Campus services during finals and winter break

Read this note to find information about changes in university operations during finals and winter break.

Final Exams for undergraduate students begin Monday, Dec. 9, ending Friday, Dec. 13. After that date, a number of campus services will be closed or have limited hours until Winter Term begins Friday, Jan. 3, 2020. In addition, University offices are closed the entire week of Dec. 22-29 and Wednesday, Jan. 1.

As a reminder, Campus Safety & Police will operate as normal, 24 hours per day, and can be reached at 336-278-5555.  They can also assist with connections to the Student Life on-call administrators and on-call counselors. SAFEline is always available at 336-278-3333 for confidential support with identity-based bias, sexual violence, or interpersonal violence – they can also be a confidential resource to access on-call violence responders.

Below are hours for student service operations during finals and the break:

Residence Halls

24-hour Quiet Hours are currently in effect through the end of Final Exams
Monday-Saturday 12/9-14: Health and Safety Inspections
Saturday 12/14: Halls close at 10 a.m. for winter break
Saturday 12/14: Students in apartments not returning for winter and spring terms must move out by this date.
Thursday 1/2: Halls reopen at 10 a.m.

BioBuses and Campus Transportation

BioBus Schedule:
Airport reservations closed Sunday, December 1. Information for students with existing reservations can be found at:

Belk Library

Visit for information about library hours for Phoenix card holders and community members.

Campus Recreation and Wellness

Visit and scroll to “Fall Exams and Winter Break Hours” for a link to adjusted hours of operation.

Dining Services

A list of locations and hours for Finals is located here:
Note the addition of late night study hours in Lakeside Dining Hall Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday until midnight.
Menus and hours are always available online here:

Moseley Center

Regular hours until Thursday, Dec. 12
Friday, 12/13: 7 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, 12/14-15: Closed
12/16-20: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
12/21-29: Closed
12/30-31: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1/1: Closed
1/2: Normal Hours Resume

Mail Services

12/9 – 12/13: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
12/14 – 12/15: Closed
12/16 – 12/20: 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
12/21 – 12/29: Closed
12/30 – 12/31:  8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1/1: Closed
1/2: Normal Hours Resume

Counseling Services

12/9-13 and 12/16-20: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
12/23 – 12/27: Closed
12/30 – 12/31: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
1/1: Closed
Regular hours resume Thursday, 1/2.
The Crisis Counselor On-Call remains available 24/7 by calling Campus Safety and Police at 336-278-5555.
Counseling Services is available by appointment only. Appointments can be made by calling 336-278-7280.
If a student is experiencing a psychological emergency that is life-threatening or involves imminent danger (risk of harm to self or others at any time), call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance.

Health Services

12/9 – 12/11, Regular Hours: 8:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday, 12/12: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday, 12/13: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed from 4 p.m. on Friday, 12/13 until 8:30 a.m. on Thursday, 1/2
If a student is experiencing a medical emergency, call 9-1-1 for immediate assistance.

Intercollegiate Athletics

If you’ll be in town, come cheer on your Phoenix:

Home Games in Schar (Men’s Basketball):

Saturday 12/14: 1:30 p.m. vs. North Carolina Wesleyan
Monday 12/30: 7 p.m. vs. William & Mary

Study Breaks and Other Events

Cram Jam, sponsored by SGA and IRC, Sunday, 12/8, 9 p.m. – midnight
Late night study break meals until midnight in Lakeside Dining Hall, Monday-Wednesday, 12/9-11
Study Breaks, Yoga in the Library, Study Spaces:
Check out Phoenix Connect for events on campus:

Good luck on your final exams and best wishes for a safe and relaxing break. See you in 2020!