Mount Union to Conduct Annual Holiday Shutdown

December 21, 2012

The University of Mount Union is conducting its annual shutdown from 5 p.m. Friday, December 21 through Tuesday, January 1. The University will reopen on Wednesday, January 2.

Campus Security
Mount Union Campus Security will remain in force 24 hours a day during the holiday period and can be reached by cellphone at (330) 428-1344.

The switchboard will not be staffed after 5 p.m. on Friday, December 21 until 8 a.m. on Wednesday, December 26. A recorded message will inform callers that Mount Union is closed until December 26 and will direct the caller to the security cellphone in case of an emergency. The switchboard will be staffed by a student worker from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28. After 5 p.m., callers will hear a similar recorded message directing them to campus security in case of an emergency.

Administrative Offices
The following offices will be closed but will be checking and responding to voicemail: Office of the President, the Office of Academic Affairs, the Center for Global Education, Center for Public Service and Civic Engagement, Office of the Registrar, Office of Marketing and Office of Human Resources.

The Office of Business Affairs will have personnel working each day from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28.

The Gartner Welcome Center will be closed over the holiday shutdown period, but staff in the Offices of Student Financial Services and Admission will be checking and responding to voicemail during the shutdown.

The Office of Information Technology (IT) will have one person in the office throughout this period for daily checks on servers. 

University Store
The University Store will close on Friday, December 21, 2012 at 4 p.m. and will reopen Wednesday, January 2.

Make a Gift
The Office of University Advancement will be staffed throughout the holiday break. If you wish to make a year-end gift to the University of Mount Union, you may do so by calling (330) 823-2286. You may leave a message and a staff member will return your call during holiday business hours (Wednesday, December 26 through Friday, December 28 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

In addition, the office, which is located in Beeghly Hall, will be open the days and times noted above if you would like to make a gift in person.  As always, you may also make your gift by visiting All gifts must be postmarked or submitted via the website by December 31, 2012.

Contact Information

Main Switchboard: (800) 992-6682

Admission: (800) 334-6682,

Center for Global Education and International Admission: (330) 823-3296,

Student Financial Services: (800) 543-9185,

Happy holidays to you and your family from all of us at the University of Mount Union.



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