As activity slows down on campus during summer, expect to see reduced hours for many buildings and services during the coming months.
Most locations and services will be closed Independence Day, Thursday, July 4, and Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2. Zero week, the week before the start of the summer session, is June 17 to 21 and summer term begins June 24. Campus Planning and Facilities Management has real-time information on closures and major projects, including at the Black Cultural Center, Hayward Field and Knight Campus, on the department’s notification map.
Although parking is easier to find, all campus lots will be patrolled as usual. The parking office is open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to buy fall parking passes; they can also be ordered online. Take note that Lot 56 at Millrace Drive and Riverfront Parkway will close to make way for a 600-space garage next to the Knight Campus.
The Knight Library has reduced hours and will be closed weekends beginning Aug. 17, reopening to seven days a week Oct. 5. The DREAM Lab will be dark June 7 to Sept. 30.
In Special Collections and University Archives, the Paulson Reading Room will be closed Aug. 17 to Sept. 30 for renovations. UO Libraries branch hours vary throughout the summer; check hours and locations on the website.
Due to the University Health Center’s renovation and expansion, it will be closed June 17, 18 and 22 and Sept. 12 to 20, subject to changes based on construction schedule. Summer hours will be Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., from June 24 to Sept. 11. The 22,000-square-foot expansion is slated to be completed in September.
The Student Recreation Center will be open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. The entire facility will be closed June 22 and 23, and the Student Tennis Center is closed from June 10 to Sept. 30. Refer to the website for a complete list of modified hours.
The Museum of Natural and Cultural History and Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art maintain regular operating hours with the exception of Aug. 26 to 30, when the art museum closes for maintenance.
Safe Ride will follow reduced summer hours, operating from Sunday through Thursday, 9 p.m. to midnight, and Friday and Saturday from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m. The UO Campus Shuttle does not run during the summer but the Designated Driver Shuttle will operate seven days a week from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m.
The Erb Memorial Union will be open Monday, June 17 for commencement day from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Hours for the rest of that week are Tuesday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and closed Sunday, June 23. Summer hours are Monday through Thursday, 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. until Aug. 16. After that, until Week of Welcome, the EMU is open 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and closed on weekends.
ID Card Services hours do not change in summer as IntroDUCKtion sessions keep the office busy distributing new IDs to incoming students. Faculty and staff members picking up keys and IDs should visit the card office in between sessions.
At the UO Ticket Office and passport acceptance center, the summer hours will be Monday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Campus Copy Center on the ground floor of the EMU will operate 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. from June 24 through Sept. 20.
During the eight-week summer session the EMU Computing Lab will be open Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Between summer and fall terms it closes daily at 5 p.m.
The Technology Service Desk will continue to operate Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., during the summer but will suspend its evening phone hours June 24 to Sept. 13.
Campus cafés in Lawrence Hall, Price Science Library, Knight Library and HEDCO are closed the week before summer term with the exception of Lillis, which will operate noon to 5 p.m. on commencement day. After that, all will operate Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Aug. 16.
The Elements Ca-Fe in the Allan Price Science Commons will remain open for caffeine fixes through Sept. 13. The cafés close again for a break Sept. 16 to 20 and reopen during Week of Welcome, except the Hearth Café in Lawrence Hall.
Two campus dining halls, Carson Dining and Dux Bistro in the Living Learning Center, will be open seven days a week until mid-August. Both venues accept Ducks Dine On, but points expire Aug. 31. The EMU dining outlets have reduced hours with Sunday closures between June 17 and 23 and weekend closures Aug. 19 to Sept. 23. For a bird’s-eye view of options, take a peek at the Food on Campus map.
The Duck Store’s campus location on East 13th Avenue will open at 7 a.m. on commencement day. Hours throughout the summer will be 7:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Some locations will be closed on weekends and Independence Day.
Fall term starts Tuesday, Oct. 1, while the School of Law resumes classes Aug. 26.
—By Jennifer Archer, University Communications