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2008-2009 Winter Vacation Schedule

This page contains information about CITES department hours over the reduced service days at the end of December and beginning of January.

Hours for the various CITES facilities may vary from the norm during the winter break, which begins Saturday, December 20, 2008 and ends Tuesday, January 20, 2009, the first day of classes for Spring Semester 2009.

All CITES offices and facilities are closed on University holidays. Additionally, many CITES offices and facilities are closed on reduced service days (more details available in the table below). The holidays and reduced service days are:

  • Wednesday, December 24: University holiday
  • Thursday, December 25: University holiday
  • Friday, December 26: University holiday
  • Monday, December 29: Reduced service day
  • Tuesday, December 30: Reduced service day
  • Wednesday, December 31: Reduced service day
  • Thursday, January 1: University holiday
  • Friday, January 2: Reduced service day

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 consult@illinois.edu. 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 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, excluding the University holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2).
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., Mondays through Fridays, excluding the University holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2).
CITES Help Desk CITES Help Desk (1211 DCL) will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, excluding the University holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2). There will be no evening phone hours over the break. Please see the CITES Help Desk contact information page for more details.
Classroom Technologies CITES Class Tech may be reached 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, excluding the University holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2, and Jan. 19).  Call (217) 333-8165 or email classtech@illinois.edu.
Educational Technologies CITES EdTech consultants will be available 8:30 a.m.. to 5:00 p.m, excluding the University holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2, and Jan. 19).  To contact CITES EdTech, call 244-7000 or email edtech@illinois.edu.
Engineering Workstations (EWS) Please see the listing of EWS hours.
Instructional Computing Sites (ICS) ICS labs will have limited open hours over break at the Illini Union and Undergraduate Library sites. (However, no sites will be open from Dec. 24 to Jan 1.) For specific days and hours of availability, contact ICS at 265-7483.
OnSite Consulting OnSite Consulting will be open 8:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. and by appointment, Mondays through Fridays, excluding the University holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2 and Jan. 19). Call 217-333-8628 or email onsite@illinois.edu. Please note that there will be no Mac consulting during winter break.
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 During winter break, the Campus Information Operators will be available between 8:00 a.m and 5:30 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, excluding the University holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2 and Jan. 19). You may reach the operators at (217) 333-1000.
For CITES teleconference services, please dial (217) 333-0133 or email teleconference@illinois.edu to reach the Chief Operator. After-hours and holiday conferences can be arranged by calling before 5:00pm on Tuesday, December 23rd.
The Service Request Management Office will be open 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Mondays through Fridays, excluding the university holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2 and Jan. 19). The phone number is (217) 333-1161.
Training Center CITES Training Services (029 Illini Hall) will be open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, excluding the university holidays and reduced service days (Dec. 24 through Jan. 2 and Jan. 19). Messages regarding training may be left at (217) 333-6285.






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