Notifications & Updates


Medical School Facilities Notification for Holidays & Season Days

Please note the following modified services that will be in effect surrounding the holidays and season days.

For assistance during the holidays and season days, please call:

  • Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS) for crimes, safety concerns, or other emergency situations - (734) 763-1131 (or 911 from a campus phone)
  • Facilities & Operations Facilities Service Center for maintenance requests, including custodial, grounds and parking maintenance - (734) 647-2059

All card read doors will lock on their regular schedule Thursday, December 23rd and require a valid Mcard for access through Sunday, January 2nd. Scheduled hours will resume on Monday, January 3rd. The Mcard office located at NCRC will be closed over the holidays and season days.


U-M faculty, staff and students on U-M property or in a U-M facility are required to complete a daily health assessment through the ResponsiBLUE tool before they enter the building or property: Visit Visitors, contractors, vendors and guests must use the guest version of ResponsiBLUE before entering any U-M Building: Visit


There will be no Medical School or Campus mail or dock services over the holidays or on scheduled season days. Please notify vendors of dock closings when placing orders. Any courier deliveries must be arranged directly with the courier company itself. The dock staff will not be receiving any packages during this time. Contact Research Services at Dock 6 & 7 (734) 763-0773 if you have any questions or concerns.


Click Here to view campus mail services holiday schedule under their Quick Links.


Glass-wash, autoclaving, biohazard waste pickup, tank deliveries, dry ice deliveries, and M-SHIP services will be provided on scheduled season days Monday, December 27th - Thursday, December 30th, but will be closed over the holidays, Friday, December 24th, Saturday, December 25th, Friday, December 31st and Saturday, January 1st.

Please note, clinical operations will be supported through the holiday season.

Property disposition services will not be available during the holidays or season days.


Click Here for Logistics, Parking & Transportation holiday services.


Limited custodial service will be provided starting Thursday, December 23rd through Sunday, January 2nd in all buildings. There will be no trash pickup in offices or labs, but you may use one of the multiple trash gondolas placed in various common areas, as well as the kitchenette to dispose of trash during this time. Call the Facilities Service Center (734) 647-2059 if there are additional needs. Normal custodial services will resume on Monday, January 3rd.

Please note, clinical operations will be supported through the holiday season.


Limited grounds service will be provided during the holidays and season days. Please use the main building entrances in the event of a heavy snow. These will be the first locations to be cleared, along with service areas. Use caution when walking on any surface as conditions can change quickly. Call the Facilities Service Center (734) 647-2059 if any areas need additional attention.


All hazardous materials waste collection, waste disposal supply deliveries, and radioactive material deliveries/transfers will be suspended from 4:00PM on Wednesday, December 22nd through 8:00AM on Monday, January 3rd. For hazardous waste collection and supply delivery, please contact Environment, Health and Safety (734) 763-4568, by Wednesday, December 15th to schedule collection/delivery. For radioactive material orders or transfer requests, use the Radiation Safety Service Clearance Code Request to request a clearance code no later than Thursday, December 16th, and confirm with vendors that radioactive material shipments will arrive at EHS no later than 12:00PM on Wednesday, December 22nd.

Secure all chemicals and experiments before leaving and make sure hood sashes are closed.


The Market Twenty 4 Seven in BSRB, NCRC and MSRB 3 will be stocked during the holiday season.


The NCRC Wellness Center will be closed on the holidays Friday, December 24th and Friday, December 31st.

Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) staff will continue to be available over the holidays and season days. For assistance, reach HITS in the following ways:

Please do your part to help reduce our utility consumption and make a positive impact on the environment by:

  • Turning off all unused office equipment, such as computers, monitors, printers, fans, coffee makers, task lighting, and unplug cell phone chargers
  • Closing windows to prevent water pipes and sprinkler heads from freezing

Throughout campus we need your help to maintain a safe and secure environment. Please remind your staff, faculty, and student colleagues to complete the following before they leave their work, research or living areas for the holiday season:

  • Close and lock all windows and doors
  • Secure valuables and lock desks and closets
  • Ensure the safe shut down of labs that will not be operational over the holiday (cap chemicals, shut down equipment, etc.
  • Call DPSS for any hazardous or radioactive spills

For more information on holidays and season days see the Human Resources website.

Have a happy and safe holiday!