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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 similar 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.

*Spring Hours (Start 1/17)

  • Monday-Friday: 8am to 10pm
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11am to 8pm

*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 2023

  • January 20-22, 2023
  • February 3-5, 2023
  • February 25-26, 2023
  • March 4-5, 2023
  • April 4-5, 2023
  • April 15-16, 2023

Summer 2023

  • May 20-21, 2023
  • July 9-23, 2023 (pending)
  • September 8-10, 2023

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.

Fall 2022

  • January 3-15, 2023: Reduced Hours, 11am-8pm

Spring 2023

  • January 16, 2023: Closed for Alaska Civil Rights Day
  • March 13-17, 2023: Spring Break Reduced Hours, 11am-8pm
  • May 1-6, 2023: Finals Reduced Hours, 11am-8pm
  • May 7, 2023: Closed for UAS Commencement