December 24, 2014

Happy holidays from McMaster University

McMaster University is closed Dec. 25 to Jan. 4, inclusive. The University opens Jan. 5, 2015.

Prior to leaving for the holiday break, please be sure you turn off all printers, lights and other non-essential equipment to help with campus sustainability efforts.

The University's policy on working alone can be found here.

During the closure period, you can expect that:

  • Snow clearing will be done on an as-needed basis to ensure emergency vehicles can access campus. There will not be regularly-scheduled clearing of roadways, walkways and parking areas so please take extra caution if you are driving or walking on campus while the closure is in effect
  • Heat will be turned down in all campus buildings
  • All exterior entrances to campus buildings will be locked
  • All custodial, maintenance and cleaning services will be suspended
  • All food service operations will be closed
  • Security will be on duty throughout the holiday period and officers will be patrolling campus, answering alarms and monitoring security systems