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Thanksgiving Weekend – What’s Open?

Wishing You a Very Happy Thanksgiving Holiday!

Posted in: Announcements, Facilities, Featured News, Parents and Family, Parking and Shuttle

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The Montclair State University campus will be closed Thursday, November 22, 2018 and reopen on Monday, November 26, 2018. The following conditions and exceptions apply:

Dining Services

  • All on-campus dining venues will be closed Thursday, November 22 through Sunday, November 25 with the following exceptions:
  • Friday, November 23
    • Dunkin’ Donuts, Blanton Hall : 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Saturday, November 24
    • Dunkin’ Donuts, Blanton Hall : 8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • Sunday, November 25
    • Sam’s Place: 4-8 p.m.
    • Bistro 62 at Sam’s Place: 8 p.m. – 3 a.m.
    • Freeman Dining Hal: 4-8 p.m.
    • Rathskeller, Student Center: 12 p.m. – 12 a.m.
    • Dunkin’ Donuts, Blanton Hall: 8 a.m. – 12 a.m.
    • Outtakes/WhichWich, Blanton Hall: 12-9 p.m.
    • Au Bon Pain at Cafe Diem: 5-10 p.m.
    • Red Hawk Diner: 12 p.m – 24/7
  • View a schedule of dining venue operation hours (pdf) for the week of Monday, November 19 through Sunday, November 25. For a live listing of what venues are open visit: montclair.edu/student-services/whats-open.

Information Technology

  • The IT Service Desk, located on the 5th Floor of University Hall, will close Wednesday, November 21 at 10 p.m. and reopen on Monday, November 26 at 7 a.m. We will be providing limited support via email (itservicedesk@mail.montclair.edu) from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, November 23 – Sunday, November 25.
  • The Information Commons Computing Labs and the Laptop Lending Lab, located on the 5th floor of University Hall, will close Wednesday, November 21 at 10 p.m. and reopen on Monday, November 26 at 7 a.m.
  • The Library Laptop Lending Lab, located on the main level of Sprague Library, will close Wednesday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, November 25 at 12 p.m.
  • The Surf-N-Print Lab, located in the lower level of the Student Center, will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, November 25 at 4 p.m.

Parking and Shuttle Services

  • The Parking Services office will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 11 p.m. and will reopen on Friday, November 23 at 7 a.m.
  • The gates at the Red Hawk Parking Deck will be open beginning Wednesday, November 21 at 11 p.m. and will be lowered on Friday, November 23 at 7 a.m.
  • NJTransit Parking Deck will close their gates on Thursday, November 22 at 1:30 a.m. and reopen on Friday, November 23 at 4:30 a.m. This closure also will affect permit holders. NJTransit Permit Holders (with permits issued by Montclair State University) may park in general (yellow) commuter surface lots during this time.
  • Beginning Wednesday, November 21 at 4 p.m., weekend parking regulations will be in effect for both Commuters and Resident students. Normal operations will resume on Monday, November 26.
  • Shuttle Services will be suspended on Wednesday, November 21 at 11:59 p.m. and will resume on Sunday, November 25 at 12 p.m.

Red Hawk Athletics

Residence Halls

  • All Residence Halls will remain open during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend. If you will be on campus during the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend, let us know!

Sprague Library

  • Sprague Library will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, November 25 at 12 p.m. (Noon). Don’t forget, when Sprague Library is closed, you can search to see what books the Library owns, read e-books and search for full-text articles in many general and subject-specific databases.

Student Recreation Center

  • The Student Recreation Center will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and reopen on Saturday, November 24, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • The Student Recreation Center will resume normal hours on Sunday, November 25, 8 a.m. to midnight.

The Student Center

  • The Student Center/Annex will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 10 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, November 25 at 4 p.m.
  • The Surf and Print Computer Lab will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and reopen on Sunday, November 25 at 4 p.m.

University Bookstore

  • The University Bookstore will close on Wednesday, November 21 at 8 p.m. and reopen on Monday, November 26 at 8:30 a.m.

University Health Center