Campus to close Dec. 21-25 during winter break

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Shoreline Community College will be closed to the public from Dec. 21-25, 2015, President Cheryl L. Roberts has announced.  All offices on campus will be closed. College employees will be taking leave and no services will be available to the public during the campus closure.

Please note the campus will continue to be patrolled during the closure by College Safety & Security personnel. A handful of specific employees may be on campus completing assigned essential work.

This week is meant for the college to be closed and only those employees working on pre-approved essential projects are to be on campus during this closure. The college will reopen on Monday, Dec. 28.

A study of service utilization determined low and high usage periods during winter break 2014. The first week of winter break showed low utilization of services, however, the following week was very busy for registration and advising as students get ready to start winter-quarter classes.

This is the first year the college has closed during winter break beyond the traditional Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 holidays. “Our study showed we are able to give our employees an opportunity to recharge and be ready to come back and serve our students,” President Roberts said. This year, winter term begins on Jan. 4, 2016.

Winter break schedule

  • Dec. 21-25, closed
  • Dec. 28-31, open
  • Jan. 1,  closed
  • Jan. 4, open, first day of winter quarter

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