Residential Life

Thanksgiving Break 2014 Hours

The following information was accurate as of 10/27/14. 

Click on the links below for details about:

Campus Offices

Campus Offices formally begin recess on Wednesday, November 26 at 12:00pm.  Offices reopen on Monday, December 1 at 8:30am.

 Valentine Dining Hall

https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/dining

Beginning on Saturday, 11/22, Valentine will be open to all students for lunch from 12:00pm-1:30pm and for dinner from 5:00pm-6:30pm. Due to low breakfast attendance, dining services will provide breakfast foods during dinners at a hospitality table. Valentine will resume its regular hours on Sunday, 11/30.

PVTA Bus Schedule

http://www.pvta.com/

The following times are approximations based on last year's availability.  Updates will be posted as they become available.

Wednesday, November 26

  • Service ends early on Route 38 Mount Holyoke College (MHC)/UMass; last trip to MHC from UMass at 6:55pm; last trip to UMass from MHC at 7:40pm
  • No service on Route 39 Smith/Hampshire.
  • Service ends early on Routes 34/35 Campus Shuttle; Route 34 Campus Shuttle will end in Lot 25 at 7:56pm; Route 35 Campus Shuttle will end in Lot 25 at 9:13pm.
  • All other routes will run regular weekday service on Wednesday evening.

Thursday, November 27           NO BUS OR VAN SERVICE                                     

Friday, November 28                no UMass service

                                                       Blue 43 (Amherst/Northampton) on “no school” schedule

                                                       no service on Maroon 40 (Northampton/UMass)

Saturday, November 29           no UMass service

                                                      Blue 43 (Amherst/Northampton) on “no school” schedule

                                                      no service on Maroon 40 (Northampton/UMass)

Sunday, November 30              regular (Sunday) service resumes

                                                      no service on Maroon 40 (Northampton/UMass)

All other routes will operate on regular schedule (except on Thursday, Thanksgiving day).

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Keefe Campus Center

https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/our-community/keefe

 

Building

Schwemm’s Coffee House

Mail Room main window

Friday, November 22

9:00am-11:00pm

9:00am-11:00pm

8:30am-4:00pm

Saturday, November 23

6:00pm-11:00pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Sunday, November 24

6:00pm-11:00pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Monday, November 25

9:00am-11:00pm

8:00am-2:00pm

8:30am-4:00pm

Tuesday, November 26

9:00am-11:00pm

8:00am-2:00pm

8:30am-4:00pm

Wednesday, November 27

9:00am-11:00pm

8:00am-10:00am

8:30am-11:00am

Thursday, November 28

6:00pm-11:00pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Friday, November 29

6:00pm-11:00pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Saturday, November 30

6:00pm-11:00pm

CLOSED

CLOSED

Sunday, December 1

6:00pm – midnight

6:00pm-midnight

CLOSED

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Libraries

https://www.amherst.edu/library/hours

 

Frost

Keefe Science

Morgan Music

Archives & Special Collections

Visual Resources

Reference (Frost)

Friday,
November 21

8AM-5PM

9AM-4PM

9AM-5PM

9AM-4PM

8:30AM-4:30PM

10AM-5PM

Saturday,
November 22

1-5PM

1-5PM

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Sunday,
November 23

1-5PM

1-5PM

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Monday,
November 24

8AM-7PM

9AM-4PM

9AM-12noon

9AM-4PM

9AM-12noon

11AM-3PM

Tuesday,
November 25

8AM-7PM

9AM-4PM

9AM-12noon

9AM-4PM

9AM-12noon

11AM-3PM

Wednesday,
November 26

8AM-12noon

Closed

9-11AM

9AM-12noon

9AM-12noon

Closed

Thursday,
November 27

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Friday,
November 28

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Saturday,
November 29

10AM-5PM

1-5PM

Closed

Closed

Closed

Closed

Sunday,
November 30

2PM-1AM

2PM-1AM

6-11PM

Closed

Closed

2-5PM,

6-9PM

Five College Libraries

Hampshire

Mount Holyoke

Smith

UMass

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Quantitative Resource Center

https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/support/moss_quantitative_center

Space open as usual.  Limited support available during business hours on Monday, November 24 and Tuesday, November 25.  No evening math tutoring.  TA sessions resume Sunday, November 30th. 

Writing Center

https://www.amherst.edu/academiclife/support/writingcenter

Open Sunday, 11/23, 12-6PM, Monday, 11/24, 2-8PM, and Tuesday, 11/25 2-8PM. 

Students may come in with and without papers, for specific help or for general instruction in writing.

Counseling Center

https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/counseling

The Counseling Center will be open for regular hours in Scott House on Monday (11/24) and Tuesday (11/25), and Wednesday (11/26) from 9:00am-12:00pm.  The Counseling Center will be closed from noon Wednesday (11/26) until Monday, December 1 at 9:00 AM. When the Counseling Center is closed, the counselor on call can be reached for urgent situations through the Dean on Duty.  To contact the Dean on Duty please call the Campus Police (413-542-2111).

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Health Services

https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/health/service

Friday, November 21                         8:30am – 5:00pm

Saturday, November 22                     closed (as normally scheduled)

Sunday, November 23                        closed (as normally scheduled)

Monday, November 24                       8:30am – 12:00 noon and 1:00 - 5:00pm

Tuesday, November 25                      8:30am – 12:00 noon and 1:00 - 5:00pm

Wednesday, November 26                 CLOSED

Thursday, November 27                     CLOSED

Friday, November 28                          CLOSED

Saturday, November 29                      closed (as normally scheduled)

Sunday, November 30                        closed (as normally scheduled)

Amherst College students remaining in the local area who have a medical emergency when Keefe Health Center is closed should contact the Campus Police at 413-542-2111. Students in need of urgent care should contact (UMass) University Health Services (UHS) at 413-577-5000.  The Walk-In Clinic at UHS is closed between the hours of 12:00 midnight and 8:00 a.m., and for the entirety of Thanksgiving day (Thursday, Nov. 27).  During this time, an on-call nurse will be available at 413-577-5000.  On Thanksgiving day, this nurse can help students determine whether their circumstances merit transport to Cooley Dickinson Hospital, or if they can wait to be seen at UMass on Friday.

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Athletic Facilities

https://www.amherst.edu/athletics/department/physed/hours

Wolff Fitness Center is where the workout machines and weights are located.

“Complex” refers to Alumni Gym, Coolidge Cage, and the Davenport Squash Courts.

Wolff Fitness Center and Complex

Friday, November 21                          6:00am – 8:00pm*     *Complex open until 11:00pm Friday

Saturday, November 22                    7:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday, November 23                      7:00am – 8:00pm

Monday, November 24                      6:00am – 8:00pm

Tuesday, November 25                     6:00am – 8:00pm

Wednesday, November 26                6:00am – noon

Thursday, November 27                    CLOSED

Friday, November 28                         CLOSED

Saturday, November 29                     7:00am – 8:00pm

Sunday, November 30                        7:00am – 10:00pm

Pratt Pool

Pratt Pool will be closed throughout the holidays.  (Closes Friday, November 21 at 1:00pm and reopens Monday, December 1 at 7:00am.)

Equipment Room                                                                                

Friday, November 21                         9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday, November 22                    closed (as regularly scheduled)

Sunday, November 23                       closed (as regularly scheduled)

Monday, November 24                      9:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday, November 25                     9:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday, November 26                9:00am – 12:00 noon

Thursday, November 27                    CLOSED

Friday, November 28                         CLOSED

Saturday, November 29                     closed (as regularly scheduled)

Sunday, November 30                       closed (as regularly scheduled)

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Queer Resource Center

https://www.amherst.edu/campuslife/our-community/queer-resource-center

Friday, November 21                          1:00pm – 4:00pm

Saturday, November 22                      closed

Sunday, November 23                        closed

Monday, November 24                       10:00am – 5:00pm

Tuesday, November 25                      10:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday, November 26                 10:00am – 5:00pm

Thursday, November 27                     10:00am – 5:00pm

Friday, November 28                          10:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday, November 29                     8:00pm-midnight

Sunday, November 30                        8:00pm-midnight

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Mead Art Museum 

https://www.amherst.edu/museums/mead

The following times are approximations based on last year's information.  Updates will be posted as they become available.

Friday, November 21                        9:00am – 5:00pm    

Saturday, November 22                    9:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday, November 23                      9:00am – 5:00pm

Monday, November 24                      closed (as regularly scheduled)

Tuesday, November 25                    9:00am – 5:00pm

Wednesday, November 26               9:00am – 12:00 noon

Thursday, November 27                   CLOSED

Friday, November 28                        9:00am – 5:00pm

Saturday, November 29                    9:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday, November 30                       9:00am – 5:00pm

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Museum of Natural History

https://www.amherst.edu/museums/naturalhistory

The following times are approximations based on last year's information.  Updates will be posted as they become available.

Friday, November 21                        11:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday, November 22                    11:00am – 4:00pm  

Sunday, November 23                      11:00am – 4:00pm

Monday, November 24                      closed (as regularly scheduled)

Tuesday, November 25                      to be determined (TBD)

Wednesday, November 26                TBD

Thursday, November 27                    CLOSED

Friday, November 28                         11:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday, November 29                     11:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday, November 30                        11:00am – 4:00pm

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Emily Dickinson Museum

http://www.emilydickinsonmuseum.org/

Friday, November 21                        11:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday, November 22                    11:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday, November 23                       closed (as normally scheduled)

Monday, November 24                      closed (as normally scheduled)

Tuesday, November 25                     closed (as normally scheduled)

Wednesday, November 26                CLOSED

Thursday, November 27                    CLOSED

Friday, November 28                         11:00am – 4:00pm

Saturday, November 29                    11:00am – 4:00pm

Sunday, November 30                       11:00am – 4:00pm

Other Local Museums 

http://www.museums10.org/

events calendar: http://www.museums10.org/index.php?op=calendarview

Five College Events 

http://calendar.fivecolleges.edu/FiveCol/calendrome.cgi

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