Many student services including the Student Union, Peters Recreation Complex, Lafene Health Center and the first floor of Hale Library will continue operations while classes are online for the first two weeks of the semester.
These entities will follow similar safety protocols as the fall semester — social distancing and face coverings — and adjusted hours of operation.
HALE LIBRARY HOURS
Jason Coleman, head of the library user services department and associate professor, said Hale Library’s hours after the first two weeks of the semester will remain the same as during the first two weeks.
Only the first floor is open at this time.
- Monday to Thursday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Friday: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- Saturday: 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
- Sunday: 1 p.m. to 10 p.m.
STUDENT UNION TEMPORARY HOURS
As for the Union, it will have dining, shopping and events along with other services during K-State’s two-week online start.
- Monday: 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
- Thursday: 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday: Noon to 9 p.m.
PETERS RECREATION COMPLEX HOURS
Clint Hafliger, associate director of recreational service facilities, said the recreation complex utilization will be evaluated to follow campus regulation.
“The goal is to hopefully — once vaccinations start to become more rapid around the community — get closer to back to normal,” he said.
- Monday to Friday: 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.
- Saturday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Sunday: Noon to 8 p.m.
“Moving forward, if things change on campus — the climate changes or things like that — we may evaluate those hours … we probably won’t evaluate that until probably closer to March,” Hafliger said.
Indoor basketball courts along with the outdoor tennis and basketball courts are still closed until further notice.
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LAFENE HEALTH CENTER
Lafene is continuing testing those with COVID-like symptoms along with asymptomatic and symptomatic close contacts of a positive COVID-19 case.
- Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
- Closed Saturday, Sunday and on university holidays
Additionally, K-State offers voluntary asymptomatic testing at no cost at Lafene for students, faculty and staff.