Mount Union to Conduct Holiday Shutdown

December 20, 2013

Annual Holiday Shutdown
The University of Mount Union is conducting its annual shutdown from 5 p.m. Friday, December 20 through Wednesday, January 1. The University will reopen at 8 a.m. on Thursday, 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 cell phone at (330) 428-1344.

The switchboard will not be staffed after 5 p.m. on Monday, December 23 until 8 a.m. on Thursday, 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 December 26, 27 and 30. 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, the Gartner Welcome Center, Office of the Registrar, Office of Marketing and Office of Human Resources.

The Office of Business Affairs will have personnel working each day from noon to 3 p.m. on December 26, 27 and 30 in order for the window to be open.

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 be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Monday, December 23. It will be closed for business on Tuesday, December 24 and will reopen Thursday, January 2, 2014.

Make a Gift
The Office of University Advancement will be staffed from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Dec. 23, 26, 27, 30 and 31. 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.

As always, you may also make your gift by visiting All gifts must be postmarked or submitted via the website by December 31, 2013.

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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