOC)

Public Safety will have the AOC call you

(401) 863-3322
Building or Facility Emergency (401) 863-7800
Medical Emergencies (401) 863-4111
Nursing Advice
(401) 863-1330
Psychological Emergencies (401) 863-3476
Sexual Assault Crisis Support (401) 863-6000

WHAT'S OPEN, WHAT'S CLOSED


ATHLETICS AND RECREATION

 Additional information about Winter Break hours for recreational sport and fitness facilities may be found for each facility individually on the Recreational Sports web page at: http://brownrec.com

Aquatics Center

Closed for annual maintenance beginning 7 AM Friday, December 20. Reopens 5:30 AM January 2, 2014 for Winter Break hours. Live calendar can be viewed at www.brownrec.com/aquatics/hours
Nelson Fitness Saturday, December 21 to Monday, December 23 hours are 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Closed December 24 & 25. Thursday, December 26 to Tuesday, December 31, 2013 hours are 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Closed January 1, 2014.  Reopen 5:30 AM January 2, 2014.
OMAC Saturday, December 21 to Monday, December 23 hours are 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Closed December 24 & 25. Thursday, December 26 to Tuesday, December 31, 2013 hours are 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM.  Closed January 1, 2014.  Reopen 5:30 AM January 2, 2014.
Meehan Rink University skate is closed beginning Thursday, December 19, 2013 and will reopen Monday, January 27, 2014.
Pizzitola Recreational Squash is closed beginning Sun, Dec 22, 2013. Reopens Sat Jan 5, 2014.
Satellite fitness centers Bear’s Lair, Emery, and Bigelow close Sat, Dec 14, 2013. Normal hours resume Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 6 AM.

Athletic events on campus during Break:

Thu Jan 2 @ 7PM Men's basketball v. Rhode Island
Fri Jan 3 @ 7PM Women's ice hockey v. Cornell
Fri Jan 3 @ 7PM Women's basketball v. New Hampshire
Sat Jan 4 @ 12PM Men's & Women's Swimming v. Providence
Sat Jan 4  @ 4PM Women's ice hockey v. Colgate
Rest of January Check schedule on brownbears.com


CHAPLAINS OFFICE

Urgent pastoral care or contact available 24-hours during Break. Call Brown Public Safety at (401) 863-3322 and they will connect you with a chaplain. The Chaplains' Office is closed beginning Dec 23, 2103 through Jan 1; reopens Thur, Jan 2, 2014.


DINING SERVICES

  • Administrative offices closed from 5 PM Mon, Dec 23, 2013 to 8:30 AM Thur, Jan 2, 2014.
  • Meal plan service ends after dinner on Sat, Dec 21, 2013. Begins again Tues, Jan 21, 2014 with dinner in Sharpe Refectory from 4:30-7:30pm. 
  • Dining arranged for athletes in competition and on campus during the break.
  • Check schedule of Winter Holiday and January 2014 hours for the various Dining venues. Blue Room closes 4PM Sat, Dec 21; open only 10 AM - 3 PM Monday, Dec 23; then closed until Jan 2, 2014. Thur, Jan 2 - Tue, Jan 21 open 8AM-3PM only. Ivy Room open for lunch only Jan 6-Jan 22.
  • All venues open normal hours beginning Wednesday, January 22, 2014.


HEALTH SERVICES

During break, EMS and medical advice are available 24 hours, seven days a week:

  • Emergency medical services -- call (401) 863-4111 (Brown Public Safety).
  • Medical advice for students -- call (401) 863-1330 (Nurse Response).

HEALTH SERVICES BREAK HOURS

Sat, Dec 21, 2013 Open 9 AM - 4 PM
Sun, Dec 22 Closed
Mon, Dec 23 Open 8:30 AM - 5 PM
Dec 24, 2013 - Jan 1, 2014 Closed
Thu, Jan 2, 2014 Reopens 8:30 AM
Jan 2 - Jan 25, 2014 Limited weekday hours; closed weekends. Check Health Services website for hours.
Wed, Jan 15 CLOSED. Staff training.
Mon, Jan 20 CLOSED. University holiday
Tue, Jan 21 Regular weekly hours resume
Sat, Jan 25 Weekend hours resume

LIBRARIES close Sat, Dec 21 at 5PM. Rock & SciLi open Dec 23. Rock open Dec 26, 27  & 30.  Printable Library Hours are available from the library site. For details about hours, please see http://library.brown.edu/libweb/hours.php or call 401 863-BOOK.


PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES

  • Psychological Services will be closed from 5PM Fri, Dec 20, 2013 until 8:30 AM Tue, Jan 21, 2014. 
  • During Break, an on-call clinician is available for urgent mental health needs, and for students who have been sexually assaulted, any time of the day or night. Call Psychological Services @ 401 863-3476 and follow the prompts to reach the answering service.


RESIDENTIAL LIFE

  • Students are required to vacate residence halls no later than 9AM Sun, Dec 22, 2013. All doors will be locked and card access will be disabled during Break. Take all critical items (e.g., prescriptions, passports, keys) with you as you will NOT be able to enter the residence halls or your room during Break.

  • NEED TO STAY? Students for whom international residence or circumstances prevent leaving campus during Break, check http://brown.edu/reslife for additional information about arrangements.

  • Residence halls reopen on Sat, Jan 18, 2014.

  • Additional information on the reslife website.

The ROBERT CAMPUS CENTER

  • Campus Center will be closed 5PM Mon, Dec 23, 2013 until 8AM Thu, Jan 2, 2014.
  • Blue Room  - see Dining Services information, above.


UNIVERSITY SHUTTLE

University Shuttle services operate on a modified service schedule during Winter Break. Please refer to the Transportation website for details about BUS, onCall and SEAS onCall services during break.


STUDENT & EMPLOYEE ACCESSIBILITY SERVICES (SEAS)

  • Office is closed 5PM Mon, Dec 23, 2013 until 8:30AM Thu, Jan 2, 2014.
  • SEAS onCall: Please see the Transportation website for details about modified service schedule during break.

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