University officials announced more on-campus closures and service limitations Thursday, a day after advising on-campus students to vacate UA housing facilities by April 3.
UA Chancellor Joe Steinmetz announced Wednesday that students must move out of residence halls, apartments and Greek houses by April 3, and all non-essential staff will be required to work remotely for the rest of the semester. Officials posted an update to the UofA’s coronavirus update website Thursday announcing further reductions in campus operations, including dining, transit and library services.
Dining halls will be closed during spring break. Starting March 30, the only on-campus dining options available during spring semester will be Club Red and Hill Coffee Co. in the Union and carry-out services from Fulbright Dining Hall.
Hill Coffee Co. and Club Red will be open 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday-Friday, and Fulbright will be open 8-10 a.m., 11 a.m.-1p.m. and 5-7 p.m. every day.
David W. Mullins Library is closed until further notice. Remote access to online library resources, and the library website’s 24/7 chat service, will remain available.
Razorback Transit has transitioned to a reduced schedule for routes 13, 21,33, 35, 44 and 48. Route 26 will run on a normal schedule.
The Arkansas Union will be partially open for the rest of the spring semester. The Union Living Room and International Connections Lounge will be open 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. The west side of the Union, except for the first-floor post office, is closed for the semester.
University Recreation has closed all facilities and suspended all operations until further notice.