HSC winter break extended

December 21, 2006

UNT Health Science Center will be closed Monday, Dec. 25 through Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, for the winter holiday. Texas Governor Perry has declared Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007 a day of mourning for former president Gerald Ford. UNT Health Science Center classes and administrative offices will be closed to observe the day of mourning. The office of the cashier will be open from 8:00 – 10:00 AM on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007 to accommodate employees who do not have direct deposit. Normal operations will resume on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2007 at 8:00 AM.

The Gibson D. Lewis Library at the Health Science Center will be closed Saturday, Dec. 23 through Tuesday, Dec. 26 for the winter holiday. The library will be open Wednesday, Dec. 27 through Friday, Dec. 29 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and closed Saturday, Dec. 30 through Monday, Jan. 1, 2007. Regular library hours will resume at 7 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2007.

All UNT Health clinics will be closed Monday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Jan. 1, 2007, only. Clinics will observe normal hours all other days.

As we take time to celebrate this holiday season, the Health Science Center would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday.

Diana Cervantes. Assistant Professor Biostatistics & Epidemiology
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