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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.

*Fall Hours

  • 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.

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.

Fall 2022

  • September 5, 2022: Closed for Labor Day
  • November 24-25, 2022: Closed for Thanksgiving holiday
  • December 12-22, 2022: Reduced hours for finals week
  • December 23-January 2, 2023: Closed for winter break