What’s open on campus during the holidays? We’ve got the answers
Nov 17, 2020
The approaching holiday season and a pandemic-necessitated period of online-only classes means many faculty, staff and students will not be on the Indiana University Bloomington campus during the late fall and winter. But for those who will be on campus, here’s a look at openings, closings and adjusted hours for some popular campus facilities and services.
Dec. 5 to 19: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., IMU Computer Lab only.
Dec. 20 to Jan. 3: Closed.
Jan. 4 to 18: Open only to IMU employees.
Jan. 19 to 31: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Feb 1 to 7: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
The Gloriana’s and Stripes food trucks closed Nov. 9, and campus eateries in the IMU and the various quads around campus will mostly be closed by the end of November.
During the winter session, Grubhub ordering will be available from Read Direct and Gresh Direct. The Campus Store at Willkie will also be open, except for a brief time around Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Locations are expected to reopen for the spring semester. Check the IU Dining website for more information after the beginning of the new year.
IU Cinema will offer virtual screenings through Dec. 15 before kicking off spring season in 2021. The spring season will begin Jan. 13 with a virtual event celebrating the 10th anniversary of its first public screening.
From Nov. 21 through Jan. 30, the Herman B Wells Library will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday only. It will be closed Nov. 26 and 27 for Thanksgiving and Dec. 24 through Jan. 1 for the holiday break.
Spring hours will begin Jan. 31: 1 to 10 p.m. Sundays, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Fridays, and closed Saturdays.
IU Auditorium will promote virtual programs over the next few months, as it has been doing this semester. Here is a list of upcoming events:
Live Q&A with Glenn Gass – Remembering John Lennon 40 Years Later: 8 p.m. Dec. 8. A talk with former IU rock history professor Glenn Gass on the 40th anniversary of John Lennon’s death. Upcoming details will be posted on the IU Auditorium website.
Jagged Little Pill Livestream Concert: 8 p.m. Dec. 13. The Broadway smash and Tony-nominated show Jagged will present a livestream concert with the cast, including IU alumna Elizabeth Stanley.
IU Theatre and Dance
IU Theatre and Dance and its theater spaces have been closed to the public, and all of its events are digital for the entire academic year.
For patrons interested in getting in touch with director of patron services Sharai Bohannon, she can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Jacobs School of Music venues
All Jacobs School of Music venues have been closed to the public for the fall semester and will continue to be closed until further notice.
Open Air Venues
IU Auditorium launched Open Air Venues in the fall semester to present events in safe and socially distanced outdoor environments. However, the venues will be disassembled Nov. 23.
Look for the possibility of Open Air Venues to return in early March.
IU Recreational Sports facilities, the Student Recreational Sports Center and Bill Garrett Fieldhouse will close Nov. 21 and re-open Feb. 7 for students. During the closure, Recreational Sports will continue to provide virtual, on-demand group exercise sessions (strength, interval, barre, yoga, cardio, etc.) via its YouTube channel and a virtual personal training option with its personnel.
The Tennis Center will be closed Nov. 21 to 29, open Nov. 30 to Dec. 14 for lessons, closed Dec. 15 to Jan. 3, and then return to expanded hours and programming beginning Jan. 4 (lessons and informal singles and doubles).
Student Health Center
The regular winter session hours for the Student Health Center are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. In-person and virtual medical appointments are available, and the lab and pharmacy will be open. Patients must be physically located in the state of Indiana to participate in a virtual appointment.
From Dec. 21 through Jan. 1 the lab, pharmacy and medical clinic will be closed for in-person visits, but a Student Health Center medical professional will be available by phone from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dec. 21 to 23 and Dec. 28 to 30.
For after-hours medical advice: call 812-855-4011, option 5.
Campus Bus Service
Campus Bus Service will operate during the winter session. From Nov. 21 to Feb. 6, Route CM will operate from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday. This will include stops at College Mall and Kroger.
However, Campus Bus Service will not operate on Nov. 26 (Thanksgiving Day), Nov. 27, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and MLK Jr. Day (Jan. 18).
Nov. 30 to Dec. 18: Monday and Tuesday pantry hours, 4 to 6 p.m.
Dec. 21 to Jan. 1: Closed.
Jan. 4 and 11: Monday pantry hours, 2 to 4 p.m.
Jan. 18 to Feb. 5: Monday and Tuesday pantry hours, 4 to 6 p.m.
Division of Student Affairs
Some offices in the Division of Student Affairs will be available remotely (except for Nov. 26 to 29 and Dec. 21 to Jan. 3):
Center for Veteran and Military Students.
Collegiate Recovery Community.
Dean of Students Office.
Disability Services for Students.
IU Outdoor Adventures.
Office of Sorority and Fraternity Life.
Office of Student Conduct.
Sexual Violence Prevention and Victim Advocacy.
Student Advocates Office.
Student Involvement and Leadership Center.
Student Legal Services.
Substance Use and Intervention Services.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Psychological Services will continue to offer services by phone/video during the winter session. The regular hours are 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
CAPS is not authorized to provide virtual counseling to students who are not physically located in the state of Indiana during their appointment. For students living out of state, CAPS has partnered with The Shrink Space, an online referral database, to help find a local provider. Students can create a free account by signing up with their IU email address to search a national database of providers.
If students need a private, confidential space to go to for their virtual sessions, CAPS has rooms available to reserve. These spaces, available Mondays and Thursdays by appointment, are on the fourth floor of the Student Health Center. To reserve a room, call 812-855-5711.
CAPS will be closed Dec. 21 to Jan. 1, with services resuming Monday, Jan. 4.
For after-hours emergency services, call 812-855-5711 and choose option 1. If you have experienced a sexual assault, the Sexual Assault Crisis Service is available 24/7/365 by calling 812-855-8900.
The Office of Parking Operations will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 30 through Feb. 1. The office will be closed the week of Dec. 28.
A permit will be required while parking on campus between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m., unless paying for an hourly space (metered or garage).
The Bloomington campus Facility Operations Center will remain open during all holidays and breaks to assist with maintenance trouble calls.
Call 812-855-8728 all hours, all days for assistance.