Campus closed for winter break

Marmian Grimes

Most offices at the University of Alaska Fairbanks will be closed for the winter break, Dec. 25 – Jan. 2. Some offices will also be closed or minimally staffed Jan. 3.

The UAF police and fire departments will remain open and the Student Recreation Center and the UA Museum of the North will have limited hours during some parts of the winter break. Visit for specific dates, hours and schedules.

Campus shuttle service will have reduced hours — 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. — through Dec. 24 and Jan. 6-15. The campus shuttle will be on-call only, through 6 p.m., Friday, Jan. 3. Call 474-RIDE (7433) for pickup. Regular campus shuttles will not run Dec. 25-Jan. 2. Campus shuttles will return to normal schedules Jan. 16.

Students will begin returning to campus Tuesday, Jan. 14, when residence halls reopen. New students are invited to participate in orientation activities the following day. The first day of classes for the spring semester is Thursday, Jan. 16. The 2013-2014 academic calendar is also online at