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Campus Services and Building Hours During the Intersession Period

Posted by on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in .

Campus Dining

Meal plans will remain active through brunch on Saturday, Nov. 21, to support students as they move out and will resume for breakfast Tuesday, Jan. 19.

Students remaining on campus and not eligible for the insecurity meal plan will have the option to purchase flex meals, available at a reduced rate (five meals for $40), starting Wednesday, Nov. 18.

Rand Dining Center will be partially open during the break. Dining will be open Monday through Friday for breakfast and lunch. Breakfast hours will be 8–9:30 a.m. and lunch hours will be 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.

Dining will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, Nov. 26, and Friday, Nov. 27, and for the winter holidays from Saturday, Dec. 19, to Sunday, Jan. 3.

The days that dining will be open for breakfast and lunch are:

  • Monday, Nov. 30–Friday, Dec. 4
  • Monday, Dec. 7–Friday, Dec. 11
  • Monday, Dec. 14–Friday, Dec. 18
  • Monday, Jan. 4–Friday, Jan. 8
  • Monday, Jan. 11–Friday, Jan. 15

*Please note that dining tents may not be available for the duration of the interim period. Students can visit the Campus Dining website for up-to-date locations and hours during university breaks.

Student Centers

The student centers will be closed for the Thanksgiving holidays Nov. 21–29, with access only for staff who work in the buildings. From Nov. 30 through Dec. 11, all student centers (Sarratt, Student Life Center, Alumni Hall and Kissam) will be open 7:30 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday through Friday. From Dec. 13 through Jan. 18, the student centers will be closed, with access only for staff who work in the buildings. The student centers will reopen for the spring semester on Jan. 19.

*Rand will follow the dining schedule for hours of operation during all time frames listed above.

University Libraries

End of the fall semester: Nov. 23–Jan. 3

Most libraries will remain open to all students with card access through the last day of exams. Those students approved to be on campus after the last day of exams will also continue to have card access to the libraries.

All buildings and virtual librarian services will be closed for the Thanksgiving and winter holidays, Nov. 26–27, Dec. 24–25 and Jan. 1.

A full list of hours also can be found on the university libraries website.

Library Open/Closed/Hours
Art Gallery Closed
Biomedical Mondays to Fridays: 7:30 a.m.– 6 p.m.
Closed Nov. 26–27
Closed Dec. 19–Jan. 3
Central Mondays to Thursdays: 7:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
Fridays: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed Nov. 26–27
Dec. 14–Jan. 24 Special Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed Dec. 22–Jan. 3*
Divinity Mondays to Thursdays: 7:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
Fridays: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed Nov. 26–27
Dec. 14–Jan. 24 Special Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed Dec. 24–25 and Dec. 28–Jan. 1*
Law Mondays to Fridays: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Closed Nov. 26–27
Closed Dec. 21–Jan. 3 *The Law Library will be open on Nov. 21, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Management Mondays to Fridays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Closed Nov. 26–27
Closed Dec. 21–Jan. 3
Music Closed
Peabody Mondays to Fridays: 1–5 p.m.
Closed Nov. 23–27
Closed Dec. 12–Jan. 3
Science Closed
Special Collections Mondays to Fridays: 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Closed Nov. 26–27
Closed Dec. 21–Jan. 3

*Central Library will be closed for one week during this period for a deep cleaning of the building.

Spring Intersession: Jan. 4–24, 2021

Library Open/Closed/Hours
Art Gallery

 

Closed
Biomedical

 

Mondays to Fridays: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Central

 

Mondays to Fridays: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Divinity

 

Mondays to Fridays: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 11 a.m.–6 p.m.
Law

 

Open the same hours as the Law School hours; to be determined by the school
Management

 

Mondays to Fridays: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Jan. 18–24 Special Hours, Monday to Friday: 7 a.m.–7 p.m.
Music

 

Closed until Jan. 19
Jan. 19–22 Special Hours, Monday to Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Peabody

 

Closed until Jan. 19
Jan. 19–22 Special Hours, Monday to Friday: 9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Science

 

Closed until Jan. 19
Jan. 19–22 Special Hours, Monday to Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Special Collections

 

Mondays to Fridays: 9 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

The Vanderbilt Libraries wish you success on your exams and a restful winter break. Here are a few things to know about Library items you have on loan:

  • Item Due Dates: If you have an item due before the start of spring semester, we will automatically extend the due date. The new due date for your items on loan is Feb. 1, 2021.
  • Book Drops: During the spring intersession, you may return your items to a campus book-drop.

While you are away, the Vanderbilt Libraries are still here for you! As always, please contact us if you have any questions.

Student Care Network

The Student Care Network offices will be closed during official university holidays (Nov. 25–27 and Dec. 23–25, Dec. 31–Jan. 1 and Jan. 18.

However, the University Counseling Center Urgent Care will remain available, even on holidays. Students can call the UCC at 615-322-2571 and be connected to a licensed counselor. If a student is outside of Tennessee, urgent care will take place via phone and not video.

Student Health Center will be open for normal hours, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Check the SHC’s website for information about holiday closures. Emergency consultation services are available by phone 24 hours a day, seven days a week from on-call professionals by calling 615-322-2427. The staff can assess the needs of the student and refer them to a walk-in clinic or the ER or get them in contact with the on-call medical provider.

If the SHC is closed and there is a nonemergent health need, students can go to any Vanderbilt Health Walk-In Clinic. The closest one to campus is on Belcourt Ave. in Hillsboro Village, within walking distance of campus. The clinic can do symptomatic COVID-19 testing, sick visits, etc. If there is an emergent health need, students should go to the VUMC ER.

The SCN offices will remain open during the extended winter break and updated/amended services will be announced via the various offices’ individual websites:

Students should check for service updates online.

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