Orange Appreciation Days/Winter Break Information

The University will be operating under its Orange Appreciation Days from 5 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, 2019, through Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. Normal business hours will resume on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. EST.

Units providing essential services that will remain operational during the Winter Break include Public Safety and Physical Plant and Maintenance. Some facilities, such as Bird Library, will be operational at reduced hours. Beginning at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 20, all buildings will be on a reduced occupancy schedule, and temperatures in most areas will be set at 60 degrees.

For full list of services during Winter Break/Orange Appreciation Days, please visit:

Looking Ahead to January

  • Newly admitted and returning students can register on MySlice over the break. We will be available Thursday, January 2, for students needing registration assistance. The registration deadline for Spring Session 1 is January 12. Register soon for best class selection.
  • Information sessions will be available online every Tuesday and Thursday. Register here to attend.
  • Visit us on campus Saturday, January 11, from noon to 4 p.m. or Sunday, January 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. for help with financial aid, academic advising or bursar/registration.