2011-2012 Winter Break Closings

Thousands of twinkling lights brighten the streets of Philadelphia during the holiday season, including the area around City Hall. Photo above and on homepage by R. Kennedy for GPTMC.

December 13, 2011

The University of the Arts will be closed for Winter Break from December 20, 2011, through January 2, 2012. Classes begin January 17, 2012.

The building schedule for Winter Break is as follows:

All buildings will close December 19, 2011, at 5 p.m.

Gershman Hall

  • Gershman will be open Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. for Jewish Y staff and visitors; closed Christmas and New Year's Day.

Residence Halls

  • Residence halls will re-open to resident students on January 12, 2012, beginning at 9 a.m.

Academic Buildings

  • Academic buildings will be open January 3 - 15, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Normal operating hours begin on January 16, 2012.
  • There will be no after-hours access to any of the academic buildings during the Winter Break.

If there are special events scheduled for a building, the building will be open for those events.

Access to the Hamilton dining venue will be through the Furness Courtyard entry. Check back for more information on Dining Services for the Winter Break.

University of the Arts identification is required for admittance to any building. IDs should be up-to-date with a current sticker on the back of the ID. If the sticker is not current, the card holder will not be admitted. An up-to-date sticker can be obtained from the office of Student Financial Services located on the 2nd floor in Hamilton Hall.

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