Athabasca University Closed June 28 – July 4

AU has announced that the university will be closed during the week of June 28, although some key services will be available. According to the AU website, the closure is necessary to help balance the budget and is scheduled ?during a reduced period of activity,? which should allow for the least impact on students.

The Information Centre will operate on reduced staffing levels during the closure. If you have an urgent inquiry, you can leave a voicemail at 1.800.788.9041 (Canada and the US) or 780.675.6100 (Alberta).

If you’ve got an exam scheduled, don’t worry. AU’s announcement notes that ?all scheduled examinations will be conducted during the closure.? For more info, visit the Exam section of the online calendar.

The Faculty of Business Student Support centre will be operating as usual and can be reached toll-free at 1.800.469.6531 (Canada/US), 780.675.6338, or by emailing Tutor services aren’t affected by the closure and you should be able to reach your tutor during regular hours.

AU will resume normal operations on Monday, July 5 at 8:30 a.m. (MDT).