Campus services gear up for students’ return

Some campus services will offer extended hours during the start of the semester, while others resume normal operations.

The University Bookstore will meet the demand for textbooks and school supplies by operating weekends and evenings from September 1 to 16. During this period, the Bookstore will close for Labour Day and otherwise will operate:

  • 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Mondays to Thursdays
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays
  • Noon to 5 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays

It will also staff a table in the corridor of the lower level of Vanier Hall, selling computer supplies from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for residence move-in day, Sunday, September 2.

The Bookstore will return to normal hours of operation September 17. For details, consult the calendar on the Bookstore Web site.

The UwinCARD office will open a satellite operation to serve residence students on Sunday, September 2, producing and distributing the identification cards from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Crocodile Grill. The office o the lower level of the CAW Student Centre will open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on September 3 and 7, extending hours to 7 p.m. September 4, 5 and 6. It will resume regular operation on Monday, September 10. Read more on the UwinCARD Web site.

The Information Technology Services HelpDesk will extend its hours during the first week of classes, September 6 to 13, opening 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays. Find the regular hours of the HelpDesk and the University Computer Centre’s service counter on the IT Services Web site.

Food Services outlets across campus will begin their return to operation this weekend, as the Marketplace food court in the CAW Student Centre opens for lunch Sunday, September 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. It will close for the Labour Day holiday and re-open Tuesday, September 4, with a truncated schedule of 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. through Thursday before moving to its regular semester schedule.

The Crocodile Grill on the ground floor of Vanier Hall will serve dinner from 7 to 11 p.m. starting Monday, September 3—earlier on Fridays—and will begin breakfast service from 7:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays starting Tuesday, September 4.

The Bru in Alumni Hall will begin its regular hours on Monday, September 3, opening 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. weekdays, and noon to 8 p.m. weekends.

The Tim Hortons kiosk in the CAW Student Centre will open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, September 4 and 5, before commencing its regular hours of operation on Thursday.

The Williams Café in the Leddy Library will open 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday and Friday, September 6 and 7, and will begin regular operations on Monday, September 10.

Dividends in the Odette Building will open 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. September 4, 5, and 7, and 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 6. It will begin its regular semester schedule on Monday, September 10.

The University Club, the law school’s Gavel and the Bru in the Toldo Health Education Centre will open Monday, September 10.

Find a full list of campus outlets and their hours of operation on the Food Services Web site.