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Holiday schedule: December 20 to January 6

Find out which Concordia services will be reduced or unavailable
December 10, 2019
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By S. Baker

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This year, Concordia is observing a holiday schedule from Friday, December 20, 2019, until the early morning of January 6, 2020. During this time, no classes or other instructional activities will occur.

Staff, faculty and graduate students with appropriate Concordia-issued identification will be able to access offices, studios and laboratories. Undergraduate students can access public space, and their lockers between 7 a.m. and 9 p.m. To access studios, labs or offices, they will need security-approved authorization from their respective departments, submitted to Campus Security prior to the holiday break.

Buildings will be accessible via doors that are closest to security desks, which will remain open 24/7 for the duration of the holiday schedule.

Before heading out for the holidays, everyone is reminded to power down computers, turn off lights, close the windows and unplug unnecessary devices.

Shuttle bus service

Shuttle buses between Concordia’s campuses will stop running after 11 p.m. on Friday, December 20, and resume service on Monday, January 6. Full shuttle details are available here.

Libraries

Webster and Vanier libraries will be open 24 hours a day until 9 p.m. on Thursday, December 19. Services will be available to Concordia students with a valid Concordia ID only throughout the holiday period as follows:

  • Friday, December 20: Open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Saturday, December 21, to Thursday, December 26: Closed
  • Friday, December 27, to Sunday, December 29: Open for study only from 12 to 6 p.m.
  • Monday, December 30, to Thursday, January 2: Closed
  • Friday, January 3, to Sunday, January 5: Open from 12 to 6 p.m.

The Grey Nuns Reading and Group Study Rooms will close at 5 p.m. on Friday, December 20, and reopen at 9 a.m. on Monday, January 6. Check the Concordia Library website for full details.

Campus retail stores

  • Concordia Stores will be closed from Monday, December 23, until 8 a.m. on Monday, January 6.

Food services

Residences:
  • Grey Nuns and Buzz dining halls will close at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 19, and reopen at 5 p.m. on Saturday, January 4.
Retail on the Sir George Williams Campus:
  • The Green Beet, Freshii and Bento Sushi will be closed Friday, December 13, and reopen on Monday, January 6.
  • Tim Horton’s in the J.W. McConnell (LB) Building will close at 12 p.m. on Friday, December 20, and reopen on Monday, January 6.
  • Starbucks in the J.W. McConnell (LB) Building will close at 12 p.m. on Friday, 20 and reopen on January 6.
Retail on the Loyola Campus:
  • CJ café closes on Monday, December 2 at 2 p.m. and will reopen on Monday, January 6.
  • AD café closes on Friday, December 13 at 2 p.m. and will reopen on Monday, January 6.
  • Rez café closes on Monday, December 2 at 2 p.m. and will reopen on Monday, January 6.
  • Tim Horton’s and The Market in the Richard J. Renaud Science Complex (SP Building) close at 2:30 p.m on Thursday, December 19 and reopen on Monday, January 6.

Campus Wellness & Support Services:

  • Health Services on Sir George Williams Campus closes on Monday, December 23 and will reopen on January 6.
  • Health Services on Loyola Campus closes on Friday, December 20 and will reopen on January 6.
  • Access Centre for Students with Disabilities (ACSD) and Counselling & Psychological Services (CPS) will be closes on Monday, December 23 and will reopen on January 6.

Athletic facilities

  • Le Gym on Sir George Williams Campus will be closed from Monday, December 23, to Sunday, January 5.
  • The PERFORM Centre Gym will be open at the following times throughout the holidays:
    • Friday, December 27: From 12 to 6 p.m.
    • Saturday, December 28 to Monday, December 30: From 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
    • Tuesday, December 31: From 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Tunnel access

Tunnels on the Sir George Williams Campus are closed from 11 p.m. on Friday, December 20, until 6 a.m. on Monday, January 6.

Parking

The LB Building and Faubourg (FB) Building parking garages will remain open though hours will vary throughout the holiday period as follows:

  • Sunday, December 22: Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, December 23: Open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 24: Open from 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Wednesday, December 25: Open from 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Thursday, December 26, to Friday, December 28: Open from 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Sunday, December 29: Open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Monday, December 30: Open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, December 31: Open from 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Wednesday, January 1: Open from 6 a.m. to midnight
  • Thursday, January 2: Open from 6 a.m. to midnight

Loyola parking remains open to the public with regular operating hours.

Employee Assistance Program

The Employee Assistance Program remains available to employees around the clock, seven days a week. For support and service, contact Concordia’s external provider, Homewood Health, at the following numbers:

English services: 1-800-663-1142

French services: 1-866-398-9505

International (call collect): 1-604-689-1717

TTY: 1-888-384-1152

 

Read Concordia’s policy on working outside the hours of operation.

 



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