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Winter break hours 2023

December 6, 2023 | |

During winter break, on-campus services hours may be limited. Visit the department’s website for additional information and updated hours of operation. 

Campus Health and Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS):

Campus Health and CAPS will be open weekdays and Saturdays through Friday, Dec. 22. They will close on Friday, Dec. 22 at 5:00 p.m. and remain closed until Tuesday, Jan. 2. You can also access mental health resources on the Heels Care Network.

When Campus Health or CAPS are closed, you can receive 24/7 mental health support by calling CAPS 24/7 at 919-966-3658 or calling 919-966-2281 for UNC Nurse Connect and on-call providers. 

Campus Recreation

During the finals week, facilities will be open with special hours. See this calendar for more detailed information. 

Carolina Dining Services

Carolina Dining Services will have a variety of locations open during winter break. Students can use flex to order delivery anywhere on campus from Takeout Central, which offers access to delivery from over 30 local restaurants, as well as Brenz Pizza, Domino’s and Wings Over Chapel Hill. 

Many local restaurants are open and are also offering take-out and delivery options. For information on local restaurants visit What’s Open Downtown and information for local grocery stores including delivery or pickup try the following links: Amazon/Whole Foods | Instacart | Shipt | Walmart | Harris Teeter | Weaver Street Market (curbside pickup). 

Carolina Housing

With the exception of Ram Village, all residence halls will close for winter break on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. Residence halls will reopen on Saturday, Jan. 6 at 9 a.m. See the Carolina Housing website for more information on break closure. Students who choose to remain in their Ram Village unit, or who seek an approved hardship, should fill out winter break housing request forms to confirm their plans with Carolina Housing.  

Carolina Union

The Carolina Union is closed between Dec. 23 and Jan 1. It will re-open with adjusted hours until January 15 (Jan. 2-5 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Jan. 6 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Jan. 7 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Jan. 12 from 7:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Jan.13 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.; Jan. 14 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m., closed Jan. 15)

Chapel Hill Transit

The Safe Ride route will not operate between Dec. 7 and Jan. 10. Chapel Hill Transit will operate with limited routes from Dec. 23 through Jan. 2. No transit will operate on Christmas Day or New Year’s Day. On Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, Chapel Hill Transit will run with Sunday service, meaning no U or NU routes will be available. See the Town of Chapel Hill’s website for more information. 

Gender Violence Services Coordinators/Violence Prevention and Advocacy Services

Support and services will be available on weekdays through Friday, Dec. 22. Services will resume again Tuesday, Jan 2. Email [email protected] or call 919-962-1343 to schedule a time to meet. For more information about support and resources available for individuals impacted by gender-based violence and harassment, visit Violence Prevention and Advocacy Service's Campus and Community resources page

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