Campus safety and services during Thanksgiving Break

Vice President for Student Life Jon Dooley shared the following information about operations and safety on campus during Thanksgiving Break.

Thanksgiving Break for undergraduate students and some graduate programs begins after evening classes on Friday, Nov. 17, and ends at 8 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 27.

As a reminder, there are several 24/7 services available throughout this time.

  • Campus Safety & Police can be reached at 336-278-5555. They can also assist with connections to the Student Life on-call administrators.
  • On-call crisis counselors are available at 336-278-2222.
  • SAFEline is 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.
  • TimelyCare free virtual medical and mental health service is available 24/7 throughout the break from anywhere in the United States.

Below are hours of student services operations during the break. Please note that University offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, for the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Residence Life

  • Residence Halls close on Saturday, Nov. 18, at 10 a.m. and will reopen on Sunday, Nov. 26, at 10 a.m. This applies to residence halls only. University apartments remain open and accessible throughout the break.
  • Information about requests to stay late or return early can be found on the Break Housing page of the Residence Life website.
  • Offices remain open during the break during regular weekday business hours, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., except Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24, when University offices are closed.

Parking & Security

  •  If you are leaving your vehicle on campus during Thanksgiving Break, please be aware there are several events that may impact where you park for the week. Please make sure your vehicle is locked and you take any valuables with you.
  • If you are a Global Neighborhood resident, please be aware of the home football game on Nov. 18. During the time of the game and throughout the break, you may park in the Innovation Quad lot, Historic Neighborhood lot, or the Health Center lot on south campus.
  • Regardless of living on or off campus, make sure you unplug all appliances, move expensive items away from the windows, remove spare keys from outside your residence, and lock your doors.

Belk Library

  • The Belk Library will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 17, and will operate on a reduced schedule during Thanksgiving Break:
    • Saturday, Nov. 18, and Sunday, Nov. 19: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Monday, Nov. 20, through Wednesday, Nov. 22: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Closed Thursday, Nov. 23, through Saturday, Nov. 25.
  • Belk Library will reopen at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 26, and resume regular operating hours.
  • Visit the Belk Library website for information about library hours for Phoenix cardholders and community members.

Campus Recreation and Wellness

  • Recreation and Wellness facilities will have modified hours during Thanksgiving Break.
  • PARC Fitness Center will also remain open daily from 6 a.m. – midnight throughout the break.
  • The outdoor fitness court will also be available throughout the break.
  • Visit the Campus Recreation and Wellness website for detailed information about facilities and programs.

Counseling Services

  • Counseling Services will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24.
  • Regular operating hours will resume Monday, Nov. 27.
  • TimelyCare free virtual medical and mental health service is available 24/7 throughout the break from anywhere in the United States.
  • The crisis counselor on-call also remains available 24/7 by calling 336-278-2222.
  • 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.

Elon Dining

  • All dining locations will have modified hours right before and after Thanksgiving Break.
    • Dining locations will begin to have adjusted hours beginning on Friday, Nov. 17.
    • Most locations will be closed for the entire week with the exception of Monday to Wednesday when Biscuitville will be open 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    • Dining locations begin re-opening on Sunday, Nov. 26.
  • The menu-hours page of the Elon Dining website always has the latest updated information about dining location hours and menus.

Moseley Center

  • The Moseley Center will operate on a reduced schedule during Thanksgiving Break:
    • Friday, Nov. 17: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    • Saturday, Nov. 18: 7 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    • Sunday, Nov. 19: Closed
    • Monday, Nov. 22: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Nov. 21: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Wednesday, Nov. 22: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    • Thursday, Nov. 23: Closed
    • Friday, Nov. 24: Closed
    • Saturday, Nov. 25: Closed
    • Sunday, Nov. 26: Noon-Midnight
  • Visit the Moseley Center website for the schedule and information for airport shuttles. Most shuttle spaces were filled by the deadline, but you can contact the Moseley Information Desk at 336-278-7215 to inquire whether there is still space available for a particular shuttle time.

Mail Services

Student Health Services

Transportation and Elon Express

Best wishes for a safe and relaxing break.

Dr. Jon Dooley

Vice President for Student Life