Campus News

2013 Thanksgiving Recess Hours

November 27, 2013

Communications Staff

While many academic departments and facilities are closed or have abbreviated hours for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, most administrative offices are open and operating. If you have remained on campus during Thanksgiving recess— from Thursday, November 28, to Sunday, December 1—you can refer to this compilation of hours of operation for offices on campus that can provide assistance and places where you can eat, study, practice, and relax.

Safety and Security

In the event of an emergency, call the Office of Safety and Security's 24-hour Emergency Line: (440) 775-8911.

For non-emergency assistance, call the office's Non-Emergency Services line: (440) 775-8444.

Both lines are staffed 24/7.

Dining Halls

Open Dining Halls

Stevenson will be the only dining hall open for dinner on Wednesday through lunch on Sunday. During that time, Stevenson's hours will be reduced. For details, visit the Campus Dining website.

Dining Hall Closings

Dascomb: Closes after lunch Wednesday. Reopens Monday.
Lord/Saunders: Closed Wednesday through Saturday. Reopens Sunday at 5:30 PM
DeCafé: Closes at 5 PM on Wednesday. Reopens Sunday at 4 PM
Rathskeller: Closed Thursday through Sunday.
Azariah’s: Closed Wednesday through Sunday.
Science Center Coffee Cart: Closed Thursday through Sunday.
Skybar: Closed Wednesday through Sunday.

Allen Memorial Art Museum

Wednesday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Thursday: Closed
Friday & Saturday: 10 AM - 5 PM
Sunday: 1 - 5 PM

Cat in the Cream

Closed Wednesday through Sunday.

CIT Help Desk

Wednesday: 9 AM – 5 PM
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 11 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 2 PM
Sunday: 10 AM - 2 PM

College Lanes

Open Bowling

Thursday: Closed
Friday: 12:30 - 7 PM
Saturday: After 7:30 PM
Sunday: Noon - 3 PM and 5 - 6 PM

Open Billiards

Thursday: Closed
Friday, Saturday, and Sunday - Call ahead: 440-775-8562

Conservatory of Music

Wednesday: 7:30 AM – 10 PM
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 8 AM – 6 PM
Saturday: 8 AM – 6 PM
Sunday: 8 AM – 11 PM
The Robertson Hall door will be locked from 4:30 PM on Wednesday to 9 AM on Monday. Enter the building through Bibbins’ main doors or the Professor Street entrance, near the student lounge.


Hours for all four libraries and all departments in Mudd Center are posted on the library’s hours webpage.

Philips Gym/Recreation Center

Building Hours: 6 AM - 8 PM
Carr Pool: 6 - 8 AM, noon - 1:30 PM, 6 - 7:45 PM
Building Hours: 9 AM - 4 PM
Carr Pool: 1 - 3:45 PM
Building Hours: 1 - 6 PM
Carr Pool: 1 - 4 PM

Wilder Hall Student Union

Wednesday: Closes at 4 PM
Closed Thursday through Saturday
Sunday: Reopens at 6 PM
The Oberlin College Mail Room will reopen at 9 AM on Monday.

Student Health Services

Wednesday: 9 AM – noon, 1 – 4 PM
Closed Thursday through Sunday
Reopens Monday at 8:30 AM
If you are experiencing a medical emergency, proceed to Allen Mercy Hospital for emergency care. You may also call the Office of Safety and Security's emergency line for assistance: (440) 775-8911. For nonemergency events, you can call the safety and security non-emergency line: (440) 775-8444. Both lines are staffed 24/7.

Technology Store

Closed Thursday through Sunday

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