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2008 Thanksgiving Vacation Schedule

This page contains information about CITES department hours over the week of Thanksgiving 2008.

Hours for the various CITES facilities may vary from the norm during Thanksgiving Vacation, which begins Saturday, November 22, 2008 and ends Sunday, November 30, 2008. Instruction resumes Monday, December 1.

There are two University holidays during this period: Thursday, November 27 and Friday, November 28. No classes are held on these days and all CITES offices and facilities are closed.

If you have any questions regarding availability of CITES facilities or services, please contact the CITES Help Desk at (217) 244-7000 or (800) 531-2531, or email For specific facilities or services, please use the information or links in the table below.

Group Hours
CITES and CIO Administration The CITES administrative offices will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday.
The CIO administrative office will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday.
CITES Help Desk Please see the Help Desk's Fall Break schedule for more details.
Classroom Technologies CITES ClassTech may be reached at (217) 333-8165 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday, and via
Educational Technologies CITES EdTech consultants will be available 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday. To contact CITES EdTech, call 244-7000 or email
Engineering Workstations (EWS) Please see the listing of EWS hours.
Instructional Computing Sites (ICS) The ICS lab in the Illini Union will be open 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday and Tuesday and 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday.
OnSite Consulting OnSite consulting will be open 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and by appointment, Monday through Wednesday. Please note that there will be no Mac consulting during Thanksgiving Vacation. Call 333-8628 or email
IT Pro Services During University holidays and reduced service days, IT Pro Services will not have on-site staffing but will be on call for emergencies. Contact (217) 244-1000 to report emergencies or leave messages.
Telecommunications Campus Information Operators will be available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. You can reach the operators at (217) 333-1000.
For CITES teleconference services, please dial (217) 333-0133 or email to reach the Chief Operator. After-hours and holiday conferences can be arranged.
The Service Request Management Office will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Wednesday. The phone number is (217) 333-1161.
Training Center The Training Center (029 Illini Hall) will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Wednesday.

Last updated Sunday, March 4, 2012, 11:59 pm