Special Thanksgiving Break Operating Hours

November 17, 2021

 

GW Community, 

During next week’s Thanksgiving break, many administrative offices will be closed for in-person services. In addition, some campus buildings, offices or services provided by GW will have modified operating hours from Wednesday, Nov. 24 through Sunday, Nov. 28.

These special operating hours during Thanksgiving Break are below. For additional questions on operating hours, please contact individual offices directly.

We hope you have an enjoyable and restful Thanksgiving holiday!

 

GW COVID-19 TESTING CENTERS 

Foggy Bottom

  • Nov. 22 - 23: 6 a.m. - 7 p.m.
  • Nov. 24: 6 a.m. - Noon
  • Nov. 25 - 28:  Closed

Note: All tests performed by Wednesday, Nov 24 at noon will be ready by Wednesday evening. If you require a test prior to travel, the testing center recommends that you schedule your test 48-72 hours in advance of your trip. 

 

VSTC 

  • Nov. 23: extended hours from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 24 - 28: Closed 

 * Review GW’s Health and Safety Guidance for Gatherings and Holidays

 


 

UNIVERSITY STUDENT CENTER

The Student Center building will be open:  

  • Nov. 24: 7 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
  • Nov 28: 7a.m. - Midnight
     

These offices/services within the University Student Center will follow these operating hours:

Admissions & Alumni Welcome Center 

  • Nov. 24: No scheduled tours; however, the Welcome Center will be open to walk-in visitors from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed

Campus Store 

  • Nov. 24: 9 a.m – 2 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed

Colonial Health Center 

  • Nov. 24: In-person and telehealth appointments 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST.
  • Nov. 25 - 28: Services are available by calling 202-994-5300. 
  • Note: Students can call 202-994-5300 24/7/365 and speak with a mental health counselor or medical provider. 

Colonial Crossroads (5th floor) 

  • Nov. 24: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.Nov. 25 - 28: Closed

Faculty & Staff Service Center 

  • Nov. 24: 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed

GWorld Office

  • Nov. 24: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed

Spirit Shop 

  • Nov. 24 - 28: Closed

Student Services Hub/Student Financial & Registration Services

  • Nov. 24: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed

University Student Center Event Reservations

  • Nov. 24: 8 a.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
  • Nov. 28: 10 a.m. - Midnight

 


 

LIBRARIES

Gelman

  • Nov. 24: Open until 6 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 26: Closed
  • Nov. 27: Noon - 6 p.m.
  • Nov 28: Open at 9 a.m. and resume 24/7 access

Eckles

  • Nov. 24 - Nov 28: Closed

Burns

  • Nov. 24: 9 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 26: Closed
  • Nov. 27: 9 a.m. - 6:45 p.m.
  • Nov 28: 9 a.m. - 11:45 p.m.

Himmelfarb

  • Nov. 24: Open until 8 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 26: Closed
  • Nov 27: 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
  • Nov 28: Open at 9 a.m. and resume 24/7 access

 


ATHLETICS AND RECREATION 

Charles E. Smith Center

  • Nov. 24 - 28: Closed 
  • GW men’s & women’s basketball are playing in out-of-town tournaments. Follow them at GWsports.com.

Lerner Health and Wellness Center

  • Nov. 24: 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed
  • No club sport teams will be practicing or traveling from Nov. 25 - 28.

 


 

ON-CAMPUS DINING 

Dining on Mount Vernon Campus:

Pelham Commons

  • Nov. 24 - 27: Closed
  • Nov. 28: 5:30 - 8 p.m. (dinner) and 8:30 - 11:30 p.m. (late night)

Higher Grounds Coffee at Ames Hall 

  • Nov. 24: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed

Dining on Foggy Bottom Campus:

In District House: 

  • Chick-fil-A: 
    • Nov. 24: 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed
  • GRK 
    • Nov. 24: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed
  • Kin’s Sushi 
    • Nov. 24: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
    • Nov. 28: 11:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
  • Sol Mexican 
    • Nov. 24: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
    • Nov. 28: noon - 9 p.m.
  • Wiseguys
    • Nov. 24: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
    • Nov. 28: noon - 9 p.m.
  • Peet's Coffee
    • Nov 24: 6 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
    • Nov. 28: 7 a.m. - 5 p.m.

In Gelman Library:

Starbucks 

  • Nov. 24: 6 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
  • Nov. 28: 7 a.m. - 2 p.m.

In Shenkman Hall: 

  • Teashi 
    • Nov. 24: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
    • Nov. 28: 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • Potbelly 
    • Nov. 24: 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
    • Nov. 28: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.

In University Student Center: 

  • Panera Bread 
    • Nov. 24: 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 27: Closed
    • Nov. 28: 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.
  • George’s Market:
    • Nov. 24 - 28: Closed 

For other locations to eat on and around campus visit GW Dining.


OTHER CAMPUS SERVICES

 

GWPD Community Police Center (located at 2145 G St.)

  • Nov. 24: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Nov 25 - 26: Closed
  • Nov. 27 - 28: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • GW Police will continue to patrol all our campuses 24/7. For help in an emergency call 911 or GW Police at 202-994-6111.

Facilities Central and FixIT

  • Nov. 24 - 28: Facilities Central/Key Depot and FixIt will continue to be available 24/7. Submit a FixIt ticket. 

Mail & Package Services 

Foggy Bottom: 

  • Nov. 24: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Nov. 25 - 26: Closed
  • Nov. 27: noon - 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 28: Closed

Mount Vernon Residents: 

  • Nov. 24: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 25-26: Closed
  • Nov. 27: noon - 4 p.m.
  • Nov. 28: Closed

Residence Halls

  • All on-campus housing including residence halls, fraternity and sorority townhouses, and specialty townhouse housing will remain open. Students who need assistance should call their neighborhood’s On-Call Emergency Phone number.
  • Campus Living & Residential Education Office Hours:
    • Nov. 24: 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Nov. 25 - 28: Closed 

SafeRide

  • Nov. 24: Regular service from 7 p.m. - 4 a.m. 
  • Nov. 25 - 26: Not operational
  • Nov 27 - 28: Regular service from 7 p.m. - 4 a.m. 

Shuttles

Vern Express

  • Nov. 24-27: will operate on a 30-minute schedule at :00 and :30 from 7 a.m. until 3 a.m.
  • Nov 28: will resume 24-hour operations at 7 a.m. and operate on a 30-minute schedule at :00 and :30 until 7 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29 when regular service returns.

Vern Safeway Shuttle

  • Nov. 28: will operate on the hour from 1 - 8 pm.