Fall 2020 and Winter Break Office Hours
This page provides information about office and department hours on the Morris campus during the ongoing pandemic. It is updated as information changes.
Winter Break 2020–21
The Morris campus will be closed on the 24, 25, and 31 of December 2020 as well as January 1, 2021. Classes on the Morris campus resume Tuesday, January 19, 2021. Updates may be submitted via web request.
Academic Affairs (the Dean's Office)
The Dean's Office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE)
The Academic Center for Enrichment will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. ACE will have one professional staff member on campus each day to assist students and will serve others remotely.
Academic Success, Office of
The Office of Academic Success (OAS) will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. during fall semester (with additional hours as needed December 1-4 during finals) by virtual appointment. Face-to-face meetings can be scheduled as staffing permits. Beginning Monday, December 14, 2020, all staff will be working from home and will be available for virtual appointments through Friday, January 8, 2021. Regular hours resume Monday, January 11, 2021. Read more about how to access OAS full services.
Advancement, Development, and Alumni Relations
The offices for Advancement, Development, and Alumni Relations are open by appointment. Remote appointments may be scheduled weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Face-to-face appointments may be scheduled Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
The Intercollegiate Athletics Office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. through December 11. From December 14–January 8, the office will be closed and staff will work remotely. Phone messages and emails will be checked daily. In-person weekday hours resume January 11.
During spring and fall semesters, Briggs Library will be open Monday-Thursday 8 a.m.–11 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.–6 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m.–7 p.m., and Sunday 12–11 p.m.
- November 29: 4–8 p.m.
- November 30–December 3: 8 a.m.–6 p.m.
- December 4: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
- December 7–11 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
- December 14–December 23: 12–4:30 p.m.
- January 4–January 8: 12–4:30 p.m.
- January 11–January 15: 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
During Winter Break the library will be closed on weekends.
Business Office and Ucard Office
The Business Office and UCard Office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. with limited staff throughout fall semester. December 7, 2020, through January 8, 2021, staff will be working remotely. During this time a staff member will be in the office from 12–3 p.m. on December 17, December 22, and January 7 to post payments and make deposits for campus. The office will be closed from December 24–January 1. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any business questions, email@example.com with any student account issues, or firstname.lastname@example.org with any ucard inquiries.
The Career Services office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Career Services will have one professional staff member on campus each day to assist students and will serve others remotely.
The Chancellor's Office will be open weekdays 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Communications and Marketing, Office of
The Office of Communications and Marketing (OCM) is open by appointment. OCM staff will be working remotely weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. To make an appointment, please email email@example.com.
Dining Services and Office
During the first two weeks of the semester, the Dining Office will be open weekdays 10 a.m.–2 p.m. Beginning August 31, the office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Beginning Saturday, November 21, all dining will be Grab N Go.
- Turtle Mountain Cafe: 10:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
- Higbies: 7 a.m.–3 p.m. weekdays and 8 a.m.–noon on Saturday and Sunday.
- The C-store: 7 p.m.–midnight.
- Dining Hall: weekdays 7–9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m., and 4:30–7:30 p.m., weekends 10 a.m.–2 p.m. and 4:30–7 p.m.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to change your meal plan.
Division of Education
The Division of Education is open with rotating staff weekdays 12–4:30 p.m. Staff will be working remotely Monday, December 14, 2020, until Friday, January 8, 2021. Please contact email@example.com for more information.
Division of Science and Mathematics
The Division of Science and Mathematics Office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. If the office staff member has to step out for 7 minutes or more, there will be a sign on the office door.
Division of the Humanities
The Division of the Humanities Office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. during fall semester. It will be closed from December 14–January 11, with staff working remotely.
Enrollment Management Office
The Enrollment Management Office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Equity, Diversity & Intercultural Programs Office
During fall semester, the Office of Equity, Diversity & Intercultural Programs will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Staff are willing to meet outside and may also be contacted via email, phone, Google chat, or Zoom. Between December 14 and January 11, staff will work remotely and can be reached via email or phone/text/Google Voice at 320-634-6522.
Finance and Facilities Office
The Finance and Facilities Office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Financial Aid, Office of
The Office of Financial Aid will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. through fall semester. During winter break, staff will be working remotely weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Grants Development Office
The Grants Development Office staff will be working remotely weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
The Health Service Office will be open weekdays 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–3:30 p.m. The office door will be locked and managed by staff. After classes end, the office will be open the same hours through December 11 but there will not be a medical provider available for appointments after Thanksgiving Break.
- Please call 320-589-6070 for appointments and questions or to pick up medicines or supplies. Walk-ins will not be allowed. Masks are required. Strict scheduling will be followed for well vs. ill visits.Stevens Community Medical Center providers will be available Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday 9–11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 1–3:30 p.m.
- Telepsychiatry will be available Tuesdays 1–4 p.m.
- Physical therapy will be available Thursdays 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Monday, December 14, 2020, through Friday, January 8, 2021, staff will be working remotely and checking voicemails and email regularly.
The Office of Human Resources staff will be working remotely weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. If you need to contact Human Resources, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Institutional Effectiveness and Research
The Institutional Effectiveness and Research Office will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
One Stop Student Services
One Stop Student Services staff will be working remotely November 30 through December 23, 2020. Please email email@example.com for assistance. Counselors will be available for Zoom meetings or over the phone. We will be closed from December 24 through Jan 1, 2021. One Stop staff will resume remote work January 4, 2021.
Registrar, Office of the
The Office of the Registrar (OTR) will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. OTR staff also will serve students remotely; please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Student Activities, Conferences and Special Events
The Office of Student Activities, Conferences and Special Events will be open with rotating staff weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. During Winter Break, staff will be working remotely.
The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs will be open weekdays 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Staff are available via email at email@example.com.
Staff will be working remotely starting December 4, with increased telehealth operations to support students who have left campus during finals week and through December 18. Student Counseling will be closed from December 23, 2020, through January 1, 2021, and will have limited operations from January 4 until the start of spring semester 2021. Students are encouraged to work with their individual counselors to make a plan for the extended winter break. Counseling office staff and clinical staff will be available as needed until spring semester starts in January 2021, at which time the hybrid model of in-person and telehealth services will again be offered.