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Hours & Closures

Semester Hours:

The hours of the REC Center are based on the University of Alaska academic year calendar and follow the same or similiar schedule with the addition of National Guard Closures on approximately one weekend per month (below). The hours of the REC Center are posted on the door and can also be texted to you by joining our text service. If you have a smartphone, get push notifications by going to To get text notifications to any phone, text the message @uasrec2 to the number 81010.

*Summer Hours

  • Monday-Sunday: 11:00am to 8:00pm

*Hours are contingent on the health and safety of the REC Center staff. Unexpected or changed hours will be posted on our front door and texted to our group text. To join our remind group text the message @uasrec2 to the number 81010 or please call our service desk at 796-6544.

National Guard Closures

The REC Center will be closed, during the following dates for the Joint Use of the Alaska Army National Guard (AANG). These dates are also provided on the REC Center calendar.

Spring 2022

  • April 9-10, 2022

Summer 2022

  • May 14-15, 2022
  • June 3-10, 2022 
  • August 6-7, 2022

Fall 2022

  • September 10-11, 2022
  • October 22-23, 2022
  • November 5-6, 2022
  • December 3-4, 2022

Holiday Closures & Adjusted Hours

During the academic year the main campus closes during holidays. These dates are posted well in advance on the academic calendar. Some services on campus will remain open or have adjusted hours during closures to include Food Service, REC Center, and Lodge Desk / Freshman Housing Desk.

Spring 2022

  • April 25-May 4, 2022: Court/Track off line due to Commencement setup
  • May 9, 2022: Weight Room remodel, closses for summer till Fall Semester start in August

Summer 2022

  • July 2-5, 2022: Closed for Independence Holiday
  • August 5-7, 2022: Closed for IronmanAlaska
  • August 27-28, 2022: Closed for Staff Training