Cameron facilities offer extended hours of operation

In order to provide students with after-hours services and resources, Cameron University now has four centrally located buildings on campus that offer extended hours of operation. The McMahon Centennial Complex (MCC), the Cameron University Library, the new Academic Commons and the Aggie Rec Center (formerly CU Fitness Center) are each open into the evening and are accessible to all Cameron students.

“We understand the need for facilities to be open at night so that our students have access to resources and services after the traditional 8 to 5 day,” says Jennifer Holland, Vice President for Student Services.

The new Academic Commons, which contains the Sarkeys Foundation Student Computer Laboratory, a student tutoring center, offices and a lounge for Greek organizations and a working newsroom and broadcast studio for communication students, will be open Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 – 10 p.m.

Within the student tutoring center (Room 138), the Center for Writers will offer assistance Monday-Thursday from 6 – 7 p.m. and 9-10 p.m. and Sunday from 6 – 8 p.m. In addition, Math Lab will be held in the tutoring center Monday-Thursday from 6:30 – 10 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday from 4 – 10 p.m.

Hours of operation for the Aggie Rec Center (ARC), which offers an extended schedule of fitness classes, are Monday-Thursday, 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.; Friday, 6 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 – 8 p.m. The ARC offers group classes in Zumba, Crossfit, Body Flow/Yoga, Body Pump, Kettlebells, Spinning and Interval Circuit Training as well as a running/walking program and numerous other recreational activities.

The MCC, which houses a game room, dining area, food court as well as an office and workroom for student organizations, will be open Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.-11 p.m., Saturday, 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. and Sunday, 5 – 11 p.m.

Operating hours for the Cameron University Library, where textbooks for key courses are available for checkout, are Monday-Thursday, 7:30 a.m. – Midnight; Friday, 7:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 1 – 10 p.m.

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PR# 12-131