Some UNL venues to be open during holiday

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Some UNL venues to be open during holiday

A student works out at the Campus Rec Center.
Craig Chandler | University Communications
A student works out at the Campus Rec Center.

There will be no classes and most offices will be closed at UNL during the university’s annual holiday shutdown Dec. 23-Jan. 1 and during the preceding weekend of Dec. 21-22. Several venues, however, will be open to the public at least some of the time during that period.

Following is a list of galleries, museums and other public venues and their opening and closing schedules Dec. 21-Jan. 1 or beyond. Venues are closed Dec. 21-Jan. 1 unless otherwised noted. UNL offices reopen Jan. 2 and spring semester classes begin Jan. 13.

• Campus Recreation Center: Open Dec. 21-23 and 27-31. The Fleming Field Annex Building, 2301 N. 33rd St., will be open the same days. See for more information, including operating hours each day.

• Sheldon Museum of Art: Open Dec. 21-22 and 26-29. See for hours each day and additional information.

• University Libraries: Love Library on City Campus open Dec. 21, 23 and 26-30. C.Y. Thompson Library on East Campus open Dec. 26-27. Other branch libraries closed. See for operating hours each day and additional information.

• University of Nebraska State Museum and Mueller Planetarium (Morrill Hall): Closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1. Open regular hours Dec. 26-31 and Jan. 2 (9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Wednesday and Friday-Saturday; 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays; 1:30-4:30 p.m. Sundays). See for Mueller Planetarium show schedule. See for additional museum information.

• Admissions: Closed, but applications will be accepted online at Processing of applications received during the shutdown will begin Jan. 2.

• Dairy Store: Closed Dec. 24-Jan. 5. Open regular hours on other days. Orders may be placed online at

• Eisentrager-Howard Gallery: Closed Dec. 21-Jan. 17. See•-howard-gallery.

• Great Plains Art Museum: Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 2. See

• Hillestad Textiles Gallery: Closed. See

• Intercollegiate Athletics: See for schedules, ticketing, other information.

• International Quilt Study Center and Museum: Open Dec. 21 only (10 a.m.-4 p.m.). See

• Kruger Collection: Closed. See

• Larsen Tractor Test and Power Museum: Closed. See

• Lied Center for Performing Arts: No performances scheduled. See

• Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center: Closed Dec. 22-Jan. 3. See

• Nebraska Unions: Closed. See

• Registrar: Offices closed, but most services such as registration and drop/add for spring semester, local address update and grade inquiry will be available online at Transcripts ordered during the closedown will be processed beginning Jan. 2.

• University Bookstore: Closed. See for online catalog.

• University Health Center: Open Dec. 21 only (9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.). See

• University Police: On duty. Call 402-472-2222 or see

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